Organization : Electrical Workers Registration Board
Facility : Renewing/Cancelling Limited Certificates & Provisional Licences
Country : New Zealand
Website : https://www.ewrb.govt.nz/registration-and-licensing/apply-for-a-limited-certificate/renewing-or-cancelling-limited-certificates-and-provisional-licences/
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EWRB Renewing/Cancelling Limited Certificate
Information on how, and under what circumstances, your certificate or licence could be renewed or cancelled by the Board.
Related : EWRB Apply for a Limited Certificate New Zealand : www.statusin.org/42661.html
To renew your Limited Certificate you will need to demonstrate to the Board that you have made every effort to fulfil the initial issuing requirements. Any renewal of a Limited Certificate will be for one year.
Renewal of Limited Certificates
An application for the renewal of a Limited Certificate will :
(a) a first or second application for a renewal be granted for a period of no more thanone year if the applicant can satisfy the Registrar that reasonable attempts have been made to meet the registration requirements for the class of registration they aspire to;
(b) a third or subsequent application will be referred to the Board for consideration. The applicant may be required to appear before the Board with their supervisor to answer questions in relation to the efforts they have made to meet the registration requirements for the class of registration they aspire to or to make written submissions with supporting statements from their supervisor attesting to the same
Change Of Supervisor
Any change of supervisor must be advised by sending in a Limited Certificate application form with the new supervisors’ declaration. There is no fee required.
If a supervisor advises that he is no longer your supervisor, your Limited Certificate will be suspended until we receive your new supervisor’s declaration. You may not do any prescribed electrical work while the Limited Certificate is suspended.
Cancellation of Limited Certificates
A Limited Certificate is subject to cancellation if the Board is satisfied that the holder :
(a) did not satisfy the definition of a trainee pursuant to the section 77(2)of the Act; or
(b) did not satisfactorily complete instruction in safe working practices, testing, basicfirst aid and cardio‐pulmonary resuscitation as approved by the Board;
(c) has not complied with supervision instructions which are specified in 3.1 (iii) above;
(d) has repeatedly worked outside the limits of the Limited Certificate; or
(e) Has worked without supervision.
Refusal to Renew/Cancellation of Limited Certificates
Prior to making any decision in relation to the refusal to renew or cancel a Limited Certificate the Board will :
1. observe the rules of natural justice
2. without limiting those rules, give the applicant –
** notice of any matter that may give the Board cause to refuse to renew or cancel a Limited Certificate
** all information the Board will be considering in relation to the matter
** reasonable opportunity to make written submissions and be heard on the question, either personally or by a representative.
Renewal of Provisional Licences
An application for the renewal of a Provisional Licence will be required to appear before the Board to answer questions in relation to the efforts they have made to meet the registration requirements for the class of registration for which the Provisional Licence was granted or to make written submissions attesting to the same.
Applicants should not expect to receive a renewal without there being extenuating circumstances as to why they have not meet the registration requirements for the class of registration for which the Provisional Licence was granted.