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Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

Qualification Attained*

* where all required units as per the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) are successfully completed

  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (UEE22011)

What will I get out of this program?

In our modern world, there's high demand for careers in electrotechnology. This pre-apprenticeship program will equip you with basic skills and knowledge to gain an apprenticeship as a computer systems technician, data communications tradesperson, electrician, refrigeration or air conditioning mechanic, or instrumental technician.

In this nationally accredited program you'll learn how to safety: solve problems in extra-low voltage single-path and multiple-path DC circuits; identify and select materials for electrotechnology work activities; participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; use equipment/plant/technologies; and dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components.

What job opportunities will I have?

Successful completion of this program will enable graduates to continue their career in an electrotechnology or engineering apprenticeship of their choice; including electrical, electronic, instrumentation, refrigeration, telecommunication, renewable energy, engineering mechanical and engineering electrical trades.

Do I need to have prior knowledge or work experience?

It is recommended participants have a minimum sound achievement of Year 10 Maths and English or equivalent. The White Card (Safety Induction) is delivered within the program content and participants are not required to have the White Card prior to commencement of program.

What can I study after this?

Participants who successfully complete this program may receive credit toward an apprenticeship in electrotechnology.

Participants may enrol into a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Electrotechnology

What study options do I have?

This brochure contains information on 4 study options:

  1. Certificate II Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship - Bracken Ridge
  2. Certificate II in Electrotechnology Career Start - Eagle Farm
  3. Certificate II in Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship - Acacia Ridge
  4. Certificate II in Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship - Alexandra Hills

Study Option: Certificate II Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship - Bracken Ridge

(back to study option list)

This pre-apprenticeship program is designed to skill prospective apprentices. The pathway aims to improve the skills base and employability of young people entering the electrical/electronic trades.

Delivery Package Number:
Prospective
Delivery Mode:
  • Face to face
Attendance Type:
Full Time
Training Centre:
Bracken Ridge
Entry Mode:
Direct Entry

How do I enrol?

Telephone
Phone our Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447 between 8am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and between 10am to 4.30pm on Friday.
NB: Payment can be made by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX) only.

Mail
Complete your Enrolment Selection Form, New Student Personal Details Form and post together with your payment to:

Client Service Centre
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech
Locked Mail Bag 2020
ARCHERFIELD, QLD, 4108
NB: Payment can be made by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX), cheque, and/or money order.

In Person
Please call 1800 654 447 to find your most convenient location and opening hours.
NB: Payment can be made by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX), cheque, money order, EFTPOS or cash.

When can I start?

The next available intake is 28 January 2015.

How long will it take?

Approximately 13 weeks. 

How much time will I commit?

Orientation will be held on Wednesday 28 January 2015.  This is a compulsory session for all participants.
Class starts from Wednesday 04 February 2015.

Wednesday to Friday from 8.00am to 4.45pm with work experience on a Monday and Tuesday.

How much will it cost?

Government Subsidised Course Fee - $1,664 for the whole qualification.

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession - $1,261 for the whole qualification.

Full Fee - $5,200 for the whole qualification.

Government Subsidised Course fee is for any eligible Queensland resident who does not already hold, and is not currently enrolled in, a post-school certificate III or higher level qualification (this means any equivalent certificate III or higher level qualification, irrespective of whether the qualification is through a university degree, apprenticeship or traineeship pathway).

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession is for any student who meets the above criteria and holds a valid concession at time of enrolment. Concessions are available to holders, dependents or partners of a current and valid Health Care Concession card (HCC) or Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) or an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person. HCC and PCC cards will be validated with Centrelink at time of enrolment.

Full Fee is the fee charged for programs where the participant is not eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee requirements listed above.

Refunds will only be provided after enrolment if requested prior to start of study, unless exceptional circumstances exist. Please note that a refund charge will be applied at the time of issuing a refund.

Fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Please check at the time of enrolment for confirmed fees.

Additional Information

Participant can undertake optional Work experience of up to 200hrs only after satisfactory completion of CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industry.

Course Structure

Legend: C=Core Unit, E=Elective Unit

  1. Course Structure

    The requirement for the completion of this qualification consists of competency in 6 core and 7 elective units. Upon successful completion of all units you will receive a Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start).

    TAFE Queensland SkillsTech has packaged and recommends the following units to provide students with a range of skills to meet pre and co-requisite requirements of units.

    This list of units should be used as a guide only and may be subject to change in response to industry requirements.

