Certificate II in Electronics

National Code: UEE21911
TAFE SA Code: TP00386


Develop skills to select, assemble, set up and maintain electronic devices.

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Up to 6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Total Fees for the 6 month course

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions may apply to Subsidised Training.

Full Fee

This course also has an incidentals cost of $100.00 for Texts, tools, components and additional training..

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Graduates can find employment as electronics assemblers or trade assistants.

    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 Electronics (UEE21911)
    This course covers workplace safety, solving problems in d.c. circuits and repairing basic electronic apparatus faults by replacing components. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 7 core units and elective units totalling 120 points.

    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.

    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

    * 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.


    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector 20
    Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 20
    Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work 20
    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components 40
    Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan 20
    Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components 40
    Solve problems in d.c. circuits 80


    Name Nominal Hours
    Assemble electronic components 40
    Assemble, set-up and test computing devices 80
    Deliver a service to customers 20
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20
    Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities 20
    Install and configure a client computer operating system and software 40
    Lay wiring_cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits 40
    Maintain documentation 20
    Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus 20
    Receive and store materials and equipment for electrotechnology work 20
    Repair basic computer equipment faults by replacement of modules_sub-assemblies 40
    Select electronic components for assembly 20
    Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN) 40
    Solve problems in basic electronic circuits 100
    Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs 20
    Use computer applications relevant to a workplace 20
    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40
    Use lead-free soldering techniques 40
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