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Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

  • National Course Code: UEE22011
  • TAFE NSW code: UEE22011-01V03-20WYO-210

Location – Wyong

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

25 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week



12 Weeks

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

Course Details

Before you enrol in this course you must contact the campus or campuses of your choice for details of information sessions and other procedures that may apply. Compulsory attendance at an information session may apply.

This course is for those pursuing a career in the electrotechnology industry. You will learn about electrical safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline.

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 entry requirements for this qualification.

However, the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language,
literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each
Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification.

Learners should either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate
simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Time: 4.00pm to 6.00pm
Location: Wyong Campus, Building G, Level 2, Room 12


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.


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.


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
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support

    Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at 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
    • 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.


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

    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).

    WH&S Requirements

    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.



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Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.

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Core Units
Number Title
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
Elective Units
Number Title
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

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

Electrotechnology traineeships, electrotechnology apprenticeships.

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Course Location

Porter Street, Wyong
Phone 131 601

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