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 8 hours per day, 1 day per week over 112 weeks (including 18 weeks break)

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

There are no formal course entry requirements into this qualification.


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.

Course start dates – please check with  STC for next intake dates.

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.

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.


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 (e-profiling)
  • 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


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) Electrical Wiring Practice, 7th Edition Vol 1 & 2, McGraw Hill Sydney (For Full course only), RPL students will receive handouts
  • EnergySpace Learning Management System (LMS) Note: Students will need access to an internet connected computer/tablet to access the LMS 

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
  •  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
  • UEENEEC0108 – Deliver a Service to Customers
  • UEENEEF102A – Install and Maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services



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. 


Course Summary


  • Core units: 20
  • Elective units: 2
  • Course duration: 112 weeks expected
  • RTO # 41122

Course Resources

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