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Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS)

This course includes practical skills assessment required for Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS) Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) class of registration. Candidates can opt for a EAS or EAS endorsed to disconnect and connect class of registration. The course includes safety training (an approved First aid course) and offers preparation for theory exam required for this class of registration.

Overview

This course includes practical skills assessment required for Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS) -endorsed to disconnect and reconnect- class of Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) registration. An option to complete the EAS class of registration without the endorsement is also on offer. The course includes safety training (an approved First aid course) and offers preparation for the theory exam required for this class of registration.
Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS) work ranges from repairing a household appliance to maintaining gaming machines. The workers with EAS endorsed to disconnect and reconnect class are also permitted to disconnect these appliances from permanent connection units. 

Further details on course content can be found on the EWRB website under Teaching Guidelines

This course is for

Electrical workers who need to be assessed in a number of practical skills, revise the theory and complete First aid course,  as set out by the EWRB as a partial requirement for Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (endorsed to disconnect and reconnect) class of registration. Candidate can opt for EAS class without the endorsement.

  • For complete registration requirements, please contact EWRB.
  • For examination, please contact ASPEQ.

The outcome of this course

Upon successful completion, Unitec will submit your practical assessment record to EWRB and confirm your eligibility to sit an examination to the EWRB examination provider, ASPEQ.

Course details

Prerequisites

Before you enrol, please confirm with EWRB that you meet entitlement criteria for this class of registration.

Fees

  • Electrical Appliance Servicepersons(EAS):  Domestic $1,082.14, International $1,132.75
  • Electrical Appliance Serviceperson(EAS)- endorsed to disconnect and reconnect: Domestic: $1,004.85

Note:

  • The above fee is inclusive of 15% GST and Student Services fee but does not include the EWRB/ASPEQ exam fee.
  • International applicants may need insurance for this short course. Please see our Insurance page for more information

Class Schedule

Please note that this is usually a 5-day programme and a student who has enrolled in Electrical Appliance Serviceperson(EAS) or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS)- endorsed to disconnect and reconnect would follow the below class schedule

April Intake

  • Location: Unitec Mt Albert campus
  • Date: 19th to 23rd April 2021 
  • Time: Morning 8:30 AM to 12.30 PM and Afternoon 1.00 PM to 4.30 PM

How to apply

To apply for this short course please click the below “Apply Now” button and follow the steps. Please indicate clearly whether you are choosing EAS with or without the endorsement by selecting accordingly in the “Short Course in Electrotechnology” list. Applications close 5 working days before the start date of each class.

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Minimum Enrolment Number

12 students

Unitec reserves the right to cancel this class when the minimum enrolled number is not met. Should this occur, you will be notified before the intake closure.  Please check if your class is running, before you make any travel arrangements.

Maximum Enrolment Number

Unitec holds the right to stop the enrolment when the number of students enrolled in EWRB short courses reaches the capacity of the assigned Trades building laboratory.

List of tools and PPE gear required for the course

To attend the course, you must have required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) gear, which includes electrical safety (capped) footwear and safety glasses. We recommend that you bring your toolbox, which must include (but not limited to):

  • Tester
  • Wire strippers
  • Phillips screwdrivers
  • Flat blade screwdrivers
  • Diagonal (Side) cutters
  • Electrician’s pliers

Register your interest

If you're interested in being notified of upcoming classes, please click the below button to register your interest.

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Up Comming Class Schedule


September Intake

  • Location: Unitec Mt Albert campus 
  • Date: 09th September 2021 to 15th November 2021 (Every Mondays for10 weeks)
  • Time: 5.00 PM to 9.00 PM

December Intake

  • Location: Unitec Mt Albert campus 
  • Date: 19th to 23rd December 2021 
  • Time: Morning 8:30 AM to 12.30 PM and Afternoon 1.00 PM to 4.30 PM