NZ Certificate in Electricity Supply (Fault Response & Switching) Level 4

This programme is designed in compliance with the Electricity Workers Registration Board requirements for Distribution Line Mechanics (Endorsed).

This Qualification is Fully Funded by the Governments Fees Free Trade Training Programme

Course Structure

Designed for learners currently employed in the Electricity Supply Industry as a Line Mechanic or Electrician. The qualification will enable technicans to meet the requirements for the EWRB Endorsed Line Mechanic registration.

The course is structured using a mixture of on-job and off-job learning.

Off-job learning is completed during 2 week-long blocks, the trainee will return to their workplace where they will further develop their skills with the guidance of workplace mentors and support from their iskills specialist assessors and iskills Trainee Coordinator.

Capstone assessments are included that meet the formal requirements of EWRB Registration.

Content

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 in the Electricity Supply Industry. Graduates will be able to to apply knowledge of complex network switching to work on distribution networks in the Electricity Supply Industry.

 

Nationwide full training or on job assessment programmes available. COVID-19 safe environment. *TTAF funding eligibility criteria applies.

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Course info

Duration

Approximately 9 – 12 months.

Cost

$4,500 + GST per block – 3 x blocks variable depending on entry point (excludes travel & accommodation costs)

$3,566 + GST (Fault Response & Field Switching) per participant via RCC (excludes travel & accommodation costs)

$3,066 + GST (Field Switching only) per participant via RCC (excludes travel & accommodation costs)

Recognising Current Competency

On job assessment program recognising current competency for skilled and experienced workers that don’t hold a current formal qualification.

Participants will then be required to gather and provide evidence as required.

The final stage of the programme involves a professional interview conducted with each participant and two referee interviews to confirm all requirements have been met prior to award of the qualification.

Duration

Approximately 6 – 9 months.

To be eligible for this RCC assessment, you must meet the following entry criteria:
  • You are a New Zealand citizen, or permanent resident, or hold a visa that allows work and training within New Zealand (A Connexis Training Agreement gives evidence of this criteria).
  • Currently in full time employment in the Electrical Supply Industry as a Line Mechanic.
  • 5 years full time experience beyond your registration.

Learners must have completed:

Nationwide full training or on job assessment programmes available. COVID-19 safe environment. *TTAF funding eligibility criteria applies.

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