UEE30920 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

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 as an Apprentice/Trainee must have a registered training contract. Applicants must be working in the industry and able to provide a letter of support from their employer to undertake some practical assessments in the workplace.

Expected Time to Complete

4 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
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
UEECD0043 Solve problems in direct current circuits 80 $104.00
UEECO0007 Participate in electronics and communications work and competency development activities 20 $26.00
UEEEC0028 Fault find and repair complex power supplies 40 $52.00
UEEEC0060 Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components 40 $52.00
UEEEC0063 Solve fundamental electronic communications system problems 40 $52.00
UEEEC0066 Troubleshoot amplifiers in an electronic apparatus 80 $104.00
UEEEC0067 Troubleshoot basic amplifier circuits 40 $52.00
UEEEC0069 Troubleshoot digital sub-systems 80 $104.00
UEEEC0074 Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus 80 $104.00
UEEEC0075 Troubleshoot single phase input d.c power supplies 40 $52.00
UEERE0001 Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector 20 $26.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
UEECD0020 Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20 $26.00
UEECD0035 Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus 20 $26.00
UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40 $52.00
UEECO0015 Provide quotations for installation or service jobs 20 $26.00
UEEDV0005 Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services 120 $156.00
UEEDV0006 Install and modify optical fibre performance data communication cabling 40 $52.00
UEEDV0008 Install, modify and verify coaxial and structured communication copper cabling 40 $52.00
UEEEC0029 Fault find and repair electronic apparatus 40 $52.00
UEEEC0065 Solve problems in basic electronic circuits 100 $130.00
UEERL0001 Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply 20 $26.00
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 $83,428
Apprenticeship Concession $23,632
Self-Funded $114,232

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
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Intake Campus Course Details
2024 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Classroom, Full Year, Apprentice, 8.00AM - 4.30PM