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Electrician Registration

Paastotodistus Certificate

1. Description

This certificate is evidence of the completion a full-time vocational course:

  1. Of 2 to 3 years duration that includes practical and theoretical training and conducted in a general vocational school controlled by a commune, group of communes or central government together with a period of apprenticeship or other training; or
  2. Of 2 to 4 years duration which includes time on production work and conducted in a special vocational in-plant school run by an individual firm or trade union together with a period of apprenticeship or other training; or
  3. Comprising a 2 or 3 year course in a general vocational school together with a 2 year course at an in-plant school.

The certificate must be endorsed with the word sahlkolaiteasentaja or sahkeasentaja.

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 and training 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 and/or vocational training was 4 or more years.

3. Registration Requirements

  1. Pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.
  2. Pass the regulations examination.
  3. Where the period of the apprenticeship and/or training and is less than 4 years, have documents that together with the Paastotodistus Certificate 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.

Ammattitodistuksen Certificate

1. Description

This certificate:

  1. Is evidence of the completion of an apprenticeship under the control of an Apprenticeship Board.
  2. Is evidence of the successful completion of the final examination.
  3. Maybe evidence of the completion of full-time vocational training prior to the apprenticeship.

The certificate must be endorsed with the word sahlkolaiteasentaja or sahkeasentaja

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 and training 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 and half the period of vocational training 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 period of the apprenticeship and half the period of vocational training totals less than 4 years, have documents that together with the Ammattitodistuksen Certificate 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.