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Certificate in Electrical Engineering (NCEA Level 2)

About the programme

In this project based course our tutors will lead you through the electrical principles of basic magnetism and electromagnetism, basic understanding of electrical and electronic components, electrical mathematics and calculations, electrical circuit concepts, designing and the manufacture of an electronic project; all the while being carefully shown how to operate within a safe working environment.

Vocational pathway: Manufacturing and Technology and Construction and Infrastructure

Programme code: VP0020

NCEA level: Level 2

Number of credits: 30 credits

Programme structure: This course will run 1 day per week (8.30am - 3pm) during the school term.

Duration of programme: 32 weeks

Location: Wintec Rotokauri Campus, 51 Akoranga Rd, Hamilton

Entry criteria: To move on to year two you will need to have completed 80% of the available credits in year one, and 100% of the available credits relating to your chosen year two module. Candidates who do not meet this may be accepted at the discretion of the WTA.

Further details:

You must enrol through school. See your Careers Advisor.

Programme content

Unit StandardTitleVersionLevelCreditsWintec code
5911Basic Magnetism and Electromagnetism511TE05911
5922Cutting Tools and Machines 622TC05922
6626Electrical and Electronic Components723TC06626
17799Testing for Electrical Safety722TC17799
18239Circuit Concepts and Measurements 725TC18239
18241Basic Electronic Systems725TC18241
18243Construct Simple Electronic Products726TE18243
23751Electrical Calculations and Theory526TC23751
 Total NZQA Credits​  30