Develop a thorough understanding of how security systems work. Our 3-year security equipment apprenticeship will provide you with practical and comprehensive training in the installation and pre-commissioning set up of wired and wireless security systems in multiple, commercial industrial premises. You will learn from current industry professionals:

  • to work safely in the construction industry
  • to provide first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • to use hand and power tools essential to the trade
  • to source and purchase materials/parts for installation or service jobs
  • to deliver a service to customers
  • to correctly install and maintain security systems equipment including closed circuit television or CCTV
  • to diagnose and rectify faults
  • to provide quotations for installation and service jobs
  • to maintain documentation
  • to use workplace computer applications



National Code UEE31411
Study Areas Electrical
Study Level Apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 3 years,

Course Type Apprenticeship
Campuses Workplace, Box Hill


Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Apprentice Gov. Subsidised $850.00
Apprentice Concession $170.00
Full Fee $5,610.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $272.00
Retain Course Items*** $42.00


* 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: 3 years

Workplace, Box Hill

You must:

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

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 successfully completing this course, you may want to broaden your skills in a Certificate IV or Diploma in Electrotechnology.

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

You may apply for employment as an alarm installer for a company that specialises in security equipment. As this course is nationally recognised, interstate employment is also an option for you. 

You must complete 13 core units and elective units totalling 420 hours.

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UEENEEE104A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN D.C. CIRCUITS 80.0

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UEENEEC010B DELIVER A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS 20.0

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

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UEENEEC026B PARTICIPATE IN SECURITY EQUIPMENT WORK AND COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES 20.0

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UEENEEC026B PARTICIPATE IN SECURITY EQUIPMENT WORK AND COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES 20.0

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UEENEEE104A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN D.C. CIRCUITS 80.0

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UEENEEH114A TROUBLESHOOT RESONANCE CIRCUITS IN AN ELECTRONIC APPARATUS 80.0

This unit covers determining correct operation of resonance circuits used in electronic apparatus. 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 resonance circuits.

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UEENEEH151A INSTALL LARGE SECURITY SYSTEMS 100.0

This unit covers installing, entering instructions and testing of electronic security systems within excess of 50 connected devices in buildings, premises and precincts. It encompasses working safely and to standards, following and job specifications, securely placing and connecting security system components, and applying customer relation protocols.

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UEENEEH150A ASSEMBLE AND SET UP BASIC SECURITY SYSTEMS 80.0

This unit covers installing electronic security systems with up to 50 connected devices typically used in single domestic and small commercial premises. It encompasses, working safely and to standards, following oral and written instructions and procedures, securely placing and connecting security system components, and applying customer relation protocols.

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UEENEEH152A ENTER INSTRUCTIONS AND TEST WIRED AND WIRELESS SECURITY SYSTEMS 40.0

This unit covers, entering instructions and testing electronic security systems with up to 50 connected devices typically used in single domestic and small commercial premises. It encompasses safe working practices, basic programming as directed in user manuals, adjusting security devices, system testing and following written and oral instruction and procedures and customer relations.

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UEENEEE105A FIX AND SECURE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT 20.0

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

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UEENEEE108A LAY WIRING/CABLING AND TERMINATE ACCESSORIES FOR EXTRA-LOW VOLTAGE (ELV) CIRCUITS 40.0

This unit covers the laying of wiring/cabling, connection of accessories and continuity and insulation resistance testing of circuits intended to operate at extra-low voltage. Typically this includes circuits and accessories for ELV powered devices, security, controls, integrated systems, audio/video systems. It encompasses the principles of single source, single load power circuits, control circuits and communications circuits, safe working practices and following work processes that satisfy electrical principles for safety and functionality.

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

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

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UEENEEE102A FABRICATE, ASSEMBLE AND DISMANTLE UTILITIES INDUSTRY COMPONENTS 40.0

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UEENEEK142A APPLY ENVIRONMENTALLY AND SUSTAINABLE PROCEDURES IN THE ENERGY SECTOR 20.0

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UEENEEC010B DELIVER A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS 20.0

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UEENEEC001B MAINTAIN DOCUMENTATION 20.0

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UEENEEE103A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN ELV SINGLE PATH CIRCUITS 40.0

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UEENEEH154A PROGRAM AND COMMISSION COMMERCIAL SECURITY SYSTEMS 60.0

This unit covers installation and testing of security alarm system typically used in commercial buildings and premises The unit encompasses working safely, following specifications and security access scenarios, programming security alarm functions, using circuit diagrams and schedules, and providing as-programmed document.

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UEENEEH155A PROGRAM AND COMMISSION COMMERCIAL ACCESS CONTROL SECURITY SYSTEMS 60.0

This unit covers installation and testing of security access control system typically uses in commercial buildings and premises The unit encompasses working safely, following specifications and security access scenarios, programming security functions, using circuit diagrams and schedules, and providing as-programmed document.

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UEENEEH153A PROGRAM AND TEST LARGE SECURITY SYSTEMS 120.0

This unit covers programming functions and testing electronic security systems with in excess of 50 connected devices in buildings, premises and precincts. It encompasses safe working practices, programming, adjusting security devices, system testing and following written and oral instruction and procedures and customer relations.

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UEENEEH156A PROGRAM AND COMMISSION COMMERCIAL SECURITY CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION SYSTEMS 60.0

This unit covers installation and testing of security closed circuit television (CCTV) systems typically used in commercial buildings and premises The unit encompasses working safely, following specifications and security observation scenarios, programming security functions, using circuit diagrams and schedules, and providing as-programmed document.

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

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