Electrical & Electrotechnology Apprenticeships

Duration - 4 year
Study - TAFE

Step into a career in Electrical & Electrotechnology with an apprenticeship program. This hands-on learning experience will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the field. 

Delve into various aspects of electrical systems with an Electrical apprenticeship, gaining proficiency in installation, maintenance, and repair across diverse residential, commercial, and industrial settings while you learn how to effectively interact with clients, colleagues, and supervisors, refining your skills to deliver technical information clearly and professionally. Whether you aspire to work as an electrician, technician, or in a related field, our program will provide the tools and expertise needed to succeed in today’s job market.

Electrical & Electrotechnology Apprenticeship Opportunities

-> Certificate III Air Conditioning And Refrigeration

Apprentices gain training in installing, maintaining, and repairing air conditioning and refrigeration systems. It covers electrical components, refrigerant handling, and system diagnostics.

-> Certificate III Electronics Communications

This certification focuses on installing, maintaining, and repairing electronic communication systems. It includes training in areas such as telecommunications networks, radio frequency systems, and digital communication technologies.

-> Certificate III Electrotechnology Electrician

This certification prepares trainees for a career as an electrician. It covers a wide range of electrical installation, maintenance, and repair tasks, including wiring systems, electrical circuits, and safety procedures.

-> Certificate III Instrumentation And Control

This certification trains apprentices to work with instrumentation and control systems used in various industries such as manufacturing, mining, and oil and gas. It covers sensors, actuators, control loops, process instrumentation and more.

-> Certificate III Telecommunications Technology

This certification focuses on installing, maintaining, and repairing telecommunications systems and equipment. It includes training in data networks, voice communications, fiber optics, and wireless technologies.

Electrical & Electrotechnology Apprentice skills

  • Proficient in electrical systems installation, maintenance, and repair
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interpret technical diagrams and blueprints accurately
  • Excellent communication skills for interacting with clients, colleagues, and supervisors
  • Adaptability and willingness to learn in a constantly evolving industry

Tasks – What You’ll Learn? 

Each apprenticeship program is different and tailored to the industry, however, in an electrotechnology electrician apprenticeship, it is common for apprentices to learn:

  • Installation: Learning to install various electrical, electronic, or telecommunication systems according to specifications and safety standards.
  • Maintenance: Understanding the maintenance procedures required to keep systems operating efficiently, including routine inspections, testing, and troubleshooting.
  • Repair: Developing skills in diagnosing and repairing faults or malfunctions in systems, components, or equipment.
  • Safety Procedures: Learning about safety protocols and regulations to ensure the safe operation of electrical, electronic, or telecommunication systems.
  • Technical Documentation: Gaining proficiency in interpreting technical diagrams, schematics, and blueprints to understand system layouts and configurations.
  • Customer Service: Developing communication skills to effectively interact with clients, understand their requirements, and provide appropriate solutions or assistance.
  • Compliance: Ensuring compliance with relevant codes, standards, and regulations governing the installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical, electronic, or telecommunication systems.

The 1300apprentice Difference 

If you’re looking to complete an Automotive & Electrician Apprenticeship with 1300apprentice, we provide you with the support you need; we can help with: 

  • Apprenticeship and Traineeships: We connect employers with apprentices across multiple industries. 
  • Wages: Payment for work performed.
  • Allowances: Additional payments or benefits.
  • Annual leave & loading: Paid time off and additional compensation during holidays.
  • TAFE/RTO fees: Fees related to Technical and Further Education (TAFE) or Registered Training Organizations (RTOs).
  • Mentoring & support: Guidance and assistance throughout the apprenticeship.
  • Workplace health & safety/personal protective equipment (WHS/PPE): Ensuring a safe working environment and providing necessary safety gear.

Since 1985, we’ve helped companies connect with different apprentices across 40 industries, including women in trade. We offer personalised mentorship and comprehensive support to ensure a rewarding apprenticeship experience.

Check our job opportunities. 

For further information on how we can help you, explore our website or contact our team directly.


  • Processing financial data
  • Processing accounts payable/receivable
  • Providing customer service in financial transactions
  • Assisting in payroll
  • Entering transaction data to ledgers
  • Maintaining a general ledger
  • Processing purchases
  • Producing GST reports

Future prospects

  • Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
  • Certivicate IV in Financial services
  • Diploma of Accounting

Also known as

  • Accounts clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll clerks
  • Accounts junior

If you like

  • Office based
  • Being organised
  • Word processing and managing files
  • Maths

We look after

  • Wages
  • Allowances
  • Annual leave & annual leave Loading
  • TAFE/RTO fees
  • Mentoring & support


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