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UEE33011

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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TIME up to 4 years / Full Time
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast
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:

UEE33011 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 240 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
  • UEENEEC020B
    Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEC020B
    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 electrical 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
  • 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
  • UEENEEG006A
    Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEG006A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers ascertaining correct operation of single and three phase machines and solving machine problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions. It encompasses safe working practices, machine connections circuit arrangements, issues related to machine operation, characteristics and protection and solutions to machine problems derived from calculated and measured parameters.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE104A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A , UEENEEG101A , UEENEEG102A , UEENEEG106A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEG033A
    Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEG033A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers ascertaining correct operation of single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits and solving circuit problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions. It encompasses safe working practices, apparatus circuit arrangements, issues related to operation, characteristics and protection and solutions to apparatus/circuit problems derived from calculated and measured parameters.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE104A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A , UEENEEG101A , UEENEEG102A , UEENEEG106A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEG063A
    Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEG063A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the arrangement and termination of circuits, control and protection devices and systems for electrical installations operating at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompass knowledge and application of schemes for protection of persons and property, correct functioning, ensuring compatibility with the supply, arranging installation into circuits and selecting and arranging switchgear/ controlgear and protective devices to meet compliance requirements and documenting arrangement decisions.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE104A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A , UEENEEG101A , UEENEEG102A , UEENEEG106A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEG101A
    Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEG101A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers determining correct operation of electromagnetic devices and related circuits and providing solutions as they apply to electrical installations and equipment. It encompasses working safely, power circuit problems solving processes, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE104A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEG102A
    Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEG102A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers ascertaining correct operation of single and three phase a.c. circuits and solving circuit problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions. It encompasses safe working practices, multiphase circuit arrangements, issues related to protection, power factor and MEN systems and solutions to circuit problems derived from calculated and measured parameters.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE104A , UEENEEG101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEG106A
    Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEG106A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the termination of cables and cords and their conductors at accessories and current-using devices designed to operate at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompasses working safely and to standards, understanding wiring system and cable types and applications, selecting appropriate termination accessories, preparing and terminating cables and cords, terminating cables/cord conductors and ensuring completed termination complies with requirements.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEG108A
    Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEG108A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers trouble-shooting and repairing faults in electrical apparatus and interconnecting circuits and equipment operating at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompasses working safely, reading circuit diagrams, sketching diagrams from traced wiring, logically applying fault finding procedures, conducting repairs and completing the necessary service documentation.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE104A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A , UEENEEG006A , UEENEEG033A , UEENEEG063A , UEENEEG101A , UEENEEG102A , UEENEEG106A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEG109A
    Develop and connect electrical control circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEG109A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers developing, connecting and functionally testing electrical power and control circuits that perform specific control functions. It encompasses working safely; developing schematic/ladder diagrams and converting them to wiring diagrams; selecting and connecting contactors and control devices to perform a specific function.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE104A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A , UEENEEG006A , UEENEEG063A , UEENEEG101A , UEENEEG102A , UEENEEG106A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and connect electrical control circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEG199A
    Conduct compliance and functional verification of electrical apparatus and existing circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEG199A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers inspection and testing to verify whether an electrical apparatus and/or existing circuits are safe and complies with all requirements. It encompasses working safely, visual inspections and mandatory, optional and functional testing following verification procedures, identifying non-compliance defects and mandatory reporting requirements.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE104A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A , UEENEEE137A , UEENEEG006A , UEENEEG033A , UEENEEG063A , UEENEEG101A , UEENEEG102A , UEENEEG106A , UEENEEG108A , UEENEEG109A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Conduct compliance and functional verification of electrical apparatus and existing circuits

  • 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

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Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

COURSE CODE: UEE33011
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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.

Need to know

Replacement qualification
This qualification has been replaced by UEE33020 - Certificate III in Electrical Fitting, 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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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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