Courses

Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Electrical Fitting will see you qualified and attaining competency in manufacturing, fitting, assembling, erecting, operating, testing, fault-finding, altering and repairing of electrical equipment.

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Electrical equipment means any appliance, article, accessory, wire, fitting, cable, conduit or apparatus that generates, uses, conveys or controls (or that is intended to generate, use convey or control) electricity above extra low voltage.

Industry connections and resources

Let Melbourne Polytechnic’s qualified and trade-experienced teachers guide you through your apprenticeship. You will have access to the latest industry technology, including ‘Labvolt’ equipment to simulate real world practical application in motor control. We ensure that you have the opportunity to put these to use in a realistic working environment.

Our passionate, industry-qualified teachers will give you unique one-to-one attention in a class blended learning environment. You will also have access to material online and the opportunity learn with other apprentices and network with your peers in a classroom program delivery.

The LMS was designed, moderated and validated by E-Oz the current Industry Skills Council for the Electro-Technology area.

Course outcomes

Students who complete the Certificate III in Electrical Fitting can gain eligibility to undertake the LEA (Licensed Electrical Assessment) licence testing program and obtain an “Electrical Fitting” grade licence.

Assessment

You will do practical assessments in the workplace.

Local Students

Code

UEE33011

Campuses

PRESTON

Department

Trades College
03 9269 8400

Duration

Part-time: 4 years
Course note: Day release from workplace, 1 day per week. Up to 4 years.

Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$4750
Ineligible:$11250
Concession:$950
Materials:$23

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Find out more on fees and charges

View 2016 Fees

Materials

What we will supply
Tools and equipment you need to undertake this course.
You will need to supply
  • your own safety equipment, including work boots and safety glasses
  • various textbooks
  • we recommend that you have a laptop

Entrance Requirements

You must be apprenticed to an employer and must also have a current electrical apprenticeship agreement registered with the Australian Apprenticeship Centre.

Pathways to further study

Ask us about pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.

Career Pathways

The electrical trade is booming and with it comes plenty of opportunities for qualified electrical fitters.

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • April
  • July
  • October
  • Midyear

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
UEENEEC020B PARTICIPATE IN ELECTRICAL WORK AND COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES 20
UEENEED101A USE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS RELEVANT TO A WORKPLACE 20
UEENEEE101A APPLY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, CODES AND PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE 20
UEENEEE102A FABRICATE, ASSEMBLE AND DISMANTLE UTILITIES INDUSTRY COMPONENTS 40
UEENEEE104A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN D.C. CIRCUITS 80
UEENEEE105A FIX AND SECURE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT 20
UEENEEE107A USE DRAWINGS, DIAGRAMS, SCHEDULES, STANDARDS, CODES AND SPECIFICATIONS 40
UEENEEE137A DOCUMENT AND APPLY MEASURES TO CONTROL OHS RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ELECTROTECHNOLOGY WORK 20
UEENEEF102A INSTALL AND MAINTAIN CABLING FOR MULTIPLE ACCESS TO TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES 120
UEENEEG006A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN SINGLE AND THREE PHASE LOW VOLTAGE MACHINES 80
UEENEEG033A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN SINGLE AND THREE PHASE LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND CIRCUITS 60
UEENEEG063A ARRANGE CIRCUITS, CONTROL AND PROTECTION FOR GENERAL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS 40
UEENEEG101A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN ELECTROMAGNETIC DEVICES AND RELATED CIRCUITS 60
UEENEEG102A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN LOW VOLTAGE A.C. CIRCUITS 80
UEENEEG106A TERMINATE CABLES, CORDS AND ACCESSORIES FOR LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUITS 40
UEENEEG108A TROUBLE-SHOOT AND REPAIR FAULTS IN LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND CIRCUITS 80
UEENEEG109A DEVELOP AND CONNECT ELECTRICAL CONTROL CIRCUITS 80
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector 20