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Holmesglen offers a range of  TAFE electrotechnology courses from pre-apprenticeships, to apprenticeships and on campus programs. Whether you want to work with security systems or become an electrician, we've got you covered.

 Electrical technicians are among the highest paid trades people in Australia and with very strong employment growth predicted for the next five years, your skills will continue to be in demand.*

Holmesglen invests in facilities and equipment so you have access to workshops with industry standard equipment. Our progressive renewable energy centre built in partnership with industry will keep you at the forefront of electrical training in Victoria.

We consult and collaborate with industry to ensure our courses prepare you with the skills and knowledge expected by safe and work ready.

* Department of Employment, â€‹Electrician Job Prospects to 2017.

Courses available (23)

Certificate II

  • Electrotechnology Studies (Pre Vocational)
    Arden St
    Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre Vocational) Holmesglen TAFE
    22261VIC
    • Start February / April / July / October

    Your exciting and rewarding career in the electrical industry starts with this course, where you will learn the basic skills and knowledge to hit the ground running. Futuretech's instructors deliver the most up to date and relevant industry training available. This course is designed to provide an introduction to the electrical or electronics industry in areas such as commercial, industrial and domestic construction, air-conditioning, refrigeration or instrumentation. You will develop broad based employability skills in [...]

  • Electrotechnology Studies (Pre Vocational)
    Moorabbin
    Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre Vocational) Holmesglen TAFE
    22261VIC
    • Start February / April / July / October

    This is a pre-vocational electrical course, designed to provide an introduction to the electrical/electronics industries in areas such as electrical, renewable energy, air conditioning/refrigeration and instrumentation. It will enable you to develop broad based competencies in a range of electrotechnology fields, such as lighting, general power, fire protection and security, robotics, instrumentation, optical data and voice systems, electrical motors and control systems.Gain experience in the trade and use your skills to make informed choices in [...]

Certificate III

  • Electrical Fitting
    Apprenticeship
    Moorabbin
    UEE33011
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course is the prerequisite for eligibility of the Energy Safe Victoria Electrical Fitter's Licence and provides the background knowledge and skills required for successful work in the electrical manufacturing industry.As a licensed electrical fitter, you will be able to work in the commercial and industrial switchboard and equipment manufacturing sector. You will also have the responsibility for the maintenance and commissioning of electrical switchboards, machinery and specified equipment.

  • Electrotechnology Electrician
    Arden St
    UEE30811
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course is the prerequisite for eligibility of the Energy Safe Victoria Electrician's Licence and provides the background knowledge and skills required for successful work in the electrical industry.As a licensed electrician, you will be able to work on all types of electrical installations including the wiring of all commercial, residential and industrial installations. You will also have the responsibility for the maintenance of electrical equipment throughout the industry.You will be taught in our brand [...]

  • Electrotechnology Electrician
    Apprenticeship
    Moorabbin
    UEE30811
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course is the prerequisite for eligibility of the Energy Safe Victoria Electrician's Licence and provides the background knowledge and skills required for successful work in the electrical industry.As a licensed electrician, you will be able to work on all types of electrical installations, which include the wiring of all commercial, residential and industrial installations. You will also have the responsibility for the maintenance of electrical equipment throughout the industry. [...]

  • International
    Engineering - Electrical/Electronic Trade
    Moorabbin
    MEM30405
    • Start February / July

    This course provides you with the practical skills and knowledge required for a non-licensed engineering electrical/electronic tradesperson employed in the manufacturing, mining, oil and sustainable energy industries. The skills developed at this level include fault finding, service, modification of machinery and equipment, and maintenance programming. You will also learn about programming and commissioning of PLC, HMI screens, inventor drives and automation systems.

Programs for Secondary School Students

  • Electrotechnology Studies (Pre Vocational)
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS)
    Moorabbin
    Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre Vocational) Holmesglen TAFE
    22261VIC
    • Start February

    This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program. This course is a pre-vocational electrical course, designed to provide an introduction to the electrical/electronics industries in areas such as air-conditioning, electrical, refrigeration, or instrumentation. It enables you to develop broad based competencies in a range of electrotechnology fields such as lighting, general power, fire protection and security, robotics, instrumentation, optical data [...]

