Electrician (General)

Overview

Installs, tests, connects, commissions, maintains and modifies electrical equipment, wiring and control systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

Tasks

  • examining blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation
  • measuring and laying out installation reference points
  • selecting, cutting and connecting wire and cable to terminals and connectors
  • using electrical and electronic test instruments to trace and diagnose faults
  • repairing and replacing faulty wiring and defective parts
  • positioning and installing electrical switchboards
  • connecting electrical systems to power supply
  • testing continuity of circuit
  • installing, testing and adjusting electric and mechanical parts of lifts

Alternative Titles

  • Electrical Fitter

Specialisations

  • Armature Winder
  • Electrical Contractor
  • Heavy Coil Winder
  • Railway Signal Electrician

Related Occupations

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

22 courses found.

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UEE53020: Diploma of Electrical Systems Engineering
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UEE50220: Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation
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UEE43020: Certificate IV in Electrical Equipment and Systems
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UEE42622: Certificate IV in Hazardous areas - Electrical
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UEE42120: Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Electrical Contracting
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UEE42009: Certificate IV in Electrical - Photovoltaic Systems
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UEE42010 : Certificate IV in Electrical - Photovoltaic Systems
UEE40620: Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician
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UEE40420: Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation
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UEE40320: Certificate IV in Installation Inspection and Audits
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UEE33020: Certificate III in Electrical Fitting
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UEE32120: Certificate III in Appliance Service
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UEE31020: Certificate III in Fire Protection Control
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UEE30820: Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
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UEE30720: Certificate III in Switchgear and Controlgear
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UEE30620: Certificate III in Electrical Machine Repair
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52899WA: Course in Electrical Trade Licensing Gap Training
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22633VIC: Course in General Thermal Imaging
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22609VIC: Course in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure up to 22kW
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22585VIC: Course in the Application of Internet of Things for Electricians
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10896NAT: Course in Arc Flash Hazard Safety for Electrical Personnel
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10852NAT: Course in Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials
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10809NAT: Course in Electrician - Minimum Australian Context Gap
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