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UEE31411

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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TIME up to 4 years / Full Time
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY Apprenticeships and Traineeships

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:

UEE31411 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
  • UEENEEC026B
    Participate in security equipment work and competency development activities
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEC026B
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the application of industry/enterprise policies in actively participating in work activities and in one's own competency development. It complies with established industry/enterprise procedures regarding how work is conducted, understanding responsibilities and obligations under competency development plan, following activities for developing competency, self-monitoring competency development and meeting trainee obligations for periodic reporting of competency development activities.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in security equipment work and competency development activities

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE101A
    Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE101A
    Unit description :

    This unit specifies the mandatory requirements of occupational health and safety and how they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health and safety, risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE102A
    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE102A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers basic fitting and fabrication techniques as they apply in the various utilities industry work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand, fixed and portable power tools; cutting, shaping joining and fixing using metallic and non-metallic materials; dismantling and assembling equipment; basic mechanical measurement and marking-out and reading drawings/diagrams.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE104A
    Solve problems in d.c. circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE104A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers determining correct operation of single source d.c. series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and providing solutions as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in single and multiple path circuits.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE105A
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE105A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers fixing, securing and mounting techniques as apply in the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand and portable power tools, safe lifting techniques, safe use of ladders and elevated platforms and the selection and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE107A
    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE107A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the use of drawings, diagrams, cable schedules, standards, codes and specifications as they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the rudiments for communicating with schematic, wiring and mechanical diagrams and equipment and cable/connection schedules, manuals, site and architectural drawings and plans showing the location of services, apparatus, plant and machinery and understanding the use and format of compliance standards and job specifications.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE108A
    Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE108A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the laying of wiring/cabling, connection of accessories and continuity and insulation resistance testing of circuits intended to operate at extra-low voltage. Typically this includes circuits and accessories for ELV powered devices, security, controls, integrated systems, audio/video systems. It encompasses the principles of single source, single load power circuits, control circuits and communications circuits, safe working practices and following work processes that satisfy electrical principles for safety and functionality.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE137A
    Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE137A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers identifying occupational health and safety hazard and risks and documenting control measures. It encompasses identifying workplace hazards, assigning levels of risk, developing control measures to eliminate and/or mitigate risks, reviewing risk control measures and maintaining documentation of hazards, risk control measures and their application in accordance with compliance procedures.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEH114A
    Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEH114A
    Unit description :
    This unit covers determining correct operation of resonance circuits used in electronic apparatus. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in resonance circuits. Other alternatives of prerequisite units may apply. Please see alternatives here: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/UEENEEH115A

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE104A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEH150A
    Assemble and set up basic security systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEH150A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers installing electronic security systems with up to 50 connected devices typically used in single domestic and small commercial premises. It encompasses, working safely and to standards, following oral and written instructions and procedures, securely placing and connecting security system components, and applying customer relation protocols.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Assemble and set up basic security systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEH151A
    Install large security systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEH151A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers installing, entering instructions and testing of electronic security systems within excess of 50 connected devices in buildings, premises and precincts. It encompasses working safely and to standards, following and job specifications, securely placing and connecting security system components, and applying customer relation protocols.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A , UEENEEH150A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install large security systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEH152A
    Enter instructions and test wired and wireless security systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEH152A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers, entering instructions and testing electronic security systems with up to 50 connected devices typically used in single domestic and small commercial premises. It encompasses safe working practices, basic programming as directed in user manuals, adjusting security devices, system testing and following written and oral instruction and procedures and customer relations.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A , UEENEEH150A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Enter instructions and test wired and wireless security systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEK142A
    Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEK142A
    Unit description :

    This competency standard unit requires the worker to undertake methods of work practice that minimises energy and material usage and to seek energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace. The unit seeks to minimise negative impacts on the environment.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

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

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Certificate III in Security Equipment

COURSE CODE: UEE31411
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Important Information

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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, and hair protection. You should also wear 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, a USB, a scientific calculator, and a ruler, set square, protractor and compass.

Need to know

Replacement qualification 
This qualification has been replaced by UEE31420 - Certificate III in Security Equipment, as of 4 October 2020. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 3 October 2022. If required, enrolments will be transitioned into the replacement qualification.

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
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

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