Fiji

Fiji

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

Electrician Registration

Certificate of Apprenticeship with a Course of Instruction Certificate

Both certificates must be held.

1. Description

These certificates issued by the Fiji National Training Council are evidence of the successful completion of 4 year apprenticeship under the Fiji National Training Act 1973. They must be endorsed with the words electrician or electrical technician.

The certificates may also indicate that the training was undertaken as a technician apprentice as part of the Technician Programme. These are also acceptable.

2. Equivalence to New Zealand Requirements

These certificates, together:

  1. Exempt the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.
  2. Are 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 these certificates must:

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

Certificate of Apprenticeship with a Trade Certificate 

Both certificates must be held.

1. Description

These certificates are evidence of the successful completion of a 4 year trades or technician apprenticeship. They must be endorsed with the words electrician or electrical technician.

The Certificate of Apprenticeship is issued by the Fiji National Training Council and the Trade Certificate is issued by the Fiji Institute of Technology.

2. Equivalence to New Zealand Requirements

These certificates, together:

  1. Exempt the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.
  2. Are 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 these certificates must:

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

Certificate of Apprenticeship with a Diploma

Both certificates must be held.

1. Description

These certificates are evidence of the successful completion of a 4 year trades or technician apprenticeship. They must be endorsed with the words electrician or electrical technician.

The Certificate of Apprenticeship is issued by the Fiji National Training Council and the Diploma is issued by the Fiji Institute of Technology.

2. Equivalence to New Zealand Requirements

These certificates, together:

  1. Exempt the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.
  2. Are 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 these certificates must:

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

*Wiremans Licence

* Listed in Schedule 6 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

1. Description

These licence are issued by the Fiji Electricity Authority under the Fiji Electricity Regulations for the wiring, constructing, installing, repairing or altering of an electrical installation.

2. Equivalence to New Zealand Requirements

Nil

3. Registration Requirements

The holder of this licence must:

  1. Pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.
  2. Pass the regulations examination.
  3. Pass the 3rd stage theory examination
  4. Other documents that, together with the Wiremans Licence show, at least, 4 years work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work that incorporates the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.
  5. Complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.