Certificate IV in ESI - Power Systems Substations

UET40521

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to work in power system substations in the electricity supply industry (ESI).

This qualification covers selecting, installing, setting up, testing, fault finding, repairing and maintaining electrical systems and equipment in buildings and premises. It also provides a career in installation and maintenance of substations, such as the maintenance of high voltage (HV) power system, including circuit breakers and transformers. It includes substation switching, inspection and diagnosing and rectifying faults. Options are available for skills to be obtained in high current direct current (d.c.) switchgear and equipment, installation of HV plant and equipment and/or the maintenance and commissioning of discrete protection and control systems.

It includes the Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’. Competency development activities in this qualification are subject to regulations directly related to licensing.

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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NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

Satisfied with Training

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

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 IV).

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 IV).

Jobs

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

Technicians and Trades Workers

38.4%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Machinery Operators and Drivers

24.3%

Machinery Operators and Drivers
Professionals

9.4%

Professionals

Industries

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

Transport, Postal and Warehousing

21.6%

Transport, Postal and Warehousing
Manufacturing

16.8%

Manufacturing
Construction

14.4%

Construction

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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Subsidised Training

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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.

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.

Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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