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Electrical and Electrotechnology

Considering a career as an electrician, but not sure what it might involve? Electricians and other electrotechnology workers deal with installation, fit-out and maintenance of electrical systems in domestic and commercial settings. In this industry, there are endless opportunities for career growth, with positions available from the trade level through to management and even owning your own business. 

As technologies continually evolve, the electricity and electrotechnology industry provides flexible and challenging avenues for career development. There will always be a need for qualified electricians across domestic, commercial, industrial and mining settings in Western Australia and further abroad. 

Want a job that doesn’t look the same day in, day out? As an electrician, you’ll be working on projects in a diverse range of workplace environments. If you have a special interest, you can specialise in particular areas such as solar power, mining, construction or automation. 

Whatever your career or study goals are, we are here to support you on your journey. Enrol in an electrical course at WA’s top training provider and get a flying start towards an engaging and rewarding career.

Electrical and Electrotechnology Courses

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
National ID: UEE20711
State ID: A104
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications

Switch on a career in electronics.

Gain the skills and knowledge to safely install and maintain telecommunication cabling, secure electro-technological equipment, assemble and dismantle components and more.

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Work to keep the bits and bytes moving.

Prepare for work as a data cabler or telecommunications technician. This qualification provides competencies to select, assemble, set up and maintain simple equipment and systems to a prescribed routine Certification of telecommunication cabling in buildings and premises. It includes ACMA requirements for Open Cabler registration.

Certificate II
National ID: UEE22011
State ID: AA41
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship)

Switch to a career that's never in the dark.

This pre-apprenticeship program is your first step towards an electrotechnology apprenticeship and furthering your career in the electrotechnology industry. Light up your career with the best start.

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VET Delivered to Secondary Students

Spark up an electrical career and get current skills.

When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the construction industry, use hand and power tools, interpret drawings, take electrical and electronic measurements, soldering components, and workplace health and safety.

Certificate II
National ID: UEE30811
State ID: A123
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Begin a career that illuminates the world.

Enrol in an apprenticeship that will light the way to a bright career selecting, installing, setting up, testing, fault finding, repairing and maintaining electrical systems and equipment.

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Charge up your career today.

When you complete the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply).

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the construction industry, installing low voltage wiring, switchgear and appliances, arrange and connect circuits, troubleshoot and problem solve apparatus and circuits, using hand and power tools, interpreting drawings, taking electrical and electronic measurements, and workplace health and safety.

Certificate III
National ID: D9782P
State ID: D9782P
Industry Building and Construction

Tagging and Testing

Compliance is in your career path.

Learn to confidently perform testing and tagging, while meeting compliance and ensuring the safety of staff on the worksite. The safety of others and the appliances they use will be in your hands.

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Conduct in-service safety inspections and testing of single phase portable electrical equipment in your workplace.

You will need a basic understanding of portable appliance testing equipment and you will only be trained in your specific make and model of portable appliance tester to be used in your workplace.  

Topics covered include:

  • Ensuring portable electrical equipment is safe to operate in accordance with Western Australian legislation and regulations
  • Inspecting and testing portable equipment to the standards set out by AS/NZS3760:2010
  • Tag equipment and complete documentation to record results of the inspection and testing procedures to the standards set out by AS/NZ3760:2010
Short course
State ID: KAA19
Industry Building and Construction

White Card Skill Set

Compliance has never been simpler.

Upon completion of this skill set, individuals will receive their White Card, along with skills and knowledge to keep themselves and others safe on-site.

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Enter and work on a construction site.

During this 1 day course you will gain the basic knowledge to safely enter and work on a construction site and includes hazard identification and prevention of workplace accidents and injures. Under Work Health and Safety Legislation you must have a White Card to enter a construction site. 

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  • Health and safety requirements
  • Construction hazards and control measures
  • Health and safety communication and reporting process
  • Incident and emergency response procedures 
Skill set
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