iskills has been running the NZ Certificate in Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Distirubtion) Level 4 qualification since 2016 and we are delighted at our continuous improvements in making this a high quality and rewarding experience for all of our trainees. We believe our point of difference is the unprecedented level of support we provide to trainees and are proud to be making our contribution to the much needed skills growth in the electricity sector.
In 2019, we introduced our NZ Certificate in Telecommunications Level 3 qualification. iskills is proud to be the only training provider offering a unit standard based programme for this qualification. Graduates from our programme are not only awarded with a NZQA qualification, but will also meet the unit standard requirements for Chorus WTC1 and WTC3.
As of 2021, iskills is proud to announce the completion of our NZ Certificate in Electricity Supply (Fault Response & Switching) Level 4 full course programme. This qualification is the pathway to allow Distribution Line Mechanics to become endorsed with EWRB – and we have already had 3 successful intakes within the first 6 months of offering the qualification.
New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Introductory) Level 2
This Level 2 New Zealand Certificate is to ensure that learners have sufficient knowledge and ability to work safety in the industry at entry level. This course is suitable for all entrants into the Industry. The Learner may be working in a Trade or Technical Role within the generation, distribution or transmission sectors of the ESI. This qualification will give the learners the career pathway to progress into the other roles in ESI.
New Zealand Certificate In Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Distribution) Level 4
New Zealand Certificate In Electricity Supply (Fault Response & Network Switching) Level 4
This Level 4 New Zealand Certificate is designed for learners currently employed in the Electricity Supply Industry as a Line Mechanic or Electrician. The qualification will enable technicians to meet the requirements for the EWRB Endorsed Line Mechanic registration. Graduates will be able to apply safe work practices to meet industry standards, be able to apply knowledge of fault finding and skills required to carry out restoration of supply on the distribution networks, and apply knowledge of complex network switching to work on distribution networks in the Electricity Supply Industry.
New Zealand Certificate in Telecommunications (Fibre Optics/Copper Network) Level 3
This pathway program is an entry level qualification, suitable for people entering a career as a Telecommunications Technician. It covers core skills and industry knowledge with a combination of training sessions and on job work. The qualification includes the fibre optic strand, copper strand, or a combination of both.