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Electrical Fitting

Certificate III in

Code: UEE33011

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Our courses are being delivered remotely
Melbourne Polytechnic is recognised as an essential service and continues to operate. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the way our courses are delivered will look a little different for the foreseeable period.

Most of our courses are being taught remotely with an interactive and supportive learning environment, including assessments wherever possible.

Limited activity or training which cannot be delivered entirely remotely will be delivered on campus, with strict health and safety measures in place.

Overview

Campus

Heidelberg

Duration

4 years part time

Duration

4 years part time

Next Intake

February, April, July, October

Next Intake

February, April, October

Assemble your skill set

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.

Expert knowledge and valued experience

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.

A future fit for you

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.

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

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.
  • Electrical Contractor

Pathways

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

Akolda Bil

"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."

Course Details

Delivery methods

  • Classroom

Class Schedule

Day release from workplace 1 day per week across Monday to Friday. Duration up to 4 years.

Assessment Methods

You will do practical assessments in the workplace.

Units of Study

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

Code Subject Elective Hours
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

Recognition of Prior Learning

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.

Fees & Costs

Tuition Fees
Concession Government subsidised fee Non-subsidised fee
Tuition fee $1130 $ 5650 $21000
Maximum annual amenities $175 $ 250 $250
Total payable $1305 $ 5900 $21250
Per year $0
Per semester $0

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.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Materials

Lists of required materials, books and timetables will be provided at course induction or class enrolment by the teaching department.

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Requirements

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

Next Steps

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.

Application procedure

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