Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3)
32 weeksFree Study Options

This hands-on 32-week programme sets you up to enter the electrical industry as an entry-level employee.

Land a job as Electricity Supply Electrical Apprentice or an Industrial Electrical Apprentice or pathway into further study and become a qualified electrician. The course is pre-entry foundation knowledge of electrical engineering and is suitable for those who wish to enter the industry and who do not yet have electrical apprenticeship agreement.

In this course you’ll get to wire a sleepout, work on a two bedroom house, can carry out a limited range of prescribed electrical work safely and ethically under general supervision of a licensed and registered electrician. This programme is delivered at NZMA's Trades Campus.

  • You will learn:

  • Basic electrical theory, concepts and trade practice

  • Work safety

  • Legislation, codes of practice and standards

  • Knowledge of NZ electricity supply

  • Basic practical skills required by electricians

  • Drawing and interpreting electrical diagrams

  • Knowledge of electric motors

Course start dates


807 Great South Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060

Sep 20, 2021