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UEE31420

Certificate III in Security Equipment

Kick start your career in security equipment with this entry-level course. You will gain the skills and knowledge you need to become a security equipment tradesperson.

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Course overview

Kick start your career in security equipment with this entry-level course. You will gain the skills and knowledge you need to become a security equipment tradesperson.

Take this opportunity to be a part of a growing industry. The electronic equipment industry is likely to perform well over the next five years, with job openings expected to be between 10,000 and 25,000.

In this course you will learn how to commission, install, maintain, and fix both wired and wireless security systems in commercial and industrial premises. You will also learn how to use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes, and specifications in a security equipment setting. Our industry experienced teachers will give you all the support you need to succeed.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be qualified to work as a security equipment tradesperson. You will also be well equipped to pursue further studies in this area.

What can I do?

  • Security Equipment Installation Technician
  • Security Equipment Installation Tradesperson
  • Security Equipment Tradesperson

Course outcome:

UEE31420 Certificate III in Security Equipment

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units listed below, plus a combination of elective units with a total value of 420 points. Please note, elective units have various points values. Elective units will be selected in consultation with your employer and included on your training plan.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0007
    Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0007
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations and codes of practices in the electrotechnology workplace.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0016
    Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0016
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify, document and apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) hazard and risk control measures associated with electrotechnology work.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0019
    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0019
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components using fitting and metal fabrication techniques.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0020
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0020
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to fix, secure and mount electrotechnology equipment to hollow walls, solid walls and metal fixings.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0025
    Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0025
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0051
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0043
    Solve problems in direct current circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0043
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to determine correct operation of single source direct current (d.c.) series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and provide solutions to various electrotechnology work functions

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in direct current circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0051
    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0051
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to use drawings, diagrams, cable schedules, industry standards, codes of practice and specifications as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECO0011
    Participate in security equipment work and competency development activities
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECO0011
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to participate in security equipment work and competency development activities.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in security equipment work and competency development activities

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEC0003
    Assemble and set up basic security systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEC0003
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to assemble, set up and install electronic security system with up to 50 connected devices, typically used in single domestic and small commercial premises.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0051
  • UNIT NAME
  • Assemble and set up basic security systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEC0027
    Enter instructions and test wired and wireless security systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEC0027
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to enter instructions and test wired and wireless security systems.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0051 , UEEEC0003
  • UNIT NAME
  • Enter instructions and test wired and wireless security systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEC0042
    Install large security systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEC0042
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to install security systems.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0051 , UEEEC0003
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install large security systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEC0074
    Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEC0074
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0043
  • UNIT NAME
  • Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERE0001
    Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERE0001
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply environmentally sustainable procedures in the energy sector.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Eagle Farm
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
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MIXED MODE

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Certificate III in Security Equipment

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes.

This includes the use of:

  • safety glasses
  • protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210
  • long leather gloves to AS2161
  • hair protection
  • 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing

If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.


You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to and bring personal stationary:

  • USB
  • scientific calculator
  • ruler
  • set square
  • protractor
  • compass

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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