About the course

About the course

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

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Intake Dates & Course Length


You can enrol throughout the year

Full time: 4 years (this is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery)

This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.

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Career Outcomes


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

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Entry Requirements


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

APPRENTICESHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

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, Box Hill Institute 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.

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Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

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Pathways & Accreditation


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

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

Fees & Finance Options


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

Full FeeApprenticeship ConcessionApprenticeship Gov Subsidised
Tuition Fee$19,058$836$4,122
Service Fee$495$495$495
Core Skills Support Fee$80$80$80
Material Fee$1,164$1,164$1,164
Retain Course Items$255$255$255
Total Course Estimate$21,052$2,830$6,116
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$6,887$1,060$2,129

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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Course Structure


You must complete 22 units including electives totalling 1100 hours.

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