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 UEE30820 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 UEE30820 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 UEE40620 Certificate IV in Electrotechnology – Systems Electrician
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.
|Unit of Competency Title
|27 x Core Units
|Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
|Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
|Perform rescue from a live LV panel
|Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
|Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
|Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
|Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
|Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
|Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
|Solve problems in single path circuits
|Solve problems in multiple path circuits
|Solve problems in direct current (d.c.) machines
|Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices
|Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
|Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
|Test and connect alternating current (a.c.) rotating machines
|Test and connect transformers
|Arrange circuits, control and protection for electrical installations
|Identify, shut down and restart systems with alternate supplies
|Install low voltage wiring, appliances, switchgear and associated accessories
|Isolate, test and troubleshoot low voltage electrical circuits
|Select wiring systems and select cables for low voltage electrical installations
|Develop and connect electrical control circuits
|Evaluate and modify low voltage heating equipment and controls
|Evaluate and modify low voltage lighting circuits, equipment and controls
|Evaluate and modify low voltage socket outlets circuits
|Design, install and verify compliance and functionality of general electrical installations
|5 x Electives Units
|Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
|Assemble, mount and connect control gear and switchgear
|Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
|Design grid-connected photovoltaic power supply systems
|Install, configure and commission LV grid-connected photovoltaic power systems
Course Delivery Method
The course is run in a blended delivery which encompasses online learning, face to face learning and work performance.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
STUDENT HANDBOOK, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, FEES AND CHARGES
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.