Study Electrical programmes

Electricity is such an essential function; skills in this area are always in high demand. If you're looking to start your career as an electrician, or want to upskill, then our electrical trades programmes will be perfect for you.

Test circuits and wire up house frames in a safe learning environment with our pre-trade programme or upskill in a manner of weeks with one of our short courses.


Electrical Appliance Serviceperson

This one-week block course allows people to get their Electrical Appliance Serviceperson registration. You'll be able to connect and disconnect and service plug-in appliances at voltages up to 230V.

  • Level 3
  • 1 week

Electrical Inspectors

This block course allows people to learn the roles and responsibilities of an Electrical Inspector. Complete EWRB practical assessments either in our workshops or off-site around the Hutt Valley.

  • Level 5
  • 2 weeks, full-time

Electrical Service Technician

This one-week block course allows people to get their Electrical Service Technician registration. You'll be able to connect and disconnect and service three-phase fixed wire appliances up to 1000V.

  • Level 3
  • 1 week

New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Pre-Trade (Level 3)

Study basic Electrical Practical and Theory and start your journey to become a qualified electrician. Learn how to install cables and electrical equipment, along with applying safe working procedures in a supervised setting. Completion of this programme will allow you to enter into an apprenticeship in the electrical industry.

  • Level 3
  • 1 year, full-time*

Electricians Theory Refresher

Upskill your knowledge in electrical theory. This short course is for electricians needing to pass unit 21766.

  • Level 4
  • 2 days

Electrical Regulations Refresher

Learn the aspects of electrical regulations. This short course is required for those needing to pass the external exam covering unit standard 1702.

  • Level 4
  • 2 days

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Give yourself credit

Use the knowledge and skills you already have to fast-track your qualification with minimum cost. Workplace-learning, volunteering, professional development, other provider qualifications and online courses or units can be recognised as prior learning and put towards your future diploma or degree.

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