Paraguay

Paraguay

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

Electrician Registration

Bachiller Tecnico Certificate  

1. Description

This certificate is evidence of the successful completion of 3 year full-time vocational course at a Government Technical Vocational Training School. It must be endorsed with the words electricista or instalador electricista.

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 2 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 3rd stage practical assessment or examination.
  2. Pass the regulations examination.
  3. Have other documents that show, at least, 2 years work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work. The work experience must be gained after the completion of the vocational course.
  4. Complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

“B” Class Certificate 

1. Description

This certificate is issued by ANDE (Paraguay Electricity Authority). ANDE is responsible, under Paraguayan Law, for the certification of electrical workers.

The certificate is evidence of the completion of practical experience and theory and practical examinations. It must be endorsed with the words electricista or instalador electricista.

This certificate limits the holder to work on systems up to 60 kW.

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 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.

“C” Class Certificate 

1. Description

This certificate is issued by ANDE (Paraguay Electricity Authority). ANDE is responsible, under Paraguayan Law, for the certification of electrical workers.

The certificate is evidence of the completion of practical experience and theory and practical examinations. It must be endorsed with the words electricista or instalador electricista.

This certificate limits the holder to work on systems up to 25 kW.

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 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.