NZ Certificate in Electricity Supply 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.

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

Course Structure

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

Off-job learning is completed during the week-long block. 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.

Course Objectives

  • Understand how health and safety is applied to the Electrical Supply Industry
  • Demonstrate foundation understanding of the principles of generation, transmission and distribution in the Electricity Supply Industry
  • Understand how the Electricity Act, regulations and Industry rules and guides govern industry practice
  • Competently apply knowledge to tasks within the Electricity Supply Industry with appropriate supervision

NZQA Unit Standards

  • 10507 – Use personal protective equipment in an electricity supply environment
  • 10508 – Identify electricity systems used in the electricity supply industry
  • 12300 – Demonstrate knowledge of safety statutes and codes used in the electricity supply industry
  • 17026 – Demonstrate knowledge of safe entry into restricted areas on an electricity supply site
  • 18038 – Describe health and safety duties on electricity supply sites
  • 18275 – Describe the major sectors in the New Zealand electricity supply industry and the relationships between them
  • 20092 – Demonstrate knowledge of plant and equipment in electricity supply networks
  • 28020 – Demonstrate knowledge of safe working electrical practices for Electricity Supply Workers
  • 30265 – Apply health and safety risk assessment to a job role

Course info


This course will be delivered in a week long off-job (theory) block course training period.


1 x off-job, week long, block course.

  • Total Qualification Cost $2,300 per learner (excl. GST)

Note: Minimum numbers apply for course to proceed. Does not include First Aid training.

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