Certificate III Electronics & communications

Certificate III Electronics & communications

Duration - 4 years
Study - TAFE/RTO


  • Installing electronic instruments and control systems
  • receiving messages by interpreting code and converting to plain language, and writing and typing messages for transmission
  • reassembling, test operating and adjusting equipment
  • Troubleshooting issues
  • Connecting voice communication equipment

Future prospects

  • Certificate IV in Electronics & communications 

Also known as

  • Electronics trades worker
  • Electronic equipment tradesperson

If you like

  • Various worksites
  • Computer and technically minded
  • Good organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Practical hands-on work
  • Working independently and as part of a team

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We look after

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


Full-time work is very common in this industry.  Full-time workers on average work 39.6 hours per week. (Joboutlook.gov.au)

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