New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Substation Maintenance)

Transpower New Zealand Limited

Subject area

Power Line Installation and Maintenance


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Entry requirements

Electricity Act 1992; Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010; and any subsequent amendments and replacements.
Safety Manual - Electricity Industry (2015) Wellington: Electricity Engineers' Association.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is suitable for people who are currently employed in the electricity supply industry as an electrician or training towards becoming an electrician.
This qualification is designed to provide the electricity supply industry with people who have sufficient knowledge, practical skills, experience and attributes to work as a substation maintainer, in accordance with the registration requirements of the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).
Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to work to legislated and industry standards and requirements, to take responsibility for their work and that of others, and to work independently whilst ensuring public safety.

What graduates earn

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


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 5907000

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