New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Cable Jointing High Voltage) with an optional strand in 33kV (Level 4)

Course details

New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Cable Jointing High Voltage) with an optional strand in 33kV (Level 4)
NZQF Level 4

About the course

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the electricity supply industry with people who have sufficient knowledge, practical skills and experience to gain electrical registration as a cable jointer and undertake cable jointing on cables up to and including 11kV.

Electrical Workers Registration Board [EWRB], under the auspices of the Electricity Amendment Act 2006, sets out in the Rules of the EWRB, the requirements/standards for registration and limits of work for registration as a Cable Jointer. This qualification supports the EWRB requirements, and leads to eligibility for registration as a cable jointer.

Graduates will be capable of working to industry standards, taking responsibility for their own work and that of others, and capable of working independently, whilst ensuring safety.

Graduates who meet the requirements of the optional strand graduate profile outcome will be able to carry out cable jointing on power cables up to and including 33kV.

Entry requirements

Candidates must gain a EWRB Trainee Limited Certificate within 3 months of commencing a programme to gain this qualification, for their experience to be acknowledged towards registration. The following unit standards meet these requirements: 26551, 26552, 10507, 28020, and 18038. They are typically achieved during completion of a programme leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Introductory) (Level 2) [Ref: 2136].

In addition the following unit standards achieved during completion of a programme leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply(Cable Jointer) (Level 3) [Ref:2228] will be required for eligibility for EWRB registration as a cable jointer.

28277, 18273, 18274, 28110, 19950, 23896/28276

About the provider

Connexis arranges, delivers, supports, and assesses work-based learning for the infrastructure industries of Civil, Energy, Telecommunications, and Water. That means we help up skill the infrastructure workforce. We set programmes, evaluate assessments, and support employers and learners to obtain nationally-recognised micro-credentials and qualifications through apprenticeships and traineeships.

We are passionate about creating a sustainable infrastructure workforce for Aotearoa, which responds to the needs of industry, both now and in the future. This includes improving access to training and encouraging diversity to reach underrepresented groups such as women, Māori, and Pasifika.

We are the infrastructure business division of Te Pūkenga Work Based Learning Limited (WBL), a subsidiary of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pūkenga is the new Crown entity established to unite Institutes of Technology, Polytechnics (ITPs) and Industry Training Organisations around the country into a unified national network as part of the Government’s Reform of Vocational Education.  It is creating a network of on-job, online and on-campus learning to give learners more flexibility in what, where and how they learn.

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