Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

This program will give you the foundation skills to kick-start an electrical career, showing employers that you're driven and knowledgeable.
Ballarat - SMB
Wimmera - Horsham
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
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Ballarat - SMB
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
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Wimmera - Horsham
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
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Length
16 weeks
Qualification Code
UEE22011

Free TAFE

This course is in the Free TAFE for Priority Courses list. Find out about the initiative and your eligibility

Prepare yourself for a career in the electrical industry - a career that will need both your brains and your hands. You’ll be preparing for an industry where your skills will be in high demand and which offers a higher than average weekly full time wage. This pre-apprenticeship program will give you the foundation skills to kick-start an electrical apprenticeship, showing an employer that you're driven and knowledgeable. When you qualify, your qualification will be recognised nationwide.

You'll learn about electrical safety, Industry Standards and Regulations, identifying and selecting components, accessories and materials, solving circuit problems, modern sustainable practices and much more, all in our state-of-the-art Building and Construction Training Centre while you learn from our teachers who know what it's like starting out in a trade.

 

  • Apprentice electrician

The electrotechnology industry encompasses activities in electrical (commercial, domestic and industrial), security, telecommunications, office equipment maintenance and related fields.

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

APPLY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, CODES AND PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE
UEENEEE101A
SOLVE PROBLEMS IN D.C. CIRCUITS
UEENEEE104A
USE OF ROUTINE EQUIPMENT/PLANT/TECHNOLOGIES IN AN ENERGY SECTOR ENVIRONMENT
UEENEEE141A
CARRY OUT ROUTINE WORK ACTIVITIES IN AN ENERGY SECTOR ENVIRONMENT
UEENEEE148A
IDENTIFY AND SELECT COMPONENTS, ACCESSORIES AND MATERIALS FOR ENERGY SECTOR WORK ACTIVITIES
UEENEEE179A
APPLY ENVIRONMENTALLY AND SUSTAINABLE PROCEDURES IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
UEENEEK142A
PREPARE TO WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCWHS1001
PERFORM CPR
HLTCPR201B
PROVIDE BASIC EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT
HLTFA201A
ASSEMBLE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
UEENEEA101A
SELECT ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS FOR ASSEMBLY
UEENEEA102A
MAINTAIN DOCUMENTATION
UEENEEC001B
DELIVER A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS
UEENEEC010B
USE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS RELEVANT TO A WORKPLACE
UEENEED101A
PROVIDE BASIC INSTRUCTION IN THE USE OF ELECTROTECHNOLOGY APPARATUS
UEENEEE020B
FABRICATE, ASSEMBLE AND DISMANTLE UTILITIES INDUSTRY COMPONENTS
UEENEEE102A
FIX AND SECURE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
UEENEEE105A
USE DRAWINGS, DIAGRAMS, SCHEDULES, STANDARDS, CODES AND SPECIFICATIONS
UEENEEE107A
CARRY OUT PREPARATORY ENERGY SECTOR WORK ACTIVITIES
UEENEEE122A
PROVIDE SOLUTIONS AND REPORT ON ROUTINE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY PROBLEMS
UEENEEE130A
PRODUCE PRODUCTS FOR CARRYING OUT ENERGY SECTOR WORK ACTIVITIES
UEENEEE142A
PRODUCE ROUTINE TOOLS/DEVICES FOR CARRYING OUT ENERGY SECTOR WORK ACTIVITIES
UEENEEE143A
REPAIR BASIC COMPUTER EQUIPMENT FAULTS BY REPLACEMENT OF MODULES/SUB-ASSEMBLIES
UEENEEH101A
REPAIRS BASIC ELECTRONIC APPARATUS FAULTS BY REPLACEMENT OF COMPONENTS
UEENEEH102A
ESTABLISH THE BASIC OPERATING CONDITIONS OF VAPOUR COMPRESSION SYSTEMS
UEENEEJ103A
ATTACH CORDS AND PLUGS TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR CONNECTION TO A SINGLE PHASE 230 VOLT SUPPLY
UEENEEP024A
CONDUCT IN-SERVICE SAFETY TESTING OF ELECTRICAL CORD CONNECTED EQUIPMENT AND CORD ASSEMBLIES
UEENEEP026A

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: IBD

National course code: UEE22011

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

Entry into this program will require you be 16 years of age or to have completed year 10 or equivalent. It is strongly recommended that applicants have a pass in year 11 maths.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

Group 1: Monday to Wednesday 8.30am to 4.30pm for 16 weeks. Group 2: Thursday & Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm for 23 weeks.

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Frequently asked questions:

Do I have to be an Apprentice to enrol in thiscourse?

No, you do not.

 

 

 

    A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

    The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

    All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

    CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
    Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
    National RTO Code: 4909.

     

     

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    Federation TAFE