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. 

Under the leadership of current industry professionals you will learn:

  • 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


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

You must:

  • be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider
  • 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 apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer. 

We can provide information and support on how to apply for an apprenticeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email sajc.elgar@boxhill.edu.au.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

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.

Code

Title

Hours

UEENEEE104A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN D.C. CIRCUITS 80.0

This unit covers determining correct operation of single source D.C. series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and providing solutions as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in single and multiple path circuits.

UEENEEC020B PARTICIPATE IN ELECTRICAL WORK AND COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES 20.0

This unit covers the application of industry/enterprise policies in actively participating in work activities and in one’s own competency development. It complies with established industry/enterprise procedures regarding how work is conducted, understanding responsibilities and obligations under competency development plan, following activities for developing competency, self-monitoring competency development and meeting trainee obligations for periodic reporting of competency development activities.

UEENEEG006A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN SINGLE AND THREE PHASE LOW VOLTAGE MACHINES 80.0

This unit covers ascertaining correct operation of single and three phase machines and solving machine problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions. It encompasses safe working practices, machine connections circuit arrangements, issues related to machine operation, characteristics and protection and solutions to machine problems derived from calculated and measured parameters.

UEENEEG103A INSTALL LOW VOLTAGE WIRING AND ACCESSORIES 20.0

This unit covers ascertaining correct operation of single and three phase a.c. circuits and solving circuit problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions. It encompasses safe working practices, multiphase circuit arrangements, issues related to protection, power factor and MEN systems and solutions to circuit problems derived from calculated and measured parameters.

UEENEEG033A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN SINGLE AND THREE PHASE LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND CIRCUITS 60.0

This unit covers ascertaining correct operation of single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits and solving circuit problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions. It encompasses safe working practices, apparatus circuit arrangements, issues related to operation, characteristics and protection and solutions to apparatus/circuit problems derived from calculated and measured parameters.

UEENEEG063A ARRANGE CIRCUITS, CONTROL AND PROTECTION FOR GENERAL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS 40.0

This unit covers the arrangement and termination of circuits, control and protection devices and systems for electrical installations operating at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompass knowledge and application of schemes for protection of persons and property, correct functioning, ensuring compatibility with the supply, arranging installation into circuits and selecting and arranging switchgear/controlgear and protective devices to meet compliance requirements and documenting arrangement decisions.

UEENEEG101A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN ELECTROMAGNETIC DEVICES AND RELATED CIRCUITS 60.0

This unit covers determining correct operation of electromagnetic devices and related circuits and providing solutions as they apply to electrical installations and equipment. It encompasses working safely, power circuit problems solving processes, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits.

UEENEEG102A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN LOW VOLTAGE A.C. CIRCUITS 80.0

This unit covers ascertaining correct operation of single and three phase a.c. circuits and solving circuit problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions. It encompasses safe working practices, multiphase circuit arrangements, issues related to protection, power factor and MEN systems and solutions to circuit problems derived from calculated and measured parameters.

UEENEEG106A TERMINATE CABLES, CORDS AND ACCESSORIES FOR LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUITS 40.0

This unit covers the termination of cables and cords and their conductors at accessories and current-using devices designed to operate at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompasses working safely and to standards, understanding wiring system and cable types and applications, selecting appropriate termination accessories, preparing and terminating cables and cords, terminating cables/cord conductors and ensuring completed termination complies with requirements.

UEENEEG104A INSTALL APPLIANCES, SWITCHGEAR AND ASSOCIATED ACCESSORIES FOR LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS 20.0

This unit covers the installation of appliances protection devices, switchgear, controlgear, switchboards, and accessories designed to operate at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompasses working safely and to installation standards, matching appliances and accessories with that specified, making required circuit connections and completing the necessary installation documentation.

UEENEEG105A VERIFY COMPLIANCE AND FUNCTIONALITY OF LOW VOLTAGE GENERAL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS 60.0

This unit covers inspection and testing to verify whether an electrical installation is safe and complies with all requirements. It encompasses working safely, visual inspections and mandatory, optional and functional testing following verification procedures, identifying non-compliance defects and mandatory reporting requirements.

UEENEEG109A DEVELOP AND CONNECT ELECTRICAL CONTROL CIRCUITS 80.0

This unit covers developing, connecting and functionally testing electrical power and control circuits that perform specific control functions. It encompasses working safely; developing schematic/ladder diagrams and converting them to wiring diagrams; selecting and connecting contactors and control devices to perform a specific function.

UEENEEG108A TROUBLE-SHOOT AND REPAIR FAULTS IN LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND CIRCUITS 80.0

This unit covers trouble-shooting and repairing faults in electrical apparatus and interconnecting circuits and equipment operating at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompasses working safely, reading circuit diagrams, sketching diagrams from traced wiring, logically applying fault finding procedures, conducting repairs and completing the necessary service documentation.

