Grid Skills training

Grid Skills is New Zealand's foremost provider of electricity industry networks skills.

Grid Skills

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Arm yourself with the knowledge that can help you stay a step ahead in the industry

Grid Skills is a private training establishment that has been granted registration by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under Part 18 of the Education Act 1989.
Grid Skills has three main training facilities at Omaka (Blenheim), Bunnythorpe (Palmerston North) and Western Road (Huntly).
Learn more about our Grid Skills trainers, included what courses they teach and their professional backgrounds.

Grid Skills programmes

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Our programmes are designed to give you the specialised knowledge you need

Anyone working on Transpower's assets or in restricted areas is required to be properly trained and appropriately competent for any tasks they undertake.
Transpower’s Service Specification TP.SS 06.21 sets out the minimum levels of competence required for workers engaged in work on transmission assets in substations on the National Grid.
Transpower's Service Specification TPSS 06.20 sets out the minimum levels of competence required for workers engaged in work on transmission assets as part of the National Grid.

MySkills

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Learn more about our easy-to-use training system

MySkills is a learning management system that allows Transpower to manage all Grid Skills training courses in a single system, and allows people to request Grid Skills training online.
Approvers should use this form to request new MySkills user accounts or update the details of existing users. An Approver is the person who will approve the user’s training.

On-job assessment

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Download this form if you wish to be approved as a Technical Expert, to observe and verify a learner’s on-job performance of practical skills.

Contact Grid Skills

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Our team is here to help, so send us a message!