Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician DARWIN

UEE30811 - Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician DARWIN

CRICOS code 102221E


This qualification provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain systems and equipments in building s and premises. The qualification includes ERAC – Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council requirements for an Electrician’s license. This course does not provide graduates with a licence to work as an electrician in Australia but fulfils academic requirements. 

This qualification requires 104 weeks of study (including holidays and work training). This makes about 2 years of study. 

You must attend class 20 hours every week. You will also need to complete self paced learning
from home. Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control includes 480 hours of vocational training (unpaid).

To enrol into this course you will need to have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent and have an overall IELTS score of 5.5. You must be over 18 years old. Due to the physical requirements of this qualification the student must have the ability to perform CPR on a manikin.

There will also be an entrance test to assess your mathematical and analytical skills.

Students who graduate from this course will receive a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrican. Please note this qualification will not provide a licensed trade qualification but will fulfill academic requirements.

Each state has their own system for electrical licensing, you can find more on the ERAC website to get relevant information to your state.

Tuition fee: AUD $26,000

Enrolment fee (non refundable): AUD $200

Resources fee: AUD $300

Tuition fee per term (every 3 months): AUD $3,187.5

You will be studying at our Darwin Campus which is located at : 11/41 Sadgroves crescent, Winnelie. The campus is easily accessible by bus or with a car and has free parking spaces. 

Intake dates every two months (January, March, May, July, September, November). Please contact support@ausinet.com.au for exact intake dates. 

Assessment of competencies will be done by the trainer throughout the course.  You will have to complete written and practical assessments and workplace demonstration and observation.

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to electrical positions. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • A Grade Electrician
  • Electrician
  • Electrical Fitter Mechanic
  • General Electrician

All individual students are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL. If requested, the trainer at Ausinet will provide candidates with an RPL Application Form, to assist the candidate in determining if RPL is an appropriate pathway to gain the qualification. If appropriate, candidates will be provided with an RPL Self-Assessment Guide and instructions on how to prepare a portfolio of evidence. The RPL documentation is available on request. Please see the Student Handbook or enquire at the office for the procedure on how to apply.


Participate in electrical work and competency development activities


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


Apply environmental and sustainable procedures in the energy sector


Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components


Solve problems in d.c. circuits


Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment


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


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


Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits


Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits


Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines


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


Install low voltage wiring and accessories


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


Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits


Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations


Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations


Develop and connect electrical control circuits


Maintain documentation


Deliver a service to customers


Use computer applications relevant to a workplace


Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers


Use software for engineering applications


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


Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations

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