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For the trade

Useful information for the trade. Find out about registration, licensing, relicensing, employer licensing. Detailed information about limits of worklimited certificates and working overseas. Advice for overseas applicants seeking registration in New Zealand. There's also an FAQs section.

Training & qualifications

If you want to know about careers or review requirements by class, get info about trainees, training providers, exams, practical assessments and competency programmes or find out about safety training for trainees and LCs or recognition of overseas qualifications, you'll find it all in this section, together with FAQs.

For consumers

Info about DIY/when you need an electrical worker, the various types of electrical worker and how to find an electrical worker. Plus how to know work done is safe & compliant and FAQs.


For consumers, includes who you can complain about and how to make a complaint. For the trade, includes what to do if you have had a complaint made against you, results of disciplinary hearings and results of prosecutions. Plus FAQs.

News & resources

Includes videosformsnews articlesElectron newslettermedia releases and associated archives. You can also find consultation papersannual reports and teaching & supervision guidelines in this section.

About the Board

Includes info on what the Board doesBoard membersrules of the Board and our audit; and also how to contact us.