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Saving time studying. Saving the world.

“As a species we need to evolve our environmental practices, otherwise we perish. That is where engineers come in – we solve problems.”

Bradley Scott - Associate Degree of Applied Engineering

Bradley Scott completed a Renewable Energy Engineering course, launching him into the final year of a degree at the University of Newcastle.

“Now I have finished my TAFE NSW studies I am completing my Bachelor studies and then plan to specialise in chemical engineering, specifically in biomass.” Bradley says.

While Bradley’s passion helps him earn his degrees, it’s that same passion for renewable energy that could help the whole world.

“Put simply, it’s about working with our region’s plant materials and exploring how to extract the energy out of them.”


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What job opportunities could an electrotechnology course lead to?

An electrotechnology course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from working in electrical engineering to becoming an electrician. This is an ever changing and expanding field, and can be quite lucrative: the average weekly salary for an electrician is $1,365.

Qualifications in electrotechnology can lead job roles like:

  • Electrician
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Special Class Electrician
  • Air-conditioning Technician

Whether you're just starting out in your electrotechnology career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.

TAFE courses in the area include Electrical Engineering, Electrician, Irrigation, Industrial Electronics and Control, Audiometry, Aeroskills, Electrotechnology, Security Equipment.