Electrician

What does an electrician do?

An electrician's tasks includes:

  • Installing
  • Testing
  • Repairing and maintaining electrical wiring, circuit boards and electronics

Electricians perform these tasks on residential or commercials properties, power generation facilities, electrical machinery, industrial robotics and equipment.

Electricians may also work on low-voltage wiring systems such as alarms and security systems; and data, telephone, internet and video cabling.

For more information on electrician apprenticeships and electrician career pathways, visit NECA Training and Apprenticeships and Electrogroup.

Course Code: Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician UEE30811

What does an electrician do?

An electrician's tasks includes:

  • Installing
  • Testing
  • Repairing and maintaining electrical wiring, circuit boards and electronics

Electricians perform these tasks on residential or commercials properties, power generation facilities, electrical machinery, industrial robotics and equipment.

Electricians may also work on low-voltage wiring systems such as alarms and security systems; and data, telephone, internet and video cabling.

For more information on electrician apprenticeships and electrician career pathways, visit NECA Training and Apprenticeships and Electrogroup.

Course Code: Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician UEE30811

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What are the weekly wages?


1st Year
$453.15*


2nd Year
$539.00*


3rd Year
$626.78*


4th Year
$730.96*


Electrician
$1071.80*

*Correct as per Building and Construction General Onsite Award 2010 as at 1 July 2018.
The hourly rates of pay have been calculated to include the tool, industry and special allowances.

What are the career opportunities?