Electrical appliance servicepersons are in hot demand in New Zealand.
Over the course of 13 weeks you’ll learn how to maintain and test electrical appliances that are supplied by flexible cord or which are fixed-wired up to 230 volts, such as toasters, photocopiers and gaming machines. This endorsement allows you to disconnect and reconnect fixed-wired appliances and basic first aid training is also covered.
This course is designed for people already working in the electrical industry.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll be prepared for:
- The Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Endorsed (EASQ) examination.
You'll also have completed a First Aid Certificate.
Note: In addition to successfully completing this course and examination, the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) requires a term of practical, supervised on-job experience prior to registration.
|Next intake||May 2020 View more details|
13 weeks part-time
|Indicative Fees||$808 total cost of course for domestic students View full fees information|
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Graduates of this course can work under supervision of a Registered person, installing and repairing a wide range of appliances.
After two to three years of practical supervised work you can then apply for full registration with the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).
Topics you'll cover
In-class delivery will be over 13 weeks, with weekly three-hour night classes.
The course is comprised of:
- First Aid & CPR
- Electrical Safety
- Electrical Appliance Serviceperson Endorsed (EASQ)
The Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (Endorsed) examination is an open-book examination.
The Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) will post the list of materials required for the examination on their website. Please check their website for this information.
A tutor will be available at the start of the exam to check the material you have brought with you. You are allowed to use a calculator.
|Indicative Fees *||$808 total cost of course for domestic students|
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Course Entry Information
- There are no minimum academic requirements.
- You must already be working in the electrical industry.
English language requirements
Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||13 May 2020|
- 13 weeks part-time