New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Level 3)

Key Info


Level 3


40 weeks (full time) or 60 weeks (part time)




NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident


Papakura, Mangere, Christchurch, Tauranga, Henderson


Fees free for eligible domestic students

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What are the benefits

Gain a nationally recognised qualification alongside the knowledge and skills required to start an apprenticeship in the electrical industry, sit your Electrical Service Technician’s (EST) exam or enter employment in the electrical and electronics industry.

As a graduate of this qualification you will not be a qualified electrician, but you will possess the theoretical knowledge and basic practical skills needed to carry out a limited range of electrical activities safely and ethically.

Study can be undertaken either full-time or part-time, allowing for flexible study around your work and home commitments.

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Students testimonials

“A VERY STUDENT FRIENDLY EXPERIENCE” Being an older student, I was apprehensive at first, but the entire process from applying initially to studying and completing course were made easy. The tutor SUNAYANA (Sue) was very accommodating, knowledgeable and supportive, especially with working around challenging work roster. The facilities are always tidy, provide resources on time and fit for purpose. I will choose Skills Update training Institute again. Thanks


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