Offering Info

Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

  • National Course Code: UEE33011
  • TAFE NSW code: UEE33011-01V03-20WYO-999

Location – Wyong - Apprenticeship

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date


Study Commitment

7 Hours per week


3 Years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

Before you enrol in this course you must contact the campus or campuses of your choice for details of information sessions and other procedures that may apply. Compulsory attendance at an information session may apply.

This course is for those who want to work as an electrical fitter.

You will learn how to manufacture, fit, assemble, erect, operate, test, fault find, alter, repair electrical equipment, including electrical wiring work directly associated with assembling, maintaining, terminating or altering the
wiring between electrical components within a plant or machinery.

This course DOES NOT include electrical wiring systems work covered by licensing requirements declared by the Electrical Regulators Advisory Council (ERAC) for an unrestricted 'Electrician's license'.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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.

Learners should either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this course.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • an apprentice (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
  • employed full time as an Electical Fitter Apprentice
  • signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal
  • seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become a qualified Electrical Fitter after successful completion


There are no information sessions being held for this course.


This is a part time day, blended style course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day 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, including; tutorial supported prescribed reading, quizzes, review questions, moodle learning platform and a minimum of 3 hours study per assessment, per unit.


This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Are currently employed as an Electrical Fitter apprentice in the Switchboard manufacturing industry.


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
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • 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

Attendance is usually 1 day per week. Available days are Monday, Wednesday or Thursday, 8.00am to 4.30pm. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.


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

Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and tell them you're interested in studying at TAFE NSW.

The ANP will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the ANP to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the ANP will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.

Find out more:

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
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
UEENEEG199A Conduct compliance and functional verification of electrical apparatus and existing circuits
UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits
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
UEENEEC020B Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
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
Elective Units
Number Title
UEENEEI116A Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
UEENEEA110A Assemble, mount and connect control gear and switchgear
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEENEEA112A Fabricate and assemble bus bars
UEENEEA113A Mount and wire control panel equipment
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Electrical fitter 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.

Course Location

Porter Street, Wyong
Phone 131 601

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