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New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory

This programme will enable graduates to:

  • Apply fundamental knowledge and principles of electrical theory and practice, including electrical protection, to the installation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment

  • Apply fundamental knowledge of fault diagnosis and testing techniques of electrical systems and equipment

  • Apply safe working procedures and practices, and identify and report electrical and other hazards

  • Ensure their own activities are within legal limitations of the electrical legislation

  • Apply fundamental knowledge and principles to the installation and maintenance of electrical machines

  • Apply fundamental knowledge and principles to the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment in special electrical situations

  • Work ethically and professionally within the electrical industry, as an electrical apprentice, including maintaining current competency and communicating with stakeholders on electrical and related matters.

DURATION:  40 WEEKS

LEVEL:  3

CREDITS: 120

CONTENT

NZEET 311 Fundamentals of Electricity

NZEET 312 Direct Current (DC) Circuits

NZEET 321 Alternating Current (AC) Circuits

NZEET 322 Transformers and DC Machines

NZEET 331 AC Motors and Control

NZEET 332 Fundamentals of Cabling and Installation

NZEET 341 Electrical Protection and Applications

NZEET 342 Health and Safety, Regulations and Standards and Electrical Drawings and Diagrams

INTAKES

March, May, August, October

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT

Candidates must have achieved the New Zealand Certificate in Educational Achievement (Level 2) in Mathematics, English, and Physics or General Science, or equivalent qualifications before starting programmes leading to the qualification.

FEES

NZ$4,259

(Includes resource/material costs)

FEES FREE

Fees-free tertiary study or training is available for eligible learners.

FEES-FREE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

We also offer limited fees-free positions and scholarships for this programme. Contact us for a range of fee-waiving options.

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ENROLMENT PROCEDURE

Read about Marsden Technical Institute on our website / prospectus

1.

Select your programme  of study

2.

Check your eligibility against programme requirements

3.

If you meet the requirements, fill in an application form and send it to us

4.

We will review your application and notify you if it’s successful

5.

Complete your documentation and pay your fees

6.

Your application will be sent to Immigration NZ for student visa approval

7.

Attend orientation and begin!

8.

PATHWAY

CAREER PATHWAY

EDUCATION PATHWAY

Graduates will be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and attributes to work in apprenticeships in the electrical industry in the field of their choice with guidance, mentoring, and supervision in accordance with the Electricity Act 1992.

 

Examples of roles that this qualification may lead to are Electricity Supply Electrical Apprentice, Domestic/Commercial Electrical Apprentice, or Industrial Electrical Apprentice, or apprenticeships in other electrical related sectors.

 

Graduates may also be able to work in areas such as electrical wholesaling or retailing as a counter sales person, or electrical meter readers.

 

Graduates may progress to higher level qualifications within the electrical industry such as the New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory and Practice (Trade) (Level 4), or the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering. Graduates may also progress to degree level programmes.

 

This qualification is not a prerequisite for the New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory and Practice (Trade) (Level 4). However, credits gained for this qualification will contribute towards that qualification.

 

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WHY CHOOSE MARSDEN?

 

As a provider of education and training courses for almost 30 years, Marsden is recognised as one of New Zealand’s major educational providers, offering world-class academic and training programmes and an exceptional educational experience.

Our Campus

 

Marsden Technical Institute is an impressive 7,000 m2 of learning facilities and recreational spaces for students and conveniently located 10 minutes from the Middlemore Train Station.

Student Fees

 

Find out everything you need to know about student fees, how we protect your fee payments and whether you qualify for fees free.

CONTACT DETAILS

 

+64 9 257 1846

enquiry@marsden.ac.nz

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