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UEE33020

Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

Kick start your electrical career with this entry-level course and develop the practical knowledge and skills to become a qualified electrical fitter.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Darling Downs and South West Wide Bay Burnett
WAYS TO STUDY Apprenticeships and traineeships

Course overview

Kick start your electrical career with this entry-level course. Develop the practical knowledge and skills to become a qualified electrical fitter. The combination of strong job prospects and above average earning potential make a career as an electical fitter a solid choice. According to the latest labour market information job openings for electricians and related occupations are expected to exceed 50,000 over the next five years.

In this course you will learn how to manufacture, fit, assemble, erect, operate, test, fault-find, alter, and repair electrical equipment. You will also develop skills in electrical wiring work including assembling, maintaining, terminating, and altering wiring that is between electrical components of a plant or machinery. Our industry experienced teachers will give you the one-on-one guidance and support you need to succeed.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be qualified to work as an electrical fitter. You will also have a solid foundation to continue with further study and advance your career.

What can I do?

  • Electrical Fitter

Course outcome:

UEE33020 Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

Flexibility

TAFE Queensland understands the flexibility needed to fit your training in with your work arrangements. With a range of study options we will ensure your training plan suits you and your employer.

World-class facilities

With over $20 million invested in our training facilities for electrical, refrigeration, instrumentation and telecommunications, and teachers who remain embedded in industry, we deliver the quality training that our students expect from the largest provider of training for Electrotechnology in Queensland.

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 250 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
  • HLTAID009
    Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTAID009
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. This unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • 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
  • UEECD0044
    Solve problems in multiple path circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0044
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to solve problems in multiple path circuits.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0046
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in multiple path circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0046
    Solve problems in single path circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0046
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to solve problems in single path circuits.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in single path 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
  • UEECO0023
    Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECO0023
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to participate in electrical work and related activities that contribute to the ongoing development of competency.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in electrical work and competency development activities

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0003
    Arrange circuits, control and protection for electrical installations
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0003
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to select, arrange and terminate circuits, control and protection devices and systems for electrical installations operating at low voltage (LV).

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEEL0019 , UEEEL0020 , UEEEL0021 , UEEEL0023
  • UNIT NAME
  • Arrange circuits, control and protection for electrical installations

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0005
    Develop and connect electrical control circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0005
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop, connect and functionally test electrical power and control circuits that perform specific control functions.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEEL0003 , UEEEL0019 , UEEEL0020 , UEEEL0021 , UEEEL0023 , UEEEL0024 , UEEEL0025
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and connect electrical control circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0014
    Isolate, test and troubleshoot low voltage electrical circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0014
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to isolate, test and troubleshoot electrical circuits operating at voltages up to 1,000 volts (V) alternating current (a.c.) or 1,500 V direct current (d.c.).

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEEL0003 , UEEEL0019 , UEEEL0020 , UEEEL0021 , UEEEL0023 , UEEEL0024 , UEEEL0025 , UEEEL0047
  • UNIT NAME
  • Isolate, test and troubleshoot low voltage electrical circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0019
    Solve problems in direct current (d.c.) machines
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0019
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to determine correct operation of direct current (d.c.) machines and provide solutions as they apply to electrical installations and equipment.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0043 , UEEEL0021
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in direct current (d.c.) machines

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0020
    Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0020
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to ascertain correct operation of single and three phase alternating current (a.c.) circuits and solving circuit problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0044 , UEECD0046 , UEEEL0021
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0021
    Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0021
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to determine correct operation of electromagnetic devices and related circuits and provide solutions as they apply to electrical installations and equipment. Other pre-requisite options may be available. Please see https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/UEEEL0021 for details.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0043
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0023
    Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0023
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to terminate cables, cords and their conductors at accessories and current-using devices, designed to operate at voltages up to 1,000 volts (V) alternating current (a.c.) or 1,500 V direct current (d.c.).

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051
  • UNIT NAME
  • Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0024
    Test and connect alternating current (a.c.) rotating machines
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0024
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to test and connect alternating current (a.c.) rotating machines. It includes safe working practices, ascertaining correct operation of a.c. machines and solving problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEEL0019 , UEEEL0020 , UEEEL0021 , UEEEL0023
  • UNIT NAME
  • Test and connect alternating current (a.c.) rotating machines

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0025
    Test and connect transformers
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0025
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to solve problems in transformers. It includes safe working practices, ascertaining correct operation of transformers and solving problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEEL0019 , UEEEL0020 , UEEEL0021 , UEEEL0023
  • UNIT NAME
  • Test and connect transformers

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0028
    Conduct compliance and functional verification of electrical apparatus and existing circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0028
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to conduct compliance and functional verification of electrical apparatus and existing circuits.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0016 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEEL0003 , UEEEL0005 , UEEEL0014 , UEEEL0019 , UEEEL0020 , UEEEL0021 , UEEEL0023 , UEEEL0024 , UEEEL0025 , UEEEL0047
  • UNIT NAME
  • Conduct compliance and functional verification of electrical apparatus and existing circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEEEL0047
    Identify, shut down and restart systems with alternate supplies
    UNIT CODE :
    UEEEL0047
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify, shut down and restart systems with alternate supplies.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEECD0019 , UEECD0020 , UEECD0043 , UEECD0051 , UEEEL0003 , UEEEL0019 , UEEEL0020 , UEEEL0021 , UEEEL0023
  • UNIT NAME
  • Identify, shut down and restart systems with alternate supplies

  • 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
Bracken Ridge
Apprenticeship
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BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Ipswich
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
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BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Acacia Ridge
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Eagle Farm
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Ashmore
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Toowoomba
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Chinchilla
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Kingaroy
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE

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Certificate III in Electrical Fitting (UEE33020)
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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, 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.

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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