Energy Qualification, Programme and Unit Standard Reviews

The following Qualifications, Programmes and/or Unit Standards are currently under review by the Industry Reference Groups groups. We appreciate feedback on these as it helps us ensure these are fit for industry purpose.

If you would like to be added to the stakeholder group for any of these please email qualifications@connexis.org.nz specifying which review you are interested in.


Reviews

The following Qualifications, Programmes and/or Unit Standards are currently for review. Please click on one of the below and review the related qualification consultation documents and provide your feedback.


Live Lines

In response to industry demand, three new qualifications are proposed:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Distribution Live Lines Stick) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Distribution Live Lines Glove & Barrier) (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Transmission Live Lines) (Level 5)

    Minutes of the Reference Group meetings, consultation summary, and draft qualifications are available (left).

    If you have questions about this development, please email Michele (Qualification Developer) michelem@connexis.org.nz, or phone 04 901 2320.

Field Switching

The New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Field Switching) (Level 3) was reviewed at a recent meeting of the Electricity Supply Reference Group.  Minutes of the meeting are available (left).  The ES RG recommends the qualification is set to expire in 2022.

If you would ilke to comment, or have questions about the review, please email Michele (Qualification Developer) michelem@connexis.org.nz, or phone 04 901 2320.

Fault Response & Switching

The New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply (Fault Response & Switching) (Level 4) was reviewed at a recent meeting of the Electricity Supply Reference Group.  Minutes of the meeting and the revised qualification are available (left).  The ES Reference Group recommends:

  • An entry requirement of NZC ES (Introductory) (Level 2)
  • Revisions to the Strategic Purpose and Outcome Statements
  • Removal of repetition and unnecessary complexity in the unit standards used in the programme.

If you would like to comment, or have questions about the review, please email Michele (Qualification Developer) michelem@connexis.org.nz, or phone 04 901 2320.