There are a range of career options and pathways available for electrical trades in New Zealand.
Register as a training provider
You can apply to become an approved competence programme provider and run competence programmes for registered electrical workers across New Zealand.
Training, qualifications and requirements
Find out what qualifications you need and the registration requirements for working in your chosen electrical career.
Exams and practical assessments
The requirements to obtain registration include completing and passing the appropriate examination and practical assessments for the class of registration you are seeking.
After each round of exams the Chief Examiner writes a report on the papers and results.
Limited Certificates and Provisional Licences
You will need a Limited Certificate if you want to work while you are training, or need to complete certain examinations or work experience prior to registration, and wish to work while achieving those.
Training providers and courses
You can get your electrical worker technical training, such as the Electricians theory exam, from the Board approved training providers throughout New Zealand and overseas.