Electrical - Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Electrical Competence Programme (formerly Electrical Safety Refresher)
Electrical Practical Skills
Electrician Theory Refresher
Electrician Regulations Refresher
Various course lengths*
Various start dates*
Key points:
• Essential Electrical Workers Registration Board
approved courses
• A range of dates and options to suit your needs
Are you an overseas electrician who needs to get registered to
work in New Zealand? A local electrician who needs to renew
your Electrical Practising License? Or are you preparing for
Electrical Registration and need to brush up on all the theory
and regulations?
These short Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB)
approved courses will get you sorted.
Electrical Competence Programme Every New Zealand electrician has to attend a course like this
every 24 months to renew their Electrical Practising Licence.
Participants are offered two modules – Electrical Safety and
Testing (3 hours) or the First Aid / CPR Refresher (2 hours).
Anyone with a current First Aid / CPR certificate, completed in
the past two years, only needs to complete the Electrical Safety
and Testing module.
*Refer to boppoly.ac.nz for full information
Electrical Practical Skills
A full-time block course held over five days; attendance is vital
for anyone with overseas electrical qualifications who needs
EWRB registration to work in New Zealand.
With two course dates to choose from, our tutors ensure
participants meet all three stages of the practical skills
requirements for NZ registration.
Electrician Theory Refresher
Preparing to sit the EWRB Electrical Registration exam? This
three day course will help you brush up on your electrical theory
knowledge so you can pass with flying colours.
With two course dates to choose from, a specialised tutor will
refine your ‘on the job’ theoretical knowledge to ensure it meets
the latest examination requirements.
Electrician Regulations Refresher If you already have a solid understanding of the theoretical
aspect of the EWRB exam, but need to revise the latest standards
and regulations, then this three day course is ideal for you.
With two course dates to choose from, a specialised tutor will
consolidate your ‘on the job’ knowledge with specific regulations
knowledge to help you meet examination requirements.
Indicative Fees
Electrical Competence Programme
• Domestic students $122.00**
• International students $147.00**
Electrical Practical Skills (Level 4)
• Domestic students $640.00**
• International students $769.00**
Electrician Theory Refresher
• Domestic students $302.00**
• International students $363.00**
Electrician Regulations Refresher
• Domestic students $302.00**
• International students $363.00**
**Refer to boppoly.ac.nz for fee guideline
Career Opportunities
Entry Criteria
Participants will already be working in
the electrical industry, but may need
these courses to gain or renew their
registration to work in New Zealand.
Electrical Competence Programme
• Specific industry registration
• Students who do not satisfy the standard academic entry
requirements may be considered for special admission
These essential courses meet EWRB
standards which promote safety for
all New Zealanders by ensuring that
all electricians are registered and
Electrical Practical Skills (Level 4)
• Industry experience / trade knowledge & skills
Electrician Theory Refresher
• Open entry
Electrician Regulations Refresher
• Open entry
Refer to boppoly.ac.nz for full details
Student Loans & Allowances
These part-time programmes are not eligible for the payment of
Student Loans or Allowances.
Scholarships & Awards
A listing of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic scholarships and
awards, and application forms, are available on our website
boppoly.ac.nz/go/scholarships or from our Information Centres.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Private Bag 12001 Tauranga 3143 New Zealand. Phone 07 571 0190 Fax 07 544 2386
0800 BOPPOLY | www.boppoly.ac.nz | [email protected]
*DISCLAIMER: While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic reserves
the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this
document are indicative ONLY. Fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development
and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to
time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.
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For full course content, date and duration information and
entry criteria refer to boppoly.ac.nz