Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Certificate III   NRT
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  • Electrotechnology Electrician course details

    Course description and aims

    Aimed at those who want to work as an electrician, 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 licence’.

    You will learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises.

    The Certificate III in Electrotechnology - Electrician qualification also meets PART of the requirements for issue of a 'Qualified Supervisors Certificate - Electrician' issued by NSW Fair Trading, which permits the holder to work unsupervised on low voltage fixed wiring and equipment and to directly supervise others undertaking this work.

    Please note: 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.

    Other Requirements

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

    Course outcomes and careers

    General electrician, electrical tradesperson.


    Completion of this qualification, with appropriate elective units, can provide
    credit towards a Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician.

    Entry requirements

    There are no formal educational requirements for entry to this course.

    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

    Enrol at any location

    St George
    Part Time Evening
    Course start:
    Mon 30 Jan 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Months
    8 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
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    About offering:


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday, 18 January 2017, from 10:00am to 6:30pm at St George College, Corner Princess Highway and President Avenue Kogarah, Building A, Level 1, Room A1.09.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class a week over 2 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30pm to 9:30pm.

    How to enrol or apply:


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    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.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition


    Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    UEENEEK142AApply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector20
    UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
    UEENEEG063AArrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations40
    UEENEEG109ADevelop and connect electrical control circuits80
    UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work20
    UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components40
    UEENEEE105AFix and secure electrotechnology equipment20
    UEENEEF102AInstall and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services120
    UEENEEG104AInstall appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations20
    UEENEEG103AInstall low voltage wiring and accessories20
    UEENEEC001BMaintain documentation20
    UEENEEC020BParticipate in electrical work and competency development activities20
    HLTAID001Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation4
    UEENEEG107ASelect wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations60
    UEENEEE104ASolve problems in d.c. circuits72
    UEENEEG101ASolve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits60
    UEENEEG102ASolve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits80
    UEENEEG033ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits60
    UEENEEG006ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines80
    UEENEEG106ATerminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits40
    UEENEEG108ATrouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits40
    UEENEEE107AUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications40
    UEENEEG105AVerify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations40



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