Course Start Date
22.3 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) is your introduction to the world of electrical systems. You will learn the essentials for entry-level work in this skills shortage area and be ready to take on an electrotechnology trade qualification.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn:
- How to install wiring systems, accessories and appliances for low voltage general electrical installations
- To connect electrical circuits
- The principles behind solving issues with electrical equipment
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal qualities and skills you need to get ahead in this field:
- Communication skills to connect with clients
- Problem solving strategies
- Attention to detail
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will equip you with a:
- Nationally recognised Certificate II qualification
- Strong foundation to start an apprenticeship at Certificate III level
GROW YOUR CAREER
Secure your electrical future with:
- Certificate III in Electrotechnology trade qualification
- Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician
- Certificate IV in Industrial Electronics and Control
Common use of electricity is increasing with the growing reliance on electrical equipment in the home and the workplace. This trend appears likely to continue, ensuring high demand for qualified electrotechnology workers.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a full time course. You will need to attend approximately 22.3 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 12 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 21.4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including tutorial support, prescribed reading , quizzes, review questions, Moodle (online), minimum 3 hours study per assessment per unit, research, activities, mentoring opportunities, researching companies, researching job opportunities, preparing job applications, casual employment learning,
Wednesday morning allows students a period to access the Wyong TAFE library for computer and printer access, and is available for student self directed study and assignment work.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This qualification covers competencies for a work entry program providing grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline including, Apprenticeships UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician and UEE33011 Certificate III in Electrical Fitting.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at http://www.tafensw.edu.au/support additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
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 Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, 8.00am to 3.45pm, Wednesday 9.00am to 3.45pm and Thursday 8.00am to 3.45pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
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?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- General stationary Stationery (available from most Newsagents)
- A4 ring binder and ruled A4 paper, Pens ? black, blue, red and green (ball point or felt tip)
- 300mm plastic rule (with millimetre increments), Pencil ? 0.5mm HB clutch type, Pencil eraser
- Highlighting pen, Scientific calculator: Casio FX-100AU PLUS (preferred)
- Trigonometric functions (sin, cos, tan), Reciprocal key (1/x), Engineering key (ENG)
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), sturdy shoes with ?closed toe and sturdy upper?, cotton clothing, (dressed as per workplace).
- Further PPE including clothing items may be specified for certain units of study by the teaching section.
Student Workbooks must be purchased prior to commencing study in each unit of competence. Purchase can be made at your first class attendance. Approximate cost will be $60.00 per semester
At some campuses you will be able to purchase through a Campus Bookshop. At others you will purchase through the teaching section.
If purchased through a teaching section, payment must be made by Credit-card, Debit-card or Cheque (i.e. NO CASH).
Workplace Health & Safety legislation requires all staff, students and visitors on campus to wear adequate footwear (closed toe with a sturdy upper), is the minimum footwear requirement.
BARE FEET OR THONGS ARE NOT PERMITTED ON TAFE CAMPUSES
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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
Semester two starts July 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.
To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
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If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace|
|UEENEEK142A||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector|
|UEENEEE148A||Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment|
|UEENEEE179A||Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities|
|UEENEEE104A||Solve problems in d.c. circuits|
|UEENEEE141A||Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment|
|UEENEEE122A||Carry out preparatory energy sector work activities|
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components|
|UEENEEE105A||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment|
|UEENEED101A||Use computer applications relevant to a workplace|
Electrotechnology traineeships, electrotechnology apprenticeships.
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.
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