Malaysia

Malaysia

Recognition of Malaysia's qualifications and experience.

1. Electrician Registration

1.1 Perakuan Kecekapan Certificate with a Sijil Kecekapan Ketukangan Certificate

Both certificates must be held.

1.1.1 Description

(a) Perakuan Kecekapan (Certificate of Proficiency)

This certificate is evidence of the successful completion of an apprenticeship under the National Apprenticeship Scheme and is issued by the Ministry of Labour Manpower Department. The apprenticeship must be of not less than 3 years duration. It must be endorsed with words that signify that the apprenticeship was in the electrical trades.

(b) Sijil Kecekapan Ketukangan (Intermediate Grade Certificate)

This certificate, with a green border, is issued by the National Industrial Training and Certification Board. It must be endorsed with words that signify that the apprenticeship was in the electrical trades.

1.1.2 Equivalence to New Zealand Requirements

These certificates, together:

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

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

1.1.3 Registration Requirements

The holder of these certificates must:

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

(b) Pass the regulations examination.

(c) Have documents that show, at least, 2 years work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work. This experience must be gained after the completion of the apprenticeship.

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