News and notices
Keep up to date with news from the Board.
Electrical Workers Registration Board 326th meeting agenda
This is the agenda for the Electrical Workers Registration Board meetings being held in Auckland and Wellington on 12-14 December 2018.
Computer-based Exams – A message from Aspeq
Aspeq is delighted to be delivering computer electrical worker registration exams. The first exam delivered during August 2018 was very well received. Aspeq is excited to be able to provide electrical worker examinations on a regular schedule in the fut
Mains polarity verification testing
We’ve added two new how-to infographics to the Electrical Workers Toolbox that demonstrate safety verification polarity tests with the use of an independent earth probe.
Testing and tagging electrical appliances
Testing and tagging electrical appliances is one useful way to check electrical equipment is safe. It's not mandatory but what is legally required is that equipment is electrically safe and maintained in a safe condition.
Toolbox – Learn from others mistakes
The team have added a helpful resource to the electrical workers toolbox called ‘Learn from others mistakes’ where you can do just that. The resource consists of photos and information displaying real life examples of unsafe and non-compliant electrical w
Christmas is coming and so will the demand for caravan electrical repairs and Electrical Warrants of Fitness (EWOFs).
Complaints – What happens when a complaint is made?
This is the second article about the disciplinary process. It focuses on what happens after a complaint has been made about an electrical worker.
Disciplinary Hearings - July - Sept 2018
The following is a summary of the hearings held by the Board from July through to September 2018. There are also some more detailed articles on cases the Board considers other electrical workers could learn from.
Notable Disciplinary Hearings
CAS 1659 – Rakesh Kumaran; and CAS 1550 and 1621 – Pritesh Pritesh
Consultation Outcome: EW fees review
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has run a consultation process on reviewing the fees for Electrical Workers.