Course Start Date
8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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.
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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a Part time Day or Part time evening course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day or 2 evening's a week, for 3 years. You may also be required to complete approximately 29.6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, which includes Tutorial support, prescribed reading , quizzes, review questions, and work experience.
This course is currently scheduled to run on a Tuesday, Thursday or Friday between 8.00am and 4.30pm or Evening Classes - Tuesday and Wednesday evening's between 5.00pm and 9.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Currently employed apprentice electricians and existing workers needing to complete the off-the-job training component.
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at http://www.tafensw.edu.au/support additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled 1 day or 2 evening's per week. An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
A scientific calculator, pens, pencils, drawing instruments, A4 ruled notebooks, safety glasses, hearing protection, safety boots, appropriate work clothing, AS/NZS 3000:2018, AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2017.
Recommended text references: Electrical Principles by Peter Phillips and Electrical Trade Practices by Ralph Berry, Phillip Chadwick; OR Electrical Trade Principles by Jeffrey Hampson and Steven Hanssen and Electrotechnology Practice by Jeffrey Hampson and Steven Hanssen; OR Electrical Principles for the Electrical Trades Vol 1 & Vol 2 ? Jim Jenneson Et Al. and Electrical Wiring Practice Vol 1 & Vol 2 ? Keith Pethebridge, Ian Neeson and Paul Lowe.
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.
TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.
|UEENEEK142A||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector|
|UEENEEG063A||Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations|
|UEENEEG109A||Develop and connect electrical control circuits|
|UEENEEG104A||Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations|
|UEENEEG103A||Install low voltage wiring and accessories|
|UEENEEC020B||Participate in electrical work and competency development activities|
|UEENEEG107A||Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations|
|UEENEEG101A||Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits|
|UEENEEG102A||Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits|
|UEENEEG033A||Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits|
|UEENEEG006A||Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines|
|UEENEEG106A||Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits|
|UEENEEG108A||Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits|
|UEENEEE107A||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications|
|UEENEEG105A||Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations|
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace|
|UEENEEE137A||Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work|
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components|
|UEENEEE105A||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment|
|UEENEEE104A||Solve problems in d.c. circuits|
|UEENEEI116A||Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices|
|UEENEEI150A||Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers|
|UEENEED101A||Use computer applications relevant to a workplace|
|UEENEEA113A||Mount and wire control panel equipment|
General electrician, electrical tradesperson.
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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