Part Time Day
Course Start Date
6 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 face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 24 hours of class as block release with three day blocks every three weeks for 4 years.
You may also be required to complete approximately 22.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and assignment preparation.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who are apprentices or people working in the relevant industry without an apprenticeship who want to work as an electrician. You will learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises. 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 Office of Fair Trading, which permits the holder to work unsupervised on low voltage fixed wiring and equipment and to directly supervise others undertaking this work. In addition to the requirements of assessment at TAFE you will be required to demonstrate competence by providing relevant and validated work evidence by your participation in the workplace.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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
This course is currently scheduled as block release with three day blocks every three weeks. Either Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday or Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 8.00am to 4.30pm, depending on class grouping.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.
Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training. Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.
This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but havent received a qualification. To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and be:
- over 21 years of age
- able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
- able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study. These resources support the learning material delivered in the classroom and the workplace. The resources include electronic profiling system access for work evidence gathering, learner modules, textbooks, standards and specifications, the following fees apply for the 2020 stage 1 intake through until completion in 2024.
- Stage 1 - $329
- Stage 2 - $223
- Stage 3 - $230
- Stage 4 - $45 (eProfiling only)
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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 RecognitionIncidental Cost
- Course Related Materials Charge - $329.00
Semester two starts July 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.
To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
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If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components|
|UEENEEE105A||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment|
|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|
|UEENEEE104A||Solve problems in d.c. circuits|
|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|
|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|
|UEENEEE137A||Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work|
|UEENEEH102A||Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components|
|UEENEED101A||Use computer applications relevant to a workplace|
|UEENEEI116A||Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices|
|UEENEEC010B||Deliver a service to customers|
|UEENEEI150A||Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers|
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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