Apprentices will learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in buildings. The courses covers Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) requirements for an electrician’s licence.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
This course covers the basic requirement to register as an Electrical Worker in South Australia.
Over a 4-year duration, you will learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment.
During the course, you will be required to participate in both on and off-job training.
This will include a range of contexts that reflect the general nature of electrical work, including Domestic/Commercial and Industrial.
Upon completion, students are eligible to apply for an Unrestricted, Unsupervised Electrical Workers Registration in South Australia.
To complete the qualification, you are required to complete all 20 core units plus elective units totalling 140 points.
TAFESA offer a number of campuses and study modes aimed at providing a variety of options for employers.
For the metropolitan area, a choice of two study options across the metro area are available, these being day and block (week) delivery:
- Day attendance is 1 day per week, 40 attendance days per year
- Enrolment periods are restricted to two intakes per year, these being late-January and mid-July*
- Block attendance is 1 week per month (Approximately 40 attendance days per year)
- Enrolment periods vary through the year depending on demand
Please be aware that enrolments received after the January/July intake may be asked to defer their training for up to 6 months when they will be placed in the next available intake.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.