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  • UEE31411

Certificate III in Security Equipment

At a glance

At a glance

Kick start your career in security equipment with this entry-level course. You will gain the skills and knowledge you need to become a security equipment tradesperson.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Security Equipment Installation Technician
  • Security Equipment Installation Tradesperson
  • Security Equipment Tradesperson
COURSE OUTCOME

UEE31411 Certificate III in Security Equipment

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Course overview

Course overview

Kick start your career in security equipment with this entry-level course. You will gain the skills and knowledge you need to become a security equipment tradesperson.

Take this opportunity to be a part of a growing industry. The electronic equipment industry is likely to perform well over the next five years, with job openings expected to be between 10,000 and 25,000.

In this course you will learn how to commission, install, maintain, and fix both wired and wireless security systems in commercial and industrial premises. You will also learn how to use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes, and specifications in a security equipment setting. Our industry experienced teachers will give you all the support you need to succeed.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be qualified to work as a security equipment tradesperson. You will also be well equipped to pursue further studies in this area.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and a combination of Elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 420 points in accordance with the Elective Competency Standard Units table below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEEC026B
Participate in security equipment work and competency development activities
UEENEEE101A
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE102A
Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE104A
Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE105A
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE107A
Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEE108A
Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits
UEENEEE137A
Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEH114A
Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus
UEENEEH150A
Assemble and set up basic security systems
UEENEEH151A
Install large security systems
UEENEEH152A
Enter instructions and test wired and wireless security systems
UEENEEK142A
Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEED101A
Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEF102A
Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
UEENEEH153A
Program and test large security systems
UEENEEH154A
Program and commission commercial security systems
UEENEEH155A
Program and commission commercial access control security systems
UEENEEH156A
Program and commission commercial security closed circuit television systems

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
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Entry requirements

Apprenticeship

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of safety glasses, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, long leather gloves to AS2161, and hair protection. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing. If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to and bring personal stationary, a USB, a scientific calculator, and a ruler, set square, protractor and compass.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland