Certificate III in Electrotechnology Systems Electrician

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  • Objectives
    This course is designed to meet the educational requirements of students currently employed as an apprentice electrician. It combines on-the-job training with off-the-job education, ensuring that the knowledge and practical skills you acquire are relevant to your apprenticeship.
  • Entry requirements
    You must be employed as an electrical apprentice and have signed a contract with your employer.
  • Academic title
    Certificate III in Electrotechnology Systems Electrician
  • Course description
    Key Study Areas     

    This course teaches you the fundamentals of electricity as well as the legal requirements and knowledge relating to safe working practices in the electrical industry. You will also learn about tools essential to the trade, and how to safely carry out your responsibilities to maintain and install electrical equipment and wiring.

    • Bendigo (City Campus)
    • Echuca Campus

    Duration Options

    The schooling component of this course is broken up into four years part time. For the first three years you are required to attend off-the-job training for a total of eight weeks, and in the forth year you are required to attend 1 week.

    The on-the-job component is assessed over the four years by the work performance section of the competencies. 

    Selection Process    

    • No Selection Process Required

    Employment Opportunities     

    This qualification can be used in the following areas:

        * Control
        * Energy supply
        * Fire protection installation
        * Servicing (marinetime)
        * Installation (mining)
        * Plant servicing
        * Process security
        * Signalling (rail)

    Further Study Options    

    Successful completion of this course can lead to further study at Certificate IV level.


    You will be assessed as part of this course.

    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
    UTENES002A       Attend to breakdown
    UTENES009A       Participate in the training of others
    UTENES105GA     Install And Terminate Wiring Systems (Cabling/Wiring Support And Protection)
    UTENES105HA     Install And Terminate Wiring Systems (Network Communications)
    UTENES105JA      Install And Terminate Wiring Systems (Power And Control - Low Voltage)
    UTENES106BA     Install Electrical/Electronic Apparatus (Electrical)
    UTENES206BA     Maintain & Repair Apparatus & Circuits (Electrical)
    UTENES301BA     Undertake commissioning of apparatus & circuits (Electrical)
    UTENES402BA     Test Apparatus And Circuits (Electrical)
    UTENES501BA     Diagnose And Rectify Faults In Apparatus & Circuits (Electrical)

    Recognition of Prior Learning    

    Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.

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