Skill Set

  • ACMA Open Registration
    Arden St
    ICT30313
    • Start February / May / July / October

    The ACMA Open Registration course involves both practical and theoretical training in the installation and maintenance of customer premises cabling systems. The course is designed for those who want to enter into the telecommunications industry or trade workers and technical support persons already working in the telecommunications industry, wanting to apply for the ACMA Open Registration Licence.

  • Coaxial Cabling Endorsement
    Arden St
    ICT30313
    • Start April / June / September / November

    This course involves both practical and theoretical training in the installation and termination of coaxial cabling. It has been designed for trade workers and technical support people who are already working in the telecommunications industry, who need to update their skills to meet current regulatory requirements. To understand more about cabling rules, visit the ACMA website or contact one of the Cabling Registrars listed on the ACMA website. [...]

  • Design and Install Grid Connect PV Systems
    Moorabbin; Off Campus
    UEE42011
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This nationally recognised course provides training for electricians to gain the required skills to design and install grid-connected PV systems.Successful completion meets the Clean Energy Council UEE11 Accreditation pathway and will entitle licensed electricians to apply for Provisional Accreditation for Design and Install of Grid-connected PV systems with the Clean Energy Council. For more information visit the CEC website.

  • Grid Connect PV Systems - Design only
    Moorabbin; Off Campus
    UEE42011
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This nationally recognised course provides training for electricians, electrical engineers and others who have completed the electrical knowledge units requirements, to gain the required skills to design only grid-connected PV systems. Successful completion meets the Clean Energy Council UEE11 Accreditation pathway and will enable you to apply for Provisional Accreditation for Design of Grid-connected PV systems with the Clean Energy Council (www.solaraccreditation.com.au).All our renewable energy trainers are CEC accredited and have current industry experience. [...]

  • Grid Connect PV with Battery Storage
    Moorabbin; Off Campus; Online
    SIC0022
    • Start January / March / May

    This course is designed for electricians who have completed the design and install grid-connected PV systems course or have provisional Solar Accreditation and are wanting to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to install grid-connected PV systems with battery storage.This course provides you with the required training to apply for the Clean Energy Council Battery Storage Endorsement.To become endorsed to install grid-connected battery storage, accreditation must also be held for the design and install of [...]

  • Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
    Moorabbin
    UEE43211
    • Start February

    This course is designed for people who have minimal to no experience in programmable logic controllers (PLCs). You will develop an understanding of the process of development, installation and testing of PLCs for a system requiring discrete control functions. The course will teach you to:Work safelyApply knowledge of control systemsControl system development methodsUse ladder diagrams/statement list/function block diagram instruction setsFollow written instructions and document program developmentTest activities.After completing this course, you will have the in-depth [...]

  • Licensed Electrical Assessment (LEA) - Refresher
    Moorabbin
    SIC0004
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This program prepares you for the three Energy Safe Victoria required Licensed Electrical Assessment examinations - Safe Working Practices (SWP), Licensed Electrical Theory (LET) and Licensed Electrical Practice (LEP). These examinations are undertaken externally and we recommend EPIC ITB as an LEA assessor.

  • Optical Fibre Cabling Endorsement
    Arden St
    ICT30313
    • Start March / June / August / November

    This course involves both practical and theoretical training in the installation and maintenance of customer optical fibre cabling systems. The course is designed for trade workers and technical support persons who are already working in the telecommunications industry, who do not hold any formal qualifications or may need to update skills to meet current Licensing and Regulatory requirements.

  • Registered Electrical Contracting
    Arden St
    UEE42111
    • Start March / July

    This course is designed to assist Electrician's Licence holders ('A' Grade Licence) to apply for a Registered Electrical Contractors Licence (REC) with Energy Safe Victoria.The course is delivered in context with the electrical industry and covers a broad range of business management skills and knowledge that are associated with operating a contracting business. It is recommended that you contact Energy Safe Victoria to assess your suitability for a Registered Electrical Contractors (REC) Licence.You will be [...]

