Working safely and in compliance
This section provides the different requirements and resources available to you, to ensure you are working to the right standards.
In this section
Electrical Worker’s Toolbox
Practical advice on implementing Standards and achieving compliant and safe results across a range of electrical work.
New Zealand Standards
Access NZ Standards for all electrical installations and appliances.
Limits of work
On 27 October 2017, revised limits of work came into effect. The revised classes of registration and limits of work by class are listed below. There are 16 classes of registration in total.
Competence programme for electrical workers
As a licensed electrical worker, you must complete a competence programme to refresh your knowledge and assess your competence every 2 years. You’ll need to do this before you can renew your practising licence.
Regulations, rules & guidelines
COCs and ESCs
Information on how to use the Electrical Certificate of Compliances (COCs), Electrical Safety Certificate (ESCs), and other Board certification documents.
From time to time you may be supervising another electrical worker. The following is a general summary of what is required when you are supervising.