UEE30820 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 become 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.


Please contact SuniTAFE to discuss other qualifications that can extend your skills further.

Course Delivery

Classroom - Training will be delivered on site at SuniTAFE.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review to help confirm the course is suitable. Applicants enrolling must be employed as an Apprentice and must have a registered training contract.

Expected Time to Complete

4 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation 4 $25.00
UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 20 $26.00
UEECD0016 Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work 20 $26.00
UEECD0019 Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components 40 $52.00
UEECD0020 Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20 $26.00
UEECD0044 Solve problems in multiple path circuits 40 $52.00
UEECD0046 Solve problems in single path circuits 40 $52.00
UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40 $52.00
UEECO0023 Participate in electrical work and competency development activities 20 $26.00
UEEEL0003 Arrange circuits, control and protection for electrical installations 40 $52.00
UEEEL0005 Develop and connect electrical control circuits 80 $104.00
UEEEL0008 Evaluate and modify low voltage heating equipment and controls 20 $26.00
UEEEL0009 Evaluate and modify low voltage lighting circuits, equipment and controls 20 $26.00
UEEEL0010 Evaluate and modify low voltage socket outlets circuits 20 $26.00
UEEEL0012 Install low voltage wiring, appliances, switchgear and associated accessories 40 $52.00
UEEEL0014 Isolate, test and troubleshoot low voltage electrical circuits 80 $104.00
UEEEL0018 Select wiring systems and select cables for low voltage electrical installations 80 $104.00
UEEEL0019 Solve problems in direct current (d.c.) machines 30 $39.00
UEEEL0020 Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits 80 $104.00
UEEEL0021 Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices 30 $39.00
UEEEL0023 Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits 40 $52.00
UEEEL0024 Test and connect alternating current (a.c.) rotating machines 40 $52.00
UEEEL0025 Test and connect transformers 40 $52.00
UEEEL0039 Design, install and verify compliance and functionality of general electrical installations 60 $78.00
UEEEL0047 Identify, shut down and restart systems with alternate supplies 20 $26.00
UEERE0001 Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector 20 $26.00
UETDRRF004 Perform rescue from a live LV panel 6 $0.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
UEEDV0005 Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services 120 $156.00
UEEDV0008 Install, modify and verify coaxial and structured communication copper cabling 40 $52.00
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

Apprenticeship $5,302
Apprenticeship Concession $1,507
Self-Funded $7,257

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
2024 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom, Full Year, Apprentice
2024 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Classroom, Full Year, Apprentice
2024 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Classroom, Full Year, Apprentice
2024 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom, Full Year, Apprentice