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Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

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The Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Licensed Electrician. There's a lot more to being an electrician than plugs and switches. You'll work with all sorts of people and in all sorts of environments.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
4 years part-time
Course Code
UEE30811
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$7,728 total

About this course

The Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Licensed Electrician.

There's a lot more to being an electrician than plugs and switches. You'll work with all sorts of people and in all sorts of environments. Studying your Apprenticeship at GOTAFE, you'll learn to select, install, set up, test, repair, and maintain electrical systems and equipment.

Develop the skills to work in commercial, residential, and industrial wiring projects, solve problems with a variety of circuit types, and repair faults in a range of electrical apparatus.

Graduate as a licensed Electrician under the Electrical Regulatory Authority Council.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your apprenticeship contract prior to applying for this course
  • Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement

Study locations

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Career pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Electrotechnology industry. Roles you may be eligible for include:

  • Electrician
  • Electrician (Explosion Equipment)
  • Electronics Tradesperson (Marine)
  • Lift Electrician
  • Vending Machine Servicer
  • Electrician (Hazardous Areas)
  • Meter Installer (Electricity)
  • Fire Protection Technician

Working in this industry can also be physically demanding and involve working outdoors or on on-site. You should consider their physical ability to complete the job role e.g. bending, lifting, manual handling etc.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.