Certificate III In Electrotechnology Electrician

Certificate III In Electrotechnology Electrician

Course Code
:
UEE30811
Department
:
Electrical & Plumbing
Study Area(s)
:
Apprenticeship, Electrical
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Part-time(4 years)

Start Date(s): Rolling enrolments
End Date(s):
Days and Time: Students attend TAFE one day per week and attend the workplace four days per week to obtain the relevant job training.

Course Overview

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, interactive learning (using a mix of live demonstrations and the ability to connect with your classmates and teachers for support) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course.

Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports. 

You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

This course is designed for Electrical Apprentices to achieve their qualifications and obtain their electrician's licence. The Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises.

If you are enrolling in this course as an Apprentice, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
UEENEEC020BParticipate In Electrical Work And Competency Development Activities (UEENEEC020B)20
UEENEEE101AApply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace (UEENEEE101A)20
UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components (UEENEEE102A)40
UEENEEE104ASolve Problems In D.c. Circuits (UEENEEE104A)80
UEENEEE105AFix And Secure Electrotechnology Equipment (UEENEEE105A)20
UEENEEE107AUse Drawings, Diagrams, Schedules, Standards, Codes And Specifications (UEENEEE107A)40
UEENEEE137ADocument And Apply Measures To Control Ohs Risks Associated With Electrotechnology Work (UEENEEE137A)20
UEENEEG006ASolve Problems In Single And Three Phase Low Voltage Machines (UEENEEG006A)80
UEENEEG033ASolve Problems In Single And Three Phase Low Voltage Electrical Apparatus And Circuits (UEENEEG033A)60
UEENEEG063AArrange Circuits, Control And Protection For General Electrical Installations (UEENEEG063A)40
UEENEEG101ASolve Problems In Electromagnetic Devices And Related Circuits (UEENEEG101A)60
UEENEEG102ASolve Problems In Low Voltage A.c. Circuits (UEENEEG102A)80
UEENEEG103AInstall Low Voltage Wiring And Accessories (UEENEEG103A)20
UEENEEG104AInstall Appliances, Switchgear And Associated Accessories For Low Voltage Electrical Installations (UEENEEG104A)20
UEENEEG105AVerify Compliance And Functionality Of Low Voltage General Electrical Installations (UEENEEG105A)60
UEENEEG106ATerminate Cables, Cords And Accessories For Low Voltage Circuits (UEENEEG106A)40
UEENEEG107ASelect Wiring Systems And Cables For Low Voltage General Electrical Installations (UEENEEG107A)80
UEENEEG108ATrouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits (UEENEEG108A)80
UEENEEG109ADevelop And Connect Electrical Control Circuits (UEENEEG109A)80
UEENEEK142AApply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector (UEENEEK142A)20

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
UEENEED101AUse Computer Applications Relevant To A Workplace (UEENEED101A)20
UEENEEF102AInstall And Maintain Cabling For Multiple Access To Telecommunication Services (UEENEEF102A)120

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

What will I study?

  • Electrical Principles D.C.
  • Electrical Principles A.C.
  • Magnetism Transformers D.C.
  • Machines A.C.
  • Machines Wiring Practices & Workshop
  • Operation of Electrical Apparatus.
  • Circuit Protection Cable Selection (Current Capacity & Voltage Drop)
  • Switchboard Design
  • Installation Testing and Verification
  • Telecommunications

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2021 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A
Apprentice/Trainee
$3597.00
$715.00
$19129.00

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$0.00

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2021 Student Services Fee (Table 3)


 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2021: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
$0.0 $0.0 $0.0

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2021. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. Students will be required to supply their own protective equipment which includes eye and ear protection, steel capped boots, gumboots, respirators and dust masks.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have a successful minimum of year 10 level of education. Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR you may apply if you have satisfactorily completed Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

You will also need to undertake a Pre-Training Review.

If you are enrolling in this course as an Apprentice, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Broadmeadows Campus with the aid of online training opportunities.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, interactive learning (using a mix of live demonstrations and the ability to connect with your classmates and teachers for support) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course.

Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports. 

You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

What employment opportunities will I have?

Prior employment as an apprentice electrician is required before the commencement of a Cert III Electrical Apprenticeship Course. Applicants are advised to contact the institute by calling the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE as soon as their employer advises them of a start work date, as this may affect their starting date.

If you are enrolling in this course as an Apprentice, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

Having successfully completed the whole Cert III Electrical Course and the External Regulatory Exams, students are eligible to apply for the Grade Electrical License.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the (Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician UEE30811). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies at (Certificate IV, Diploma and Degree ) level. Credit transfers may be available into these courses.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must have obtained an Electrical Apprenticeship and have completed the necessary paperwork with the New Apprenticeship Centre. Future students may apply with a direct applicaiton form; obtained from the institute by calling the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or by emailing enquiries@kangan.edu.au. This course may also have a mid-year intake.

How will I be selected for this course?

Apprentices will need to show proof of their apprenticeship registration numbers at enrolment. You will have to complete a pre-enrolment comprehension, literacy and numeracy test.