SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING National Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Advanced Trade) Take charge of your electrical engineering career with the National Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Advanced Trade) L5. This programme is ideal if you’re a registered electrician looking for an advanced qualification to develop your electrical, business and overall leadership skills. We offer one of three strands available under the National Certificate, known as the ‘electrical installation’ strand. Qualification code NC095106 Level 5 Credits 82 Workload Allow 10-12 hours of study per credit. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates. Study type Open. Cost See the qualification page on our website. Student loan You can get a student loan for this qualification if you meet the criteria. Visit studylink.govt.nz for more information. MORE INFO? openpolytechnic.ac.nz Freephone 0508 650 200 Career opportunities This advanced trade programme will build on your business, electrical engineering and leadership skills so that you can take charge of your small business or any role within the electrical contracting or industrial sectors. How to apply Go to the choose courses tab on the qualification page on our website. If you’re enrolling in this qualification for the first time, select a maximum of three unit standards and click add to enrolment plan. You’ll be taken through our step-by-step enrolment process, which you can save and exit from at any time. 1 2 Go to openpolytechnic.ac.nz or call on freephone 0508 650 200 Find your course and fill in the form online or send it in the post. 3 4 Your application is processed. Receive your course information. NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (ADVANCED TRADE) SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING Qualification structure Entry requirements To achieve this qualification, you need to successfully complete all courses in the order listed below. Go to the qualification page on our website and click on each course for a full description and availability. You will be able to apply to enrol in this certificate if you have either a National Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Electrician) Level 4, trade certification in electrical wiring or are a registered electrician. COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) exam registration US14191 Undertake a preliminary analysis and interpretation of customer energy solution 8 US16974 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of CAD tools as used in an electrotechnology engineering environment 5 US17602 Apply hazard identification and risk assessment procedures in the workplace 4 US18956 Demonstrate knowledge of financial management for an entity 5 US19001 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of electrical circuit protection 3 US19002 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of electrical switchgear and switchboards 5 US19004 Demonstrate knowledge of standby power plant 4 ĥĥ standby power plant US19006 Design simple electrical lighting installations 5 ĥĥ lighting installation US19008 Prepare quotations for electrical work 5 US19009 Apply non-electrical legislation in the electrical industry 4 ĥĥ computer aided design. US25629 Demonstrate introductory knowledge of building management systems 5 Computer and online access US25630 Demonstrate knowledge of and analyse energy efficiency of buildings and plant 5 US25634 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of electrical installation practice and knowledge of data communication principles 10 US25638 Demonstrate knowledge of inspection and certification of electrical work 8 US4993 Plan implementation of, manage, and review small to medium sized electrotechnology projects 6 The cost for the EWRB electrical exam for US25638 Demonstrate knowledge of inspection and certification of electrical work is an additional cost to your course fees. Go to ewrb.govt.nz and search for exams to find out how and when you need to register. What you will learn When you achieve this qualification you will know about: ĥĥ customer energy solution ĥĥ electrical switchgear and switchboards ĥĥ electrical installation practice ĥĥ building management systems ĥĥ project management Some of the courses you will study are delivered online so you will need regular access to a computer or device, a reliable internet connection and a data plan. You will need to stream videos, download content and submit assessments online. English language The ability to read and write well in English is required to study this programme. Visit openpolytechnic.ac.nz/englishlanguage to view our English language criteria. International students You can study this programme part time if you’re an international student living in New Zealand. If you’re living in New Zealand you will need to be in paid employment with a NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (ADVANCED TRADE) SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING valid work permit. Visit openpolytechnic.ac.nz/internationalstudent for more information about the special conditions and fees that you’ll need to meet. Domestic students living overseas You will be unable to study this programme if you’re a New Zealand citizen living overseas, unless you intend to return to sit the EWRB exam for US25638 Demonstrate knowledge of inspection and certification of electrical work. 29 JANUARY 2016 - 613 The information on this fact sheet is subject to change without notice.