Offering Info

Certificate II in Electronics

  • National Course Code: UEE21911
  • TAFE NSW code: UEE21911-01V03-20ULT-477

Location – Ultimo (Traineeship)

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

7 Hours per week


36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate II in Electronics gives your career as a technician a kick-start. Begin your journey on a study pathway towards Certificate III training courses and gain the transferrable skills and knowledge you need in the evolving electonics industry.


Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Solve problems in electronic circuits
  • Set up, test and repair basic electronic apparatus
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle industry components
  • Replace components
  • Apply and adhere to safe work practices and regulations
  • Apply environmentally sustainable procedures to your work


Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead in this field:

  • Attention to detail
  • An analytical approach to problem solving
  • Fine motor skills
  • The ability to follow instructions


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • A strong pathway to further study including a Certificate III in Electronics and Communications

Career opportunities:

  • Electronics tradesperson
  • Telecommunications trades assistant


From this course, there are a number of study pathways for you to choose from, including:

  • Certificate III in Electronics and Communications
  • Certificate IV in Industrial Electronics and Control
  • Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electronics


The Electrical Services industry is one of the largest specialist construction industries in Australia and is forecast to generate $22.8 billion in revenue in 2019/20, growing by an average of 1.9% per year to 2024/25.

Significant investments in renewable energy projects, ongoing investments in telecommunication infrastructure and advances in technology will continue to support demand for

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.


There are no Training Package entry requirements for this course.


TAFE NSW offers the Certificate II in Electronics as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can build the career you want.

Depending on the course you choose and the campus you want to study at you will need to provide evidence that you meet all relevant entry criteria.


To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be employed in electronics industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract


There are no entry requirements for non-trainees enrolling in this course.


No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.


To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Effective communications skills
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Aptitude for technical work
  • Meet language, literacy and numeracy requirements (minimum Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 for learning, reading, writing, numeracy and oral communication)

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • an apprentice (you will work in industry and study at the same time)

  • employed full time

  • signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal

  • seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become a qualified XXXX after successful completion (e.g. carpenter, electrician, hairdresser, etc.)

  • If you are enrolling as a trainee you must provide evidence that you are a registered trainee.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • Commit to attend all scheduled training/assessment sessions, complete recommended study/moodle in your own time and have the reasonable level of literacy and numeracy

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course


This is a Part Time Day Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 0.7 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 12.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including face to face, online (lecures, assignmnet, quizzes) (independent study, research, practice and assignments).


This course offering is designed for people who:

  • This program is designed for individuals who are registered trainees in the electronics industry and have access to a workplace to consolidate their knowledge and skills.


We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled for 1 day a week. An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?


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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Core Units
Number Title
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE038B Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
Elective Units
Number Title
UEENEEH169A Solve problems in basic electronic circuits
UEENEEA102A Select electronic components for assembly

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Electronic trades assistant.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601

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