AWARD COURSE

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)


National Code: UEE22011
TAFE SA Code: TP00420


Description

This course opens the door to careers in the high-tech Electrotechnology Industry, which is essential for today’s energy dependent lifestyle. The growing industry requires qualified tradespersons in the areas of domestic and commercial electrical installations; electrical power generation and distribution; telecommunications and security systems; air-conditioning and refrigeration; instrumentation and process control; renewable and sustainable energy and electric vehicles and rail transport. You will learn the fundamental electrical knowledge and skills to be work ready. It also provides a pathway to those who are wanting to gain an apprenticeship as an Electrician. If an apprenticeship is obtained many of the units are transferable to Certificate III in Electrotechnology. The Electrotechnology industry highly regard this course as a benchmark for applying for apprenticeships with major South Australian electrical companies.

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Up to 3 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Electrician Electrician

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Course Admission Requirements

If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
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 3 month course
Subsidised
$190
Concession
$190

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 apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$6,840

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $280.00 for Personal Protective Equipment and optional resource book.

    • Further offers will be made to the Full-time courses at Elizabeth, Noarlunga and Regency campuses from 26 September 2019 for a Term 4 Intake.
  • 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

    This course is regarded by industry as an essential pre-apprentice course for those seeking a career within the Electrical industry. 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. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 6 core units and elective units totalling 140 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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 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.

    Core

    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
    Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment 40
    Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities 20
    Solve problems in d.c. circuits 80
    Use of routine equipment_plant_technologies in an energy sector environment 60

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply 20
    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components 40
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20
    Perform CPR 3
    Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems 60
    Use computer applications relevant to a workplace 20
    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40
    Work safely in the construction industry 6
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