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Electrical Regulations

Anyone wishing to register as an electrician in New Zealand must meet the criteria set out by the EWRB. This course is designed to develop your knowledge of New Zealand’s Electrical Regulations and their application, and to prepare you for your Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) Electrician’s Regulations examination.

Topics Covered:

• The Electricity Act
• Regulations
• ASNZS 3000
• ECP 34
• ASNZ 3001

Outcome of Course

This course meets the requirements of the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) as a course of instruction suitable for examination entry.


Prerequisite Requirements

There are no prerequisite requirements for the regulation course and examination. However, to be eligible for registration (unless exempted by the EWRB), candidates will need to demonstrate to the EWRB that they have completed either:


  • 2 years practical training/experience in the work of an installer, obtained whilst holding a Trainee Limited Certificate (TLC), as well as passing Installer theory exam, and practical stage assessments or;
  • 8,000 hours practical training/experience in the work of an electrician, obtained whilst holding a Trainee Limited Certificate (TLC), as well as passing Electricians theory exam, and practical stage assessments.

Course Structure

60 hours approx. of self-study + 1-week block course (Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.30pm) + examination day or 10-week night class (Tuesday 5.15pm-9.15pm)

Night courses run over a period of 10 weeks and are held on Monday’s from 5.15pm to 9.15pm

Course Cost
$1,070 GST Incl.
Course cost is all inclusive of the external ASPEQ examination fee and legislative materials required for the examination.

*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


After the completion of your block course, E-tec will organise your examination booking through ASPEQ at a time and date convenient for you.


Course Enrolment

To register click ‘Enrol Now’ and add our course to your cart. Alternatively, get in touch with us today to find out more about this course.