|Study Mode||Full-time, Apprenticeship|
|Commencement||Apply any time|
|Timetable||8, week-long blocks per yearPlus workplace training|
This electrical 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
Units include the following areas of 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. ACMA(Telecommunications) Open Registration training is also included in this course.
Upon successful completion of the course and the External Regulatory Exams, students are eligible to apply for their Nationally Recognised, Unrestricted Electrical License, enabling them to work as Electricians in a wide range of industries.
There are no set prerequisites for this course. However, it is recommended that you have a successful minimum of year 10 level of education and satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course. You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical.
Applicants must be signed into a contract of employment as an Electrical Apprentices with an employer to enrol in this course.
You need to be employed in this field before commencing this course. If you are currently not employed in this field please contact the Skills and Jobs centre for further advice on 1300 648 911.
To be eligible for this qualification you must successfully complete 22 units, including 20 core units and two elective units. This will be delivered in the classroom with practical activities and online components.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|UEENEEC020B||Participate in electrical work and competency development activities||20||$0.00|
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health And Safety Regulations, Codes And Practices In The Workplace||20||$2.00|
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, Assemble And Dismantle Utilities Industry Components||40||$83.00|
|UEENEEE104A||Solve Problems In D.C. Circuits||80||$8.00|
|UEENEEE105A||Fix And Secure Electrotechnology Equipment||20||$3.00|
|UEENEEE107A||Use Drawings, Diagrams, Schedules, Standards, Codes And Specifications||40||$4.00|
|UEENEEE137A||Document And Apply Measures To Control OHS Risks Associated With Electrotechnology Work||20||$3.00|
|UEENEEG006A||Solve Problems In Single And Three Phase Low Voltage Machines||80||$6.00|
|UEENEEG033A||Solve Problems In Single And Three Phase Low Voltage Electrical Apparatus And Circuits||60||$7.00|
|UEENEEG063A||Arrange Circuits, Control And Protection For General Electrical Installations||40||$7.00|
|UEENEEG101A||Solve Problems In Electromagnetic Devices And Related Circuits||60||$6.00|
|UEENEEG102A||Solve Problems In Low Voltage A.C. Circuits||80||$7.00|
|UEENEEG103A||Install Low Voltage Wiring And Accessories||20||$3.00|
|UEENEEG104A||Install Appliances, Switchgear And Associated Accessories For Low Voltage Electrical Installations||20||$3.00|
|UEENEEG105A||Verify Compliance And Functionality Of Low Voltage General Electrical Installations||60||$4.00|
|UEENEEG106A||Terminate Cables, Cords And Accessories For Low Voltage Circuits||40||$32.00|
|UEENEEG107A||Select Wiring Systems And Cables For Low Voltage General Electrical Installations||80||$5.00|
|UEENEEG108A||Trouble-shoot And Repair Faults In Low Voltage Electrical Apparatus And Circuits||80||$5.00|
|UEENEEG109A||Develop And Connect Electrical Control Circuits||80||$9.00|
|UEENEEK142A||Apply Environmentally And Sustainable Procedures In The Energy Sector||20||$3.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|UEENEED101A||Use Computer Applications Relevant To A Workplace||20||$0.00|
|UEENEEF102A||Install And Maintain Cabling For Multiple Access To Telecommunication Services||120||$24.50|
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suits your needs.
Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. Your fees each year are made up of 2 different elements:
There are 3 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you depending on your eligibility and circumstances. The 3 categories include:
The fees listed below are indicative only and may be subject to change without notice and given individual circumstances. Your actual fees will be calculated based on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future.
|Student type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)||$3,820.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$13,475.00|
|Fee type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Maximum Consumable/Materials Fee||$580.00|
You may be required to pay the cost of some goods or materials necessary for your course, eg: tools of the trade, uniform and books. The maximum consumables/materials fees are made up of course consumables, core unit consumables and the maximum elective units you will pay.
Final costs will be determined at enrolment and you will be informed of the fees associated with course consumables and resources via your Statement of Fees.
Your course may require you to purchase additional materials or books. You can choose where to purchase these items from. You can download the booklist for this course here: HERE
Government-subsidised rate - Skills First
You could be eligible for a government-subsidised rate depending on your age, educational history, and citizenship or residency status. If you are eligible, the government will contribute to the cost of your training.
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Skills First Exemptions
As a Victorian Government TAFE, South West TAFE is able to provide exemptions for prospective students. Contact our Customer Service Team to find out if you are eligible for an exemption.
If you are eligible for a Skills First government-subsidised place and hold a current healthcare or pension card, that you can provide at enrolment. You may be eligible for the concession rate.
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Full fee rate
If you are not eligible for a Skills First government-subsidised place, exemption, concession or are enrolling in a course that isn't government-subsidised, you may be required to pay the full fee rate.
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
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