Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
|Start date(s)||Various dates throughout the year|
|Course length||Part time: 3.5-4 years|
|Study mode||Part time|
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You can apply for this course online through My.Holmesglen. This online application will take around 10 minutes. Your submitted application will be assessed and you will be contacted by the department within three working days.
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Electrical & Engineering Department
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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.
To successfully achieve this qualification, students must complete a series of units and demonstrate competence in the skills involved.
Upon completion of these units, students will have achieved the core competencies required. Additional elective competencies must also be completed, with these to be determined in negotiation between the apprentice and their employer. Completion of the core and elective competencies will qualify students for the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician.
AssessmentAssessment will be undertaken using the following methods; written, online, assignment, on the job site and practical tasks in simulated work areas.
Code Name UEENEEC020B Participate In Electrical Work And Competency Development Activities UEENEEK142A Apply environmental and sustainable procedures in the energy sector UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace UEENEEE102A Fabricate, dismantle, assemble of utilities industry components UEENEEE104A Solve problems in D.C. circuits UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, code and specifications UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage A.C. circuits UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with Electrotechnology UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical
Code Name UEENEEF102A Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services UEENEED101A Use Basic Computer Applications Relevant to a Energy Sector Workplace
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.
Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.
- It is recommended that applicants have completed Year 11 or equivalent, due to the literacy and numeracy requirements of electrical studies
- You must be signed up as an apprentice with your chosen employer and have a Delta number stating Holmesglen is your selected training provider
Qualification & Recognition
Upon successful completion of this program, you will be eligible to receive the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician.
In completing this training, you will be eligible to sit for the Licenced Electrician's Assessment (LEA), which will enable you to operate as a Licensed Electrician.
Apprenticeship intakes occur at the start of each term and you can apply at anytime.
Term start date indicates your first day of on-campus attendance.
2018 Apprenticeship Term Dates
- 5 February - 29 March
- 9 April - 29 June
- 16 July - September 21
- 8 October - 14 December
This course is delivered part time, one day per week from 8 am - 4.30 pm
How to Apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice. Contact the AASN on 13 38 73 or australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
Please note: If you are looking to complete your studies at our Futuretech, North Melbourne campus please call 9564 4700.
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
Electrical & Engineering Department
03 9209 5690
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Fees$5064.60 Holmesglen TAFEHolmesglen TAFE UEE30811
Type Cost Gov. Subsidised $5064.60
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire program.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Which fee applies to me?
Due to the different level of government subsidy available to you, there are three possible fee levels for program fees – government subsidised, full fee and concession.
Your eligibility for concession or subsidised program fees is determined by your individual circumstances such as how old you are, what level of education you have and what type of program you want to study. Concession fees are not available for qualifications at diploma level or above.
The Holmesglen Information staff can help you determine your eligibility and discuss options if you are ineligible.
How do I pay my fees?
VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.
Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.
To be eligible for a VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans you will need to meet the VET Student Loans entry requirements.
Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.