About Grid Skills

 

Grid Skills is New Zealand's foremost provider of electricity industry networks skills and competency management services.

 

We provide National Qualifications Framework unit standards training and assessment, Electricity Workers Registration Board approved programmes, and can tailor-make programmes for other requirements.

NZQA, via an External Evaluation & Review report, rates Grid Skills as being ‘Highly Confident in educational performance’ and 'Confident in capability in self-assessment’ (Category 2).

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Governance

To ensure Grid Skills meets the training needs of the wider electricity industry, a cross-organisational Transmission Training Governance Board (TTGB) has been established – and has developed the following Vision and Outcome Statement for Grid Skills.

 

Vision

A qualified and competent workforce that meets current and future transmission Industry needs.

 

Resources and presentations

 EEA conference paper 2014 [ pdf 60.11 KB ] The paper offers a summary of the work being done by Grid Skills to raise the bar for workforce development in the New Zealand transmission industry, and reflects on opportunities we have to partner in developing a more dynamic training culture.