Not available for international students.
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.
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.
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards
Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
Develop And Connect Electrical Control Circuits
Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
Install Appliances, Switchgear And Associated Accessories For Low Voltage Electrical Installations
Install Low Voltage Wiring And Accessories
Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
Select Wiring Systems And Cables For Low Voltage General Electrical Installations
Solve problems in d.c. circuits
Solve problems In electromagnetic devices and related circuits
Solve Problems In Low Voltage A.C. Circuits
Solve Problems In Single And Three Phase Low Voltage Electrical Apparatus And Circuits
Solve Problems In Single And Three Phase Low Voltage Machines
Terminate Cables, Cords And Accessories For Low Voltage Circuits
Trouble-shoot And Repair Faults In Low Voltage Electrical Apparatus And Circuits
Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
Verify Compliance And Functionality Of Low Voltage General Electrical Installations
Install And Maintain Cabling For Multiple Access To Telecommunication Services
Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.
These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
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.
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. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
After successfully completing this course, 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.
You will be eligible to sit for the Licenced Electrician's Assessment (LEA), which will enable you to operate as a Licensed Electrician.
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:
03 9564 2760
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
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