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You'll need to meet the following requirements and answer application questions to successfully apply for this course. Please review the following information carefully.

Course summary

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
TAFE Digital

Schedule Pace and number of hours.


Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Any time

Delivery Method of course delivery.


End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

4 years

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol.

  • TAFE NSW offers the Certificate III in Electrotechnology - Electrician as an apprenticeship. There may also be options available for you to study as a non-apprentice.

  • Apprenticeship

  • To be eligible for this course, you must:

  • Be employed as an apprentice in industry

  • Register with an Apprenticeship Network Provider who will support your application

  • Enquire today to talk through your options.

  • Non-apprenticeship

  • Enquire today and one of our Apprenticeship and Traineeship team will help you understand any eligibility or entry requirements.

  • You may be eligible to enrol in Certificate III in Electrotechnology – Electrician as a non-apprentice if you meet TAFE NSW enrolment requirements noted below:

  • Currently in paid employment working under the supervision of a licenced electrician in the electrical trades industry performing a broad scope of electrical work including domestic, commercial or industrial applications. You and your employer will be required to take part in a pre-enrolment interview with a teacher to determine if you meet the enrolment requirements.

  • It is important to know that there is no government subsidy available for this study option. Talk to our team about your payment options.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you:

  • An ability to work at heights

  • An ability to distinguish between colours

  • An analytical approach to problem-solving

  • Language, literacy and numeracy to Year 10 high school level

  • Customer service, collaboration and consultation abilities

  • TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills evaluation.

  • This skills evaluation helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.

Next steps

Confirm to continue

You will need to provide evidence for the Entry Requirements listed above.