• Code
  • UET30612
  • Type
  • Accredited Course; Apprenticeship
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Part Time
  • Duration
  • Part Time: 4 years
  • Times
  • Industry defined
  • Starting Date
  • February 2018
  • Location
  • Chadstone
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Course Overview

Those gaining this qualification will be able to acquire the skills and knowledge needed for a career in the Electricity Supply Industry. The scope of this qualification covers:

Distribution overhead powerline industry such as installation, maintenance and inspection poles, structures and associated hardware used on poles and structures. The work also encompasses the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment, conductors and cables used in the powerline industry.

The use of support plant and equipment to undertake these tasks and environmental concerns also play a part in this job function.

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Electrical Supply Industry (ESI) - Power Systems - Distribution Overhead.

Career Opportunities

Electrical Linesworker

Opportunities for Further Study

  • UETTDRIS55A - Underground Services
  • UETTDRIS44A - HV Operating
  • UET30812 - Cable Jointing pathway opportunities

Further Information

Entry Requirements

To undertake this course you must be employed within the electrical lineworker industry and be registered as an approved apprentice

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable

Fees

Course Cost

For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Fee Assistance.

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable

Materials Fees

No charge to employed students undertaking as a registered apprenticeship - Material fees are paid by the employer to the sum of $12,700.

Specialist Course Information

N/A

Placement

Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

To attain this qualification a total of 24 units must be achieved; comprising 21 core units and 3 electives.

Unit Code

Unit Description

Year 1


UEENEEE101A

Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UETTDREL11A

Apply sustainable energy and environmental procedures

UETTDREL16A

Working safely near live electrical apparatus

UEENEEE102A

Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

UEENEEE105A

Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

UEENEEE107A

Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

TLILIC2005A

License to Operate a Boom Type Elevating Work Platform (Boom Length 11 Metres or more)

AHCARB205A

Operate and maintain chainsaws

UEENEEE104A

Solve problems in d.c. circuits

CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

UETTDREL12A

Operate plant and equipment near live electrical conductors and apparatus

UETTDRDP11A

Inspect overhead poles/structures and electrical apparatus

UETTDRIS52A

Install and maintain poles, structures and associated hardware

Years 2 & 3


UEENEEG101A

Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits

UETTDRIS54A

Install and maintain poles, structures,  overhead conductors and cables

UEENEEG102A

Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits

UETTDRDP12A

Maintain overhead energised low voltage conductors and cables

UETTDRIS56A

Install and maintain low voltage overhead services

UETTDRIS60A

Install and replace power system energy meters and associated equipment

UETTDRIS41A

Install network infrastructure electrical equipment

UETTDRIS42A

Maintain network infrastructure electrical equipment

UETTDRIS43A

Perform low voltage field switching operation to a given schedule.

UETTDRIS53A

Install and maintain power system public lighting

Year 4


UETTDRDP99A

Test and verify distribution overhead installations

Course Dates

N/A

Assessment

Essential knowledge and skills are assessed through written and practical observations in simulated conditions

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