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Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

National Course Code: UEE30811

TAFE NSW Course Number: UEE30811-01V03

Light up your new career as a general electrician or electrical tradesperson when you study the nationally accredited Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician. Learn to install, test and repair electrical systems and be equipped with skills needed to join this growing industry.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn:

  • To install wiring systems, accessories and appliances for low voltage general electrical installations
  • To connect electrical circuits
  • To solve problems related to electrical equipment

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal qualities and skills you need to get ahead in this field:

  • Communication skills to connect with clients
  • Customer service, collaboration and consultation skills
  • Problem solving strategies
  • Attention to detail

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will equip you with:

  • A nationally recognised Certificate III qualification

GROW YOUR CAREER

Completing the Certificate III, with the appropriate elective units, can provide credit towards the UEE40611 Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician or the UEE40911 Certificate IV in Industrial Electronics and Control.

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Common use of electricity is increasing due to the reliance on electrical equipment in the home and the workplace. This trend appears likely to continue, ensuring the ongoing demand for qualified electricians.

General electrician, electrical tradesperson.

There is no work placement requirement for apprentices taking this qualification, as you will gain your experience on-the-job with your employer.

Non-apprentices will need to be in either relevant employment or have access to appropriate simulated workplace environments to complete the learning and assessment requirements.

You are responsible for arranging your own work placement. Our team can offer support and guidance to assist you.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • The Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) to meet a minimum Australian Core Skills Framework Level 4 for Learning, Reading, Writing, Numeracy, Oral Communication.

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

Occupational licenses are required if you want to work as an electrician nationally.

Licence to practice in the workplace where work is carried out on electrical equipment or installations which are designed to operate at voltages greater than 50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c.

State and territory jurisdictions have different regulatory requirements depending on the level of licensing you need. Check with your state or territory licensing and regulatory authorities regarding their educational requirements.

This course meets the national Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) requirements for an unrestricted Electrician's License. The Certificate III in Electrotechnology - Electrician qualification meets PART of the requirements for issue of a Qualified Supervisors Certificate - Electrician issued by NSW Fair Trading, which permits the holder to work unsupervised on low voltage fixed wiring and equipment, and to directly supervise others undertaking this work.

Related Pathways

Electrotechnology

Study Options & Enrolment

Full Fee: $14,960 | Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,960
Course Information Courses available under Smart and Skilled may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List.
Full Fee: $14,960 | Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,960
Course Information Courses available under Smart and Skilled may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List.

TAFE NSW

ABN 89 755 348 137 | RTO Code 90003

Contact by Training Services NSW:
If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at TAFE Digital.