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Electrical Installation and Design Theory

Non-accredited Short Course

This course applies the Australian Standards 3000 and 3008 to the design of an electrical installation.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
Full Fee

Course overview

Keep current in the electrotechnology industry, with this course. It covers cabling selection for main, sub-mains and final sub-circuits including, current requirements, division of circuits, voltage drop, short circuit parameters, and earth fault loop impedance requirements.

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Ways to study
Bracken Ridge
4 weeks
Part time 1 night per week
  • Full fee: $235
Acacia Ridge
4 weeks
Part time 1 night per week
  • Full fee: $235
Eagle Farm
17 Aug 2022
4 weeks
Part time 1 night per week
Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Full fee: $235
Eagle Farm
05 Oct 2022
4 weeks
Part time 1 night per week
Tuesday, Wednesday
  • Full fee: $235

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Electrical Installation and Design Theory (NONAC03029)

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Electrical Installation and Design Theory

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

To participate in this course you must be currently employed in the electrotechnology trade either as an apprentice or tradesperson, or hold an Electrical Licence or appropriate work permit from the Queensland Electrical Safety Office.

Resources required

Required textbooks
Please ensure you bring to class the current Australian Standards. These are available online on the TAFE Queensland Library Network website.

Personal protective equipment:

  • Protective footwear - Safety Toe, Leather upper, Non slip safety footwear must be worn. They must comply with AS2210 and be in good condition.
  • Protective clothing - Long sleeved cotton shirt, cotton work wear or employer supplied uniform must be worn at all times.
  • Eye protection - Clear safety glasses, (tinted or sunglasses not acceptable). These must conform to the Australian Standard AS 1336 or AS 1337.

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.

Materials list:

  • scientific calculator
  • pencil HB and 2B
  • eraser
  • ruler
  • pen (four colours)
  • notebook
  • sharpener
Need to know

In addition to this course, you can opt to enrol into NONAC03008 Practical Testing (Switchboards and Circuits), a two week practical course.

This electrical installation and design theory course is optional and can be done with or without NONAC03008 Practical Testing (Switchboards and Circuits).


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

How to Apply

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