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Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician: Non-Apprenticeship

National Course Code: UEE30811

TAFE NSW Course Number: UEE30811-01V03

Nominal Hours: 824

Full Fee: $14,960
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,960

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Apprenticeship

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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 OTEN.

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.

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Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician - Application Form

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician - Student Pathway

Thank you for your interest in studying the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician UEE30811 with us.

For further information: https://oten.tafensw.edu.au/courses-and-careers/teaching-areas/electrotechnology/.

To gain entry to this course you MUST be working in an electrical trade in Australia under a licensed electrician full-time and be able to gain ALL the necessary range of experience and on-the-job training.

This is a non-apprenticeship Course.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

**TRAINING PACKAGE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS**

There are no formal Training Package entry requirements for this course.

However, the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language, literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification.

**TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS**

To be eligible for this course, you must:

- Provide evidence of relevant employment (for example, a Commitment Identification Number issued by Training Services NSW for an apprentice Training Plan Proposal. This will include appropriate apprentice, employer and RTO information)
- Meet Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) requirements. You will need to meet a minimum Australian Core Skills Framework Level 4 for Learning, Reading, Writing, Numeracy, Oral Communication

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

All applicants must be working in the electrical industry under the supervision of a licensed supervisor for the duration of their training. They can be in an apprenticeship. All practical assessments will be conducted at Mt. Druitt TAFE and are mandatory. The student must be prepared to attend multiple sessions during the time of his enrolment. The number depends on the subjects to be done (around 20 days).

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

**LICENSING REQUIREMENTS**

During training: Competency development activities are subject to regulations directly related to licensing, occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training, such as apprenticeships.

In the workplace: The application of the skills and knowledge described in units in this qualification require a 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.

Other conditions may apply under State and Territory legislative and regulatory 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.

**BE PREPARED**

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

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

Learners must be in relevant full time employment to be able to achieve the completion requirements of this course.
Such employment will be under the direct supervision of a Qualified Electrician holding a NSW License or its Interstate equivalent. Casual, weekend, volunteer or part-time work is not accepted.
Suitable Workplace Evidence during the training period is critical and is only obtainable by broad-based experience.
With this in mind, all enrolment applications are assessed on their merits and we may request additional information to assist us in processing your application.

General electrician, electrical tradesperson.

UEENEEC020B Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories
UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
UEENEEC001B Maintain documentation
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

You will be required to purchase textbooks for this course. Details are available on our learning website (OLS) after enrolment. Estimated cost of textbooks will be around $250.
The preferred Scientific calculators are a Casio FX82AU Plus or FX100AU/ Scientific – approx costs - $20.00 - $40.00

Computer/Software Requirements
You will need a computer or regular access to a Windows or Apple Mac with up to date virus protection and:
• access to an internet connection to obtain resource material for several units, to access the Online Learning Support (OLS) site and to contact teachers and access the Online Classroom
• email access
• Adobe Acrobat Reader – available free from the Adobe website
You may use your local council library or use your TAFE ID card to access any NSW TAFE library.
You can download them online from TAFE Digital Learning Support (OLS).
You must complete:
• assignment work which you should submit
• on a regular basis, and
• written and/or online tests, and
• either/both work based skills assessments or attendance at Mount Druitt TAFE College WSI for a simulated workplace skills assessment

You will also need to compile a record of your workplace experience as this is necessary to ensure course completion and to be available for your License application.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

First qualification$3,300
Second qualification$3,960
Concession$240
Exemption$0
Non-government subsidised fee$14,960

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 601.

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

You will be required to purchase textbooks for this course. Details are available on our learning website (OLS) after enrolment. Estimated cost of textbooks will be around $250.
The preferred Scientific calculators are a Casio FX82AU Plus or FX100AU/ Scientific – approx costs - $20.00 - $40.00.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

To apply for this course please click on the Apply Now button. You may also apply over the phone by calling TAFE Digital on 131 601.

To gain entry to this course you MUST be working in an electrical trade in Australia under a licensed electrician full-time and be able to gain ALL the necessary range of experience and on-the-job training.

You must also complete the TAFE Digital - Certificate III UEE30811 Application Form - with your employer and send this in to us. This is for us to confirm that you can gain all the necessary experience.

Before enrolling, ensure you have read all the above sections. By submitting this application, you confirm you have read these sections and are eligible to be enrolled.

For further information: https://oten.tafensw.edu.au/courses-and-careers/teaching-areas/electrotechnology/.

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