Electrical trades

Goodbye fees, study electrical trades for free.

As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, you can now study our electrical trades programmes for free^.

Due to high demand, we recommend applying early.

Do you want to become an electrician? How about a career in the telecommunications industry?

Set yourself up for a rewarding job in the electrical trades. From electrical supply and maintenance, through to electronics and data communications, there is a variety of different job opportunities.

It doesn't matter if you are starting out or have experience working in the industry, we have a course to suit you.


The following programmes are available in this area of study:

Level 3
Level 4

^Free study for this qualification may be available to you under the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). If you’re enrolled in an eligible programme, TTAF will automatically cover your fees from 1 July 2020 until 31 December 2022. Visit https://www.tec.govt.nz/funding/funding-and-performance/funding/fund-finder/targeted-training-and-apprenticeship-fund/faqs-for-learners/ for eligibility criteria and more information. Students must be eligible to study as a domestic student and meet any other entry criteria as required. Some costs may also apply. Free study is subject to funding confirmation. Note: if your programme of study goes beyond 31 December 2022, your courses after this date will be subject to applicable course costs.  Please talk to us at that time though, as you might be eligible for fees-free study or other options to cover the rest of your tuition fees.