New Zealand Certificate in Electrotechnology

The Skills Organisation

Subject area

Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

People who are working towards the Service Strand in this qualification must hold a Trainee Limited Certificate (TLC) issued by the EWRB. Details of both the Supervision Procedures for trainees and the TLC are available from the EWRB website at

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the electrotechnology industry sectors with people who are able to install and maintain networks and systems or service and repair a diverse range of end-user appliances, goods and/or equipment at a non-complex level.

This qualification is suitable for people who wish to pursue a career in the electrotechnology installation and maintenance or service and repair industry sectors.

Graduates of the Installation Strand will be able to undertake the installation, maintenance, restoration, scoping and connectivity of efficient, reliable, and secure data and communication systems and hardware, and be able to operate as technicians at intermediate level under indirect supervision.

Graduates of the Service Strand will able to diagnose, repair and service a diverse range of end-user appliances, and goods and/or equipment at a non-complex level and supervise electrical workers. They will also be eligible to be registered and licensed as an Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (endorsed to disconnect and connect) (EAS endorsed).

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

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Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Methanex Undergraduate Scholarships

Provided by:

Petroleum Skills Association NZ



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Edna Waddell Undergraduate Scholarships for Women in Technology and Engineering

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships



$5,000 each

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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

Phone: (09) 525 2590
Fax: (09) 525 2591

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