ENERGY & CHEMICAL

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Network Control
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Power Technician
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Boiler Operation
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Field Operations
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ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)
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ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (OPERATION)
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Plant &
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Plant Control Room Operations
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Network Control

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (NETWORK CONTROL) (LEVEL 4)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 4
  • 145 Credits
  • 23 months
  • NZQA Ref: 3721

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?

This qualification is suitable for people entering or currently employed in the electricity supply industry as well as those changing careers within the industry. You will learn the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work safely following industry standards to successfully control electricity supply networks.

Power Technician

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (POWER TECHNICIAN) (LEVEL 5)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 5
  • 135 Credits
  • 12 – 18 months
  • NZQA Ref: 3535

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?

This qualification is suitable for people currently employed in the Energy Industry as well as those changing career paths within the industry. You will learn technical and theoretical knowledge, practical skills and experience to work safely to industry practices. You will also be equipped to take responsibility of your work and for others in your
team.

Boiler Operation

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ENERGY AND CHEMICAL OPERATIONS (BOILER OPERATION)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 3
  • 50 Credits
  • 8-10 months
  • NZQA Ref: 2306

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?

This programme is suitable for people who wish to enter the industry or those already working as entry-level boiler attendants. On successful completion of the qualification, graduates will be able to operate boilers within a specific energy or chemical plant context, under limited supervision.

Field Operations

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ENERGY AND CHEMICAL FIELD OPERATIONS WITH STRANDS IN PROCESS PLANT EQUIPMENT, STEAM PLANT, GEOTHERMAL OPERATION, PETROCHEMICAL OPERATION, PETROCHEMICAL STATION, AND PETROCHEMICAL TRANSFER AND STORAGE

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 4
  • 60-90 Credits
  • 12 – 16 months
  • NZQA Ref: 2307

Strands: Process Plant Equipment, Steam Plant, Geothermal Operation, Petrochemical Operation, Petrochemical Station, and Petrochemical Transfer and Storage

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?

This programme is suitable for individuals working as field operators in an energy or chemical plant, or those wishing to enter the role. On successful completion of the qualification, graduates will be able to safely and efficiently operate an energy or chemical plant under broad guidance.

ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 2
  • 40-44 Credits
  • 6 – 12 months
  • NZQA Ref: 2136

Strands: Electricity Supply, and Telecommunications

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?

This is an entry level qualification. It is suitable for all entrants to the industry, whether they are working in a trade and technical role, or in an administrative capacity within the generation, distribution, transmission, Telecommunications or retail sectors of the Electricity Supply Industry.

Electricity Supply (Operation)

NZC IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (OPERATION) WITH AN OPTIONAL STRAND IN HYDRO OPERATION

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 4
  • 85 Credits (105 with strand)
  • 14-16 months
  • NZQA Ref: 3687

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?

This qualification is suitable for people entering into, or working in the electricity supply industry as a generation plant control room operator. They may be changing their career path from elsewhere in the electricity supply industry.

PLANT AND MACHINERY

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ENERGY AND CHEMICAL OPERATIONS (PLANT AND MACHINERY)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 3
  • 60 Credits
  • 10 months
  • NZQA Ref: 2305

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to enter into the industry or those already working as entry-level operators. The programme provides a credential that will support career opportunities for graduates in a range of energy or chemical plant contexts.

PLANT AND EQUIPMENT

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ENERGY AND CHEMICAL PLANT CONTROL ROOM OPERATIONS WITH STRANDS IN CHEMICAL PLANT, STEAM GENERATION PLANT, AND PLANT OUTAGE COORDINATION

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 5
  • 110-120 Credits
  • TBA
  • NZQA Ref: 2308

Strands: Chemical Plant, Steam Generation Plant, and Plant Outage Coordination