Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Recognition of Sri Lanka's qualifications and experience.

1. Electrician Registration

1.1 Certificate of Proficiency endorsed with the word "Special"

1.1.1 General Description

This certificate is evidence of the successful completion of a craft apprenticeship, of not less than 3 years duration, under the National Apprenticeship Act No, 49 of 1971. The apprenticeship is carried out at the Apprenticeship Training Institute, Moratuwa.

Endorsed certificates are issued jointly issued by the National Apprenticeship and Industrial Training Authority (prior to 1990, known as the National Apprenticeship Board) and the Apprenticeship Training Institute.

The certificate 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 2 years work experience that 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 this certificate must:

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

(b) Pass the regulations examination.

(c) Have other documents that show, at least, 2 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. The 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.

1.2 Certificate of Proficiency with no endorsement

1.2.1 Description

This certificate is evidence of the successful completion of a craft apprenticeship, of not less than 3 or 4 years duration, under the National Apprenticeship Act No, 49 of 1971.

The certificate 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:

(i) Two years work experience that incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997 where the period of apprenticeship was 3 years.

(ii) Three years work experience that incorporated the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997 where the period of apprenticeship was 4 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) Have other documents that show:

(i) At least, 2 years work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work where the apprenticeship period was 3 years. The experience must be gained after the completion of the apprenticeship.

(ii) At least, 1 year work experience on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work where the apprenticeship period was 4 years. The 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.