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Electrical Service Technician (EST)

This course includes practical skills assessment required for Electrical Service Technician (EST) 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.

Overview

This course includes practical skills assessment required for Electrical Service Technician  (EST) 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 Service Technician work includes maintenance and servicing 3-phase electrical equipment, identifying components of appliances, locating, identifying and isolating sources of supply on a switchboard and much more.

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 Service Technician class of registration.  

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

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

See below under “Classes” section for fees, kindly note the fees include GST and student service fee. 
Please note, the fees for EWRB exam conducted by ASPEQ are not included in Unitec fees.

Please note: International applicants may need insurance for this short course. Please see our Insurance Page for more information.

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

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.

Apply

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.

Submit your interest

Next course available: 28/09/2020. (It will be delivered in conjunction with EAS short course starting on the same date.).