UEENEEG107A SELECT WIRING SYSTEMS AND CABLES FOR LOW VOLTAGE GENERAL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS 80.0

This unit covers selecting wiring systems and cables for electrical installations operating at voltages up to 1,000V a.c. or 1,500 V d.c. It encompass knowledge and application of wiring systems and cable types, selecting wiring system compatible with the installation conditions, selecting cables that comply with required current-carrying capacity and voltage drop and earth fault-loop impedance limitations, coordination between protective devices and conductors and documenting selection decisions

UEENEEN102A ASSEMBLE AND WIRE INTERNAL ELECTRICAL RAIL SIGNALLING EQUIPMENT 20.0

This unit covers assembly and wiring internal signalling equipment for location boxes, enclosures and equipment rooms. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures assembling and mounting components, performing internal wiring, terminating cables, and wiring and testing to certify equipment.

UEENEEN103A INSTALL AND MAINTAIN RAIL TRACK CIRCUIT LEADS AND BONDS 20.0

 

This unit covers the installation and maintenance of track circuit leads and bonds. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures, job planning, running and positioning, connecting track leads and bonds, maintaining and testing track leads and bonds and completing required documentation.

UEENEEN121A REPAIR RAIL SIGNALLING POWER AND CONTROL CABLES 20.0

This unit covers repair of signalling power cables and multi core signalling control cables up to 50 cores. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures, selecting and using appropriate cable joining methods, testing continuity and insulation resistance of repaired cable cores and reporting repair activities.

UEENEEF102A INSTALL AND MAINTAIN CABLING FOR MULTIPLE ACCESS TO TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES 120.0

This unit covers the installation and maintenance of telecommunications cabling in buildings and premises. It encompasses working safely and to Australian Communications and Media Authority's ‘Open’ Cabling Provider Rule, installing multiple telephone line, multi-pair cables, backbone cabling, terminating in socket outlets, termination modules and distributors, testing and compliance checks and completing cabling documentation.

UEENEEN104A TEST RAIL SIGNALLING CABLES 20.0

This unit covers testing of signal and communication copper cables. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures determining the tools required setting up and conducting test, interpreting test results, determining activities to maintain system integrity and reporting activities.

UEENEEE105A FIX AND SECURE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT 20.0

 

This unit covers the installation and maintenance of track circuit leads and bonds. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures, job planning, running and positioning, connecting track leads and bonds, maintaining and testing track leads and bonds and completing required documentation.

Prerequisites:
Assessment:

UEENEEE107A USE DRAWINGS, DIAGRAMS, SCHEDULES, STANDARDS, CODES AND SPECIFICATIONS 40.0

This unit covers repair of signalling power cables and multi core signalling control cables up to 50 cores. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures, selecting and using appropriate cable joining methods, testing continuity and insulation resistance of repaired cable cores and reporting repair activities.

Prerequisites:
Assessment:

UEENEEE137A DOCUMENT AND APPLY MEASURES TO CONTROL OHS RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ELECTROTECHNOLOGY WORK 20.0

This unit covers testing of signal and communication copper cables. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures determining the tools required setting up and conducting test, interpreting test results, determining activities to maintain system integrity and reporting activities.

Prerequisites:
Assessment:

UEENEEE101A APPLY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, CODES AND PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE. 20.0

This unit covers developing, connecting and functionally testing electrical power and control circuits that perform specific control functions. It encompasses working safely; developing schematic/ladder diagrams and converting them to wiring diagrams; selecting and connecting contactors and control devices to perform a specific function.

UEENEEE102A FABRICATE, ASSEMBLE AND DISMANTLE UTILITIES INDUSTRY COMPONENTS 40.0

This competency standard unit requires the worker to undertake methods of work practice that minimises energy and material usage and to seek energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace. The unit seeks to minimise negative impacts on the environment.

UEENEEK142A APPLY ENVIRONMENTALLY AND SUSTAINABLE PROCEDURES IN THE ENERGY SECTOR 20.0

This unit covers assembly and wiring internal signalling equipment for location boxes, enclosures and equipment rooms. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures assembling and mounting components, performing internal wiring, terminating cables, and wiring and testing to certify equipment.

UEENEEC010B DELIVER A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS 20.0

 

This unit covers the installation and maintenance of track circuit leads and bonds. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures, job planning, running and positioning, connecting track leads and bonds, maintaining and testing track leads and bonds and completing required documentation.

UEENEEC001B MAINTAIN DOCUMENTATION 20.0

This unit covers testing of signal and communication copper cables. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures determining the tools required setting up and conducting test, interpreting test results, determining activities to maintain system integrity and reporting activities.

CPCCOHS1001A WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 6.0

This unit covers repair of signalling power cables and multi core signalling control cables up to 50 cores. It encompasses safe working, regulatory requirements and following work procedures, selecting and using appropriate cable joining methods, testing continuity and insulation resistance of repaired cable cores and reporting repair activities.

HLTCPR211A PERFORM CPR 3.0

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry.

It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.

Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.

UEENEED101A USE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS RELEVANT TO A WORKPLACE 20.0


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