Belgium

Belgium

Recognition of Belgium's qualifications and experience. Find out how the electrician registration compares in Belgium to New Zealand.

Electrician registration

Certificat de L'Ecole Professionelle Secondaire Inferieure (French) or Getuigschrift van de Lagere Secundaire Beroepsschool (Flemish)

1. Description

A Certificat de L'Ecole Professionelle Secondaire Inferieure or a Getuigschrift van de Lagere Secundaire Beroepsschool is evidence of the successful completion of the final examination for a A.4 level, 4 year course at a vocational school.

The Certificat de L'Ecole Professionelle Secondaire Inferieure must be endorsed with the words mecanicien-electricien or monteur-electricien.

The Getuigschrift van de Lagere Secundaire Beroepsschool must be endorsed with the words electro-monteur.

2. Equivalence to New Zealand requirements

Either certificate:

  1. exempts the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.
  2. is evidence of the completion of 3 years work experience that has incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

3. Registration requirements

The holder of either certificate must:

  1. pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.
  2. pass the regulations examination.
  3. have other documents that show, at least, 1 year work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work. This experience must be gained after the completion of the course.
  4. complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

Brevet de L'Ecole Professionelle Secondaire Inferieure (French) or Brevat van de Lagere Secundaire Beroepssch ool" (Flemish)

1. Description

A Certificat de L'Ecole Technique Secondaire Inferieure or a Getuigschrift van de Lagere Secundaire Technische School is evidence of the successful completion of the final examination for a A.3 level, 4 year course at a technical school.

The Certificat de L'Ecole Technique Secondaire Inferieure must be endorsed with the words mecanicien-electricien or monteur-electricien.

The Getuigschrift van de Lagere Secundaire Technische School must be endorsed with the words electro-monteur.

2. Equivalence to New Zealand requirements

Either certificate:

  1. exempts the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.
  2. is evidence of the completion of 3 years work experience that has incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

3. Registration requirements

The holder of either certificate must:

  1. pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.
  2. pass the regulations examination.
  3. have other documents that show, at least, 1 year work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work. This experience must be gained after the completion of the course.
  4. complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

Certificat de L'Ecole Technique Secondaire Inferieure (French) or Getuigschrift van de Lagere Secundaire Technische School (Flemish)

1. Description

A Diplome de L'Ecole Technique Secondaire Inferieure or a Diploma van de Lagere Secundaire Technische School is evidence of the successful completion, with a pass mark of 60% or more, of the final examination for a A.3 level, 4 year course at a technical school.

The Diplome de L'Ecole Technique Secondaire Inferieure must be endorsed with the words mecanicien-electricien or monteur-electricien.

The Diploma van de Lagere Secundaire Technische School must be endorsed with the words electro-monteur.

2. Equivalence to New Zealand requirements

Either certificate:

  1. exempts the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.
  2. is evidence of the completion of 3 years work experience that has incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

3. Registration requirements

The holder of either certificate must:

  1. pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.
  2. pass the regulations examination.
  3. have other documents that show, at least, 1 year work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work. This experience must be gained after the completion of the course.
  4. complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

Diplome de L'Ecole Technique Secondaire Inferieure (French) or Diploma van de Lagere Secundaire Technische School (Flem ish)

 1. Description

This certificate is evidence of the successful completion of an apprenticeship in the electrical trades under the control of the Ministry of Middle Classes. It must be endorsed with the words electro-monteur or mecanicien-electricien or monteur-electricien.

2. Equivalence to New Zealand requirements

This certificate:

  1. exempts the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.
  2. is evidence of the completion of an apprenticeship that has incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.
  3. is evidence of the completion of 4 years work experience where the period of the apprenticeship was 4 or more years.

3. Registration requirements

The holder of this certificate must:

  1. pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.
  2. pass the regulations examination.
  3. where the apprenticeship was less than 4 years duration, have documents that together with the Certificat de Qualificatione show, at least 4 years work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work.
  4. complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

Certificat de Qualificatione

1. Description

A Brevet de L'Ecole Professionelle Secondaire Inferieure or a Brevat van de Lagere Secundaire Beroepsschool is evidence of the successful completion, with a pass mark of 60% or more, of the final examination for a A.4 level, 4 year course at a vocational school.

The Brevet de L'Ecole Professionelle Secondaire Inferieure must be endorsed with the words mecanicien-electricien or monteur-electricien.

The Brevat van de Lagere Secundaire Beroepsschool must be endorsed with the words electro-monteur.

2. Equivalence to New Zealand requirements

Either certificate:

  1. exempts the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.
  2. is evidence of the completion of 3 years work experience that has incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

3. Registration requirements

The holder of either certificate must:

  1. pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.
  2. pass the regulations examination.
  3. have other documents that show, at least, 1 year work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work. This experience must be gained after the completion of the course.
  4. complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

Masters certificate

1. Description

This certificate is evidence of the successful completion of an apprenticeship and an additional 2 to 3 years training. It must be endorsed with the words electro-monteur or mecanicien-electricien or monteur-electricien.

The certificate is additional to any other certificates relating to training or an apprenticeship.

2. Equivalence to New Zealand requirements

This certificate:

  1. exempts the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.
  2. is evidence of the completion of 4 years work experience that has incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

3. Registration requirements

The holder of this certificate must:

  1. pass the regulations examination.
  2. pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.
  3. complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.