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EWRB Practicing License S176

This course is for those who wish to renew their practising license and are EWRB registered.

Overview

The Electrotechnology Department of Unitec is a EWRB approved provider of Competence Programmes for practicing licences for EWRB registered people.

This course is for those who wish to renew their practising license. In general, the competence programme covers the following subjects:

Topics covered on this short course include:

  • The Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 and subsequent amendments
  • Testing for personal safety
  • Evidence of assessments that incorporate practical testing of an attendee’s “levels of knowledge” to confirm satisfactory completion of the competence programme
  • Earthing requirements in AS/NZS 3000:2007
  • The installation, operation and operational testing of residual current devices
  • Prospective short circuit current levels
  • Testing, certification, and inspection
  • Technical content of problem areas and issues published in the EWRB Electron
  • Cardio-Pulmonary resuscitation and basic first aid
  • The Board requirements relating to the supervision of trainees both from a supervisor and trainee perspective, including supervision procedures for Trainees dated (29 October 2010) sections 76 and 77 of the Electricity Act 1992 (reprint incorporating the Electricity Amendment Act 2006).

However, subjects are specific to class of registration, and are detailed in the Schedule of the EWRB competence programme guidelines, available on the EWRB website.

 Unitec offers a one day course for people with the following classes of registration:

  • Electrical Inspector
  • Electrician, Electrical Engineer and Electrical Installer
  • Electrical Service Technician, Electrical Appliance Service Person (endorsed), and Associated Trades Person
  • Electrical Appliance Service Person

To successfully complete the course, students must pass theoretical and practical assessments, upon which a Unitec Certificate of Attendance will be issued. Your participation and achievement will also be reported to the EWRB.

Pre-requisites
Copy of Practising License.

Minimum Enrolment Number
12 students
If the minimum number of students to be enrolled is not reached, then Unitec reserves the right to cancel the class. Should this occur, you will be notified ahead of closure. Before you make any travel or accommodation arrangements, we recommend that you first check your course is running.

Maximum Enrolment Number
20 students.

Fee
Domestic students: see below in "Courses".
International: This short course is not open to international students. You must hold a NZ Practicing License to enroll in this course.
Fees are inclusive of GST and student services fee.

Course Code
ETECS176

How to apply
Hit the 'Apply Now' button on the top right of this page and follow the steps. Applications close 7 days before the start date of each class.

Available Classes
See the Classes section below. If these dates don't suit you and/or if you're interested in being notified of future upcoming classes, please Register your interest in this short course.

Classes

Week commencing22 June 2020
$187.88 (Domestic fee: $187.87, International fee: $235.00 - includes student services fee) 3584 ETECS176 28 June 2020
26 Jun 20 - 26 Jun 20: Lecture. Friday 08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (307-1014B)
26 Jun 20 - 26 Jun 20: Lecture. Friday 13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-2031)
Week commencing27 July 2020
$187.88 (Domestic fee: $187.87, International fee: $235.00 - includes student services fee) 3585 ETECS176 02 August 2020
31 Jul 20 - 31 Jul 20: Lecture. Friday 08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (307-1014A)
31 Jul 20 - 31 Jul 20: Lecture. Friday 13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-2031)
Week commencing24 August 2020
$187.88 (Domestic fee: $187.87, International fee: $235.00 - includes student services fee) 3586 ETECS176 30 August 2020
28 Aug 20 - 28 Aug 20: Lecture. Friday 08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (307-1014A)
28 Aug 20 - 28 Aug 20: Lecture. Friday 13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-2031)
Week commencing21 September 2020
$187.88 (Domestic fee: $187.87, International fee: $235.00 - includes student services fee) 3587 ETECS176 27 September 2020
25 Sep 20 - 25 Sep 20: Lecture. Friday 08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (307-1014A)
25 Sep 20 - 25 Sep 20: Lecture. Friday 13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-2031)
Week commencing26 October 2020
$187.88 (Domestic fee: $187.87, International fee: $235.00 - includes student services fee) 3588 ETECS176 01 November 2020
30 Oct 20 - 30 Oct 20: Lecture. Friday 08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (307-1014A)
30 Oct 20 - 30 Oct 20: Lecture. Friday 13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-2031)
Week commencing23 November 2020
$187.88 (Domestic fee: $187.87, International fee: $235.00 - includes student services fee) 3589 ETECS176 29 November 2020
27 Nov 20 - 27 Nov 20: Lecture. Friday 08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (307-1014A)
27 Nov 20 - 27 Nov 20: Lecture. Friday 13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-2031)