    Unit Type Unit Code Details
    C UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    C UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits *
    C UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment *
    C UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment * «more»This unit covers undertake scheduled routine work activities in the energy sector in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of carrying out routine work activities in electrotechnology environments.
    C UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities * «more»This unit covers undertaking a schedule of work for selecting appropriately identified components, accessories or materials in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste, using appropriate technology mediums where required.
    C UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector  «more»This competency standard unit requires the worker to undertake methods of work practice that minimises energy and material usage and to seek energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace. The unit seeks to minimise negative impacts on the environment.
    E CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry  «more»This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry. It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry. Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.
    E HLTCPR201B Perform CPR
    E UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace * «more»This unit covers the basic use of personal computers application relevant to a work function. It encompasses switching the computer on, applying user preferences, selecting basic applications, entering and retrieving information and printing files.
    E UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment *
    E UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers
    E UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus  «more»This unit covers instructing customers/users in the use of electrotechnology apparatus. It encompasses appropriate customer relations, the use of apparatus manufacturer's instruction material, basic instruction methods and evaluation and completing documentation.
    E UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components *

*Please note prerequisites/corequisites exist for this unit. For further details, please contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447.

For current full unit descriptions, please search for this course at the National Training Information Website www.training.gov.au.

Related Documents

Study Option: Certificate II in Electrotechnology Career Start - Eagle Farm

(back to study option list)

This pre-apprenticeship program is designed to skill prospective apprentices. The pathway aims to improve the skillsbase and employability of young people entering the electrical/electronic trades.

Delivery Package Number:
Prospective
Delivery Mode:
  • Face to face
Attendance Type:
Full Time
Training Centre:
Eagle Farm
Entry Mode:
Expression Of Interest

How do I enrol?

This program is currently not open for direct enrolment and we are accepting Expression of Interest for our next intake. Please contact our Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447 or visit one of our Training Centres to register your interest in enrolling.

When can I start?

The next available intake is 5 January 2015.

How long will it take?

13 weeks.

How much time will I commit?

Week 1 classes run from Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.45pm. Week 2 onwards classes run Monday and Tuesday 8.00am to 4.45pm and Wednesday 8.00am to 12.00pm with Optional Work experience on Thursday and Friday.

How much will it cost?

Government Subsidised Course Fee - Approximately $1664 for the whole progam.

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession - Approximately $1261 for the whole program.

Full Fee - Approximately $5200 for the whole program .

Government Subsidised Course fee is for any eligible Queensland resident who does not already hold, and is not currently enrolled in, a post-school certificate III or higher level qualification (this means any equivalent certificate III or higher level qualification, irrespective of whether the qualification is through a university degree, apprenticeship or traineeship pathway).

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession is for any student who meets the above criteria and holds a valid concession at time of enrolment. Concessions are available to holders, dependents or partners of a current and valid Health Care Concession card (HCC) or Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) or an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person. HCC and PCC cards will be validated with Centrelink at time of enrolment.

Full Fee is the fee charged for programs where the participant is not eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee requirements listed above.

Refunds will only be provided after enrolment if requested prior to start of study, unless exceptional circumstances exist. Please note that a refund charge will be applied at the time of issuing a refund.

Fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Please check at the time of enrolment for confirmed fees.

Course Structure

Legend: C=Core Unit, E=Elective Unit

  1. Course Structure

    The requirement for the completion of this qualification consists of competency in 6 core and 7 elective units. Upon successful completion of all units you will receive a Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start).

    TAFE Queensland SkillsTech has packaged and recommends the following units to provide students with a range of skills to meet pre and co-requisite requirements of units.

    This list of units should be used as a guide only and may be subject to change in response to industry requirements.

    Unit Type Unit Code Details
    C UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    C UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits *
    C UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment *
    C UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment * «more»This unit covers undertake scheduled routine work activities in the energy sector in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of carrying out routine work activities in electrotechnology environments.
    C UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities * «more»This unit covers undertaking a schedule of work for selecting appropriately identified components, accessories or materials in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste, using appropriate technology mediums where required.
    C UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector  «more»This competency standard unit requires the worker to undertake methods of work practice that minimises energy and material usage and to seek energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace. The unit seeks to minimise negative impacts on the environment.
    E HLTCPR201B Perform CPR
    E CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry  «more»This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry. It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry. Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.
    E UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace * «more»This unit covers the basic use of personal computers application relevant to a work function. It encompasses switching the computer on, applying user preferences, selecting basic applications, entering and retrieving information and printing files.
    E UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment *
    E UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers
    E UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus  «more»This unit covers instructing customers/users in the use of electrotechnology apparatus. It encompasses appropriate customer relations, the use of apparatus manufacturer's instruction material, basic instruction methods and evaluation and completing documentation.
    E UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components *

*Please note prerequisites/corequisites exist for this unit. For further details, please contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447.

