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New Zealand Electrical Registration & Licensing

£1,500.00 excl VAT

Qualified Electricians are now able to attend the New Zealand Electrical Licensing Programme in London that will enable them to become EWRB registered in line with NZ requirements prior to moving out there, with job offers available in NZ if they are successful in passing the course.

Assessment dates are confirmed upon purchase.


All prices stated exclude VAT. VAT is calculated and added at checkout.

New Zealand’s Calling all Electricians!

Great Britain Construction Training will assist you in gaining the NZ Electrical Registration and Licence, as well as preparing you for work in New Zealand before you leave the UK. We facilitate the required steps taking the stress and inconvenience out of this timely process, avoiding you weeks of potential complications.

New Zealand is looking for Electricians who are New Zealand Registered and licenced, which for many overseas candidates used to be difficult to obtain while living outside of New Zealand – but not any more! Here’s how you can take the fast track to work in New Zealand!

Qualified Electricians are now able to attend the New Zealand Electrical Licensing Programme in London that will enable them to become EWRB registered in line with NZ requirements prior to moving out there, with job offers available in NZ if they are successful in passing the course.

electrical workers reg

The EWRB (Electrical Workers Registration Board) was established in 1992 to promote safety for all New Zealanders by ensuring the competence of electrical and electronic workers. The Board consists of seven members from around New Zealand, representing both trade and the public. Five members are registered electrical workers and two are lay members. All are appointed by the Minister for Building and Construction. Professional and administrative support for the Board is provided by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.

Exclusively for Great Britain Construction Training graduates, our trusted business partners are able to have job offers available, from smaller businesses to larger blue chip companies, they make life easier when you arrive. This can all be taken care of before you leave the UK.

Join Us On Our New and Improved Home Study Process and 6 Day Face to Face Assessment

Grab your spot now to enter directly into the New Zealand workforce once you have migrated with the New Zealand Electrical Assessment Programme or register your interest here.


Assessment dates are confirmed upon purchase.


If you are submitting documents to GB Construction Training, please make sure that they are in PDF or Word Document formats only.

If you have any learning difficulties, and require special assistance, please let us know prior to sitting the exam. Please provide any medical documentation verifying this as we can accommodate to your requirements to make sure you get the most out of the course.

Understanding the pathways and process for licensing for New Zealand can be challenging so please do not hesitate to contact our office for assistance with licensing questions.

Check out our testimonials page to see videos of people who have already completed or are in the process of completing the assessment.

James talks about the lengthy DIY process of getting registered as a New Zealand electrician after he left the UK. This process took him around a year and a half all up! With Great Britain Construction Training it takes only six weeks and you’re site ready by the time you get to NZ and you can step into work almost immediately with our help.


  • Have a minimum of 4 years work experience within which they have obtained the skills in paragraph 1(2) of Clause 1 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.
  • Pass the 3rd stage theory examination in the subject matter detailed in paragraph (a) of Clause 2 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.
  • Pass a regulations examination in the subject matter detailed in paragraph (b) of Clause 2 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.
  • Pass the 3rd stage practical assessment or practical examination in the subject matter detailed in paragraph (c) of Clause 2 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997.
  • Complete the safety instruction requirements of Clause 3 of Schedule 1 of the Electricity Regulations 1997

Update on Course

The ‘New’ format for the NZ electrical course and assessments

The course is split with home-study and 6 days of assessments here at the GB Construction Training.

Upon purchasing the home-study and Assessment block the candidate must have first registered with the EWRB (therefore have a EW number) and must be explained the correct pathway depending on his EWRB outcome. Failing to disclose any information prior to purchase may hinder any refund if the person fails to understand the requirements.

For overseas candidates it is suggested that visa’s need to attend the course need to be done prior to attending.


How to register

Registration is completed here via the EWRB.  Please follow this link to the 1.4 form supplied.

For further information about registering, please do contact GB-CT on +44 2088473718 or via email [email protected]. Alternatively you may also call the EWRB for a more in depth procedure on gaining your registration  

Home Study

The home study consists of study material to be completed by the candidate prior to attending, it is recommended that the study period is 4 weeks or more.

The Study material is regarding the AS/NZS 3000 regulation, Electrical Safety Regulation, these two books are the core of exam (please note that there might be auxiliary books needed in which they will be supplied in the exam)

During the Homestudy online activities need to be completed prior to attending. The activities will be sent out during the home-study period.


