Line Mechanic

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ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)
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LINE MECHANIC DISTRIBUTION
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TRANSMISSION LINE MAINTENANCE
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ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 2
  • 40 Credits
  • 6 – 12 months
  • NZQA Ref: 2136-3

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.

LINE MECHANIC DISTRIBUTION

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLE LINE MECHANIC DISTRIBUTION

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 4
  • 165-175 Credits
  • 27 -29 Months
  • NZQA Ref: 2197-2

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?
By choosing a career as a Line Mechanic, you are helping to keep the lights on, the computers running and the freezers cold. As a highly valued Line Mechanic, you will have a varied day-to-day in some of the most stunning locations in the country. Invest in your future and keep New Zealand’s power
on.

Optional Strand: in 33kV 

Learn how to:
• Work in the electricity supply industry as a Line Mechanic in the distribution sector.
• Install, maintain and replace equipment at an intermediate level.
•Improve communication skills.
• Learn how to apply knowledge of electrical theory, and industry standards and procedures.
• If you choose to complete the optional strand, you will also be able to install and replace hardware associated with live low voltage lines.

TRANSMISSION LINE MAINTENANCE

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (TRANSMISSION LINE MAINTENANCE) (LEVEL 4) WITH STRANDS IN LINE MECHANICS, AND STRUCTURE MAINTENANCE

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 4
  • 150-180 Credits
  • 24 – 25 months
  • NZQA Ref: 2705

Strands: Line Mechanics and Structure Maintenance

IS THIS QUALIFICATION FOR YOU?

The apprenticeship programme is designed to provide the electricity supply industry with people able to work in transmission line maintenance as a line mechanic or structure maintainer.