During training: Competency development activities are subject to regulations directly related to licensing, occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training, such as apprenticeships.
In the workplace: The application of the skills and knowledge described in units in this qualification require a licence to practice in the workplace where work is carried out on electrical equipment or installations which are designed to operate at voltages greater than 50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c.
Other conditions may apply under State and Territory legislative and regulatory requirements.
This course meets the national Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) requirements for an unrestricted Electrician's License. The Certificate III in Electrotechnology - Electrician qualification meets PART of the requirements for issue of a Qualified Supervisors Certificate - Electrician issued by NSW Fair Trading, which permits the holder to work unsupervised on low voltage fixed wiring and equipment, and to directly supervise others undertaking this work.
To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:
- Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) to meet a minimum Australian Core Skills Framework Level 4 for Learning, Reading, Writing, Numeracy, Oral Communication.