Master Electricians Competency Course


The Master Electricians Competency course offered by etco* covers the EWRB requirements for registration or renewal of a practising licence for electricians and electrical apprentices. The course includes:Testboard

  • Supervision of trainees
  • Earthing requirements as listed in AS/NZS3000:2007
  • The installation, operation and testing of residual current devices (RCCB, RCBO, SRCD and PRCD)
  • Prospective short circuit currents
  • Testing and certification as listed in AS/NZS3000:2007, AS/NZS3760:2010 and the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010
  • First Aid and CPR.

The course is four hours long but may run over.

You will be required to bring your testing equipment with you. This includes: Multi function meter, Multi-meter, Insulation resistance tester, ELI and RCD tester.

Please note: this is NOT a Site Safe course and does not contain safe working practices.

Course cost: $150.00 

Unfortunately our website link is currently not available for booking and paying for a course online.

To book a place, please contact the following administrators:

  • Auckland enquiries: Helen Brierley and Dawn Sione 09 527 6165
  • Hamilton and Rotorua enquiries: Carolyn Kopu 07 349 6379
  • Wellington enquiries: Kimberley Charters 04 472 8751
  • Dunedin and Southland enquiries: Eleanor Grant 03 474 5284

If we do not meet our minimum participant numbers to run a course, it may be postponed or cancelled. In this event, we will advise you in good time.

Once you have booked, if you have a valid reason for not being able to attend and notify us in advance, we can transfer your place to the next available date. In all other instances, course fees will not be refunded.

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