Electrician

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Electrician

You can't have renewable energy without us Electricians! I design, install, test, and maintain electrical systems, circuits, equipment, and facilities for our renewable energy projects. It's intricate and complex electrical circuitry, but for us skilled Sparky's we keep working till it Hertz... get it?!

Environment

Outdoor Project Sites Physical exertion Using hands and tools to control or feel objects
Working with hands
Being creative
Leading and guiding
Solving problems
Working with people
Data and Details

Skills

  • Building and Construction  
  • Administration and Management  
  • Mechanical  
  • Mathematics  
  • Design

Qualifications

  • Certificate III or IV in electrotechnology (electrician or systems electrician) 
  • Often part of an apprenticeship. 
  • Licensing or registration required 

Benefits

  • Salary 33% higher than the average of all Australian occupations 
  • Strong future demand expected 
*Average of all Australian occupations

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Discover the wonders of electricity & renewable energy

Upper Primary

Grade 5 & 6

Students explore the basics of electricity. Students will learn how electrical energy can be transferred and transformed in electrical circuits.

Lower Secondary

Grade 7 & 8

Students explore how energy sources such as the sun and wind can be harnessed to produce electricity, and ways to store it.