Electrical qualifications

Information for providers of electrical programmes leading to these qualifications:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Trade (Level 4) [Ref: 4204]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Pre-Trade (Level 3) [Ref: 4316]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory and Practice (Trade) (Level 4) [Ref: 2388]

Need electrical capstone assessments in 2023?

Waihanga Ara Rau coordinates the assessment material for unit standards 32619 and 29484, the “capstone” assessments for trainees at the end of years one and two, respectively.  These WDC capstone assessments are the only valid assessment tools for these unit standards.

Unless otherwise requested, assessment material will be available in June and November each year.

If your organisation would like copies of the assessment material, please complete this form.

Exemptions and Credit Transfer

Tables of exemptions and credit transfer for unit standards in electrical programmes are now available for download. These tables have been developed to assist providers in giving credit for previous achievements.

  • Learners with partially completed qualification 1195
  • Learners with partially completed qualification 2388 or programmes 126205 or 126153
  • Graduates of qualification 2387 or 4316 to a programme leading to qualification 4204
  • Graduates of qualification 2387 to programmes 126205 or 126153

Curriculum for Level 4 now available

Download the curriculum for the New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Trade (Level 4) [Ref: 4204].  This curriculum was developed by industry representatives coordinated by Skills Organisation and transferred to Waihanga Ara Rau on 4 October 2021.