Electrical Inspector


Any electrician wishing to register as an electrical inspector in New Zealand must meet the criteria set out by the EWRB.

This course is designed to develop your knowledge of the requirements of inspection of installations for electrical safety and the connection of installations to supply, including high risk site work, certified designs, records of inspection, periodic inspections and warrants of electrical fitness to prepare you for your Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) Electrical Inspector Theory examination.

Topics covered

  • Responsibilities of an electrical inspector
  • Inspection of prescribed electrical work
  • Safety checks for installations and appliances
  • Legislation
  • The multiple earth neutral system
  • Protective devices
  • Wiring systems
  • Electrical inspector practical tasks and skills assessment
  • Guidance to use of performance verbs applied to knowledge levels

Outcome of the course

This course meets the requirements of the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) as a course of instruction suitable for examination entry. 

Prerequisite requirements

  • Passed a Board approved Electrical Inspector examination
  • Passed a Board approved Electrical Inspector practical assessment
  • Provide evidence of a valid Safety Training (if you require a Refresher, contact us here at E-tec)
  • Be a registered electrician, a Qualified Engineer or a Chartered Professional Engineer for not less than 3 years and completed not less than 3 years practical experience in carrying out PEW that is satisfactory to the Board
    Note: You may be able to enrol in this course if you have not yet done the 3 years of practical experience, but you will not be officially licensed until you prove the EWRB that you meet this requirement.
  • Bring a copy of your Regulations or Standards

Course structure

8 days block course (8.30 am – 4.30pm) or 16- week night class (5.15 pm -9.15 pm).

Minimum of 10 participants for night class only.

This course may be rescheduled if there are less than 10 participants booked into a course.


Examination after the completion of your block course, E-tec will organise your examination booking at a time and date convenient for you.

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Standard Pricing


Course Dates

Thursday 18th of February, 2021
Start 18th Feb 2021 - End 24th June 2021 (NIGHT CLASS)