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UEE30811 - Certificate III in Electrotechnology

Course Overview

The UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician course is for individuals whose duties includes installing and maintaining electrical components, wiring, equipment and systems, and may work in other specialised areas of the electrical industry.

This course covers electrical work, specialising in electrical theory, install wiring and equipment in a variety of residential, commercial, industrial premises, maintenance of equipment and other devices and testing and compliance.

Graduates of this course will receive an internationally recognised Australian Qualification - UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician - issued through TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275). This award may help to prepare a graduate to apply for a licence to operate as an electrician in their country of citizenship, or Pacific Islands country of current residence.


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Course Delivery

Location: PNG

Duration: Course duration is 22 weeks full time including one-week mid semester break. Students will attend classes for a minimum of 5 days per week. Additional out-of-hours study time will be required.

Delivery Mode: Face to face. Training will be delivered in English and incorporates language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) support. 

Course Fees: The course fees is PGK5,200. The fee includes personal protective equipment, stationery and uniform. The Australian Government subsidises the cost of the course including materials and consumables. Course fees are subject to change without prior notification. View current fees.


Entry Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of a Pacific Island Forum country
  • Hold an electrical trade qualification and have a minimum 3 years’ experience in the electrical industry
  • Complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and Vocational Knowledge Assessment

Applicants may apply for recognition of prior learning.

* Courses offered, course dates and fees may vary depending  upon student and industry demand.


Course Content

The UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician will cover the following units of competency:


Unit CodeUnit Title
UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE104ASolve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE105AFix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE107AUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEC020BParticipate in electrical work and competency development activities
UEENEEG101ASolve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEG102ASolve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
UEENEEG006ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
UEENEEG063AArrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
UEENEEG109ADevelop and connect electrical control circuits
UEENEEK142AApply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEENEEG106ATerminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
UEENEEG108ATrouble‐shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG033ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG107ASelect wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEG103AInstall low voltage wiring and accessories
UEENEEG104AInstall appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
UEENEEG105AVerify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEI116AAssemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
UEENEED101AUse computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEA110AAssemble, mount and connect control gear and switchgear
UEENEEC001BMaintain documentation
UEENEED104AUse engineering applications software on personal computers
HLTAID003Provide first aid

Bold Font indicates core units; Standard font indicates electives - 20 core plus 5 electives units

* Please note; elective units of competency includes the unit Provide First Aid as an additional unit.

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