- Current students
This course includes practical skills assessment required for Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (endorsed to disconnect and connect) class of Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) registration. In addition, 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 (endorsed to connect and disconnect) work ranges from repairing a household appliance to maintaining gaming machines while 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 connect) class of registration.
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.
Please note, the fees for EWRB exam conducted by ASPEQ are not included in Unitec fees.
Before you enrol, please confirm with EWRB that you meet entitlement criteria for this class of registration.
See below under “Classes” section for fees, kindly note the fees include GST and student service fee.
Please note: International applicants may need insurance for this short course. Please see our Insurance Page for more information.
Minimum Enrolment Number
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):
- Wire strippers
- Phillips screwdrivers
- Flat blade screwdrivers
- Diagonal (Side) cutters
- Electrician’s pliers
How to apply
To apply for this short course please click the below “Apply” button and follow the steps. Applications close seven days before the start date of each class.
If below class dates don't suit you and/or if you're interested in being notified of upcoming classes, please click the below button to submit your interest for this short course.
Next course available: 28/09/2020. (It will be delivered in conjunction with EST short course starting on the same date.).
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28 Sep 20 - 19 Oct 20: Lecture. Monday 17:00 - 21:00 Mt Albert (307-1014A)
2 Nov 20 - 7 Dec 20: Lecture. Monday 17:00 - 21:00 Mt Albert (307-1014A)