New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Pre-Trade (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Pre-Trade (Level 3)

This one-year full-time qualification offers theory and practical study in electrical engineering and related subjects that will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment or to undertake an apprenticeship in the electrical or instrumentation trades.

Entry Requirements

  • Requirement of NCEA Level 1 in Maths and English

Career Options

Electrician, electrical contractor, instrumentation career, career in the Army or Navy.

Click here to discover what it's like to be an electrician.

Further Study Options

Further study options include New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory and Practice (Trade) (Level 4).

Changes for 2023 learners

On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.

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