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Electrical Competence Programme

Formerly known as the Electrical Refresher Course, the Electrical Competence Programme covers the EWRB requirements for renewing practicing licences for Electricians, Electrical Installers and Electrical Engineers.

Topics Covered:

This course will allow you to renew your practicing licence, and covers:

  • First Aid (Refresher)
  • CPR (Refresher)
  • Supervision of trainees
  • Earthing requirements as listed in AS/NZS 3000:2007
  • The purpose, usage, and operational testing of residual current devices
  • Prospective short circuit currents
  • Testing requirements in accordance with AS/NZS 3000:2007 and AS/NZS 3760:2010 & the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010
  • Issues of concern to the EWRB

Content may change as required to reflect requirements of training guidelines issued by the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).

Outcome of Course

This course meets the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) requirements as a course for the renewal of practicing licences for Electricians, Electrical Installers, and Electrical Engineers.


Prerequisite Requirements

To do this course you must hold a practicing electrical licence. You will need to complete an EWRB e-learning module before attending the course.

You will need to bring your own basic electrical test equipment with you.

Course Structure
1-day theory course 10am-4pm + EWRB e-learning module prior the course

Course Cost
$175 GST Incl.

*Note prices are inclusive of GST and are subject to change without notice.

Course Date(s)
These courses run on-demand on a regular basis. If no course dates are showing, please contact us at admin@etec.ac.nz or 09 573-1964 for available dates


This course does not require an examination.


Course Enrolment

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