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UEE22020 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

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.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit

DURATION

There are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.

AVAILABILITY

Gladstone, Rockhampton City

UNITS/CREDITS

13 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Apprenticeship in the below fields:ElectricalInstrumentationRefrigeration

This qualification covers competencies for work entry program providing grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

Standard Course Structure

Duration:

18 months


Core
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
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:

18 months

CORE
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
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)

2023 FebruaryGladstone, Rockhampton City
2023 MarchGladstone
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

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. Students wishing to complete and receive QCE Points will need to commence studies at the commencement of Year 11.

Apprenticeship in the below fields:

Electrical

Instrumentation

Refrigeration

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$6,500.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee$2,080.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee$1,612.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit$500.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee per unit$160.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$124.00 (2022)
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$96.80 (2022)
Fee for service$6,760.00 (2023)
Subsidised full fee$2,574.00 (2023)
Subsidised concession fee$2,093.00 (2023)
Fee for service per unit$520.00 (2023)
Subsidised full fee per unit$198.00 (2023)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$161.00 (2023)
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$102.70 (2023)

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.

No information available at this time.

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You’ve made an excellent choice. Now that you have decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we are here to assist you every step of the way.

To apply for this course you will need to provide the following:

Written statement (maximum 1-page) outlining your career aspirations and how the Certificate II in Electrotechnology course will assist you in achieving this.

Letter of recommendation from the high school on school letterhead.

Signed Start Now Study Authorisation form.

You can apply for this course by emailing stn@cqu.edu.au. Applications for this course close on Friday 10th September 2022. Should you require any assistance please contact the Schools Engagement team by calling 13 27 86 or sending an email.