UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

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This is a course targeted for a specific cohort of participants.

It is designed for new entrants wanting to get qualified and become an electrician. The person is expected and required to be working in electrical trades workplace and it is expected that the person will be working under the supervision of a qualified electrician.

The model is similar to an apprenticeship but the worker is not signed up by their employer on an apprenticeship contract.

This qualification provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises. It includes ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s license’.

Course Outcomes & Pathways

Successful graduates get the nationally recognised UEE30811 Certification III in Electrotechnology Electrician. Most graduates complete this course as a pathway to applying for an electrician license. Having this qualification is one of the essential requirements set by Fair Trading NSW.

Students who complete the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician may work in a range of business settings supplying electrical trades “knowhow” into factories, commercial environments of the household market. The opportunities are very broad

Some successful graduates can enhance their career path and look to do UEE40611 Certificate IV in Electrotechnology – Systems Electrician

Application Process


When we have confirmed you meet the selection criteria the next step is the selection interview and enrolment process.

What happens if you have met criteria

We will interview you to validate your original documents you completed on the self-check survey. Recognition of Prior Learning and credit transfer are also discussed at this point.

Where you meet all criteria, the next stage is enrolment.

Course Units

Unit CodeUnit of Competency Title
20 x Core Units
1UEENEEC020BParticipate in electrical work and competency development activities
2UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
3UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
4UEENEEE104ASolve problems in d.c. circuits
5UEENEEE105AFix and secure electrotechnology equipment
6UEENEEE107AUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
7UEENEEG101ASolve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
8UEENEEG106ATerminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
9UEENEEK142AApply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
10UEENEEG102ASolve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
11UEENEEG006ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
12UEENEEG033ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
13UEENEEG063AArrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
14UEENEEG107ASelect wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations installations
15UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
16UEENEEG108ATrouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
17UEENEEG109ADevelop and connect electrical control circuits
18UEENEEG103AInstall low voltage wiring and accessories
19UEENEEG104AInstall appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
20UEENEEG105AVerify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
2 x Elective Units
21UEENEEF102AInstall and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunications services
22UEENEED101AUse computer applications relevant to a workplace

Course Delivery Method

The course is run in a blended delivery which encompasses online learning, face to face learning and work performance.

  1. Face-to-face learning: You will be trained within a classroom/workshop environment, up to 8 students per class, involved with the delivery of the qualification using an online learning management system (LMS) – and textbooks and are expected to interact with the assessor at any given time. Teaching and learning are done at the same time.
  2. Self-paced Online learning: You will need to supply your own lap top which is wifi enabled for internet access. You will be given a username and password to log onto the online Learning Management System (LMS). On this LMS you are given access to online content and assessments. You will use this in class and on average 2 hours per week self study during term time. You will also use this LMS to log your work performance on the job.
  3. Work performance: Your practical skills within the trade are captured and logged into the LMS under e-profiling. You are required to log 3 hours per day of work that matches the units you are studying in the course.


Information about our Training & Assessment, Policies & Procedures and Student handbook are available upon request and will be given to you prior to enrolment. These documents contain important information about your training course, fees and charges including our refund policy.

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