Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Set yourself up for a broad, in demand and high-paid career, where you can work in the mines, for yourself or companies of any size in general or specialised areas.
Ballarat - SMB
Wimmera - Horsham
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - SMB
Semester 1
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Semester 2
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Other intakes
Ongoing enrolments after sign up with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN)
Wimmera - Horsham
Semester 1
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Semester 2
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Other intakes
Ongoing enrolments after sign up with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN)
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Length
4 Years
Qualification Code
UEE30811

Electricians are paid higher than average weekly full time wages and a high number of job openings are expected over the next five years, according to the Department of Employment.

Study this certificate while you complete your apprenticeship and you can apply for an A Grade Electrical Licence through an approved Energy Safe Victoria examination process. You'll learn the broad range of electrical skills including installing and maintaining electrical components, wiring, equipment and systems.
 

  • Electrician

On completion of the program, students can seek to obtain their A Grade Electrical Licence through an approved Energy Safe Victoria examination process.

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

PARTICIPATE IN ELECTRICAL WORK AND COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES
UEENEEC020B
APPLY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, CODES AND PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE
UEENEEE101A
FABRICATE, ASSEMBLE AND DISMANTLE UTILITIES INDUSTRY COMPONENTS
UEENEEE102A
SOLVE PROBLEMS IN D.C. CIRCUITS
UEENEEE104A
FIX AND SECURE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
UEENEEE105A
USE DRAWINGS, DIAGRAMS, SCHEDULES, STANDARDS, CODES AND SPECIFICATIONS
UEENEEE107A
DOCUMENT AND APPLY MEASURES TO CONTROL OHS RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ELECTROTECHNOLOGY WORK
UEENEEE137A
SOLVE PROBLEMS IN SINGLE AND THREE PHASE LOW VOLTAGE MACHINES
UEENEEG006A
SOLVE PROBLEMS IN SINGLE AND THREE PHASE LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND CIRCUITS
UEENEEG033A
ARRANGE CIRCUITS, CONTROL AND PROTECTION FOR GENERAL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
UEENEEG063A
SOLVE PROBLEMS IN ELECTROMAGNETIC DEVICES AND RELATED CIRCUITS
UEENEEG101A
SOLVE PROBLEMS IN LOW VOLTAGE A.C. CIRCUITS
UEENEEG102A
INSTALL LOW VOLTAGE WIRING AND ACCESSORIES
UEENEEG103A
INSTALL APPLIANCES, SWITCHGEAR AND ASSOCIATED ACCESSORIES FOR LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
UEENEEG104A
VERIFY COMPLIANCE AND FUNCTIONALITY OF LOW VOLTAGE GENERAL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
UEENEEG105A
TERMINATE CABLES, CORDS AND ACCESSORIES FOR LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUITS
UEENEEG106A
SELECT WIRING SYSTEMS AND CABLES FOR LOW VOLTAGE GENERAL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
UEENEEG107A
TROUBLE-SHOOT AND REPAIR FAULTS IN LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND CIRCUITS
UEENEEG108A
DEVELOP AND CONNECT ELECTRICAL CONTROL CIRCUITS
UEENEEG109A
APPLY ENVIRONMENTALLY AND SUSTAINABLE PROCEDURES IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
UEENEEK142A
PREPARE TO WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCWHS1001
PERFORM CPR
HLTCPR201B
PROVIDE BASIC EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT
HLTFA211A
APPLY FIRST AID
HLTFA301C
APPLY FIRST AID
HLTFA311A
PROVIDE QUOTATIONS FOR INSTALLATION OR SERVICE JOBS
UEENEEC003B
USE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS RELEVANT TO A WORKPLACE
UEENEED101A
INSTALL AND MAINTAIN CABLING FOR MULTIPLE ACCESS TO TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES
UEENEEF102A
DISCONNECT / RECONNECT APPLIANCES CONNECTED TO LOW VOLTAGE INSTALLATION WIRING
UEENEEP010A
DISCONNECT / RECONNECT COMPOSITE APPLIANCES CONNECTED TO LOW VOLTAGE INSTALLATION WIRING
UEENEEP012A
DISCONNECT / RECONNECT WATER HEATERS CONNECTED TO LOW VOLTAGE INSTALLATION WIRING
UEENEEP014A
DISCONNECT / RECONNECT MOTORS CONNECTED TO LOW VOLTAGE INSTALLATION WIRING
UEENEEP015A
ATTACH CORDS AND PLUGS TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR CONNECTION TO A SINGLE PHASE 230 VOLT SUPPLY
UEENEEP024A
ATTACH CORDS, CABLES AND PLUGS TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR CONNECTION TO 1000 VA.C. OR 1500 VD.C. SU
UEENEEP025A
CONDUCT IN-SERVICE SAFETY TESTING OF ELECTRICAL CORD CONNECTED EQUIPMENT AND CORD ASSEMBLIES
UEENEEP026A

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: IBE

National course code: UEE30811

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

Applicants must be currently employed as an apprentice electrician.

Monday to Thursday - 8am to 5pm. Friday - 8am to 3pm during on-campus blocks

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

Other study costs

Students will need to provide resource text books at a cost of approximately $300. A booklist will be issued upon enrolment, and is also available upon request.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Pathway opportunities for students in the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician include the Certificate IV in Electrotechnology and the A Grade Electrical Contractors Licence.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

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Federation TAFE