Certificate III in ESI - Remote Community Utilities Worker

UET30919

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification provides the skill and knowledge to work in the electricity supply industry (ESI) as a Remote Community Utilities Worker.

This qualification covers inspecting and maintaining essential public utilities (excluding mine sites) within very remote communities. All work on essential electrical utilities will be undertaken in non-energised (dead) environments other than for testing purposes. The use of support plant and equipment to perform these tasks and environmental requirements also play a part in this job function.

Very Remote Communities: Means a community with restricted access and very little accessibility of goods, services and opportunities for social interaction. Supporting information on the classification of a very remote community can be defined using the latest version of Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia (ARIA).

Non-energised (dead): Means prior to the commencement of work, all electrical apparatus is to be isolated. That is for high voltage (HV) (short-circuited and earthed) and for low voltage (LV) (short-circuited to the neutral).

The skills and knowledge described within the units in this qualification may require a licence or permit to practice in the workplace.

Additional and/or other conditions may also apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licensing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing the qualification.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

Jobs

Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

Technicians and Trades Workers

51.4%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Machinery Operators and Drivers

18.3%

Machinery Operators and Drivers
Labourers

13.5%

Labourers

Industries

Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

Construction

22.7%

Construction
Other Services

17.7%

Other Services
Manufacturing

15.1%

Manufacturing

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 

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JobTrainer

If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

Subsidised Training

State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Career Pathway

Certificate III in ESI - Remote Community Utilities Worker is in the Engineering and Related Technologies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector.


Stream

Power Systems and Operations

Certificate II

Certificate IV

Diploma

Advanced Diploma

Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Australian Apprenticeships


Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

 


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