UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This qualification gives you the skills and knowledge you need to work as a licensed electrician. You will learn the specialised theory and practical skills of the trade as well as safety, communication and workplace skills. The 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.


This qualification could lead to employment as an Electrical Contractor, Electrical Fitter/Equipment and Systems Technician or General Electrician – Special Class.

Course Delivery

Years 1 and 2 are delivered over 8 x 5 day blocks. Year 3 is delivered over 7 x 5 day blocks and Year 4 is delivered over a 1 x 5 day block.

Entry Requirements

Students must be currently employed as an Apprentice signed up with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

4 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
UEENEEC020B Participate in electrical work and competency development activities 20 $220.00
UEENEEE101A Apply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 20 $24.00
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components 40 $48.00
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits 80 $96.00
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20 $24.00
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40 $48.00
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control ohs risks associated with electrotechnology work 20 $24.00
UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines 80 $96.00
UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits 60 $72.00
UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations 40 $48.00
UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits 60 $72.00
UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits 80 $96.00
UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories 20 $24.00
UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations 20 $24.00
UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations 60 $72.00
UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits 40 $48.00
UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations 80 $96.00
UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits 80 $96.00
UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits 80 $96.00
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector 20 $24.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace 20 $24.00
UEENEEF102A Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services 120 $144.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2021 2022
Government Subsidised $5,366
Concession $2,286
Apprenticeship $4,750 $4,816
Apprenticeship Concession $2,165 $2,176
RPL Government Subsidised $2,310 $3,300
RPL Concession $462 $660
RPL Self-funded $3,465 $4,400
Self-Funded $6,488 $6,466

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice Only
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice Only