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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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 new facility located in Arden St, North Melbourne.
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 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 HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation HLTAID003 Provide first aid
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
Prospective students will need to undertake a pre-training review prior to enrolment.
Qualification & Recognition
Upon successfully completing 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 Electrian's Assessment (LEA), which will enable you to operate as a Licensed Electrician.
This program is delivered part time, 1 day per week from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
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.
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
1300 639 888
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.
Type Cost Apprentice/
$1980; 1620; 990; 360
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Click here to see if you are eligible for government subsidised training.