Qualifications

Qualifications

Wire and Fitness Ltd can deliver the following qualifications. These qualifications are covered under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF is also known as Free Trades Training)

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

TTAF is available for trainees of all ages. The fund is available for those enrolling or who are currently enrolled in eligible programmes from 01 July 2020 to 31 December 2022.

WHAT WILL BE COVERED BY TTAF?

The fund is available to cover the fees normally paid by the trainee/employer. Including:

  • Enrolment fees
  • Course fees (Annual fees)
  • Compulsory course costs including block courses
  • External assessment fees

WHAT IS NOT COVERED BY TTAF?

  • Training by the training provider
  • Travel and other associated costs

 

RCC Assessment –

Recognition of Current Competencies 

What is the purpose of recognition of prior learning & RCC?

Recognition of Current Competency is designed to support access to higher education for candidates who have gained degree-related knowledge and skills through informal study or experiential means.

What is the RCC process?

You will be assigned an assessor who will communicate , meet and evaluate your suitability for this process. Upon acceptance they will work closely with you, your manager and employer. There will also be a requirement to complete a professional interview.

Choose from the following qualifications:

NZC Electricity Supply Introductory L 2

NZC in Electricity Supply (Field Switcher) L 3

NZC Line Mechanic Distribution L 4

NZC in Electricity Supply (Fault Response and Switching) L 4

NZC in Electricity Supply Cable Jointing L4

NZC in Electricity Supply (Utility Arboriculture) L 3 with an optional strand in Insulated Tool Work

(2136) NZ Certificate Electricity Supply Introductory L2

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the Electricity Supply Industry with people who have sufficient knowledge and ability to work safely in the industry at entry level.

It is a foundation certificate suitable for all entrants to the industry whether they intend to work in trades or in an administrative capacity within the generation, distribution, transmission, telecommunications or retail sectors of the Electricity Supply Industry.

It meets the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) safety tuition requirements for a trainee Limited Certificate, which is required for all higher level qualifications in the distribution and transmission sectors.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

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

Graduates with the Electricity Supply strand will also be able to:

  • understand how the Electricity Act, regulations and industry rules and guides govern industry practice.
  • competently apply knowledge to tasks within the Electricity Supply Industry with appropriate supervision.

Graduates with the Telecommunications strand will also be able to:

  • work safely on telecommunications assets on or near electrical structures.

(2197) NZ Certificate Line Mechanic Distribution L4

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the electricity supply industry with people who have sufficient knowledge, practical skills and experience to gain registration as a line mechanic in the distribution sector, in accordance with the registration requirements of the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).

Graduates will be able to work safely to electricity supply industry standards, taking responsibility for their work and that of others and be capable of working independently whilst ensuring public safety.

Graduates with the optional strand will also be able to work with live low voltage lines.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of electrical theory, and electricity supply industry standards and procedures to work as a distribution line mechanic in accordance with legislation.
  • Apply a range of relevant communication skills to work as a distribution line mechanic.
  • Ensure that health and safety requirements are met for the range of work undertaken by a distribution line mechanic.
  • Apply knowledge of electrical theory, and electricity supply industry standards and procedures to the commissioning and maintenance of an electricity distribution network, to meet the requirements for EWRB registration as a distribution line mechanic.

Graduates of the Live Low Voltage Lines strand will also be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of electrical theory and electricity supply industry standards and procedures to work with live low voltage lines.

 

(2227) NZ Certificate in Electricity Supply Cable Jointing Level 4

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the electricity supply industry with people who have sufficient knowledge, practical skills and experience to gain electrical registration as a cable jointer and undertake cable jointing on cables up to and including 11kV.

Graduates will work to industry standards, taking responsibility for their own work and that of others, and be capable of working independently, whilst ensuring safety.

Graduates who meet the requirements of the optional strand graduate profile outcome will be able to carry out cable jointing on power cables up to and including 33kV.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Apply industry standards and follow procedures.
  • Apply electrical theory.
  • Ensure that health and safety requirements are met in the workplace.
  • Undertake testing procedures.
  • Apply theory, codes, legislation and industry procedures to the planning, jointing, testing and commissioning of cables in an electricity distribution network to the standards required for EWRB registration as a cable jointer.

Graduates of the 33kV strand will also be able to:

  • Apply industry standards and follow procedures when performing the duties of a cable jointer undertaking work on power cables up to and including 33kV.

 

(2835) NZ Certificate in Electricity Supply (Field Switcher) Level 3

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the electricity supply industry with people who have sufficient knowledge, practical skills and experience to gain electrical registration as a cable jointer and undertake cable jointing on cables up to and including 11kV.

Graduates will work to industry standards, taking responsibility for their own work and that of others, and be capable of working independently, whilst ensuring safety.

Graduates who meet the requirements of the optional strand graduate profile outcome will be able to carry out cable jointing on power cables up to and including 33kV.

 

(3586) NZ Certificate in Electricity Supply (Fault Response and Switching) Level 4 Core

This qualification is designed to provide the electricity supply industry with fault response and switching graduates who have sufficient technical and theoretical knowledge, practical skills and experience to work on asset owners’ networks.  They will be able to safely carry out fault response or network and transmission switching to industry practices.

This qualification is suitable for people entering into, or who are currently employed in the electricity supply industry.  They may be changing their career path from elsewhere in the electricity supply industry.

Graduates will be able to work safely to industry standards and prescribed procedures, taking responsibility for their work and that of others, and be capable of working with limited supervision.

The strands recognise specialist skills and knowledge specific to specialised roles and contexts relevant to the fault response and switching sector of the electricity supply industry.

 

(2613) NZ Certificate in Electricity Supply (Utility Arboriculture) (Level 3) with an optional strand in Insulated Tool Work

This qualification is suitable for people who come from, or are currently training in, an arboriculture background.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the Electricity Supply Industry and the Arboriculture industry with people who have sufficient knowledge, practical skills, experience and attributes to perform Utility Arboriculture while maintaining industry best practice.

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to perform Utility Arboriculture to legislated and industry standards and requirements, and to take responsibility for their work with limited supervision while ensuring public safety.

Graduates with the optional strand in insulated tool work will have the skills and knowledge to use insulated tools around power lines while carrying out arboriculture.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Ensure that health and safety, regulatory and legislative requirements are met, while undertaking the work of Utility Arboriculture.Apply skills, knowledge and follow industry standards and procedures when working as a Utility Arborist around electricity supply power lines and cables.
  • Apply a range of communication procedures and processes relevant to the occupation of a Utility Arborist.
  • Graduates of the Insulated Tool Work strand will also be able to:
  • Use insulating tools, plant and equipment, when working as a Utility Arborist around electricity supply power lines and cables.

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