National code: UEE21920

Certificate II in Electronics

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Overview About this course

Explore ways to make machines move when using the right circuits. You'll be able to pursue your passions studying electronics with career pathways leading to many technologically advanced industries like medicine, aircraft, space travel, broadcasting and more.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Build and test basic electronic circuits

  • Conduct quality and functional tests on assembled electronic apparatus

  • Repair basic electronic apparatus faults through component replacement

  • Use computer applications relevant to the workplace

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Construct a complex electronic control circuit

  • Analyse voltages and currents using various test equipment

  • A strong pathway to further study

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An analytical approach to problem-solving

  • Good fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination

  • The ability to follow instructions

  • An aptitude for technical work

  • Literacy and numeracy skills at a Year 10 level or equivalent level of education

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Electronics technician, Broadcast engineer, Mechatronics technician, Radio technician, Medical equipment maintenance, Robotics technician and Electronics assembly worker

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate II in Electronics does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

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Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate II in Electronics does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate II in Electronics qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 360 Weighting points, including 240 core and 120 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector UEERE0001

  • Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work UEECD0016

  • Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components UEEEC0060

  • Solve problems in direct current circuits UEECD0043

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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