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This course will give you the skills for all types of electrical installations, including the wiring of commercial, residential and industrial settings. Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, you will be a qualified tradesperson with comprehensive, job-ready skills, having learnt from the best in the business! Course details

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Become a qualified electrician

Learn the skills for all types of electrical installations, including the wiring of commercial, residential and industrial settings.

Unique Student Identifier (USI) - Student Information

From 1 January 2015 if you are undertaking a nationally recognised program at TAFE Queensland you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Learn all about the USI and how to get your USI for your study.

Entry requirements

Students must be employed as an apprentice or trainee and have a signed Registered Training Contract, stating TAFE Queensland South West is the Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).

The Queensland Government's Apprenticeships Info website provides information about apprenticeships and traineeships (including school-based) in Queensland.

For further information about probationary periods for this trade qualification, visit Queensland Training Information Service (QTIS).

Resources required

  • steel capped boots
  • cotton drill long pants and shirt
  • safety glasses
  • personal stationery (pens and paper)
  • scientific calculator
  • drawing instruments


Delivery of this program is available as a combination of workplace training and will include some delivery at TAFE. Where workplace training is selected, a Teacher will be assigned to attend your workplace to deliver training and assess your skills and knowledge. Delivery at TAFE consists of face-to-face classes after being released from the workplace by your employer. The duration of your attendance will vary depending on the stage and the units of competency specified in your individual training plan.

TAFE attendance times: Mondays from 10am to 4.30pm, Tuesday to Thursday 8am to 4.30pm, and Fridays from 8am to 2.30pm (please refer to training notices for minor variations to start and end times).


The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 20 core units and a combination of elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 140 from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

UEENEEG108A Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits Core
UEENEEG109A Develop and connect electrical control circuits Core
UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations Core
UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits Core
UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations Core
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector Core
UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations Core
UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories Core
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Core
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications Core
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits Core
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Core
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Core
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work Core
UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines Core
UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits Core
UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits Core
UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations Core
UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits Core
UEENEEC020B Participate in electrical work and competency development activities Core
UEENEEF102A Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services Elective
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers Elective
UEENEED104A Use engineering applications software on personal computers Elective
UEENEEI116A Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices Elective
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace Elective


The elective units available may vary between locations, delivery modes and intakes.

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland South West has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 914 754. We're here to help.

For more information about the costs associated with undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship, please give us a call.


UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Job prospects

  • Electricians

Are you ready to enrol?

If you are already employed as an apprentice or trainee, let your employer know that you want TAFE Queensland South West to be your Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO), then contact an Australian Apprenticeships Centre to organise your training contract.

If you aren't employed yet, contact an Australian Apprenticeships Centre or a job service agency for help getting a job. Alternatively, contact us on 1300 914 754 for further information on how we can help you make great happen.

For information about your rights and responsibilities as a student, check out the student handbook and refund policy


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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 3 July 2017

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