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Systems Electrician Courses

A Systems Electrician performs specialist electrical work on large network systems. You’ll perform scheduled maintenance and identify issues for repair. A Systems Electrician, or Maintenance Electrician, might carry out electrical inspections and safety audits. You may specialise in a particular area such as power distribution or work across a range of different sectors.

Systems Electricians should be safety focused and follow correct safety procedures at all times. You’ll need to enjoy working as part of a team and be able to communicate clearly when required. It’s important you can follow instructions and work from plans and specifications.

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Popular Systems Electrician Courses

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Systems Electrician earn?

In Australia, a full time Systems Electrician generally earns $1,600 per week ($83,200 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 a Systems Electrician?

There has been stable employment growth in this industry over the last five years. There are currently 169,000 people working in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Systems Electrician. Systems Electricians may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Systems Electrician?

If you’re planning a career as a Systems Electrician, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Electrotechnology – Systems Electrician. You’ll develop specialist skills in explosion protection, electrical inspection, safety auditing, lifts, electrical machines and energy supply and distribution.

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