Training providers

You can get your electrical worker technical training, such as the Electricians Theory exam, from Board-approved training providers throughout New Zealand and overseas.

Your training provider helps you take any exams and practical assessments required for registration.

The list below gives contact details of Board-approved training providers and the courses they are approved to provide.

Whangarei | Auckland | Hamilton | Tauranga | Rotorua | Napier | New Plymouth | Palmerston North | Wanganui, Hawera and Masterton | Wellington | Blenheim and Nelson | Christchurch | Timaru | Dunedin | Cromwell and Alexandra | Invercargill | Distance and International Learning

Whangarei

Northland Polytechnic - NorthTec Future Trades

Website: northland.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Simon Phelps

Tel: (09) 470 3980

Future Trades
19 Dyer Street
Whangarei

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

Auckland

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

24A Allright Place
Mt Wellington
Auckland

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EASQ
  • EST
  • Electrical Installer
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical

e-tec - Electro-Technical Education Centre

Website: aitc.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Gavin Denby

Tel: (09) 573 1964
Fax: (09) 573 1967
Email: gavind@etec.ac.nz

1 - 59 Carbine Rd
Mt Wellington
Auckland

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EASQ
  • EST
  • Electrical Installer
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical

MIT - Manukau Institute of Technology

Website: manukau.ac.nz (external link)

Contact:

Freephone: 0800 226262 ext 8263
Email: admin@manukau.ac.nz

MIT Short Courses
Gate 13, Alexander Crescent
Otara

Manukau Institute of Technology
Private Bag 94 006
Manukau City

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EASQ
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical
  • Inspectors

Unitec Institute of Technology

Website: unitec.ac.nz (external link)

For dates, prices and enrolment in EWRB courses delivered by Unitec, contact 0800 10 95 10 or email askstudentcentral@unitec.ac.nz

For technical questions on the EWRB courses delivered by Unitec, to speak to Sydney Kingi, (09) 815 4321 extn 8291 or skingi@unitec.ac.nz

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EASQ
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical
  • Associated Tradespersons

Hamilton

e-tec - Electro-Technical Education Centre

Website: aitc.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Gavin Denby

Tel: (09) 573 1964
Fax: (09) 573 1967
Email: gavind@etec.ac.nz

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EASQ
  • EST
  • Electrical Installer
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

Courses offered:

  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

Wintec - Waikato Institute of Technology

Website: wintec.ac.nz (external link)

Contact:

Tel: 07 834 8800 ext 8867
Email: Trades.admin@wintec.ac.nz

Electrical Engineering
WINTEC
Private Bag 3036
Hamilton

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EASQ
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical
  • Inspectors

Tauranga

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Website: boppoly.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Information Centre

Tel: (07) 544 0920 extension 6891
Freephone: 0800 267 7659 extension 6891
Email: info@boppoly.ac.nz

Private Bag 12001
Tauranga 

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical
  • Inspectors

Rotorua

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

28 Tallyho Street
Rotorua

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical

Napier

EIT - Eastern Institute of Technology

Website: eit.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Claire Hodson

Secretary
School of Trades and Technology

Tel: (06) 974 8000 ext 5845
Email: chodson@eit.ac.nz

David McDougall
Assistant Head of School

Tel: (06) 974 8000 ext 5249
Email: dmcdougall@eit.ac.nz

Courses offered:

  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

New Plymouth

WITT - Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Website: witt.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Kellie Fairweather 

Tel: 06 757 3100 Ex 8951
Email: K.Fairweather2@witt.ac.nz

Faculty of Technology
20 Bell St
New Plymouth

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

Palmerston North

UCOL - Universal College of Learning

Website: ucol.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Contact Centre

Freephone: 0800 468 265
Email: enquiry@ucol.ac.nz

Private Bag 11022
Palmerston North

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

Wanganui, Hawera and Masterton

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

Courses offered:

  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

Wellington

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

Level 1
145 Thorndon Quay
Wellington

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical

Mike Johnson Training

Contact: Mike Johnson

Tel: (04) 384 9606
Mobile: 027 247 7859
Email: mrjohnson@vodafone.co.nz

Courses offered:

  • EAS - practical tuition only

WelTec - Wellington Institute of Technology

Website: weltec.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Barbara Coley

Tel: (04) 920 2710
Email: barbara.coley@weltec.ac.nz

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical
  • Inspectors

Blenheim and Nelson

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

Courses offered:

  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

Christchurch

CPIT - Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology

Website: cpit.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Electrical Section

Tel: (03) 940 6010
Fax: (03) 940 6000
Email: tradesadmin@cpit.ac.nz

Sullivan Ave
PO Box 540
Christchurch

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical
  • Inspectors

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

Courses offered:

  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

SIT - Southern Institute of Technology

Website: sit.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

 

Tel: (03) 349 3645
Freephone: (0800) 867 8839
Fax: (03) 349 3658
Email: sit@sit.ac.nz

Courses offered:

  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

Timaru

Aoraki Polytechnic

Website: aoraki.ac.nz (external link)

Freephone:0800 426 725
Tel: 03 687 1800

Email: study@aoraki.ac.nz

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

Courses offered:

  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

Dunedin

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

8 Jutland St
Dunedin

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical

Otago Polytechnic

Website: op.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Barry Harwood

Senior Lecturer, Electrical Engineering
Freephone: 0800 762 786
Email: barryh@op.ac.nz

A Block
Forth Street
Dunedin

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST

Cromwell and Alexandra

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

Courses offered:

  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

Invercargill

ETCO - The Electrical Training Company

Website: etco.co.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: 0800 275 3826

Tuition and Assessment

Gary Whittaker
Manager ETCO Training

Tel: (09) 527 6165
Mobile: 0274 365 755
Email: gary@etco.co.nz

Courses offered:

  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

SIT - Southern Institute of Technology

Website: sit.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Administration

Tel: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977
Freephone: 0800 4 STUDY
Email: info@sit.ac.nz

Private Bag 90114
Invercargill 9840

Courses offered:

  • EAS
  • EST
  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical

Distance and International Learning

The Open Polytechnic of NZ

Website: openpolytechnic.ac.nz (external link)

Contact: Andrew Boyle

Applied Technology, Academic Staff
Workplace Learning and Development

Tel: (04) 913 5938
Email: andrew.boyle@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Or call 0508 650 200 and ask for any Electrical Trade Tutor

Open Polytechnic of NZ
Private Bag 31914
Lower Hutt

Courses offered:

  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations

Great Britain Construction Training

Website: www.gbconstructiontraining.com (external link)

Contact: Michael Spzakolski, Ross McLeod

Tel: +44 (0) 2088 473 718
Email: info@gb-ct.org

Great Britain Construction Training
Unit 10 Isleworth Business Centre
St Johns Road
Isleworth TW7 6NL
United Kingdom

Courses offered: 

  • Electricians Theory
  • Electricians Regulations
  • Electricians Practical Stage 3