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Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and standards governing the work of electricians

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Version 6 This unit standard replaced unit standard 1700 and unit standard 1701.

15860 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in the training of electricians, and covers a basic understanding of the framework of legislation, standards, organisations, and processes which govern their work in New Zealand. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - identify legislation, codes of practice, standards, and organisations that have an impact on the work of electricians; - demonstrate knowledge of the responsibilities and limitations of registered electricians; - demonstrate knowledge of the Electricity (Safety) Regulations; and - demonstrate knowledge of AS/NZS 3000.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of theory and legislation for registration of electrical service technicians

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27349 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard covers the theory and legislation assessment required for registration as an electrical service technician. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - basic electrical theory, electrical circuits, power and energy, and electrical conductors and insulators; - flexible cords, flexible cables, and cables including termination methods; - the New Zealand electricity systems of supply and multiple earth neutral system; - electrical protection, personal electrical safety, personal protection devices, and isolating transformers; - the safety tagging system; - legislative requirements for workplace safety, and safe working practices for an Electrical Service Technician; - electrical testing and measuring instruments, electrical appliance testing, and electrical equipment and appliance commissioning and decommissioning; - electric motors and starters; and - damp situations and wet areas in terms of electrical safety requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of theory and legislation for registration of electrical appliance servicepersons (endorsed)

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27350 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard covers the theory and legislation assessment required for registration as an Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (endorsed to disconnect and connect). People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - basic electrical theory, electrical circuits, power and energy, and electrical conductors and insulators; - flexible cords and flexible cables including termination methods; - the New Zealand electricity systems of supply and multiple earth neutral system; - electrical protection, personal electrical safety, personal protection devices, and isolating transformers; - the safety tagging system; - legislative requirements for workplace safety, and safe working practices for an Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (endorsed to disconnect and connect); - electrical testing and measuring instruments, electrical appliance testing, and electrical equipment and appliance commissioning and decommissioning; - single phase electric motors; and - damp situations and wet areas in terms of electrical safety requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of theory and legislation for registration of electrical appliance servicepersons

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Version 1

27351 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard covers the theory assessment required for registration as an electrical appliance serviceperson. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - basic electrical theory, electrical circuits, power and energy, and electrical conductors and insulators; - flexible cords, flexible cables, and cables including termination methods; - the New Zealand electricity systems of supply and multiple earth neutral system; - electrical protection, personal electrical safety, personal protection devices, and isolating transformers; - legislative requirements for workplace safety, and safe working practices for Electrical Appliance Servicepersons; - electrical testing and measuring instruments, electrical appliance testing, and electrical appliance commissioning and decommissioning; - single phase electric motors; and - damp situations and wet areas in terms of electrical safety requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of theory for registration of electrical installers

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27353 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard covers the theory assessment required for registration as an electrical installer. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - basic electrical theory; - the New Zealand electricity systems of supply and multiple earth neutral system; - electrical protection and electrical protective devices, personal electrical safety, physiological effects of electricity on the human body, electrical equipment isolation procedures, legislative requirements for workplace safety, and safe working practices; - the protection of electrical installations and equipment; - electrical transformers, their applications, and connections; - electrical subcircuit cable selection; - switchboards and isolation devices; - basic electronic engineering and semi-conductor devices; - the purpose and use of test instruments, testing of installations, appliances, and fittings; - testing, inspection, and certification of electrical installations; - electric motors, motor starters, and motor selection and suitability of motor protection; - electric alternators; - prescribed electrical work requiring inspection; and - electric lighting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and Standards governing electrical workers

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29466 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in the training of electricians, and covers a basic understanding of the framework of legislation, Standards, organisations, and processes that govern their work in New Zealand. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - basic employment rights and responsibilities in accordance with the Employment Relations Act; - legislation, codes of practice, Standards, and organisations that have an impact on the work of registered electrical workers; - the responsibilities and limitations of registered electrical workers; - the Electricity (Safety) Regulations; - AS/NZS 3000; - AS/NZS 3760; and - the New Zealand Electrical Codes of Practice.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the electrical industry ethical work practices

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29467 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in the training of electricians, and covers ethical work practices as applied to the electrical industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of electrical workplace ethical work practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of theory and practice for electrical workers

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29484 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard covers the capstone assessment of knowledge of electrical theory and practice for people who wish to work or are working in the electrical and related trades. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - legislation relating to the electrical industry; - electrical theory; and - electrical practice.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of, and apply electrical legislation, New Zealand Codes of Practice, and Standards

