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Offering Info

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

  • National Course Code: UEE22011
  • TAFE NSW code: UEE22011-01V03-21OTE-021

Location – TAFE Digital

Attendance

Variable

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

12 Hours per week

Duration

1 year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

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 a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Install wiring systems, accessories and appliances for low voltage general electrical installations
  • Connect electrical circuits
  • Solve issues with electrical equipment

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • An interest in problem-solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to follow instructions.
  • A logically way of thinking
  • Strong organizational skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • Nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • Strong foundation to start an apprenticeship at Certificate III level

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology trade qualification
  • Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician
  • Certificate IV in Industrial Electronics and Control

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol in the course as a trainee you must:

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

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

WORK PLACEMENT

Work placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.

During your course you will undertake a mandatory 10 days of work placement with a suitable industry employer.

You are responsible for arranging your own work placement. Our team can offer support and guidance to assist you.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

You will require a licence to practise in the workplace where work is carried out on electrical equipment or installations which are designed to operate at voltages greater than 50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c.

A white card (or general construction induction card) is required for workers who want to carry out construction work in NSW. This is specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).

Visit the SafeWork website for more information on applying for your white card.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

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

  • Comfort working at heights
  • Logical thinking skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong fine motor skills
  • The ability to follow written instructions and complete documentation
  • Organisational skills

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

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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 successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • to complete all 6 core units and 5 elective units in the course offering at TAFE Digital.
  • to attend all compulsory practical assessments, conducted at the Sydney test centre.

The student may be required to attend multiple sessions during the time of their enrolment. The number depends on the subjects to be done (around 8 days which can be done in one block).

Demonstration of practical skills are requirements of this course. Due to the impacts of COVID 19 and the disruption to some practical workshops and workplace locations in the Electrotechnology Sector, there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 4 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 1 year.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

As well as the online component, there is a requirement to do (equivalent of) 1 hour of face to face or other study per week. All practical assessments will be conducted at the testing centre in Sydney and are mandatory.
The student must be prepared to attend multiple sessions during the time of their enrolment. The number depends on the subjects to be done (around 8 days which can be done in one block).

You can also expect to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours, including self directed private study, research and assignment preparation.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • wish to pursue a career in the electrical industry

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • 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

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. Mandatory practical assessments are held in Sydney.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

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 may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 601.

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • the preferred Scientific calculators are a Casio FX82AU Plus or FX100AU/ Scientific approx costs - $20.00 - $40.00

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

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

Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Core Units
Number Title
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment
UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
Elective Units
Number Title
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
UEENEEE038B Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan

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

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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Course Location

TAFE Digital
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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