UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Interested in becoming an electrician? A nationally recognised UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician from Major Training is designed to lay the foundations for a career in this growing industry.

Learn more about our electrician courses and how to get an electrical licence with Major Training.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of an electrical apprenticeship, you’ll be qualified to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in buildings and premises as a professional electrician.

The UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician includes Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) requirements for an electrician’s licence, legally permitting you to carry out electrical work throughout Australia.

Graduates of our electrical apprenticeship are employed across a range of industries including construction, manufacturing, electricity, gas, water and waste services. Roles range from technicians and trades workers to labourers and managers.

Skills Covered

  • Participate in electrical work and competency development activities
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Solve problems in D.C. circuits
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
  • Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
  • Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
  • Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
  • Solve problems in low voltage A.C. circuits
  • Install low voltage wiring and accessories
  • Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations
  • Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations
  • Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
  • Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
  • Troubleshoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
  • Develop and connect electrical control circuits
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector.


  • We develop customised apprentice training plans in person with the employer and the student to ensure your apprentice is learning the right skills for your business
  • We provide education and coaching to employers around the supervision ratio and requirements
  • We work in partnership with Australian Apprenticeship Networks
  • We train both theory and practical skills in-house in our electrical workshop with your apprentice
  • We only employ industry-current trainers/assessors
  • We offer support to employers for performance management of apprentices as required
  • More career opportunities, upskilling and productivity gains
  • Apprenticeships and Traineeships across Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Morayfield, Ipswich and South East Queensland.


Training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in the workplace environment. Like most electrician courses, the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

  • Delivery model is at our Yatala branch as agreed in the training plan
  • 2 week block training
  • Assessment includes combination of knowledge, skills observation and employer reports
  • Apprenticeship arrangements are over a nominal term of 48 months (criteria apply)
  • Apprenticeship probation is 90 days
  • Available to start throughout the year
  • Nationally recognised qualification upon successful completion
  • More information available in our student handbook.


Students with prior qualifications and/or statements of attainment may be eligible for credit transfer.

Government Incentives

Did you know that the government can provide up to $10,500 in incentives for employers if your apprentice completes a UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician?

Eligible employers may receive the following government incentives:

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Additional incentives you may be eligible for:


Funding support and employer incentives may be available under the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive Program if the relevant criteria are met.

Course Entry Requirements

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, for an apprentice pathway, the learner must be employed full time or part time and have access to a workplace to be able to gain sufficient experience to successfully complete the unit of competency requirements.


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Career Outcomes

  • Electrician or electrical supervisor
  • Self-employed electrical contractor
  • Electrical installation and maintenance
  • Electrical service contracting
  • Electrical component and equipment manufacturing.