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Version 6

1702 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard covers the assessment of knowledge of electrical legislation, Standards, and New Zealand Electrical Codes of Practice for the registration of electricians and electrical installers. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of, and apply: - the Electricity Act 1992 and the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010; and - New Zealand Electrical Codes of Practice and Standards.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of theory for registration of electricians

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Version 4

21766 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard covers the theory assessment required for registration as an electrician. To achieve this unit standard, candidates must complete a competency-based programme of learning approved by the EWRB and must pass the EWRB Electrician Theory Examination, which is based on the requirements of the EWRB Teaching Guidelines for Electrician. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - basic electrical theory; - the New Zealand electricity systems of supply and the multiple earth neutral system; - electrical protective devices, personal electrical safety, physiological effects of electricity on the human body, electrical equipment isolation procedures, legislative requirements for workplace safety, and safe working practices; - the protection of electrical installations and equipment; - electrical transformers, their applications, and connections; - electrical cable selection; - switchboards and isolation devices; - basic electronics and semi-conductor devices; - the purpose and use of test instruments for, testing of installations, appliances, and fittings; - testing, inspection, and certification of electrical installations; - electric motors, motor starters, and motor selection and suitability of motor protection; - electric alternators; - prescribed electrical work requiring inspection; and - electric lighting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of supervision of trainees undertaking prescribed electrical work

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Version 3

27352 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard covers the assessment required for the supervision procedures for trainees. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - supervision procedures for trainees in accordance with the Rules of the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB); - employer responsibilities; - the supervisor''s responsibilities; and - trainees'' responsibilities.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of theory and practice for registration of electrical workers (stage 1)

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29749 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are completing an electrical licence and want to become registered and licenced with the Electrical Workers Registration Board. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - carry out health and safety practices in an electrical workplace; - demonstrate and apply knowledge of single-phase leads, fittings, and accessories; - select and test electrical protection equipment; - design, install, and terminate energy regulators; - apply knowledge of soldering; - demonstrate and apply knowledge to disconnect, test, and reconnect wired appliances or equipment; and - demonstrate and apply knowledge of single-phase and three-phase motors.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of theory and practice for registration of electrical workers (stage 2)

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29753 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are completing an electrical licence and want to become registered and licensed with the Electrical Workers Registration Board. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate and apply health and safety practices in an electrical workplace; - demonstrate and apply knowledge of extension leads for industrial applications; - test an electrical appliance; - demonstrate and apply knowledge of residual current device; and - install, wire, and test a given electrical project.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of theory and practice for registration of electrical workers (stage 3)

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29754 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are completing an electrical license and want to become registered and licenced with the Electrical Workers Registration Board. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate and apply health and safety practices in an electrical workplace; - demonstrate and apply knowledge to disconnect, test, and reconnect appliances or equipment; - install and test electric motors; - install and test motor starters; - select and test electrical protection equipment; - install, wire, and test a given electrical project; - test existing single-phase and three-phase sub-circuit wiring; and - install, wire, and test discharge lighting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Level 5

Apply non-electrical legislation in the electrical industry

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Version 3

19009 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in the training and assessment of electricians beyond trade level, and covers the application of non-electrical legislation to their industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to apply: - consumer legislation related to the supply of electrical goods and services; and - the Building Act 2004, Building Regulations, and Building Code to electrical work.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Inspect and certify electrical installations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 25638 and unit standard 25640.

19014 Unit Standard 14 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of electricians beyond basic trade level, and covers the training requirements for electrical inspectors. People credited with this unit standard have demonstrated: - - knowledge and application of current electrical legislation, standards, and codes of practice; - use electrical test instruments for inspection purposes; - inspection of electrical installations; and - recording of inspection results.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of inspection and certification of electrical work

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 25640 together replaced unit standard 19014.

25638 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in the training and assessment of electricians beyond trade level, and covers the theory requirements for the inspection and certification of electrical work. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate: - advanced knowledge of the Electricity Act 1992 and the Electricity Regulations 1997; - advanced knowledge of Electrical Standards and Codes of Practice; - advanced knowledge of the use of electrical test instruments for inspection purposes; - knowledge of the inspection of electrical work; and - knowledge of recording procedures for inspection results.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Inspect and certify electrical work

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 25638 together replaced unit standard 19014.

25640 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of electricians beyond trade level, and covers the practical training requirements for electrical inspectors. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - apply advanced knowledge of the Electricity Act 1992, the Electricity Regulations 1997, Electrical Standards, and Codes of Practice; - use electrical test instruments for inspection purposes; - inspect electrical installations; and - record inspection results.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Data as at 24 January 2022