Domain - Electrical Service Technicians

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of testing for electrical safety for electrical appliance servicing - single-phase
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17799 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical appliance service persons limited to single-phase. It is designed to meet the requirements of first-time instruction in testing to ensure safety as required by the EWRB. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - rules, procedures, and use of instruments relating to testing for electrical safety; - safety and test procedures in relation to electrical wiring and fittings; and - safety and test procedures in relation to single-phase electrical appliances.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and standards for electrical appliance servicepersons (EAS) and EAS (endorsed)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17798 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical appliance servicepersons and electrical appliance servicepersons (endorsed to disconnect and connect). It covers knowledge and application of the legislation and standards relevant to their work on single-phase equipment. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - identify legislation, regulations, standards, and organisations that have an impact on the work of EAS and EAS (endorsed) servicepersons; - demonstrate knowledge of the responsibilities and limitations of registered EAS and EAS (endorsed) servicepersons; and - demonstrate knowledge of, and apply, Electricity (Safety) Regulations and electrical standards to the work of EAS and EAS (endorsed) servicepersons.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of electrical control devices and simple electrical circuits
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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17800 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical technicians and service persons. It covers basic control devices, and the construction and testing of specified simple electrical circuits. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . describe simple appliance control devices; and . construct and test simple electrical circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Replace fuses and plug-in miniature circuit breakers
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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17802 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical technicians and service persons. It covers the replacement of fuses and plug-in miniature circuit breakers. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of circuit protection by means of fuses and circuit breakers; . identify the current ratings of fuses and circuit breakers; . repair and replace rewireable fuse links; . replace high-rupturing capacity (HRC) fuses; and . replace and re-set plug-in type of miniature circuit breakers.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Select and connect flexible cords in single-phase plug-in and fixed wired applications
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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17803 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical technicians and service persons. It covers the selection and connection of flexible cords to single-phase fittings and appliances, and includes connection of appliances to permanent connection units. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . identify colour codes and terminal abbreviations for single-phase flexible cords and fittings; . select and identify flexible cords for given single-phase applications; . make up single-phase extension leads; . connect single-phase appliances to the supply using flexible cords, or replace existing flexible cords; and . make flexible cord terminations with crimp connectors.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Test single-phase electrical appliances
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17804 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical technicians and service persons. It covers the regulatory safety testing, and live testing of voltage and current supplied to single-phase appliances. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements for safety testing of electrical appliances; - demonstrate knowledge of procedures for safety testing of electrical appliances; - perform safety testing of single-phase appliances; and - perform supply voltage and current tests on single-phase appliances.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Disconnect and reconnect fixed wired single-phase electrical appliances
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17805 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical technicians and service persons. It covers the safe disconnection and reconnection of fixed wired appliances to single-phase mains power. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - isolate and disconnect fixed wired single-phase appliances; and - test and reconnect fixed wired single-phase appliances.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of protection from the harmful effects of electricity
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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17806 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical technicians and service persons. It covers the basic principles of protection against the harmful effects of electricity arising from excess current, electric shock, and faults, and the special situations of damp and hazardous areas. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of causes and effects of excess current in electrical circuits and means of protecting against excess current; . demonstrate knowledge of protection from electric shock; . demonstrate knowledge of earthing of appliances and fittings; . demonstrate basic knowledge of the use of appliances and fittings in damp areas; . identify the special provisions applying to the use of electrical equipment in hazardous areas; and . identify the special provisions for electro-medical treatment areas.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Isolate electrical appliances from the supply
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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17808 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical technicians and service persons. It covers the safe isolation of electrical appliances from the electricity supply. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . explain isolation procedure and consequences of not isolating correctly; and . demonstrate isolation of fixed wired electrical appliances.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Connect single-phase and three-phase electrical appliances and fittings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17810 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical service technicians. It covers the connection and testing of cables and flexible cords to single-phase and three-phase electrical appliances and fittings. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - identify colour codes and terminal abbreviations for single-phase and three-phase cables and fittings; - select and identify flexible cords for given single-phase and three-phase applications; - identify rigid electrical cables and their characteristics; - make up single-phase and three-phase extension leads; - connect single-phase and three-phase appliances to the supply by flexible cords; and - make flexible cord terminations with crimp connectors.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Test single-phase and three-phase electrical appliances
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17811 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical service technicians. It covers the regulatory safety testing and live testing for voltage and current of single-phase and three-phase appliances. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements for safety testing of electrical appliances; - demonstrate knowledge of procedures for safety testing of electrical appliances; - perform safety testing of single-phase and three-phase appliances; and - perform supply voltage and current testing of single-phase and three-phase appliances.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of single-phase motors for electrical appliance servicing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17801 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical technicians and service persons. It covers the theory and practical connection of single-phase alternating current (a.c.) motors. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - explain operating principles of single-phase electric motors; and - connect and test single-phase electric motors.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and standards for electrical service technicians - three-phase
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17807 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical service technicians to meet Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB)''s three-phase requirements in terms of legislation. It covers knowledge and application of the legislation and standards relevant to their work. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - identify legislation, regulations, standards, and organisations that have an impact on the work of electrical service technicians - three-phase; - demonstrate knowledge of the responsibilities and limitations of registered electrical service technicians; and - demonstrate knowledge of, and apply, Electricity (Safety) Regulations and electrical standards to the work of electrical service technicians with a three-phase limitation.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of single-phase and three-phase motors for electrical service technicians
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17809 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training of electrical service technicians. It covers theory and practical connection of single-phase and three-phase alternating current (a.c.) motors. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - explain operating principles of electric motors; - connect and test electric motors; - connect and test direct-on-line three-phase motor starter; and - describe and replace radio interference suppression circuits for single-phase motors.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of alternating current (a.c.) theory for electrical appliance servicing
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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18090 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard covers alternating current (a.c.) theory. It is intended for use in the training of electrical technicians and service persons. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . principles of a.c. generation; . sinusoidal alternating waveforms of voltage and current and their relationship in a resistive circuit; . inductance and inductive reactance in a.c. circuits; . capacitance and capacitive reactance in a.c. circuits; . impedance and its application in a.c. circuits; . power factor and its application in a.c. circuits; and . power in and energy consumed by a.c. circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of three-phase theory for electrical service technicians
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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18091 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard covers three-phase theory. It is intended for use in the training of electrical service technicians. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - three-phase generation; - three-phase load connections; and - neutral current in three-phase loads.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of electrical theory and legislation for electrical service technicians (EST)

