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.

What you will learn

  • Reach the level required by the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) for Inspector's theory examinations and practical assessments
  • Assess and apply safe working practices
  • Learn care and use of test instruments
  • Carry out continuity tests
  • Measure conductor and insulation resistance
  • Test earthing systems
  • Complete RCD and phase rotation measurements
  • Inspect and test work on a variety of low-voltage installations and appliances
  • Install and terminate supply and load conductors to DIN and BS energy meters
  • Complete and issue compliance documentation
  • Apply safe working practices

More detail about this qualification

This course is offered as a two-week full-time block course.

You must be a New Zealand Registered Electrician.

Course requirements 

  • You will be required to do some pre-course reading and revision.
  • ­­­It is recommended that students bring a copy of the latest ASNZ3000:2007.
  • Access to electronic copies of companion standards is recommended.
  • A scientific calculation is required. 

Course-related costs

EWRB Examination Application Fee: $166.75

EWRB Practical Assessment Fee: $85.00

Entry requirements

You must be a New Zealand Registered Electrician.

The EWRB exam is an online exam that can be booked through Aspeq for sitting following completion of the course. Access the exam here 

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Last updated: 7/4/2024

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