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Gain trade qualifications in electrotechnology

To study for this Certificate III you will need to be an existing contracted apprentice in the electrical field.  This course will qualify you to install, test, repair, maintain and find fault in electrical systems and equipment found in buildings. It includes Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) requirements for an Electrical Worker Licence. To ensure you fully understand and respect the potentially dangerous nature of your work you will also be taught the mathematical and scientific principles behind electricity. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Gold Coast - Ashmore

Key dates and info

DURATION

Workplace/TAFE: 4 years

Course details

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Anthony Slavic

Learning practical skills through hands-on teaching

As a self proclaimed 'hands on' learner, my teachers at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast recognised the importance of providing me with avenues that showcase my desire to be creative with my hands. The practical knowledge and skills I have learnt throughout the course as well as having the qualification from completing a nationally accredited course, will allow me to fulfil my desire to travel the country....making and fixings things!

Anthony Slavic
Certificate III in Carpentry

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Key dates

LOCATION START DATE DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Ashmore Any time Workplace/TAFE

Entry requirements

Energy Skills Queensland recommends that apprentices should have completed Year 10 with passes in Mathematics, English and Science and have a minimum entry age of 14.

To be eligible to enrol into this program as an apprentice students need to have completed a Training Contract with an employer and be signed up into an apprenticeship.

  • If under 16 years of age you will need to fill out an Application for Dispensation form prior to enrolment.
  • Admission may be on the basis of maturity and other relevant work experience.

Apprentices may be eligible for partial recognition of prior learning if they can demonstrate experience in the trade. Please discuss this with the TAFE representative who completes your apprenticeship induction site visit.

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast is an Approved Provider with the NSW State Training Services, and we offer interstate training services for NSW employers and apprentices. To view services offered to NSW clients please visit https://www.training.nsw.gov.au.

Non-apprentices may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in full.

  • Do you have industry experience that you would like recognised?
  • Prior to enrolment we are able to assess your skills via Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
  • If you have completed an accredited program through another training provider you may be eligible to receive a Credit Transfer.
  • If you have relevant industry experience you may be eligible to receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
  • For further information please contact our Customer Service Team 07 5581 8300 to be referred to your RPL Coordinator.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Ashmore
Corner Heeb Street and Benowa Road
Ashmore QLD 4214

Resources required

Students are required to wear steel capped safety work boots, a long sleeved shirt and long trousers for practical tasks. Your teacher or employer can provide further information.

Timetable

Delivery is held over 4 years at Ashmore using a combination of day and block release training delivery and TAFE attendance.

The approved hours for an individual apprentice will vary according to the units of competency specified in their individual training plan.

Units

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE STREAM
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector Core
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Core
UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations Core
UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits Core
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work Core
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Core
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Core
UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations Core
UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories Core
UEENEEC020B Participate in electrical work and competency development activities Core
UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations Core
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits Core
UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits Core
UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits Core
UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits Core
UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines Core
UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits Core
UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits Core
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications Core
UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations Core
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace Elective
UEENEEF102A Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services Elective Cabling
UEENEEI116A Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices Elective General
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers Elective General
UEENEED104A Use engineering applications software on personal computers Elective General

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

Eligible apprentices and trainees that meet the Queensland state funding requirements will be charged a student contribution fee of $1.60 per nominal hour. For more information on the number of units funded for this course visit Queensland Training Information Services.

Nominal hours for each unit will be outlined in the agreed training plan, which will be provided to the employer and apprentice or trainee, at the time of induction.

Non-funded apprentices and trainees will be charged a fee for service cost. The student and employer contribution fee will be outlined in the training place and agreed to, prior to the commencement of training.

Federal incentives may be available for employers, apprentices and trainees. Visit the Australian Apprenticeships website for more information.

For more information about the costs associated with undertaking an apprenticeship please email Donna McPherson at donna.mcpherson@tafe.qld.edu.au

For more information about the costs associated with undertaking an apprenticeship, please give us a call.

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

Upon completion of the apprenticeship students will be trade qualified as an Electrician.

There is constant high demand for electricians.  Some electricians work for themselves as sub-contractors, working on major government infrastructure projects such as building new hospitals or sporting complexes, however there are also various opportunities within small business and domestic markets.  The mining sector also offers excellent employment opportunities in this area.

Job prospects

  • Apprenticeship - Electrical Contractor

Anthony Slavic

Learning practical skills through hands-on teaching

As a self proclaimed 'hands on' learner, my teachers at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast recognised the importance of providing me with avenues that showcase my desire to be creative with my hands. The practical knowledge and skills I have learnt throughout the course as well as having the qualification from completing a nationally accredited course, will allow me to fulfil my desire to travel the country....making and fixings things!

Anthony Slavic
Certificate III in Carpentry

Are you ready to enrol?

If you are already employed as an apprentice or trainee, let your employer know that you want TAFE Queensland Gold Coast to be your Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO). Contact an Australian Apprenticeships Centre to organise your training contract, then give us a call.

If you aren't employed yet, contact Australian JobSearch or a job service agency for help getting a job. Alternatively, contact us on 13 72 48 for further information on how we can help you make great happen.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 25 August 2017

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