UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

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UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Course Description

This qualification provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises. It includes ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’. The duration of the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician is 9 hours per day, 1 day per week over 131 weeks for Stream A, 124 weeks for Stream B & 122 weeks for Stream C.

Job Roles & Career Pathways

The qualification is designed for students wishing to enter the Electrical industry for roles including General Electrician, Telecommunications Trades Workers and Electrician Tradesperson. Full details can be found at www.training.gov.au .

Entry Requirements

COURSE ENTRY
There are no formal course entry requirements into this qualification.

RTO ENTRY

This course is recommended for students who wish to enter the industry or are currently employed in the Electrotechnology industry but without any formal qualifications. Students are required to have a limited knowledge and skill base in a variety of Electrotechnology contexts including making judgements, completing routine activities and taking limited responsibility in the Electrotechnology workplace.

Students are required to have language, literacy and numeracy skills as required to undertake these workplace functions.

INTAKE
Course start dates are as listed on the RTO training schedule.

Further Learning

The Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician is a prerequisite for several specialised courses in the Electrotechnology Industry that will help you to further your career.

Students who complete the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician can continue their studies by advancing to the UEE40611 Certificate IV in Electrotechnology – Systems Electrician or any other relevant Certificate IV level qualification.

COURSE STRUCTURE
This course comprises all the required 20 Core competency units to a total of 920 points and elective unit streams, each totalling 140 points. Where each stream reflects different work outcomes.

Delivery

The duration for this course in training weeks will vary depending on the course stream as follows:

  • Stream A: Control Gear and Switch Gear: 131 weeks
  • Stream B: Control Panel Installation: 124 weeks
  • Stream C: Cabling Systems: 122 weeks

This will involve a blend of online, classroom based, simulated and supervised workplace-based training to ensure full competency.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is structured throughout the course. If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in our policies and procedures. Assessment requires achievement across all tasks to demonstrate competence and includes:

  • Written Assessment
  • Portfolio of Evidence including Third party Report
  • Simulated/Practical Assessment (demonstration of skills)
  • Workplace observation and demonstration

Recognition Of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students with prior learning and work experience can apply for RPL. Students who have completed corresponding units of competency and/or units contained within the packaging rules can apply for Credit Transfer. RPL evidence must include some of the following:

  • Work Experience
  • Life Experience
  • Previous Study e.g. qualifications, industry training
  • Professional Development Programs and/or Courses

Resources

Students will be provided with the following resources required to complete the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician upon enrolment:

  • Pethebridge, K and Neeson, 1 (2001) Electical Wiring Practice, 7th Edition Vol 1 & 2, McGraw Hill Sydney (For Full course only), RPL students will receive handouts
  • Laptop

Relevant Industry Standards

Superior Training Centre’s delivery and assessment of the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician complies with the following Australian standards:

  • AS3000
Core Units
  • UEENEEC020B Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
  • UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
  • UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
  • UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
  • UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
  • UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories
  • UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
  • UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
  • UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
  • UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
  • UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
  • UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits
  • UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

 

StreamDescriptionPoints
Stream A
Control Gear and Switch Gear
- UEENEEC003B Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
- UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers
- UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
- UEENEEG111A Carry out basic repairs to electrical components and equipment
- UEENEEA110A Assemble, mount and connect control gear and switchgear
140
Stream B
Control Panel Installation
- UEENEEC003B Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
- UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers
- UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
- UEENEEG111A Carry out basic repairs to electrical components and equipment
- UEENEEA113A Mount and wire control panel equipment
140
Stream C
Cabling Systems
- UEENEEC001B Maintain documentation
- UEENEEC002B Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
- UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
- UEENEEG111A Carry out basic repairs to electrical components and equipment
- UEENEEE121A Plan an integrated cabling installation system
140
Volume Of Learning

The volume of learning allocated to a qualification will vary depending on the level of the qualification and the experience and competency of the student. Students must complete the allocated hours for the qualification they are undertaking in order to achieve competency. If the student applies for RPL or Credit Transfer, the volume of learning may be reduced. The hours that make up the volume of learning for UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician are:

StreamCategoryHours
AClassroom Based Learning590
ASimulated/Practical Assessments590
AWorkplace Learning20
Total: 1200
BClassroom Based Learning560
BSimulated/Practical Assessments560
BWorkplace Learning80
Total: 1200
CClassroom Based Learning550
CSimulated/Practical Assessments550
CWorkplace Learning100
Total: 1200
Course Summary
  • Units: 340 points
  • Core units: 10
  • Elective units: 5
  • Course duration: 18 months expected
  • RTO # 41122

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