New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Electromechanical Maintenance and Repair)

Industry Connection for Excellence Limited

Subject area

Electrical Engineering




2 Years

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the electrotechnology industry with commercially competent people who have the skills and knowledge required to maintain and repair electromechanical equipment and related apparatus.

This qualification provides an entry point into the electrotechnology industry and is intended for candidates who are training in the workplace, or who wish to have their existing knowledge and skills in this area credentialised.

Graduates of the optional strand are also able to carry out prescribed electrical work (PEW) within the limits of the Electrical Service Technician (EST) electrical licence.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

It is recommended that trainees have achieved at least the New Zealand Certificate in Educational Achievement (Level 1) in Mathematics, English, and Physics, or General Science or equivalent qualifications before starting the apprenticeship. Trainees who are working towards the optional strand in this programme must hold a Trainee Limited Certificate (TLC) issued by the EWRB. Details of both the Supervision Procedures for trainees and the TLC are available from the EWRB website at The TLC must be uplifted within the first three months of commencing training. ICE may enrol trainees working in New Zealand under work visas into this programme without being a signatory to The Education (Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International Learners) Code of Practice 2021, until 31 December 2023.

Detailed requirements

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2 Years

Tuition Fees

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Student Success


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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (27) 205 7007

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