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ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)
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Field Switching
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ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 2
  • 40-44 Credits
  • TBA
  • NZQA Ref: 2136

Strands: Electricity Supply, and Telecommunications

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Understanding how health and safety is applied to the Electricity Supply Industry
  • Demonstrating foundation understanding of the principles of generation, transmission and distribution in the Electricity Supply Industry.

Plus the skills in one of the following strands:

Electricity Supply: Understanding how the Electricity Act, regulations and industry rules and guides govern industry practice. Competently applying knowledge to tasks within the Electricity Supply Industry with appropriate supervision

Telecommunications: Working safely on telecommunications assets on or near electrical structures

Field Switching

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLE (FIELD SWITCHING)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 3
  • 77 Credits
  • TBA
  • NZQA Ref: 2835

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Applying industry standards and codes of practice for carrying out switching operations on electricity networks
  • Applying a range of skills and electrical knowledge to the operation of overhead switchgear and protection systems used on networks
  • Ensuring that health and safety requirements are met while working on electricity supply structures
  • Applying a range of communication procedures and processes relevant to field switching.