For current full unit descriptions, please search for this course at the National Training Information Website www.training.gov.au.

Study Option: Certificate II in Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship - Acacia Ridge

(back to study option list)

This pre-apprenticeship program is designed to skill prospective apprentices. The pathway aims to improve the skillsbase and employability of young people entering the electrical/electronic trades.

Delivery Package Number:
Prospective
Delivery Mode:
  • Face to face
Attendance Type:
Full Time
Training Centre:
Acacia Ridge
Entry Mode:
Expression Of Interest

How do I enrol?

This program is currently not open for direct enrolment and we are accepting Expression of Interest for our next intake. Please contact our Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447 or visit one of our Training Centres to register your interest in enrolling.

When can I start?

The next available intake is 19 January 2015.

How long will it take?

Full time seven weeks.

How much time will I commit?

Classes are scheduled from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.00am to 4.45pm.

Please refer to the timetable for specific details.

How much will it cost?

Government Subsidised Course Fee - $1,664 for the whole program.

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession - $1,261 for the whole program.

Full Fee - $5,200 for the whole program.

Government Subsidised Course fee is for any eligible Queensland resident who does not already hold, and is not currently enrolled in, a post-school certificate III or higher level qualification (this means any equivalent certificate III or higher level qualification, irrespective of whether the qualification is through a university degree, apprenticeship or traineeship pathway).

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession is for any student who meets the above criteria and holds a valid concession at time of enrolment. Concessions are available to holders, dependents or partners of a current and valid Health Care Concession card (HCC) or Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) or an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person. HCC and PCC cards will be validated with Centrelink at time of enrolment.

Full Fee is the fee charged for programs where the participant is not eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee requirements listed above.

Refunds will only be provided after enrolment if requested prior to start of study, unless exceptional circumstances exist. Please note that a refund charge will be applied at the time of issuing a refund.

Fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Please check at the time of enrolment for confirmed fees.

Course Structure

Legend: C=Core Unit, E=Elective Unit

  1. Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) - Enrolment Pattern

    The requirement for the completion of this qualification consists of competency in six (6) core and seven (7) elective units. Upon successful completion of all units you will receive a Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start).

    TAFE Queensland SkillsTech has packaged and recommends the following units to provide students with a range of skills to meet pre and co-requisite requirements of units.

    This list of units should be used as a guide only and may be subject to change in response to industry requirements.

    Unit Type Unit Code Details
    E UEENEEA102A Select electronic components for assembly * «more»This unit covers identifying and selecting electronic components for assembly from job specifications. It encompasses working safely, interpreting job specifications, identifying components by colour code and markings and following quality procedures and work instructions.
    E UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace * «more»This unit covers the basic use of personal computers application relevant to a work function. It encompasses switching the computer on, applying user preferences, selecting basic applications, entering and retrieving information and printing files.
    C UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    E UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components *
    C UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits *
    E UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment *
    C UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment *
    C UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment * «more»This unit covers undertake scheduled routine work activities in the energy sector in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of carrying out routine work activities in electrotechnology environments.
    C UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities * «more»This unit covers undertaking a schedule of work for selecting appropriately identified components, accessories or materials in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste, using appropriate technology mediums where required.
    E UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components * «more»This unit deals with the replacement of electronic components, cabling and sub systems of electronic apparatus. It encompasses safe working practices, following written and oral instruction and procedures, basic testing and techniques, dismantling and assembling apparatus and disconnecting and reconnecting components.
    C UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector  «more»This competency standard unit requires the worker to undertake methods of work practice that minimises energy and material usage and to seek energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace. The unit seeks to minimise negative impacts on the environment.
    E CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry  «more»This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry. It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry. Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.
    E HLTCPR211A Perform CPR

*Please note prerequisites/corequisites exist for this unit. For further details, please contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447.

For current full unit descriptions, please search for this course at the National Training Information Website www.training.gov.au.

Study Option: Certificate II in Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship - Alexandra Hills

(back to study option list)

This pre-apprenticeship program is designed to skill prospective apprentices. The pathway aims to improve the skillsbase and employability of young people entering the electrical/electronic trades.

Delivery Package Number:
0000323128
Delivery Mode:
  • Face to face
Attendance Type:
Full Time
Training Centre:
Alexandra Hills
Entry Mode:
Expression Of Interest

How do I enrol?

