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This exciting dual qualification for the Electrotechnology trade will see you graduate with the necessary skills to select; install; set up; test; fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems, as well as acquire a comprehensive understanding for devices for measurement and recording of physical/chemical phenomenon, and, related process control in buildings and premises. A well-rounded course to expand your skills, and therefore job opportunities! Course details

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Workplace/TAFE: up to 4.5 years

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How to enrol

Become a qualified electrician

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

Key dates

Toowoomba Any time Workplace/TAFE

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).


100 Bridge Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Resources required

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


Delivery of this program is available as a combination of workplace training and may 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 dual qualification requires you to complete 36 core units and a combination of elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 140 points from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

UEENEEG105A Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations Core
UEENEEG103A Install low voltage wiring and accessories Core
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Core
UEENEEE119A Solve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits Core
UEENEEC020B Participate in electrical work and competency development activities Core
UEENEEG104A Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations Core
UEENEEP013A Disconnect/reconnect control devices connected to low voltage installation wiring Core
UEENEEI111A Find and rectify faults in process final control elements Core
UEENEEI108A Install instrumentation and control apparatus and associated equipment Core
UEENEEI107A Install instrumentation and control cabling and tubing Core
UEENEEI106A Set up and adjust PID control loops Core
UEENEEI103A Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems Core
UEENEEI104A Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems Core
UEENEEI110A Set up and adjust advanced PID process control loops Core
UEENEEI112A Verify compliance and functionality of instrumentation and control installations Core
UEENEEI113A Setup and configure Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and industrial networks Core
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector Core
UEENEEI102A Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems Core
UEENEEI101A Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals Core
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications Core
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work Core
UEENEEI105A Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems Core
UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines Core
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Core
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits Core
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Core
UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits Core
UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations Core
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
UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits Core
UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits Core
UEENEEI150A Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers Core
UEENEEC024B Participate in instrumentation and control work and competency development activities Core
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace Elective
UEENEEI133A Set up scientific analysis measuring and control instruments Elective
UEENEEI118A Set up weighting measuring and control instruments Elective
UEENEEI114A Trouble shoot process control systems Elective
UEENEEC001B Maintain documentation Elective
UEENEEI132A Set up water analysis measuring and control instruments Elective
UEENEEI131A Set up gas analysis measuring and control instruments 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 and UEE31211 Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control

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 18 October 2016

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