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Electrical Engineering Level 3

Upon successful completion of the Electrical Engineering Level 3 programme, you will be awarded the New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3)


  • Semester 1 starts 23 January 2017
  • Semester 2 starts 17 July 2017
  • 1 year full-time
  • Fee Guideline: $6,796 *Fee free if under Māori and Pasifika Trades Training
  • Wintec Rotokauri Campus, Hamilton

This programme will give you a good foundation of hands-on skills, knowledge of the electrical industry and electrical theory.

On completion of this programme you’ll have the skills, knowledge and confidence to move into an apprenticeship within the electrical trade sector or pathway into higher relevant training.


Schedule of Modules

Module CodeModule TitleLevelCreditsPre-RequisitesCo-RequisitesAssessment Standard
ELEC301​Electrical Work Practices314N/A
ELEC302Direct Current (DC) Fundamentals315N/A
ELEC303Electrical Installations315N/A
ELEC304​Electrical Applications315N/A
ELEC305Alternating Current (AC) Fundamentals315N/A
ELEC306​Electricity Supply and Distribution315N/A
ELEC307Circuit Design and Operation315N/A
ELEC308Electrical Machines315N/A
ELEC309​Electrical Theory and Practice31ELEC301-
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Entry Requirements:

NCEA level 1 in Math, English and Physics or General Science or an equivalent qualification; or Special Admission or Provisional Entry.

Selection Criteria applicable. Minimum IELTS Academic band score of 5, with no band score less than 5; or equivalent.

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Career/further opportunities:

Graduates of the programme will have the skills and knowledge to work in the field of electrical engineering or pathway to higher study.

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