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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12 months 
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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must have a Contract of Training with an employer to undertake this course

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Additional Uniforms, Equipment and Costs
$100.00 for texts, tools, components and additional training.

Total Fees for the 12 month course
You may be eligible for government subsidised training.
Subsidised training requires applicants to complete a Core Skills Profile Assessment (CSPA).
Full Fee

This course also has an additional 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. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

  • 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 (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.

    * 2021 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
    Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components 40
    Solve problems in direct current circuits 80


    Name Nominal Hours
    Assemble electronic components 40
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20
    Select electronic components for assembly 20
    Use lead-free soldering techniques 40
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