UEE30911 Certificate III in Electronics and Communications

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


The Certificate III in Electronics and Communications gives you the training you need to work as a qualified professional in this dynamic, in demand field. You will learn to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electronic equipment and devices at component/sub-assembly level as well as the safety and communications skill which will make you worksite ready.


This qualification could lead to employment as a telecommunications technician, business equipment technician or electronics/communications technology specialist technician.

Course Delivery

This qualification is offered to Apprentices only delivered over a 4 year period. Classes commence in January/ongoing and are held in 5 day blocks of attendance at the Mildura campus.

Entry Requirements

Students must be currently employed as an Apprentice signed up with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Nominal apprenticeship duration is 4 years. 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
UEENEEC021B Participate in electronics and communications work and competency development activities 20 $60.00
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
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control ohs risks associated with electrotechnology work 20 $24.00
UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components 40 $48.00
UEENEEH111A Troubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies 40 $48.00
UEENEEH112A Troubleshoot digital sub-systems 80 $88.00
UEENEEH113A Troubleshoot amplifiers in an electronic apparatus 80 $88.00
UEENEEH114A Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus 80 $88.00
UEENEEH138A Fault find and repair complex power supplies 40 $44.00
UEENEEH139A Troubleshoot basic amplifier circuits 40 $44.00
UEENEEH146A Solve fundamental electronic communications system problems 40 $44.00
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector 20 $24.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
UEENEEC003B Provide quotations for installation or service jobs 20 $24.00
UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers 20 $24.00
UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus 20 $24.00
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20 $24.00
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40 $48.00
UEENEEF102A Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services 120 $144.00
UEENEEF104A Install and modify performance data communication copper cabling 40 $48.00
UEENEEH169A Solve problems in basic electronic circuits 100 $110.00
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 $4,800
Concession $1,933
Apprenticeship $4,227 $4,288
Apprenticeship Concession $1,820 $1,830
RPL Government Subsidised $2,150 $3,072
RPL Concession $430 $614
RPL Self-funded $3,226 $4,096
Self-Funded $5,844 $5,824

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

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Intake Campus Course Details
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice Only