Certificate II in Electronics

National Code: UEE21920
TAFE SA Code: TP01204


Reboot your career as an electronics assembler, technician’s trade assistant, or computer service agent with this nationally recognised course. You will gain the transferrable skills and knowledge you need to work in the fast-evolving electronics industry. Learn how to identify and resolve computer hardware problems and gain practical skills in the assembly, installation, repair, and re-assembly of electronic and computer equipment. Make this your entry point for further study in electronics or an apprenticeship. Trade skills done right at TAFE SA.

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18 months 

Part Time

Computer Service Technician

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  • No course admission requirements
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course.

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Additional Uniforms, Equipment and Costs
You will need to purchase and wear your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as safety boots, safety glasses and appropriate workwear (eg long pants, long sleeve hi-vis shirt) (approx.

  • $200) Incidental items
    • $100.00 for text book, tools and components

  • Average cost per semester
    Total Fees for the 18 month course
    You may be eligible for government subsidised training.
    Subsidised training may require applicants to complete a Core Skills Profile Assessment (CSPA).

    This course is part of the Fee Free TAFE initiative. Fee Free TAFE and vocational education is a joint initiative of the Australian and South Australian Governments providing tuition-free training places to students wanting to train, retrain or upskill. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place before the enrolment process and may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. The number of Fee Free TAFE places that are funded is limited by the terms of the skills agreement signed by the Australian and South Australian Governments. Should all available Fee Free TAFE places be taken, subsequent applicants will be offered a subsidised place.

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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 (UEE21920)
      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 are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
      of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.

      * 2023 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
    • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective 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 elective 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 work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 20
      Document and apply measures to control WHS 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 direct current circuits 80


      Name Nominal Hours
      Assemble electronic components 40
      Assemble, set up and test computing devices 80
      Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20
      Select electronic components for assembly 20
      Use lead-free soldering techniques 40
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