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The Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician is the course you need to complete before you can sit for Energy Safe Victoria's Electrician's Licence and provides the background knowledge and skills required for successful work in the electrical industry.
As a licensed electrician, you will be able to work on all types of electrical installations, which include the wiring of all commercial, residential and industrial installations.
You will also have the responsibility for the maintenance of electrical equipment throughout the industry.
The program is offered as day release, where Apprentices are employed full-time in industry and attend on-campus training for 1 day per week on an ongoing basis typically scheduled over approximately the first 3 years and the final year is fully on the job, with the Trainer/Assessor maintaining regular contact and support and where required may attend off-the-job training.
Contact the department for more details about the program pathways and program delivery.
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
||Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
||Perform rescue from a live LV panel
||Solve problems in single path circuits
||Solve problems in multiple path circuits
||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
||Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices
||Solve problems in direct current (d.c.) machines
||Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
||Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
||Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
||Evaluate and modify low voltage heating equipment and controls
||Evaluate and modify low voltage lighting circuits, equipment and controls
||Evaluate and modify low voltage socket outlets circuits
||Arrange circuits, control and protection for electrical installations
||Test and connect transformers
||Test and connect alternating current (a.c.) rotating machines
||Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
||Develop and connect electrical control circuits
||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
||Identify, shut down and restart systems with alternate supplies
||Isolate, test and troubleshoot low voltage electrical circuits
||Select wiring systems and select cables for low voltage electrical installations
||Install low voltage wiring, appliances, switchgear and associated accessories
||Select and arrange equipment for special LV electrical installations
||Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
||Design, install and verify compliance and functionality of general electrical installations
| Code || Name |
|UEECD0007||Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace|
|HLTAID009||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation|
|UETDRRF004||Perform rescue from a live LV panel|
|UEECD0046||Solve problems in single path circuits|
|UEECD0044||Solve problems in multiple path circuits|
|UEECD0019||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components|
|UEECD0020||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment|
|UEECD0051||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications|
|UEEEL0021||Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices|
|UEEEL0019||Solve problems in direct current (d.c.) machines|
|UEEEL0023||Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits|
|UEEEL0020||Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits|
|UEECD0016||Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work|
|UEEEL0008||Evaluate and modify low voltage heating equipment and controls|
|UEEEL0009||Evaluate and modify low voltage lighting circuits, equipment and controls|
|UEEEL0010||Evaluate and modify low voltage socket outlets circuits|
|UEEEL0003||Arrange circuits, control and protection for electrical installations|
|UEEEL0025||Test and connect transformers|
|UEEEL0024||Test and connect alternating current (a.c.) rotating machines|
|UEECO0023||Participate in electrical work and competency development activities|
|UEEEL0005||Develop and connect electrical control circuits|
|UEERE0001||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector|
|UEEEL0047||Identify, shut down and restart systems with alternate supplies|
|UEEEL0014||Isolate, test and troubleshoot low voltage electrical circuits|
|UEEEL0018||Select wiring systems and select cables for low voltage electrical installations|
|UEEEL0012||Install low voltage wiring, appliances, switchgear and associated accessories|
|UEEEL0069||Select and arrange equipment for special LV electrical installations|
|UEEDV0005||Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services|
|UEEEL0039||Design, install and verify compliance and functionality of general electrical installations|
Holmesglen requires all applicants to be engaged in an Electrical Apprenticeship. You must be signed up as an Apprentice with your chosen employer and have a Delta number stating Holmesglen is your selected training provider.
In addition, you must be at least 16 years of age when enrolling in the program.
It is recommended that applicants have completed Year 11 or equivalent and have a minimum of Year 10 English and Mathematics.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
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RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
On completion, you will receive the UEE30820 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
Apprentices who successfully complete this program, and the Apprenticeship requirements, are eligible to sit for the Licensed Electrician’s Assessment (LEA) with Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) to be registered as a Licensed Electrician. An electrician’s licence, also known as an ‘A Grade’ entitles the licence holder to carry out all types of electrical installation work in Victoria without supervision.
Learners may prefer to continue formal student and complete post-trade qualification; common study pathways for further may study include:
UEE40420 Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation
UEE42220 Certificate IV in Instrumentation and Control
UEE40620 Certificate IV in Electrical - Systems Electrician
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit Australian apprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$5,878|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
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