Scholarships are being offered to New Zealand registered practicing Electricians to study and gain New Zealand Electrical Inspectors registration.



Scholarships are being offered to New Zealand registered practicing electricians to study and gain New Zealand Electrical Inspectors Registration.

Only one application can be made per person to gain initial Inspector registration.


A prerequisite is that the applicant has been practicing as a registered electrician in New Zealand for at least 10 years.


We offer sponsorship to the value of $500.00. This will be paid on the presentation of Inspectors’ registration upon successful passing of the Inspectors examination.

The New Zealand Electrical Inspectors Association are able to assist in negotiating a good pricing deal for test equipment.


As an outcome, it is required that within six months of passing the examination you will be practicing as an Inspector and that you will continue to practice in New Zealand for at least 2 years.

You will be given full membership to NZEIA for two years and will be expected to abide by the rules and ethics of NZEIA. A condition of the membership is that the recipient will be expected to attend the bi-monthly meetings. 


The applicant must be prepared to devote the necessary time to study towards this qualification;

The level of study could be by either of the following options:

  1. Weekly night classes at an approved local training Institute and any practical assessment or study associated with that course, or
  2. Attend a two week block course at an approved training Institute in the two weeks before the examination. With this method candidates may be requested to carry out some study to refresh on Regulations and Standards before attending the block course.
  3. Theory part “On-line” and the practical portion at the Associated training Institute.

On completion of the chosen course, the candidate must sit the EWRB Electrical Inspectors examination.

Legislation, regulations, and relevant standards will be downloaded from the candidates’ EWRB profile.

The successful candidate must report to NZEIA after 12 months experience, on progress to date.



Click Apply, applications are free.