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  • UEE33011

Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

At a glance

At a glance

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

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Electrical Fitter
COURSE OUTCOME

UEE33011 Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

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Course overview

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 informaiton 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.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and a combination of Elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 240 points in accordance with the Elective Competency Standard Units table below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEEA110A
Assemble, mount and connect control gear and switchgear
UEENEEA113A
Mount and wire control panel equipment
UEENEED101A
Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEED104A
Use engineering applications software on personal computers
UEENEEE009B
Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes
UEENEEG150A
Wind electrical coils
UEENEEG151A
Place and connect electrical coils
UEENEEG152A
Rewind single phase machines
UEENEEG153A
Rewind three phase low voltage induction machines
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
UEENEEG106A
Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
UEENEEG108A
Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG109A
Develop and connect electrical control circuits
UEENEEG199A
Conduct compliance and functional verification of electrical apparatus and existing circuits
UEENEEK142A
Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEEG154A
Rewind LV direct current machines
UEENEEI116A
Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
UEENEEI150A
Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEENEED104A
Use engineering applications software on personal computers
UEENEEF102A
Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
UEENEEI116A
Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
UEENEEI150A
Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers

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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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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

Year 12 graduates start trade training fee free, here’s how.

To be eligible to access fee-free training, you must:

  • have completed Year 12 in Queensland and hold a Senior Statement issued by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority or equivalent certificate that confirms you have completed Year 12 in Queensland
  • enrol and start training with an approved training provider by the end of the calendar year following the completion of Year 12
  • live permanently in Queensland.

For more information visit Training Queensland.

Federal incentives may be available for employers, apprentices and trainees.  Visit the Australian Apprenticeship Centre for more information.

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