New Zealand is crying out for more electrical service technicians to repair faulty appliances.
This evening course will suit you if you're already working in the electrical industry and want to gain a qualification.
It's both theoretical and practical with emphasis on safety, measurement techniques and safe working practices.
This course is designed for people already working in the electrical industry.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive:
- The Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) Electrical Service Technician 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||Aug 2020 View more details|
26 weeks part-time
|Indicative Fees||$1,003 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).
- Appliance merchants
- Service agents
- Installation companies
Topics you'll cover
In-class delivery will be over 24 weeks, with weekly three-hour night classes.
Learn to service and install large appliances like commercial refrigeration units, air conditioners and three-phase electrical equipment. This course focuses on the maintenance, disconnection and reconnection of electrical appliances supplied by flexible cord or fixed-wired up to 460 volts.
You will get the skills you need to complete the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) practical skills tests and theory examinations. You then have to complete two to three years of supervised work to gain full registration.
The Electrical Service Technician examination is an open-book examination.
The EWRB will post the list of material 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 *||$1,003 total cost of course for domestic students|
Enrol for 2020 by 31 December and pay 2019 course rates! Conditions apply *
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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||19 Aug 2020|
- 26 weeks part-time