Preparing for the EWRB/Aspeq Online exam

The exam is conducted in our centre for our candidates, prior to attending the candidate must register for the exam via the link provided (The link will be provided on enrollment). Candidate will need to register and make payment

Note: Though the exam is online the candidate will study the written exams as this will help them have a better understanding of the content.


Attending the Assessment block

On the first day the Online exam will take place with Aspeq invigilating the exam. A result might be given on the same day.

The days that follow will consist of the Practical assessment needed to gain the NZ electrical Licence.

What's Included

GBCT will help each candidate with filling out an application to the EWRB (Electrical Workers Registration Board)
  • AS/NZS regulations and student workbooks
  • Access to an online tutor via home study
  • 6 days of assessements
  • Online exam via Aspeq
  • EWRB Practical
The New Zealand Electrical Assessment Programme (NZ EAP) covers the following modules:
  • Electrical Safe Working Practice and Risk Assessment – New Zealand Context
  • Multiple Earth Neutral System and New Zealand Wiring Standards – New Zealand Context
  • Electrical Testing and Verification – New Zealand Context
  • Electricity Act
  • Electrical Safety Regulations
  • ECP 34 Safe Working Distances
  • AS/NZS 3760:2010
  • AS/NZS 3003:2011

Great Britain Construction Training also offer a refresher course that is set around electrical principles, this allows the candidate to come into the classroom environment and get used to being in front of a teacher whilst refreshing their memory on standard electrical principals. If you are interested in this, please select Yes on the drop down menu above when checking out and one of our friendly team will be in contact to discuss further.

Dates & Cost

  • Course Code: February 2020 24-29

By purchasing this product you agree to the following:

  • All course dates are final (unless GB Construction Training specify an amendment with notice to student).
  • Student can not change their course dates.
  • Assessment dates are confirmed upon purchase.

Oyster Card

If you are planning on not driving to the GB Construction Training centre, please select Add On: Oyster Card optionYou will receive the Oyster Card when you receive your workbooks. The public transport system in London is very well connected. We are able to provide you with an Oyster Card with £10 credit so you can start using it as soon as you arrive in the UK. The Oyster Card can be used on Buses, Tube (Underground), Trams, DLR, and some National Rail services in London. An Oyster Card uses credit when you need it and doesn’t expire, and ensures you are always charged the cheapest fare.

Guide & Booking

NZ Course & Assessment 

The home study period should be 4+ weeks of study, (the more time you have to study the better your outcome will be)

During the home study you will need to complete online questionnaires. This will include:

  1. Electrical safety
  2. First Aid
  3. Practise Online exams
Classroom Attendance

Day One (830 -1700): welcome, quick tour of the workshop, refresher on any questions that you might have or problems that you have encountered on your studies, 3-hour practise exam and discussion

Day Two (830-1700): work through trouble areas, refresher, 2nd practise exam and discussion.

Day Three (830-1600): exam period (The group will be split up into two groups Morning and Afternoon). The exam is a 3 hour online exam taking place in our exam room.

Day Four to Day Eight (830- 1700): Stage 3 practical assessment takes place.

Assessment Location

We currently have one training location for your convenience:

Unit 10 Isleworth Business Complex,
St John’s Road
Isleworth London
+44 (0) 20 8847 3718

Using the Underground:

Take the Picadilly Line, Westbound towards Heathrow, disembark at Hounslow East, Walk towards the Hounslow Bus Station bus stop G and catch either H37 (Towards Richmond) or 117 (Towards West Middlesex Hospital), get off at bus stop AA St. John the Baptist.

Take the District Line, Westbound towards Richmond, disembark at Richmond Station, Walk towards the Bus Stop D and catch the H37 (Towards Hounslow), get off at bus stop BB Grainger Road.

Using the Main Line:

South West Trains from Waterloo; Trains heading towards Hounslow, Weybridge and Addleston all trains must be VIA Brentford (Usually Platforms 16,17,18). Disembark at Isleworth Train Station, and walk down St.Johns Road towards the centre.

Catching the Bus:

Buses close to the centre are the H37 (Hounslow-Richmond) and 117 (Staines- West Middlesex Hospital) At Bus Stop AA and BB.

Buses near by are; 237 (White City (London Westfield) – Hounslow Heath), E8 (Ealing Broadway – Hounslow Bells corner) and 235 (North Brentford Quarter – Sunbury Village), At Bus Stop F (Isleworth Train Station).

267 (Hammersmith to Fulwell) At Bus Stop TH (Isleworth War Memorial).

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