Learn the fundamentals of all things electrical and gain the electrotechnology skills and knowledge for the trade.  Our electrotechnology electrician apprenticeship will provide you with practical experience in the industry.  In our course, you’ll learn from current industry professionals:

to use hand and power tools

  • to install and terminate wiring systems for network communications
  • to maintain and repair apparatus and associated electrical circuits
  • to fabricate, assemble and dismantle utility components
  • to solve problems in DC circuits and low voltage AC circuits
  • to test rail signalling cables
  • to repair various electro-tech equipment
  • to diagnose and rectify faults
  • to commission procedures of apparatus and associated circuits

National Code UEE30811
Study Areas Electrical
Study Level Apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 4 years,

Course Type Apprenticeship
Campuses Workplace, Box Hill, Lilydale

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Apprentice Gov. Subsidised $1,281.00
Apprentice Concession $256.00
Full Tuition Fee $6,039.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $292.80
Retain Course Items*** $297.00

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

You can enrol throughout the year. 

Full time: 4 years

Workplace, Box Hill, Lilydale

You must:

  • be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre
  • have a training contract with an employer.

Industry gives preference to those students who have completed Year 11 and show an ability to cope with mathematics and science.


To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

After successful completion, you may wish to further your studies at Certificate IV level.

Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

After successful completion, you may seek employment with sole registered electrical contractors or large electrical contracting organisations as a licensed electrical mechanic (electrician).

You must complete 22 units including electives totalling 1100 hours.

Last updated: February 22, 2019 12:53pm