Line Mechanic Distribution
New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply Line Mechanic Distribution - Level 4
NZQA Ref: 2197
The NEW pathway to professional registration as a Line Mechanic.
This Level 4 New Zealand Certificate covers the practical skills and experience for line mechanics working in the distribution sector of the Electricity Supply Industry. It is a mandatory requirement for registration as a Line Mechanic with the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).
This qualification replaces the National Certificate in Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Distribution) – Level 4 (NZQA Ref: 0874). It has unit standards previously in the Level 2 Introductory qualification embedded, and also includes unit standards for Capstone professional practice. This means that all of the required competencies for line mechanics are now covered in one qualification.
- Applying industry standards and procedures to line mechanic work
- Theory, codes and legislation and industry procedures for the electricity distribution network
- Health and safety
- Capstone professional practice
This qualification will take around 24 months to complete. It is achieved through a blend of on-job learning and off-job courses.
NZQA qualification document
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