Study Electrotechnology at SIT

If you want to become an electrician, this programme teaches the electrical theory and practical skills required to gain an apprenticeship. Additional help in maths is available if required.

Students spend three days per week at their course and gain work experience with local businesses where possible.  Our workshop and classroom facilities are set up with up to date equipment for electrical training. Our tutors bring current industry experience and a wealth of knowledge to this popular trade, which can include a career in residential, commercial, industrial, power generation and supply, and often leads to owning your own business.

Programmes in Electrotechnology at the Invercargill campus

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

* STAR/Gateway programmes are only offered to NZ Secondary Schools

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Electrotechnology courses at the Invercargill campus

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One year full-time

Graduates of this qualification will, in the context of the wider electrical industry and under supervision and in a controlled environment, be able to:

  • Apply fundamental knowledge and principles of electrical theory and practice, including electrical protection, to the installation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Apply fundamental knowledge of fault diagnosis and testing techniques of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Apply safe working procedures and practices, and identify and report electrical and other hazards.

 

Course Details

The skills demonstrated in this course apply to most electrical and electronic trades, including Registered Electrician, Electronic Manufacturer, Electronic Security, Appliance Serviceman, Radio and TV Servicing, Industrial Electronics, Motor Rewinding and many others. Enrol Online Course Details
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