National Certificate in Electrical Equipment (Level 3)
This qualification is for people currently working with electrical equipment for supply to electricians, electronic and data specialists, and enthusiasts, in the electrotechnology and electrical trades. It builds on the National Certificate in Electrical Equipment (Level 2) [Ref: 1298], which is a prerequisite for award of this qualification. Qualification holders will have knowledge of legislation, be able to prepare quotations, and communicate clearly and effectively using industry-specific terms and compliance requirements in the electrical equipment workplace; orally and in writing. They will be able to order, monitor, and distribute electrical and electronic equipment.
Holders of this qualification have knowledge and skills of:
This qualification also includes elective credits, reflecting the range of career pathways available to the trainee. Trainees may choose standards that cover further skills and knowledge in the following areas:
workplace application of computer software;
heath and safety.
The competencies gained in this qualification provide a useful foundation for supervisors, senior counter staff, and representatives in the electrical equipment environment.
Award of NQF Qualifications Credit gained for a standard may be used only once to meet the requirements of this qualification.
Unit standards and achievement standards that are equivalent in outcome are mutually exclusive for the purpose of award. The table of mutually exclusive standards is provided in section 7 of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) Rules and Procedures publications available at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/ncea/acrp/index.html.
Reviewed standards that continue to recognise the same overall outcome are registered as new versions and retain their identification number (ID). Any version of a standard with the same ID may be used to meet qualification requirements that list the ID and/or that specify the past or current classification of the standard.
Summary of Requirements
Prior award of National Certificate in Electrical Equipment (Level 2) [Ref: 1298]
Any person or organisation may contribute to the review of this qualification by sending feedback to the standard setting body at the above address.
Other standard setting bodies whose standards are included in the qualification NZQA
Certification This certificate will display the logos of NZQA, the ElectroTechnology Industry Training Organisation and the accredited organisation.
Classification This qualification is classified according to the NQF classification system and the New Zealand Standard Classification of Education (NZSCED) system as specified below.
Engineering and Technology > Electrical Engineering > Electrical Equipment
Management and Commerce > Sales and Marketing > Sales
Quality Management Systems
Providers and Industry Training Organisations must be accredited by a recognised Quality Assurance Body before they can register credits from assessment against standards. Accredited providers and Industry Training Organisations assessing against standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards. Accreditation requirements and the moderation system are outlined in the associated Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) for each standard.