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- Under 25s
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.
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.
Before you enrol, please confirm with EWRB that you meet entitlement criteria for this class of registration.
$1085.56(This fee is inclusive of 15% GST and Student Services fee).
Please note, the fees for EWRB exam conducted by ASPEQ are not included in Unitec fees.
|Date||Time||Location - Mt. Albert|
|15 Feb||8.30AM to 12.30PM & 1.00PM to 5.00PM||Morning 307-1014A & Afternoon 170-2031 classroom for CPR/first aid|
|16 Feb||8.30AM to 12.30PM & 1.00PM to 5.00PM||Morning 307-1014A & Afternoon 170-2031 classroom for CPR/first aid|
|17 Feb||8.30AM to 12.30PM & 1.00PM to 5.00PM||Morning 307-1014A & Afternoon 170-2031 classroom for CPR/first aid|
|18 Feb||8.30AM to 12.30PM & 1.00PM to 5.00PM||Morning 307-1014A & Afternoon 170-2031 classroom for CPR/first aid|
|19 Feb||8.30AM to 12.30PM & 1.00PM to 5.00PM||Morning 307-1014A & Afternoon 170-2031 classroom for CPR/first aid|
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 Now” button and under Short Course in Electrotechnology select Electrical Service Technician (EST).