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  • UEE30811

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

At a glance

At a glance

Progress your electrical career with this apprenticeship course. Complete this qualification as part of your apprenticeship to become a qualified electrician and apply for your electrical contractor licence.

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UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

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Course overview

Course overview

Progress your career in electrotechnology with this practical course. Get qualified through your apprenticeship as an electrician and become eligible to apply for your electrical workers licence.

With the electrical services industry one of the largest special construction industries in Australia, there is high demand for qualified workers with over 50,000 job openings in the next five years. As electrical services and technology become more integrated into homes and offices, your specialised skills will be required for installation, maintenance and upgrade.

Gain the skills to interpret electrical drawings, develop circuits, install and maintain electrical components, wiring, equipment and systems in residential and commercial applications. Our trade teachers and tutors will help you understand the theoretical and practical aspects of electrotechnology to support your success.

This qualification fulfils the technical requirements for you to apply for your electrical contractor licence and become a trade-qualified electrician. Completion of your electrical apprenticeship will put you on the path to further training and licencing opportunities.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units listed below, as well as a combination of elective competency standard units with a total weighting value of 140 points. Please note, elective units have various weighting values. Please contact us for information about which electives should be included in your training package.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEEC020B
Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
UEENEEE101A
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE102A
Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE104A
Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE105A
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE107A
Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEE137A
Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEG006A
Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
UEENEEG033A
Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG063A
Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
UEENEEG101A
Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
UEENEEG102A
Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
UEENEEG103A
Install low voltage wiring and accessories
UEENEEG104A
Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
UEENEEG105A
Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEG106A
Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
UEENEEG107A
Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEG108A
Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG109A
Develop and connect electrical control circuits
UEENEEK142A
Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEEC001B
Maintain documentation
UEENEED101A
Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEED104A
Use engineering applications software on personal computers
UEENEEI116A
Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
UEENEEI150A
Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEENEEF102A
Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
UEENEEA110A
Assemble, mount and connect control gear and switchgear
UEENEEA113A
Mount and wire control panel equipment
UEENEEC002B
Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
UEENEEE009B
Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes
UEENEEG120A
Select and arrange equipment for special LV electrical installations

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Important Information
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Important Information


Entry requirements

Apprenticeship

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.

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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland