You can find Career Services information on training for:

Information includes:

  • Tasks and duties

  • How to enter the job

  • Entry requirements and education

  • Training on the job

  • Registration

  • Useful experience

  • Pay and prospects

  • Career progression

  • Job outlook

  • Related jobs and industries



etco* is a wholly owned subsidiary of ECANZ (Electrical Contractors Association of New Zealand) established to provide employment and training for the electrical industry in New Zealand. Their two main areas of activity are:

  • the employment and placement of electrical apprentices via our group apprenticeship scheme

  • the provision of training courses for apprentices and tradespeople

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Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) 

The Electrical Workers Registration Board, established by statute in 1992, is responsible for the ongoing competency of over 30,000 registered electrical and electronic workers. It also promotes electrical and electronic safety to all New Zealanders.

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Electrical Contractors Association (ECANZ)

The Electrical Contractors Association of New Zealand is recognised as the major electrical contracting trade association in New Zealand.

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The Skills Organisation

Formerly ETITO, The Skills an industry organisation that develops qualifications and manages the national training systems for the electrotechnology, telecommunications and security industries.

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Bright Sparks

The Bright Sparks programme was created by The Skills Organisation [a multi-industry training organisation] with the aim of increasing the pool of talented young people available for employment and further training in New Zealand’s hi-tech industries.

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