So if you are going to train toward a career in the electricity supply industry, why not ask ESITO to pay for it?
Scholarship applications are open from 1 August- 30 October for the following academic year.
The ESITO Pre-trade course leads to the National Certificate in Electricity Supply. It covers workshop practices, electrical knowledge, safe working practices, mechanical fundamentals and specific electricity supply industry skills. The course also provide students with marketable skills to help them gain apprenticeships in the industry. It is offered at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology in Christchurch, Waikato Institute of Technology in Hamilton and Manukau Institute of Technology in Auckland.
National Diploma in Engineering (Electrotechnology) (Level 6)
This can be undertaken at a number of polytechnics and is designed to be achieved either as a two-year, full-time programme or as a part-time course over a longer timeframe. The diploma caters for individuals wanting to prepare for engineering technician roles in the electricity supply industry. Typically these roles are associated with the installation, servicing and repair of engineering systems, products and components. Specific pathways through this qualification can be planned to relate to electricity supply industry subjects.
Bachelor of Engineering
This degree enables the graduate to embark on a wide range of career paths such as design, consulting, product development and research in the electricity supply industry. It is offered throughout the country at universities and some polytechnics. Scholarships are available for engineering degrees that are in an area of study relevant to the electricity supply industry.
- 16 years old or over
- New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
- Applying to study a course related to the electricity supply industry (see above)
- Two scholarships are allocated each year for Maori students
- Two scholarships are allocated each year for Pacific Island students
Please apply on the application form and remember to include ALL documents requested.
For further detail: http://www.esito.org.nz/career_centre