UEE22020 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

DurationThere are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.
Location
Gladstone and Rockhampton City
Study modeOn Campus, Mixed Mode
Total units13

Overview

Get the spark started to your career in the electrical trade. CQUniversity Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) offers you the spark to obtain training in the key areas of safety, basic skills, and knowledge. This course is suited to Start TAFE Now (STN) high school students with no previous connection to the electrical industry and who would like to gain foundation skills and knowledge for possible entry into an Electrical apprenticeship. This pre-apprenticeship course covers competencies for a work entry program providing grounding for work in any electrotechnology discipline.

This qualification covers competencies for work entry program providing grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline and would suit people wishing to gain extra skills to improve their chances of gaining an apprenticeship.



This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

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CQUniversity’s strong focus on student experience ensures that you are prepared and supported on your student journey. Support services include on-campus or online orientation to assist your transition into university life, course and career advice, financial support options, study support, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor program, counselling services, support for students with disability or medical conditions, Indigenous student support and more.

Study experience

Career Opportunities

Apprenticeship in the below fields:

Electrical

Instrumentation

Refrigeration

Structure & Availability

Standard Course Structure FFS PreVoc

Duration:

11 weeks

 


Core

Unit CodeUnit Name
UEECD0007Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
UEECD0009Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
UEECD0021Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
UEECD0046Solve problems in single path circuits*
UEECD0038Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems
UEECD0052Use routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment
UEERE0021Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises

Elective

Unit CodeUnit Name
UEERE0001Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEECD0020Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEECD0019Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEEAS0001Assemble electronic components
UEERL0001Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply

START TAFE NOW (STN)

Duration:

12 months


CORE

Unit CodeUnit Name
UEERE0021Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises
UEECD0052Use routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment
UEECD0007Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEECD0038Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems
UEECD0046Solve problems in single path circuits*
UEECD0009Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

ELECTIVE

Unit CodeUnit Name
UEERL0001Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
UEEAS0001Assemble electronic components
UEECD0019Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEECD0020Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEERE0001Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEECD0007Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

START TAFE NOW (STN)

IntakeLocations
January, 2024On-campus, Gladstone, Rockhampton City

Standard Course Structure

IntakeLocations
February, 2024On-campus, Gladstone

Standard Course Structure FFS PreVoc

IntakeLocations
February, 2024On-campus, Gladstone

This course has no residential schools.

Requirements

Completion of the BKSB (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course. 

Fees & Scholarships

2024 Indicative Fees

Fee TypeFees
Fee for service$5,551
Fee for service per unit$427
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$5
Co-Contribution Fee$1,157
Co-Contribution Concessional Fee$676
Co-Contribution Fee per unit$89
Co-Contribution Concessional Fee per unit$52
RPL Fee for service per Unit$273

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding.

For high school students you may be eligible for the Queensland Government’s VET in Schools (VETiS) program which is fee-free. Course specific costs may be applicable, an example would be high vis clothes and safety boots for trade courses.

If you are unsure, please call us on 13 27 86.

How to apply

We appreciate your interest in the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (UEE22020).  While a specific release date is not yet confirmed, by registering your interest, we will ensure you receive updates as soon as applications become available.