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.
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
Ballarat - SMB
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - SMB
Semester 1
Semester 2
-
Other intakes
-
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Length
16 weeks
Qualification Code
UEE22020

Free TAFE

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

This qualification covers competencies for work entry program providing grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline.

  • 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.

PROVIDE BASIC SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS FOR ENERGY REDUCTION IN RESIDENTIAL PREMISES
UEERE0021
USE ROUTINE EQUIPMENT/PLANT/TECHNOLOGIES IN AN ENERGY SECTOR ENVIRONMENT
UEECD0052
SOLVE PROBLEMS IN SINGLE PATHCIRCUITS
UEECD0046
PROVIDE SOLUTIONS AND REPORT ON ROUTINE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY PROBLEMS
UEECD0038
IDENTIFY AND SELECT COMPONENTS, ACCESSORIES AND MATERIALS FOR ENERGY SECTOR WORK ACTIVITIES
UEECD0021
CARRY OUT ROUTINE WORK ACTIVITIES IN AN ENERGY SECTOR ENVIRONMENT
UEECD0009
APPLY WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, CODES AND PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE
UEECD0007
PREPARE TO WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCWHS1001
ATTACH CORDS AND PLUGS TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR CONNECTION TO A SINGLE PHASE 230 VOLT SUPPLY
UEERL0001
FIX AND SECURE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
UEECD0020
FABRICATE, ASSEMBLE AND DISMANTLE UTILITIES INDUSTRY COMPONENTS
UEECD0019
CARRY OUT PREPARATORY ENERGY SECTOR WORK ACTIVITIES
UEECD0008
PROVIDE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
HLTAID009
Course duration: 10 weeks Contact hours: 5 hours per week; with upto 5 hours per week time commitment outside of class.

Delivery: Combination of classroom and online.

Entry requirements (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.

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: LBE

National course code: UEE22020

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees you will pay depends on your eligibility for a Victorian Government subsidised place under the Skills First Program.

Find out more about eligibility here.

2023 total estimated tuition fees for Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)
Concession
Government Subsidised Place
Standard
Government Subsidised Place
Full Fee Place
(Not eligible for government subsidy)
$371$1,853$6,326

*Fees displayed are estimates for the total program and may change depending on individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are subject to change annually.

Visit our TAFE enrolment fees page for more information.

Material Fees

Material fees cover the cost of items which are purchased by the university and provided to the student, such as tools, materials, uniforms, textbooks, excursions and other incidentals associated with the program.

The estimated material fees for this program are $0

Eligibility Exemptions

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University through the Skills First eligibility exemptions initiative.

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 an eligibility exemption.

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2023.

Important Information

Direct Debit Payment Plans are available for eligible students to help manage the payment of tuition and material fees throughout the enrolment year (excluding Diploma/Advanced Diploma tuition fees).

Students accessing government-subsidised training under the Skills First Program need to be aware that enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Free TAFE: Under the Victorian Government Free TAFE initiative, some programs have free tuition for eligible students, however material fees (if applicable) will be payable by the student.  Free TAFE is subject to availability and eligibility requirements.

Visit the TAFE fees website. for further information on fees, payments and refunds.

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.

Further pathway/s: UEE30820 - Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Students are required to supply own PPE - Work boots as per AS/NZS 2210.3: class 1 work boots comprising of safety toe and a sole that is resistant to most oils, acids and chemicals; and long trousers-cotton, safety Glasses

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

School department

Centre for Design and Construc