Becoming an electrical worker
In this section
There are a range of career options and pathways available for electrical trades in 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
Courses and practical assessments are carried out by approved training providers throughout New Zealand.
Registering with NZ qualifications / experience
Find out what you need to do to carry out prescribed electrical work according to your New Zealand registration class.
Registering with overseas qualifications / experience
If you trained outside of New Zealand, this section will guide you through the registration and licensing process step by step.
Registering with an Australian licence
If you are an Australian electrical worker and you want to work in New Zealand, you need to check that your licence is recognised in New Zealand.
Limited Certificates or Provisional Licences
For electrical workers that are trained in New Zealand, find out how to apply for a Limited Certificate or Provisional licence.