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February, April, July, October
February, April, October
Spark your electrical skills with a Certificate III in Electrical Fitting at Melbourne Polytechnic. With a specialised environment equipped with advanced machinery, this course will prepare you to join a community of innovators across Australia with over 20,000 job opportunities. You’ll learn everything you need to know in order to manufacture, assemble, and operate electrical equipment, while also gaining extensive knowledge in the testing, altering and repairing of a range of equipment including appliances, accessories and conduits, giving you hands on knowledge to deploy in the field.
You’ll be ingrained with incredible expertise from a vast array of experienced trade professionals in our realistic working environment. Melbourne Polytechnic is equipped with the latest technology and industry practices, with access to state of the art Labvolt equipment, for real-world experience before you even graduate. Our qualified teachers will guide you throughout your apprenticeship while you learn the foundation of conduits that generate, use, conveys or controls electricity. Melbourne Polytechnic’s partnership with Energise Oz grants our courses a unique credibility, earning respect across industry for quality training.
Exceptional electrical fitters have skills that are in high demand, with a variety of employment options. As a qualified electrical fitter graduate, your skills might take you to work as an electrical fitter in the field or as a qualified technician within plants.
"It means 'future' to me. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... Studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
Day release from workplace 1 day per week across Monday to Friday. Duration up to 4 years.
You will do practical assessments in the workplace.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|UEENEEA110A||ASSMBLE, MOUT AND CONNECT CONTROL GEAR AND SWITCHGEAR||Elective||120|
|UEENEEA112A||FABRICATE AND ASSEMBLE BUS BARS||Elective||60|
|UEENEEC020B||PARTICIPATE IN ELECTRICAL WORK AND COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES||Core||20|
|UEENEEE101A||APPLY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, CODES AND PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE||Core||20|
|UEENEEE102A||FABRICATE, ASSEMBLE AND DISMANTLE UTILITIES INDUSTRY COMPONENTS||Core||40|
|UEENEEE104A||SOLVE PROBLEMS IN D.C. CIRUCUITS||Core||80|
|UEENEEE105A||FIX AND SECURE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT||Core||20|
|UEENEEE107A||USE DRAWINGS, DIAGRAMS, SCHEDULES, STANDARDS, CODES AND SPECIFICATIONS||Core||40|
|UEENEEE137A||DOCUMENT AND APPLY MEASURES TO CONTROL OHS RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ELECTROTECHNOLOGY WORK||Core||20|
|UEENEEG006A||SOLVE PROBLEMS IN SINGLE AND THREE PHASE LOW VOLTAGE MACHINES||Core||80|
|UEENEEG033A||SOLVE PROBLEMS IN SINGLE AND THREE PHASE LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND CIRCUITS||Core||60|
|UEENEEG063A||ARRANGE CIRCUITS, CONTROL AND PROTECTION FOR GENERAL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS||Core||40|
|UEENEEG101A||SOLVE PROBLEMS IN ELECTROMAGNETIC DEVICES AND RELATED CIRCUITS||Core||60|
|UEENEEG102A||SOLVE PROBLEMS IN LOW VOLTAGE A.C. CIRCUITS||Core||80|
|UEENEEG106A||TERMINATE CABLES, CORDS AND ACCESSORIES FOR LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUITS||Core||40|
|UEENEEG108A||TROUBLE-SHOOT AND REPAIR FAULTS IN LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND CIRCUITS||Core||80|
|UEENEEG109A||DEVELOP AND CONNECT ELECTRICAL CONTROL CIRCUITS||Core||80|
|UEENEEG111A||CARRY OUT BASIC REPAIRS TO ELECTRICAL COMPONENETS AND EQUIPMENT||Elective||40|
|UEENEEG129A||OVERHAUL AND REPAIR MAJOR SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROL GEAR||Elective||60|
|UEENEEG164A||REPAIR AND MAINTAIN MECHANICAL COMPONENTS OF ELECTRICAL MACHINES||Elective||40|
|UEENEEG199A||CONDUCT COMPLIANCE AND FUNCTIONAL VERIFICATION OF ELECTRICAL APPARATUS AND EXISTING CIRCUITS||Core||40|
|UEENEEK142A||APPLY ENVIRONMENTALLY AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY PROCEDURES IN THE ENERGY SECTOR||Core||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.
Studying at Melbourne Polytechnic
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Our Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic (SLAM) team run the fun stuff on campus: things like movie nights, bake sales, cook-offs, career expos, spring markets, and much more.Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic has a large range of specialist training facilities in health and community, construction, hospitality, education and more.Specialist Training Facilities
One of the most common misconceptions about scholarships is that you have to be 'top in your class' to apply. Melbourne Polytechnic scholarships are awarded on a range of criteria such as merit, your area of study and personal circumstances.Scholarships
|Concession||Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Tuition fee||$1130||$ 5650||$21000|
|Maximum annual amenities||$175||$ 250||$250|
|Total payable||$1305||$ 5900||$21250|
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
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We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about TPPs here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
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