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Gain introductory knowledge that underpins safe electrical installation, testing, commissioning, and servicing of electrical installations and equipment.
The qualification provides pre-entry foundation knowledge of electrical engineering and is suitable for those who wish to enter the industry and who do not yet have an electrical apprenticeship agreement.
Electrical apprentice, electrical wholesaling or retailing as a counter sales person, or electrical meter readers
To achieve the award of the New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3) qualification, students must pass a total of 120 compulsory credits.
Knowledge and skills you will gain
- Apply fundamental knowledge and principles of electrical theory and practice, including electrical protection, to the installation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment.
- Apply fundamental knowledge of fault diagnosis and testing techniques of electrical systems and equipment.
- Apply safe working procedures and practices, and identify and report electrical and other hazards.
- Ensure their own activities are within legal limitations of the electrical legislation.
- Apply fundamental knowledge and principles to the installation and maintenance of electrical machines.
- Apply fundamental knowledge and principles to the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment in special electrical situations.
- Work ethically and professionally within the electrical industry, as an electrical apprentice, including maintaining current competency and communicating with stakeholders on electrical and related matters.
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations.
|Course code and title||Level||Credits|
|ELEL3031: Electrical Work Practices||3||15|
|ELEL3032: DC Fundamentals||3||15|
|ELEL3033: Installation Fundamentals||3||15|
|ELEL3034: Electrical Applications||3||15|
|ELEL3035: Electricity Systems||3||15|
ELEL3036: Electricity Supply and|
|ELEL3037: Circuit Design and Operation||3||15|
|ELEL3038: Electrical Machines||3||15|
Page last updated: 30 Sep 2017