Electrical & Electronics

Electrical & Renewable Energy

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Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

Duration Up to 3 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeUEE22011
TAFE SA CodeTP00420
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileElectricianElectrician
FacultiesBuilding and Construction
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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    This course is regarded by industry as an essential pre-apprentice course for those seeking a career within the Electrical Industry. By gaining the Certificate II Electrotechnology (Career Start), students gain skills suited to careers across a wide range of sectors within the Electrotechnology industry. Careers include; Electrical worker, Linesperson, Renewable energy technician, Instrumentation or Automation and Control technicians.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (UEE22011)
    Students must complete 12 units covering the knowledge and skills typical of those performed by apprentices in the early stages of training. 9 units are transferable into the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician (apprentice) course reflecting most of the training of a first year apprentice. The content of this course includes theoretical understandings and practical tasks. Theoretical knowledge includes electrical principles, cable and component identification and Practical tasks such as house wiring, light fabrication and circuit construction.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

    To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.