Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Course Code: UEE30811
Study Area:
Electrical and Refrigeration

Start date: We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.

End date: Rolling enrolments

Secured an apprenticeship as an electrician? This course combines on the job training with off the job education, ensuring that the knowledge and practical skills you acquire are relevant to your apprenticeship. Learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment. This course has been superseded in January 2019 by Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician CPC30318. You will also need to undertake a Pre-Training Review as part of the enrolment process.

  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Part time / Blended


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Electrician

  • Employed as an apprentice, under a training agreement

Course overview

This course is designed to meet the educational requirements of students currently employed as an apprentice electrician. Training at Bendigo TAFE is conducted over four years with regular one week blocks. On the job assessment will also be required. Students will be required to supply their own protective equipment which includes eye and ear protection, steel capped boots, gumboots, respirators and dust masks.

How to apply
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • No student selection process required

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Practical Assessment
  • Observation
  • Knowledge Test

Learning options
  • Apprenticeship

Key study areas
This course teaches you the fundamentals of electricity as well as the legal requirements and knowledge relating to safe working practices in the electrical industry. You will also learn about tools and regulations essential to the trade and how to safely carry out your responsibilities to maintain and install electrical equipment and wiring.

Further study opportunities
  • Certificate IV in Electrotechnology


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Apprenticeship
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$3,597.00
Concession - average total course fee*$719.40
Full fee - average total course fee*$19,129.00
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$2,090.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

This page was last updated on 2/05/2019 1:19 PM

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