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Offering Info

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

  • National Course Code: UEE22011
  • TAFE NSW code: UEE22011-01V03-22GRA-115

Location – Coffs Harbour Education (Apprenticeship)

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

7 Hours per week

Duration

36 weeks

  • 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This course is superseded.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 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 Light Vehicle Mechanic after successful completion

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

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time, on campus course. You must attend approximately 7 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 4 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 1 days a week for 36 weeks.

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

Australian Apprenticeships training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.

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

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.

Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training. Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.

This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but havent received a qualification. To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and be:

  • over 21 years of age
  • able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
  • able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
To study this course as a NSW apprentice or to check if you meet the non-apprentice requirements for NSW funding, please enquire now or call 131 601. For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

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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

Enrolling 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. 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. (only if available as a trainee)

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
UEENEEA101A Assemble electronic components
UEENEEA102A Select electronic components for assembly
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEJ103A Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems
UEENEEP024A Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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.

Course Location

Coffs Harbour Education (Apprenticeship)
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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