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Offline stella.mike

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EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« on: December 27, 2007, 06:12:30 pm »
 :eek: :eek: I dont know where to put this one.  My DH s an electrician. we are sending hisqualifications to EWRB to see if he can work in NZ MUST WE ALSO SEND HIS PAPERS TO "NZQA"( :confused: I dont know if it is the right abbreviation) FOR ASSESMENT  :help: :help:



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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2007, 07:41:41 am »
You need to do both  O0

NZQA is needed to determine wether your qualifications are recognized in NZ,

and then you need to be registerred by EWRB to be able to work on ANY electrical equipment.

It is almost like the wiring licence in SA,

but where our wiring licence is only needed to do wiring to buildings,

the EWRB registration covers ALL electrical installations.

 :gl: with the EWRB, they are on Island time,

and don't be surprised if they "didn't get" your application,

or letters , even if the courier company say they signed for it  :confused:

It seems to happen all the time.
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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2007, 07:41:41 am »

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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2007, 08:48:40 am »
Thanks Smallfly O0

Offline stella.mike

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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2007, 04:30:19 pm »
 ;D  Thanks smallfly for the info.  just another question which do you do first or can you do it at the same time? :help:
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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2007, 10:33:58 pm »
Hi Stella.Mike
If you have a SA license you only have to sit ther Installation Rules exam
 Hope this helps

Charlie and Brigid
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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2007, 07:18:31 pm »
that sounds like they are making things quite a bit easier for you guys then :clap:

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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2007, 08:50:03 am »
We have just sent my husbands things into both EWRB and NZQA, and we were not sure about who to do first, the EWRB has confirmed the receipt of his documents but takes up to TEN WEEKS, so we have paid the $100 and sent his Electrician Construction Certificate into NZQA. how does he become a Qualified "REGISTERED" Electrician with a Provisional Licence.
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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2007, 12:00:07 pm »
Hi Carebear, welcome to the site!  :)
Sorry I can't answer your questions but someone else will help you - there's lots of experts here!
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« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2007, 03:01:10 am »
Welcome Carebear!  Can't help on the question above, but some others will get there... probably after New Year though!  ;)
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Offline Smallfly

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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2007, 07:48:53 am »
Hi Carebear, and ahearty welcome :clap: :clap: :clap:

Sorry, cant answer your question,

I will be using an agent in Chch to help me with the paperwork.

There are quite a few of us concidering wangerei,

so we would be VERY pleased if you could elaborate a bit on your experiences there.
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Offline Didi77

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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2008, 06:15:05 am »
Hi Caveman and welcome

You can not register for EWRB without a job.

Good luck with them!



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« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2008, 05:52:13 am »
Hi
We are right in the middle of doing this so here is what I know.

You send your papers to the EWRB, they take about 10-12 weeks to assess them.
They send you a letter back to tell you exactly what you need to get full regsitration.

In my husband's case he needed the safe-working practices, testing, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid course - (This takes about 1 day and costs $130) ; The Electricians Regulation coursework and examitantion - (This is an extensive course, can't remember exactly how long it takes and it costs about $800  but this can vary greatly, you can find the institutions on the EWRB website) and the Stage 3 of the Electricians practical assessment cousework. This I think is the norm for most SA electrician - anycase this is for full registration and will take you about 6 - 12 months to get fully registered.

The letter will also say what you will need to get provisionally licensed. This will be the Safe-working practices course etc above and a job offer with assurance from a suitably licensed supervisor.

If anything is unclear or you have any questions or need any more leads. I think I know them all - hahahahaha. Like I said smack bang in the middle of this whole drama.

Anchen
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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2008, 05:52:13 am »

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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2008, 03:41:56 pm »
welcome to the family Carebear :clap:
:gl: with the registration

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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2008, 05:39:05 am »
What you need to do to register:

Sorry this is in Afrikaans but I wrote it out for Stella: Can anyone tell me if they understand this differently? This is what they told me today at the North TEC:

Om by EWRB te registreer vir PROVIncial LICENCE moet Pieter n EWRB eksamen skryf en n werk he. Dis glo nogal n moeilik eksamen en mens loop eers n kursus (of 5 volle dae of 4 weke aand klasse)  om jou voor te bery. Die kursus word aan gebied deur Technicons en universiteite (by ons North TEC)

Die eerste kans wat Pieter nou weer kan kry om eksamen te skryf is eers Julie. Die EWRB gee net 1 of twee datums n jaar om te eksamen/ registreer. So hy gaan nou inskryf by North TEC, die 5 dag kursus doen in Junie en dan in Julie gaan EWRB eksamen afle. As hy slaag kry hy provisional licence. As hy licence kry kry ons Residancy.

Nou hier is die catch:

As jy Provisional of Provincial licence moet kry moet jy die eksamen skryf – so jy moet die kursus loop (self studie is glo nie goed genoeg nie) – as jy by n Tec registreer vir die kursus en jy is n buitelandse student betaal jy 12 x meer as was jy residency het of n citizen is.
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Re: EWRB OR AND "NZQA"
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2008, 06:32:02 am »
I see it now Didi !! LOL Have to get Brigid to translate it for me  :heeha:


Cheers for now


Charlie and Brigid