India

India

Recognition of India's qualifications and experience.

1. Electrician Registration

1.1 National Apprenticeship Certificate

1.1.1 Description

This certificate is evidence of the successful completion of an apprenticeship pursuant to the Apprentices Act 1961. It must be endorsed with the word electrician.

1.1.2 Equivalence to New Zealand Requirements

This certificate:

(a) Exempts the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.

(b) 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.

(c) Is evidence of the completion of 4 years work experience where the period of the apprenticeship was 4 or more years.

1.1.3 Registration Requirements

The holder of this certificate must:

(a) Pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.

(b) Pass the regulations examination.

(c) Where the period of the apprenticeship was less than 4 years, have documents that together with the National Apprenticeship Certificate show, at least, 4 years work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work. The experience can include credits granted under the Apprentices Act 1961 on the successful completion of an acceptable course under the Craftsman Training Scheme.

(d) Complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

1.2 Provisional National Apprenticeship Certificate

1.2.1 Description

This certificate is evidence of the successful completion of an apprenticeship and is issued by a State Government Examining Authority. It must be endorsed with the word electrician.

1.2.2 Equivalence to New Zealand Requirements

This certificate:

(a) Exempts the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.

(b) 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.

(c) Is evidence of the completion of 4 years work experience where the period of the apprenticeship was 4 or more years.

1.2.3 Registration Requirements

The holder of this certificate must:

(a) Pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.

(b) Pass the regulations examination.

(c) Where the period of the apprenticeship was less than 4 years, have documents that together with the Provisional National Apprenticeship Certificate show, at least, 4 years work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work. The experience can include credits granted under the Apprentices Act 1961 on the successful completion of an acceptable course under the Craftsman Training Scheme.

(d) Complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

1.3 Indian Army Training Documents

1.3.1 Description

These documents show the trade training and employment experience in the Indian Army (Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) as recognised by the Department of Labour and Employment as equal to the standard of the National Apprenticeship Certificate under Memorandum No. 113(4)/68 –TC, 6 March 1970. The documents must be endorsed with the word electrician.

1.3.2 Equivalence to New Zealand Requirements

These documents:

(a) Exempt the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.

(b) Are evidence of the completion of training that has incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

(c) Are evidence of the completion of 4 years work experience where the period of the training was 4 or more years.

1.3.3 Registration Requirements

The holder of these documents must:

(a) Pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.

(b) Pass the regulations examination.

(c) Where the period of the training was less than 4 years, have documents that together with the Indian Army Training Documents show, at least, 4 years work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work.

(d) Complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.