  • Registered Electrical Contracting
    Moorabbin
    UEE42111
    • Start February

    This course is designed to assist Electrician's Licence holders ( 'A' Grade Licence) to apply for a Registered Electrical Contractors Licence (REC) with Energy Safe Victoria. It is recommended that you contact Energy Safe Victoria to assess your suitability for a Registered Electrical Contractors Licence (REC).Training covers a broad range of the business management skills and knowledge required to operate a contracting business within the electrical industry. [...]

  • Restricted Electrical Workers Licence - Class 2 (Appliances)
    Moorabbin
    UEE33011
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course is designed for those needing to disconnect and reconnect equipment associated with their primary trade, vocation or occupation, such as licensed tradespersons or people holding a relevant Certificate III in plumbing, as well as those handling assembly and servicing of white goods and appliances repairs.The course provides the units of competency necessary to apply to Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) for a Restricted Electrical Worker's Licence (Class 2). [...]

  • Restricted Electrical Workers Licence - Class 2 (Motors)
    Moorabbin
    UEE30611
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course is designed for those needing to disconnect and reconnect equipment associated with their primary trade, vocation or occupation, such as licensed tradespersons or people holding a relevant certificate III in mechanical fitting.The course provides the units of competency necessary to apply to Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) for a Restricted Electrical Worker's Licence (Class 2). [...]

  • Restricted Electrical Workers Licence - Class 2 (Refrigeration and Air-conditioning)
    Moorabbin
    UEE32211
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course is designed for people needing to disconnect and reconnect equipment associated with their primary trade, vocation or occupation, such as licensed tradespersons or people holding a relevant Certificate III or Refrigeration and Air Conditioning qualification.The course provides the units of competency necessary to apply to Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) for a Restricted Electrical Worker's Licence - Class 2 (previously named Disconnect/Reconnect Worker's Licence). [...]

  • Stand Alone Power Systems
    Moorabbin; Off Campus
    UEE60911
    • Start April

    This course is designed for electricians to gain the required skills to design and install stand-alone power systems (off-grid PV). Successful completion of the course meets the Clean Energy Council UEE11 Accreditation pathway and will entitle licensed electricians to apply for Provisional Accreditation for Design and Install Stand-Alone Power Systems with the Clean Energy Council.

  • Structured Cabling Endorsement
    Arden St
    ICT30313
    • Start March / May / August / October

    This course involves both practical and theoretical training in the installation and maintenance of customer premises structured cabling systems. The course is designed for trade workers and technical support persons who are already working in the telecommunications industry, who do not hold any formal qualification or may need to update skills to meet current licensing and regulatory requirements.

  • Testing and Tagging
    Moorabbin
    UEE20111
    • Start April

    This course provides information on performing in-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment to Standard AS3760.You will gain basic electrical knowledge, an understanding of voltage values, surge arrestors, flexible cords and power boards, common cable types, and use of electrical testers, such as a multimeter for testing and tagging on single and multi-phase equipment.The course is delivered over two days in our electrical workshop on campus, and includes an online self-paced study component in [...]

Electrical Open Days

  • 9Mar
    Electrical
    Moorabbin
    OD2645

    Want to spark a lucrative new career? or looking to further your skills? Electrical technicians are among the highest paid trades people in Australia; and with very strong employment growth, your skills will continue to be in demand.

    Visit us on Open Day at 2.30pm to tour our facilities and talk to industry trainers about our pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs.

    You can also come along to find out more about our VET in Schools course, the Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre Vocational). Our experienced teachers will provide you with information on how we can support you to successfully complete units towards your Year 11 and Year 12 studies as well as highlight future study pathways and career opportunities.

    - , Thu 9 Mar - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road, Moorabbin, Vic Australia

  • 9Mar
    Futuretech
    Arden_st
    OD2644

    Want to spark a lucrative new career? or looking to further your skills? Electrical technicians are among the highest paid trades people in Australia; and with very strong employment growth, your skills will continue to be in demand.

    Visit us on Open Day at 4pm to tour our facilities and talk to industry trainers about our pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs.

    - , Thu 9 Mar - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Arden_st Campus, Arden_st Australia

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