UEE30811 - Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician)

Are you looking for training in the electrical trade? Our electrical teachers are experts in training apprentices what they need in theoretical knowledge and practical skills. This qualification is for indentured apprentices who are currently employed as apprentice electricians.


On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit


This course is for apprentices only.  Delivered over 4 years with face to face delivery and on the job training, as determined by the individual training plan.  



24 units


Trade Qualified Electrician.

This qualification is for indentured apprentices who are currently employed as Apprentice Electricians. Throughout this course, you will learn skills to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises. You will also learn the skills and knowledge required to interpret electrical drawings, circuit development, transformers, lighting, three-phase induction motors, single-phase motors, circuit protection, and installation requirements. On successful completion of this qualification, you will meet the ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’. Training for this course will be delivered through a combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies which are consistent with a formal apprenticeship.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.



This course is for apprentices only.  Delivered over 4 years with face to face delivery and on the job training, as determined by the individual training plan.  

UEENEEE107AUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEG006ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEK142AApply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEENEEE104ASolve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE105AFix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEG106ATerminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
UEENEEG101ASolve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
UEENEEG102ASolve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
UEENEEG063AArrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
UEENEEG033ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG109ADevelop and connect electrical control circuits
UEENEEG108ATrouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG107ASelect wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEG103AInstall low voltage wiring and accessories
UEENEEG104AInstall appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
UEENEEC020BParticipate in electrical work and competency development activities
UEENEEG105AVerify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEED101AUse computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEC002BSource and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
UEENEEA113AMount and wire control panel equipment
UEENEEI150ADevelop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
Electives - Dual Trade Apprentices Only (from UEE31211)
UEENEEP013ADisconnect - reconnect control devices connected to low voltage installation wiring
UEENEEC024BParticipate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities
UEENEEE119ASolve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits
UEENEEH111ATroubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies
UEENEEI101AUse instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals
UEENEEI102ASolve problems in pressure measurement components and systems
UEENEEI103ASolve problems in density/level measurement components and systems
UEENEEI104ASolve problems in flow measurement components and systems
UEENEEI105ASolve problems in temperature measurement components and systems
UEENEEI106ASet up and adjust PID control loops
UEENEEI107AInstall instrumentation and control cabling and tubing
UEENEEI108AInstall instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment
UEENEEI110ASet up and adjust advanced PID process control loops
UEENEEI111AFind and rectify faults in process final control elements
UEENEEI112AVerify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations
UEENEEI113ASetup and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks
UEENEEI118ASet up weighting measuring and control instruments
UEENEEI131ASet up gas analysis measuring and control instruments
UEENEEI132ASet up water analysis measuring and control instruments
UEENEEG157AConduct electrical tests on LV electrical machines
No information available at this time.
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

This course is for apprenticeship training only. Students must be employed as apprentices in a relevant industry.
Trade Qualified Electrician.
Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$20,885.00 (2021)
Fee for service per unit$950.00 (2021)
Fee for service$22,139.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit$1,007.00 (2022)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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