Spark up a career as a licensed electrician.
The Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician must be completed as part of an apprenticeship, and upon successful completion, allows participants to work as a qualified electrician. Apprentices will learn through a combination of employment and block training at North Regional TAFE.
This qualification provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in buildings and premises. It includes ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’.
Participants will learn how to:
- Fabricate, dismantle, assemble of utilities industry components
- Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
- Solve problems in d.c. circuits, low voltage a.c. circuits, electromagnetic devices and related circuits
- Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines and electrical apparatus and circuits
- Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
- Apply environmental and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
- Install low voltage wiring and accessories
- Install appliances, switchgear and verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
- Develop and connect electrical control circuits
- Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.
An Electrical Training License must be held by an Apprentice for the duration of the apprenticeship.
This qualification requires a four-year apprenticeship through a licensed electrical contractor with a mixture of on-the-job training.