This program is currently not open for direct enrolment and we are accepting Expression of Interest for our next intake. Please contact our Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447 or visit one of our Training Centres to register your interest in enrolling.

When can I start?

The next available intake is 26 January 2015.

How long will it take?

Six months full time.

How much time will I commit?

Classes are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday between the hours of 8.00am to 4.00pm.

Please refer to the timetable for specific details.

How much will it cost?

Government Subsidised Course Fee - $1,660.28 the for the whole program (including $80.00 for the White Card)

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession - $1,268.28 for the whole program (including $60.00 for the White Card)

Full Fee - $5,195.96 for the whole program (including $80.00 for the White Card)

Government Subsidised Course fee is for any eligible Queensland resident who does not already hold, and is not currently enrolled in, a post-school certificate III or higher level qualification (this means any equivalent certificate III or higher level qualification, irrespective of whether the qualification is through a university degree, apprenticeship or traineeship pathway).

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession is for any student who meets the above criteria and holds a valid concession at time of enrolment. Concessions are available to holders, dependents or partners of a current and valid Health Care Concession card (HCC) or Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) or an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person. HCC and PCC cards will be validated with Centrelink at time of enrolment.

Full Fee is the fee charged for programs where the participant is not eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee requirements listed above.

Refunds will only be provided after enrolment if requested prior to start of study, unless exceptional circumstances exist. Please note that a refund charge will be applied at the time of issuing a refund.

Fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Please check at the time of enrolment for confirmed fees.

Course Structure

Legend: C=Core Unit, E=Elective Unit

  1. Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) Enrolment Pattern

    The requirement for the completion of this qualification consists of competency in 6 core and 7 elective units. Upon successful completion of all units you will receive a Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start).

    TAFE Queensland SkillsTech has packaged and recommends the following units to provide students with a range of skills to meet pre and co-requisite requirements of units.

    This list of units should be used as a guide only and may be subject to change in response to industry requirements.

    Unit Type Unit Code Details
    E CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry  «more»This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry. It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry. Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.
    E HLTCPR211A Perform CPR
    E UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers
    E UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace * «more»This unit covers the basic use of personal computers application relevant to a work function. It encompasses switching the computer on, applying user preferences, selecting basic applications, entering and retrieving information and printing files.
    E UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus  «more»This unit covers instructing customers/users in the use of electrotechnology apparatus. It encompasses appropriate customer relations, the use of apparatus manufacturer's instruction material, basic instruction methods and evaluation and completing documentation.
    C UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    E UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components *
    C UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits *
    E UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment *
    C UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment *
    C UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment * «more»This unit covers undertake scheduled routine work activities in the energy sector in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of carrying out routine work activities in electrotechnology environments.
    C UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities * «more»This unit covers undertaking a schedule of work for selecting appropriately identified components, accessories or materials in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste, using appropriate technology mediums where required.
    C UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector  «more»This competency standard unit requires the worker to undertake methods of work practice that minimises energy and material usage and to seek energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace. The unit seeks to minimise negative impacts on the environment.

*Please note prerequisites/corequisites exist for this unit. For further details, please contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447.

For current full unit descriptions, please search for this course at the National Training Information Website www.training.gov.au.

Related Documents

General Information

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Do you have industry experience you would like to recognise?
Prior to enrolment we are able to assess your skills via Credit Transfers or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
If you have completed an accredited program through another training provider you may be eligible to receive a Credit Transfer.
If you have relevant industry experience you may be eligible to receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
For further information please contact Recognition Services on 1800 654 447.

Centrelink/Austudy

Financial assistance may be available in the form of contacting Centrelink:
Youth Allowance and Austudy 13 24 90
Newstart Allowance 13 28 50
Abstudy 132317

Time to Pay

Time to Pay is available for eligible applicants for further information please contact our Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447.

How do I find out more?

For more information about this or other programs that TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offers please contact us by the following options:

Phone : 1800 654 447
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 10.00am to 4.30pm.

Email : SkillsTech.Enquiries@tafe.qld.edu.au

In Person :
Office Hours Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 10.00am to 4.30pm.
Acacia Ridge: 247 Bradman Street, ACACIA RIDGE
Eagle Farm: 776 Kingsford Smith Drive, EAGLE FARM

Office Hours Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm.
Bracken Ridge: 157 Norris Road, BRACKEN RIDGE

Mail :
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech
Locked Mail Bag 2020
ARCHERFIELD QLD 4108

Fax : 07 3633 5033

TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offer pre-enrolment career guidance. For details on this or to book an appointment please call 1800 782 000.

Information correct as at 30 October 2014.

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