New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Substation Maintenance)

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Subject area

Power Line Installation and Maintenance


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Candidates for this qualification require an EWRB Limited Trainee Certificate within three months of commencing the programme, for their training, assessment and experience to be accepted for registration as a substation maintainer.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is suitable for people entering into, or who are currently employed in, the electricity supply industry. They may be changing their career path from elsewhere in the electricity supply industry. Some electricians or mechanics may diversify into substation maintenance.

This qualification is designed to provide the electricity supply industry with people who have sufficient knowledge, practical skills, experience and attributes to be capable of working as a substation maintainer, in accordance with the registration requirements of the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to work to legislated and industry standards and requirements, to take responsibility for their work and that of others, and to work independently whilst ensuring public safety.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study

Not Available

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira - Education Grant

Provided by:

Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira - Education Committee



The committee will only consider subsidising course fees.

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Aimes Awards

Provided by:

The North Harbour Club



Determined by the Trustees

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 486 626
Phone: (0800) 486 626
Fax: (04) 499 9145

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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