The Certificate III in Electrical Fitting is the prerequisite for eligibility of the Energy Safe Victoria Electrical Fitter's Licence and provides the background knowledge and skills required for successful work in the electrical manufacturing industry.
Career opportunities, include:
- Licensed electrical fitter
Pathways to further study:
- Certificate IV in Electrical Instrumentation UEE40420
- Certificate IV in Instrumentation and Control UEE42220
- Certificate IV in Electrical Systems Electrician UEE40620
Hear from Ben on his experience studying Certificate III in Electrical Fitting.
Studying the Certificate III in Electrical Fitting at Holmesglen
The program provides a pathway into the Electrotechnology Industry as a Licensed Electrical Switchboard Fitter.
On successful completion, students will have the skills to be eligible to sit for the Electrical Fitters Assessment, required to operate as a Licensed Electrical Fitter in Victoria, issued by Energy Safe Victoria (ESV).
Students may also choose to undertake further study, training and assessment supervision and additional time in the workplace to enable them to apply for the Electrical Licence.
To successfully achieve this qualification, students must complete a series of units and demonstrate competence in the skills involved. Upon completion of these units, students will have achieved the core competencies required. Additional elective competencies must also be completed, with these to be determined in negotiation between the apprentice and their employer. Completion of the core and elective competencies will qualify students for the UEE32020 Certificate III in Electrical Fitting
||Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
||Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
||Perform rescue from a live LV panel
||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
||Solve problems in single path circuits
||Solve problems in multiple path circuits
||Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices
||Solve problems in direct current (d.c.) machines
||Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
||Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
||Arrange circuits, control and protection for electrical installations
||Evaluate and modify low voltage heating equipment and controls
||Evaluate and modify low voltage lighting circuits, equipment and controls
||Evaluate and modify low voltage socket outlets circuits
||Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
||Test and connect alternating current (a.c.) rotating machines
||Test and connect transformers
||Develop and connect electrical control circuits
||Conduct compliance and functional verification of electrical apparatus and existing circuits
||Identify, shut down and restart systems with alternate supplies
||Isolate, test and troubleshoot low voltage electrical circuits
||Carry out basic repairs to electrical components and equipment
||Assemble, mount and connect control gear and switchgear
||Repair and maintain mechanical components of electrical machines
||Overhaul and repair major switchgear and control gear
| Code || Name |
|UEECO0023||Participate in electrical work and competency development activities|
|UEECD0007||Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace|
|HLTAID009||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation|
|UETDRRF004||Perform rescue from a live LV panel|
|UEECD0019||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components|
|UEECD0020||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment|
|UEECD0051||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications|
|UEERE0001||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector|
|UEECD0046||Solve problems in single path circuits|
|UEECD0044||Solve problems in multiple path circuits|
|UEEEL0021||Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices|
|UEEEL0019||Solve problems in direct current (d.c.) machines|
|UEEEL0020||Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits|
|UEEEL0023||Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits|
|UEEEL0003||Arrange circuits, control and protection for electrical installations|
|UEEEL0008||Evaluate and modify low voltage heating equipment and controls|
|UEEEL0009||Evaluate and modify low voltage lighting circuits, equipment and controls|
|UEEEL0010||Evaluate and modify low voltage socket outlets circuits|
|UEECD0016||Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work|
|UEEEL0024||Test and connect alternating current (a.c.) rotating machines|
|UEEEL0025||Test and connect transformers|
|UEEEL0005||Develop and connect electrical control circuits|
|UEEEL0028||Conduct compliance and functional verification of electrical apparatus and existing circuits|
|UEEEL0047||Identify, shut down and restart systems with alternate supplies|
|UEEEL0014||Isolate, test and troubleshoot low voltage electrical circuits|
|UEEEL0004||Carry out basic repairs to electrical components and equipment|
|UEEAS0007||Assemble, mount and connect control gear and switchgear|
|UEEEL0017||Repair and maintain mechanical components of electrical machines|
|UEEEL0055||Overhaul and repair major switchgear and control gear|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
There are no formal entry requirements to this qualification, but as a requirement for this program, Holmesglen requires all learners to be engaged in an Electrical Fitting Apprenticeship. You must be signed up as an Apprentice with your chosen employer and have selected Holmesglen as your selected training provider.
In addition, learners must be at least 16 years of age when enrolling in the program. This requirement meets the minimum age requirements for training and working in the Electrotechnology field in Victoria, determined by Energy Safe Victoria (ESV).
It is recommended that applicants have completed Year 11 or equivalent, due to the literacy and numeracy requirements of electrical studies. Holmesglen recommends all applicants have a minimum of Year 10 English and Mathematics.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On successful completion you will will receive the UEE33020 Certificate III in Electrical Fitting.
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit Australian apprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession