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Drafting and Estimates Skill Set

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Create detailed drawings and estimates for electrical projects

Build your career in electrical design and contracting by understanding on how to create project specific requirements, drawings, schematics, schedules, estimates and common tendering document procedures used in Australian electrical work and services.

This course is ideal for FIFO workers - talk to us about how you can study this course flexibly.


Gain these skills:

  • Interpret electrical drawings and diagrams using knowledge of Australian drawing conventions and symbols
  • Create electrical and electronic diagrams, schematics, control circuit diagrams, and documentation using Electrical CAD software
  • Make up material take-off, job list and labour force from information given in project specifications and drawings using electrical estimation software
  • Outline the purpose of a contract and planning to provide electrical services
  • Formatting and compiling documents for successful tender responses

Next dates for delivery

1 February to 21 June | Mondays from 5pm to 8pm



Requirements of the course

This course requires both on-campus practical and theory classes; and connectivity to learning management systems for self-paced study. 

on-campus_CD.png On-campus practical and theory classes:
For 3 hours every week, you will need to attend workshops and lectures on-campus. 

online_CD.png Connectivity to learning management systems for self-paced study:
Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus. Your study will include 6 to 8 hours a week using Blackboard, where you will access learning content, assignments, lesson plans and pre-reading for classes, at your place of choice, on or off-campus. To access the full suite of software activities, you will need to use College computers at Munster campus.


There are prerequisite requirements which are covered as recognition of prior learning (RPL) based on previous qualification and work experience.

  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE102A Fabricate, dismantle, assemble of utilities industry components
  • UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

This skill set forms part of UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical, which provides pathways towards university entry requirements. 

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All year round

Duration 20 Ns
When All year round
Where Munster
How Part Time-Self Paced-On-campus

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