Surge ahead in your career in the power industry with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in ESI – Power Systems Substations. We’ll provide you with the skills you need to install and maintain substations and electrical systems.
Power up and aim for career advancement
This course is suitable for electricians working in the power industry and is designed in response to industry demand.
Areas of study include:
- sustainable energy
- substation inspections
- installing andmaintaining substation systems
- circuit breakers
- instrument transformers
- capacitor banks
- onload tap changers and distribution field devices
Australian apprentices undertaking this course may be eligible for the Commonwealth Government’s Trade Support Loan (TSL) program.
Industry connections and resources
This course is taken from the UET12 Electricity Supply Industry Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Training Package and is conducted in collaboration with Metro Trains.
Employment or course outcomes
You will be qualified to install and maintain substations and electrical systems. The course will provide opportunities for career advancement within the power industry.
Assessments include assignments, examinations and practical tasks.
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Assessment MethodsAssessments in this program are conducted by assignments examinations and practical tasks.
MaterialsStudents will be advised on appropriate text books and other materials at enrolment or course induction.
Entrance RequirementsYou should have:
- successfully completed the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
- you must be employed in the electrical supply industry
- you must have an employer agreement to undertake training
Pathways to further studySuccessful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in the Diploma of Electrical Supply Industry – Power systems. There are also opportunities for further study in the electrical and engineering fields.
Career PathwaysThis course will provide opportunities for career advancement within the power industry.
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.
|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|
|UEENEEG103A||INSTALL LOW VOLTAGE WIRING AND ACCESSORIES||20|
|UEENEEG104A||INSTALL APPLIANCES, SWITCHGEAR AND ASSOCIATED ACCESSORIES FOR LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS||20|
|UEENEEG105A||VERIFY COMPLIANCE AND FUNCTIONALITY OF LOW VOLTAGE GENERAL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS||60|
|UEENEEG106A||TERMINATE CABLES, CORDS AND ACCESSORIES FOR LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUITS||40|
|UEENEEG107A||SELECT WIRING SYSTEMS AND CABLES FOR LOW VOLTAGE GENERAL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS||80|
|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|
|UEETTDRIS47A||SAMPLE, TEST, FILTER AND REINSTATE INSULATING OIL||20|
|UETTDREL16A||WORK SAFELY NEAR LIVE ELECTRICAL APPARTUS||20|
|UETTDRIS62A||IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR THE POWER SYSTEMS ORGANISATIONAL OHS POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND PROGRAMS||60|
|UETTDRIS63A||IMPLEMENT & MONITOR POWER SYSTEMS ENVIRONMENTAL & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY MANAGEMENT POLICY & PROCEDURES||60|
|UETTDRSB21A||DIAGNOSE AND RECTIFY FAULTS IN SUBSTATION ENVIRONMENT||20|
|UETTDRSB22A||CARRY OUT POWER SYSTEMS SUBSTATION INSPECTION||20|
|UETTDRSB23A||INSTALL AND MAINTAIN SUBSTATION DIRECT CURRENT SYSTEMS||20|
|UETTDRSB24A||MAINTAIN HIGH VOLTAGE POWER SYSTEM CIRCUIT BREAKER||20|
|UETTDRSB25A||MAINTAIN HIGH VOLTAGE AND INSTRUMENT TRANSFORMERS||20|
|UETTDRSB26A||INSTALL HIGH CURRENT d.c. SWITCHGEAR AND EQUIPMENT||30|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.