Awards & Achievements

Nick Johnson – Industrial Challenge Winner 2017

Master Electricians Challenge 2017

Nick Johnson was the overall winner in the Industrial Division of the Master Electricians Challenge 2017, winning three of the five modules in the category. The competition was held in Auckland at College Rifles Rugby Club on the 22nd to 24th August, culminating in the Master Electricians Challenge Awards Dinner on Friday the 25th August at The Langham, Auckland. The competition had two parts, the Prelims and Final. Apprentices around New Zealand take part in a Prelim competition, and from these, ten apprentices go through to the final.

Nick is a third year ETCO apprentice who has been working for his host company Seven Electrical since March 2017. Seven Electrical work in the commercial sector so when Nick chose to enter the industrial division, he set himself a major challenge and clearly demonstrated an aptitude for complex electrical work.



The Skills Organisation “Training” Award

Seven Electrical won a training award on behalf of The Skills Organisation industry training organisation (ITO), in recognition of the exceptional number of young people it has trained.

Electrical firm’s heart in new talent

Published in the Dominion Post, 16 November 2015.

Transpower “STAR” Awards

The STAR Awards are Transpower’s national safety awards recognising the importance of safety in our business and promoting a safety and health culture in the industry. Chris was selected to recognize Transpower’s very best examples of safety-focused behaviours which help contribute to an injury-free workplace.

Seven Electrical apprentice Chris Ruthven (left) was a finalist in the 2011 awards.

Seven Electrical’s commitment to industry excellence has seen it become a finalist in the “Major Project section and winning the “Energy Efficiency” section of the 2007 ECANZ Excellence Awards

Seven Electrical’s apprenticeship training scheme has seen its apprentices win the ECANZ Challenge for the best Commercial  Apprentice in 2004 and 2006.