Singapore

Singapore

Recognition of Singapore's qualifications and experience.

1. Electrician Registration

1.1 Craftsman Certificate together with a National Trade Certificate Stage Two

Both certificates must be held.

1.1.1 Description

These certificates, together, are evidence of the successful completion of an apprenticeship under the Joint Industrial Training Scheme. Each certificate must be endorsed with the words electrical fitting and installation.

(a) The Craftsman Certificate must be issued by one of the following Government Training Centres:

(i) Economic Development Board.

(ii) Philips Government Training Centre.

(iii) Brown Boveri Government Training Centre.

(iv) TATA Government Training Centre.

(v) Precision Engineering Institute.

(b) The National Trade Certificate Stage Two must be issued by the Vocational and Industrial Training Board.

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 4 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) Complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997

1.2 Certificate of Completion with a National Trade Certificate Stage Two

Both certificates must be held.

1.2.1 Description

These certificates, together, are evidence of the successful completion of a period of training (equivalent to an apprenticeship) of a duration of not less than 4 years in a training establishment approved by the Vocational and Industrial Training Board. Each certificate must be endorsed with the words electrical fitting and installation.

(a) The Certificate of Completion must be issued by the approved training establishment.

(b) The National Trade Certificate Stage Two must be issued by the Vocational and Industrial Training Board.

1.2.2 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 4 years work experience that has incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

1.2.3 Registration Requirements

The holder of these certificates must:

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

(b) Pass the regulations examination.

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

1.3 Certificate of Completion with a Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Both certificates must be held.

1.3.1 Description

These certificates, together, are evidence of the successful completion of a period of training (equivalent to an apprenticeship) of a duration of not less than 4 years in a training establishment approved by the Vocational and Industrial Training Board. Each certificate must be endorsed with the words electrical fitting and installation.

(a) The National Trade Certificate Stage Two must be issued by the Vocational and Industrial Training Board.

(b) The Diploma in Electrical Engineering must be issued by the Singapore Polytechnic.

1.3.2 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 4 years work experience that has incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

1.3.3 Registration Requirements

The holder of these certificates must:

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

(b) Pass the regulations examination.

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

1.4 National Trade Certificate Stage Two together with a Certificate of Apprenticeship

Both certificates must be held.

1.4.1 Description

These certificates, together, are evidence of the successful completion of a full-time course approved by the Vocational and Industrial Training Board and a subsequent apprenticeship of not less than 2 years duration. Each certificate must be endorsed with the words electrical fitting and installation.

(a) The National Trade Certificate Stage Two must be issued by the Vocational and Industrial Training Board.

(b) The Certificate of Apprenticeship must be endorsed by the Vocational and Industrial Training Board.

1.4.2 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 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 that has incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997, where the period of the course and apprenticeship was 4 or more years.

1.4.3 Registration Requirements

The holder of these certificates must:

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

(b) Pass the regulations examination.

(c) Where the period of the training and apprenticeship are less than 4 years, have documents that together with the National Trade Certificate Stage Two and Certificate of Apprenticeship 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.

1.5 National Trade Certificate Stage Two

1.5.1 Description

This certificate is evidence of the successful completion of a part-time course approved by the Vocational and Industrial Training Board and is issued where the work experience totals not less than 5 years. It must be endorsed with the words electrical fitting and installation.

1.5.2 Equivalence to New Zealand Requirements

This certificate exempts the holder from the 3rd stage theory examination requirements.

1.5.3 Registration Requirements

The holder of this certificate must:

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

(b) Pass the regulations examination.

(c) Have other documents that are evidence of having completed, at least, 4 years work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work that incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.

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