Electrotechnology Electrician

About the Course

Before you enrol in this course you must contact the campus or campuses of your
choice for details of information sessions and other procedures that may apply.
Compulsory attendance at an information session may apply.

This course is for those who want to work as an electrician.

You will learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and
maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises.

This course meets the national Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC)
requirements for an unrestricted 'Electrician's License'.

The Certificate III in Electrotechnology - Electrician qualification meets PART
of the requirements for issue of a 'Qualified Supervisors Certificate -
Electrician' issued by NSW Fair Trading, which permits the holder to work
unsupervised on low voltage fixed wiring and equipment and to directly supervise
others undertaking this work.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Available as an apprenticeship

On-campus learning of theoretical content will be supplemented with workplace experiences. Students will have access to workplaces which can provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification. (for apprentices)

OR

It is envisaged that the workplace will be able to provide relevant experiences to support the classroom delivery.

TAFE at School (TVET)

TAFE Western offers many face to face and flexible TVET courses giving you the option of gaining a vocational qualification whilst you are at school. A TVET qualification can count towards your HSC, and 74.8% of TAFE graduates move into employment upon completion of their vocational qualifications. TVET is a great way to gain some practical skills in an adult learning environment, and the skills and experience you learn could also count towards your next qualification.

School Trainee

This course is targeted to people who have access to a combination of school, part time employment and vocational study.

All training will be conducted in the workplace and supported by:

  • learning resources provided by TAFE Western
  • standard operating procedures and work instructions available in the workplace
  • equipment provided in the workplace

Students undertaking employment based learning will have access to TAFE facilities and support including:

  • Student HUB, library facilities and Education Support Officers to support research and independent learning activities
  • TAFE Counsellors, Aboriginal Community Consultants and Disability Support Services

Qualification Certificate III
National Code UEE30811
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no formal educational requirements for entry to this course.

However, the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language,
literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each
Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification.

Learners should either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate
simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this
course.

Further Study

Career Opportunities

Completion of this qualification, with appropriate elective units, can provide credit towards a Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician.

Completion of this qualification, with appropriate elective units, can provide
credit towards a Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician.

General electrician, electrical tradesperson.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

Bathurst

  Starts in February

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: UEE30811-01V03-18BAT-005

Broken Hill

  Starts in February

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: UEE30811-01V03-17BHL-101

Mudgee

  Starts in February

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: UEE30811-01V03-17MUD-101

Bathurst

How will I study?

Learners should either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this course

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

This course is offered face to face 1 day per week for 3 years. Classes will commence early February 2018 at the Bathurst Campus, Panorama Avenue in C Block

Course length: 8 hours per week

Start Date: 5 February 2018
End Date: 17 December 2021

What will I pay?

Students will be required to purchase resources including workbooks, manuals, texts and standards at a total cost of up to $340 for stage 1 in 2018

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $3,960.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

There is an additional cost for Materials of $340.00.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393 or email courseinfo.western@tafensw.edu.au

What do I need?

There are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course. However, the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language, literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification. Participants will be required to wear cotton drill clothing and safety boots and are required to bring clear approved safety glasses

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Broken Hill

How will I study?

This course is for Apprentices and people working in the relevant industry without an apprenticeship and is for those who want to work as an electrician. You will learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises. This course meets the national Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) requirements for an unrestricted 'Electrician's License'. The Certificate III in Electrotechnology - Electrician qualification meets part of the requirements for issue of a 'Qualified Supervisors Certificate - Electrician' issued by NSW Office of Fair Trading, which permits the holder to work unsupervised on low voltage fixed wiring and equipment and to directly supervise others undertaking this work.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

This course is offered face to face 1 day a week. Please confirm days with the Teaching Section once rosters have been finalised.

Course length: 8 hours per week for 3 Years

Classes start at 8:00 AM and end at 4:30 PM
Start Date: 13 February 2017
End Date: 30 November 2020

What will I pay?

Optional resources are available which become the property of the learner. These resources support the learning material delivered in the classroom and the workplace. These resources include electronic profiling systems for work evidence gathering, learner modules, textbooks, standards and specifications, the following fees apply for 2017. Stage 1 - $321, Stage 2 - $213, Stage 3 - $213 and Stage 4 - $45.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $3,960.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

  • Equipment: $45.00
  • Materials: $321.00

Total additional costs are $366.00.

Who can I talk to?

For all technical course information please contact: Nick Mastrangeli - 02 6393 2661. For all enrolment and administrative enquiries please contact: Melissa Hart 08 8082 6869 or contact our Course Information and Sales team on 1300 823 393

What do I need?

There are no formal educational requirements for entry to this course, however the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language, literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification. Learners should both be in relevant employment and have access to appropriate simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this course. Participants will be required to wear cotton drill clothing and safety boots and are required to bring clear approved safety glasses.

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Mudgee

How will I study?

This course is for Apprentices and people working in the relevant industry without an apprenticeship and is for those who want to work as an electrician. You will learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises. This course meets the national Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) requirements for an unrestricted 'Electrician's License'. The Certificate III in Electrotechnology - Electrician qualification meets part of the requirements for issue of a 'Qualified Supervisors Certificate - Electrician' issued by NSW Office of Fair Trading, which permits the holder to work unsupervised on low voltage fixed wiring and equipment and to directly supervise others undertaking this work.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

This course is offered face to face 1 day a week. Please confirm days with the Teaching Section once rosters have been finalised.

Course length: 8 hours per week for 3 Years

Classes start at 8:00 AM and end at 4:30 PM
Start Date: 13 February 2017
End Date: 30 November 2020

What will I pay?

Optional resources are available which become the property of the learner. These resources support the learning material delivered in the classroom and the workplace. These resources include electronic profiling systems for work evidence gathering, learner modules, textbooks, standards and specifications, the following fees apply for 2017. Stage 1 - $321, Stage 2 - $213, Stage 3 - $213 and Stage 4 - $45.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $3,960.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

  • Equipment: $45.00
  • Materials: $321.33

Total additional costs are $366.33.

Who can I talk to?

For all technical course information please contact: Nick Mastrangeli - 02 6393 2661. For all enrolment and administrative enquiries please contact: Esther Walker 02 6378 2625 or contact our Course Information and Sales team on 1300 823 393

What do I need?

There are no formal educational requirements for entry to this course, however the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language, literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification. Learners should both be in relevant employment and have access to appropriate simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this course. Participants will be required to wear cotton drill clothing and safety boots and are required to bring clear approved safety glasses.

ENQUIRE