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.
Jump start your career
The Certificate III in Electrical Fitting not only provides competencies as listed above, but will include electrical wiring work if that work is associated with assembling, maintaining, terminating or altering the writing between electrical components within a plant or machinery.>
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.
Students who complete the Certificate III in Electrical Fitting may be eligible to undertake Switchgear Theory (SGT) Assessment conducted by an assessment centre approved by Energy Safe Victoria, and the Switchgear Practical (SGP) Assessment conducted by Energy Safe Victoria.
You will do practical assessments in the workplace.
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 Course Advisor
Modes of Delivery
Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
MaterialsWhat 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 RequirementsYou must be apprenticed to an employer and must also have a current electrical apprenticeship agreement registered with the Australian Apprenticeship Centre.
Pathways to further studyAsk us about pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.
Career PathwaysThe electrical trade is booming and with it comes plenty of opportunities for qualified electrical fitters.
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.
|UEENEEA110A||ASSEMBLE, MOUNT AND CONNECT SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR||120|
|UEENEEA112A||FABRICATE AND ASSEMBLE BUS BARS||60|
|UEENEEC020B||PARTICIPATE IN ELECTRICAL WORK AND COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES||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|
|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|
|UEENEEG111A||CARRY OUT BASIC REPAIRS TO ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS AND EQUIPMENT||40|
|UEENEEG129A||OVERHAUL AND REPAIR MAJOR SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR||60|
|UEENEEG164A||REPAIR AND MAINTAIN MECHANICAL COMPONENTS OF ELECTRICAL MACHINES||40|
|UEENEEG199A||VERIFY COMPLIANCE AND FUNCTIONALITY OF EXISTING CIRCUITS||40|
|UEENEEK142A||APPLY ENVIRONMENTALLY AND SUSTAINABLE PROCEDURES IN THE ENERGY SECTOR||20|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
This qualification aligns with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3.