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Electricity Supply Industry - Generation Sector UEP

Overview

Commencements

Availability & Duration

Australian School-based Apprenticeships

Overview

These qualifications cover electrical/electronics, fabrication and mechanical maintenance along with systems operations and electrical wind generation areas of work.

‘Electrotechnology’ and ‘Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector’ are associated industries.

Quick facts

The training units of competent structure and packing rules are detailed in Training Package documents.

The information provided here includes the most recent changes from the UEP (release 2.1) Training Package.

The Electricity Supply Industry - Generation Sector Training Package UEP12 (release 2.1) Training Package includes 13 qualifications and four skill sets.

Registered Training Organisations can access the full details of this Training Package from the
training.gov.au website.

 

Career information

Qualification and job outcome information is also presented in a Job Pathway Chart.

For specific industry information click here.

More detail of how training works can be accessed here: for employers; for potential employees.

Use the My Skills site to search for Registered Training Organisations registered to deliver courses. Each State and Territory separately approves Registered Training Organisations to deliver apprenticeships and traineeships in their jurisdiction.

Qualifications Summary

UEP20112 - Certificate II in ESI Generation - Operations Support

This training covers work functions such as local operation of non-critical plant systems, lubrication of plant, performing minor maintenance of both electrical and mechanical equipment, plant cleaning, the operation of mobile load shifting plant and equipment and observation of safe working practices and environmental procedures.

UEP30112 - Certificate III in ESI Generation - Systems Operations

Training covers local operation of plant systems, isolation of plant systems for work, routine observation and maintenance of plant and equipment in operation, observation of civil plant and infrastructure, observation of safe working practices and environmental procedures.

UEP30212 - Certificate III in ESI Generation (Operations)

This qualification covers work functions such as local operation of plant systems, isolation of plant systems for work, routine observation and maintenance of plant and equipment in operation, and observation of civil plant and infrastructure.

UEP40112 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation (Systems Operation)

This training covers work functions such as remote operation of network equipment and isolation of plant and equipment for work, and coordination of work activities and cost estimations. It also covers the supervision of others.

UEP40212 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation (Operations)

This qualification covers work functions such as operation of plant systems, isolation of plant systems, start-up and shut down of boilers, turbines, reciprocating engines, gas turbines and hydro plant, and supervision of others and the coordination of work activities for individuals and/or teams.

UEP40312 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Mechanical)

This training covers work functions such as installation, repair and maintenance of plant and mechanical systems; maintenance planning and schedulin;, supervision of others; and coordination of work activities of individuals and/or teams.

UEP40412 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Fabrication)

This qualification covers work functions such as installation, fabrication, repair and maintenance of industrial pressure vessels and associated pipe work, coded welding, welding supervision, and general fabrication. It also includes the supervision of others and coordination of work activities of individuals and/or teams.

UEP40512 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Electrical/Electronic)

This qualification provides competencies to manufacture, fit, assemble, erect, operate, test, fault find, alter and repair electrical equipment, electronic and instrumentation systems, and includes electrical wiring work (only if that work is associated with assembling, maintaining, terminating or altering the wiring between electrical components within a power generating plant or machinery), maintenance planning and scheduling, supervision of others, and coordination of work activities of individuals and/or teams. Note: This qualification does not authorise the holder to install any electrical wiring systems within an electrical installation as prescribed by definitions contained in AS/NZS 3000.

UEP40612 - Certificate IV in Large Scale Wind Generation - Electrical

This qualification provides competencies to operate, test, fault find, alter and repair electrical equipment and systems associated with large scale wind power generation. It includes the requirements for an ‘Electrical Fitter licence’.

UEP50112 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Systems Operation)

This qualification covers work functions such as remote operation of network systems; isolation of plant systems for work; development of operational procedures and systems; management of the start-up and shut down of boilers and turbines, hydro plant and gas turbines; implementation of safe working practices and environmental procedures; management and supervision of others; and coordination of work activities of individuals and/or teams.

UEP50212 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Operations)

This qualification covers work functions such as the development of operational procedures and systems, management of the start-up and shut down of boilers and turbines, hydro plants and gas turbines, and implementation of safe working practices and environmental procedures.

UEP50312 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Maintenance)

This qualification covers work functions such as the development of maintenance schedules and project management; development of operational procedures and systems; implementation of safe working practices and environmental procedures; management and supervision of others; and coordination of work activities of individuals and/or teams.

UEP50412 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Electrical/Electronic)

This qualification covers work functions such as the manufacture, fitting, assembly, erection, operation, testing, fault finding, alteration and and repair of electrical equipment, electronic and instrumentation systems. It may also cover the management and supervision of others and the coordination of work activities of individuals and/or teams. Note: This qualification does not authorise the holder to install any electrical wiring systems within an electrical installation as prescribed by definitions contained in AS/NZS 3000.

Note: Employers should be aware that this information is provided as a guide only to the content and use of the Training Package. Employers should seek advice from an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (Apprenticeship Network) provider or Registered Training Organisation for more detail.

Commencements
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection (June 2017 estimates), NCVER rounded estimates for the 2016 calendar year. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

Availability and Duration
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
UEP20112 - Certificate II in ESI Generation - Operations Support
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
UEP30112 - Certificate III in ESI Generation - Systems Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
UEP30212 - Certificate III in ESI Generation (Operations)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
UEP40112 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation (Systems Operation)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
UEP40212 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation (Operations)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
UEP40312 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Mechanical)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 12 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
UEP40412 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Fabrication)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
UEP40512 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Electrical/Electronic)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 12 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
UEP40612 - Certificate IV in Large Scale Wind Generation - Electrical
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T T
UEP50112 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Systems Operation)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
UEP50212 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Operations)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 36 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
UEP50312 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Maintenance)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
UEP50412 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Electrical/Electronic)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 36 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T

Legend: = Yes, = No, A = identified by the State or Territory as an Apprenticeship, T = identified by the State or Territory as a Traineeship, * = An approved qualification in Tasmania is available as an Apprenticeship/Traineeship.

Availability of Australian Apprenticeships and Nominal Duration (in months)
A Qualification registered by a State or Territory as available as an Australian Apprenticeship may not be eligible for public funding support, check with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.

Nominal durations listed are for full time occuptations, stated in months. In some cases nominal durations provided may not include the completion of pre-requisites. This data is sourced from State and Territory Training Authorities and is provided for information only and must be confirmed with these authorities.

Australian School-based Apprenticeships
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
UEP20112 - Certificate II in ESI Generation - Operations Support
Availability
UEP30112 - Certificate III in ESI Generation - Systems Operations
Availability
UEP30212 - Certificate III in ESI Generation (Operations)
Availability
UEP40112 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation (Systems Operation)
Availability
UEP40212 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation (Operations)
Availability
UEP40312 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Mechanical)
Availability
UEP40412 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Fabrication)
Availability
UEP40512 - Certificate IV in ESI Generation Maintenance (Electrical/Electronic)
Availability
UEP40612 - Certificate IV in Large Scale Wind Generation - Electrical
Availability
UEP50112 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Systems Operation)
Availability
UEP50212 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Operations)
Availability
UEP50312 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Maintenance)
Availability
UEP50412 - Diploma of ESI Generation (Electrical/Electronic)
Availability

Legend: = Yes, = No

This information generally reflects availability of ASbAs that may contribute to study scores. In some cases ASbAs allow an individual to start training in a qualification that can be completed after they leave secondary school. Australian Apprenticeships may also be undertaken as part-time employment. Please note that applicable industrial arrangements must allow for ASbAs. Visit the relevant State or Territory website for more detailed information (click on the State or Territory link provided).

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