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31830 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit is not intended for use by electricians. It is designed to meet the requirements of the prerequisite course for technicians wishing to sit the EWRB written examination, which is a requirement for registration as an Electrical Service Technician (EST). Achievement of this unit standard alone does not entitle trainees to legally perform prescribed electrical work without supervision. Until registered and licensed under the Electricity Act 1992, trainees are assisting, and must work under supervision when carrying out prescribed electrical work. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - identify legislative documentation and organisations that have an impact on the work of Electrical Service Technicians; - demonstrate knowledge of the responsibilities and limitations of registered Electrical Service Technicians; - demonstrate knowledge of earthing of appliances and fittings; - demonstrate knowledge of the use of appliances and fittings in damp locations; - identify the special provisions applying to the use of electrical appliances in explosive atmospheres; - identify the special provisions applying to electrical appliances used in patient treatment areas; - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements and procedures for safety testing of electrical appliances; - demonstrate knowledge of circuit protection devices; - demonstrate knowledge of safeguards for protection from electric shock when using portable electric appliances; - demonstrate knowledge of single-phase and poly-phase flexible cords and fittings; and - demonstrate knowledge of single-phase and three-phase electric motors and starters.

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Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Apply knowledge of theory and legislation for electrical service technicians (EST)

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31831 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit is designed to meet the practical competencies of the EWRB Teaching Guidelines for Electrical Service Technicians, which is a requirement for registration as an Electrical Service Technician (EST). Achievement of this unit standard alone does not entitle trainees to legally perform prescribed electrical work without supervision. Until registered and licensed under the Electricity Act 1992, trainees are assisting, and must work under supervision when carrying out prescribed electrical work. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - make up single-phase and three-phase extension leads; - replace fixed wire fittings protected by RCDs; - connect single-phase appliances to the supply using flexible cords; - test and connect induction motors; - reinstate circuit protection after operation of fuses; - disconnect and re-connect single-phase appliances connected to fixed wiring, and test appliances for safety and compliance; - perform supply voltage and current tests on portable single-phase appliances; - disconnect and reconnect three-phase sub-circuits; - identify electrical fittings and accessories, flexible cords, and cable types; and - demonstrate and apply knowledge of heating control circuits.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Data as at 28 February 2024