Version Effective: 27th of March, 2018
Version Effective: 27th of March, 2018

UEE30811 - Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician)

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification is for indentured apprentices who are currently employed as Apprentice Electricians. Throughout this course, you will learn skills to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises. You will also learn the skills and knowledge required to interpret electrical drawings, circuit development, transformers, lighting, three-phase induction motors, single-phase motors, circuit protection, and installation requirements. On successful completion of this qualification, you will meet the ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’. Training for this course will be delivered through a combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies which are consistent with a formal apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

This course is for apprenticeship training only. Students must be employed as apprentices in a relevant industry.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $19,702.00 (2020)
$20,885.00 (2021)
Fee for service per unit $896.00 (2020)
$950.00 (2021)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • Engineering and Built Environment
Skill Area
  • Utilities
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Trade Qualified Electrician.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 20 core units
  2. Complete 4 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Apprentices

This course is for apprentices only.  Delivered over 4 years with face to face delivery and on the job training, as determined by the individual training plan.  

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEC020B Participate in electrical work and competency development activities More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEC002B Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEA113A Mount and wire control panel equipment More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers More Information Training.gov Details
Electives - Dual Trade Apprentices Only (from UEE31211)
UEENEEP013A Disconnect - reconnect control devices connected to low voltage installation wiring More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEC024B Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEE119A Solve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEH111A Troubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI101A Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI102A Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI103A Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI104A Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI105A Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI106A Set up and adjust PID control loops More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI107A Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI108A Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI110A Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI111A Find and rectify faults in process final control elements More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI112A Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI113A Setup and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI118A Set up weighting measuring and control instruments More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI131A Set up gas analysis measuring and control instruments More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEI132A Set up water analysis measuring and control instruments More Information Training.gov Details
UEENEEG157A Conduct electrical tests on LV electrical machines More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEI106A Set up and adjust PID control loops
UEENEEC024B Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities
UEENEEE119A Solve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits
UEENEEH111A Troubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies
UEENEEI101A Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals
UEENEEI102A Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems
UEENEEI103A Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems
UEENEEI104A Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems
UEENEEI105A Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems
UEENEEI107A Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEENEEI108A Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment
UEENEEI110A Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops
UEENEEI111A Find and rectify faults in process final control elements
UEENEEI112A Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations
UEENEEI113A Setup and configure human-machine interface (HMI) and industrial networks
UEENEEI118A Set up weighting measuring and control instruments
UEENEEI131A Set up gas analysis measuring and control instruments
UEENEEI132A Set up water analysis measuring and control instruments
UEENEEP013A Disconnect - reconnect control devices connected to low voltage installation wiring
UEENEEA113A Mount and wire control panel equipment
UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
UEENEEC002B Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits
UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories
UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
UEENEEC020B Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEG157A Conduct electrical tests on LV electrical machines

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
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