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    COURSE TYPE: Apprenticeship



    DURATION: This program is delivered over a nominal period of four years


    Course DescriptionThis course provides the knowledge and skills needed to be a qualified A Grade Electrician.

    A Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician qualification provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in building and premises. It includes Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) requirements for an Electricians licence.

    OpportunitiesApprentices who take up this trade can work in commercial, domestic and industrial sites when qualified.

    This is a popular trade and has many opportunities when it comes to building and construction industry. Salary and employment prospects are excellent and there is always the possibility to run and operate a business one day.

    Course StructureElectrotechnology is a licenced trade. All apprentices in this field have to complete on-the-job training and attend trade school either one day per week or one week per month.

    Entry requirementsThere are no formal entrance requirements however you will need to be placed in an apprenticeship to start your training and you should be able to read, write and understand basic mathematical concepts. Successful applicants will be required to complete enrolment documentation and attend a pre-training review.

    Fees and Charges Fees for this course include material and tuition fees text books are additional if required. White Card application fees are additional. Tuition fees are calculated according to the Higher Education and Skills Group guidelines for Government subsidised training. Eligibility will be assessed at the time of enrolment. Fee concessions are available for holders of a current Health Care Card.

    Pre-Apprenticeship opportunityAGA has a number of pre-apprenticeship courses that commence throughout the year.

    A pre-apprenticeship offers a look into Electrotechnology Electrician Trade and will provide the fundamental skills and potentially a pathway to start an apprenticeship (a Certificate II can also provide credits into an apprenticeship).

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer If you have skills or knowledge gained through previous study or relevant experience, you may be eligible for Recognition for Prior Learning and/or Credit Transfer which reduces the amount of training needed to complete the qualification. These will be discussed with you during the pre-training review.


  • Unit Code Unit Title Nominal Hours

    CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry 6

    HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support 12

    UEENEEC020B Participate in electrical work and competency development activities 20

    UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 20

    UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components 40

    UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits 80

    UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20

    UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40

    UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work 20

    UEENEEF102A Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunications services 120

    UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines 80

    UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits 60

    UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations 40

    UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits 60

    UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits 80

    UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories 20

    UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations 20

    UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations 60

    UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits 40

    UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations 80

    UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits 80

    UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits 80

    UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector 20

    Course Content Hours

    Apprenticeships Group Australia (AGA) is a not-for-profit Group Training organisation (GTO) and Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that provides employment, placement, trade training and support services to apprentices, trainees, students and businesses. During your apprenticeship you will be assigned a dedicated Field Officer to support you. Field Officers are known for their trade experience and extensive exposure across a wide range of industries.

    AGAs training centres have highly qualified Instructors who are industry professionals and experienced mentors. Students at AGA receive the practical experience with some of Australias finest tradespeople.

    Contact Apprenticeships Group Australia (AGA) for more information:

    1300 AGA 000agaustralia.com.au



    Visit AGAs website to find out where your course is being offered.

    AGA apprenticeships are advertised on our website visit www.agaapprentices.applynow.net.au/

    When applying for an apprentice remember to provide as much information or supporting documents as you can.

    Enrolments for pre-apprentices are available on our website visit: www.agaustralia.com.au/training/courses/pre-apprenticeship-courses


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