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New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Transmission Line Maintenance)

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Subject area

Power Line Installation and Maintenance


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Candidates for this qualification require an EWRB Limited Trainee Certificate within three months of commencing the programme for their training, assessment and experience to be accepted for registration.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for people entering into or currently employed in the electricity supply industry. It is designed to provide the industry with people able to work in transmission line maintenance as either a line mechanic or a structure maintainer.

Graduates will be able to work safely to industry standards, taking responsibility for their work and that of others, and be capable of working independently whilst ensuring public safety.

Graduates of the Line Mechanics strand will be able to work as a line mechanic on transmission lines and are eligible to apply for registration as a line mechanic with the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).

Graduates of the Structure Maintenance strand will be able to perform maintenance on electricity supply structures.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study

Not Available

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair



The grant is up to $1000 .

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Advance Ashburton Community Foundation: Tertiary Education

Provided by:

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation



variable - see "Additional Information".

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 486 626
Phone: (0800) 486 626
Fax: (04) 499 9145

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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