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Electrical Technician Courses

An Electrical Technician performs a range of duties on electrical equipment and systems. You might diagnose system faults and carry out necessary repairs. You might replace parts or components and you may also perform scheduled services. Electrical Technicians might also design and install new electrical systems.

Electrical Technicians should have strong technical abilities and be able to adapt their skills to suit a range of projects. It’s important that you have good analytical skills and strong problem solving abilities. Electrical Technicians must be able to work well in a team environment and should be able to communicate clearly with colleagues and customers.

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Popular Electrical Technician Courses

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does an Electrical Technician earn?

In Australia, a full time Electrical Technician generally earns $960 per week ($49,920 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for an Electrical Technician?

This industry has experienced moderate employment growth over the last five years. There are currently 111,900 people working in this field in Australia and many specialise as an Electrical Technician. Electrical Technicians may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become an Electrical Technician?

If you’re planning a career as an Electrical Technician, consider enrolling in a Diploma of Electronics and Communication. This course covers a range of topics including commissioning and modifying electronics and communication systems, WHS risk and legislation, sustainable energy leadership, project management and maintenance programs.

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