United States of America

United States of America

Recognition of the United States of America's qualifications and experience.

1. Electrician Registration

1.1 Certificate of Completion

1.1.1 Description

This certificate is evidence of the satisfactory completion of an apprenticeship registered with either:

(a) The Federal Bureau of Apprenticeship Training.

(b) A State Apprenticeship Council recognised under the National Apprenticeship Act.

The certificate must be endorsed with the words electrician, electrical repairer, construction electrician, maintenance electrician or industrial 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 on (the equivalent of) prescribed electrical work 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 is less than 4 years, have documents that together with the Certificate of Completion 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.