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UEE22011 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

Overview

At a glance

This qualification is suited to VET in Schools (VETiS) 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. 

Application Mode On-campus
Courses/Units
Six (6) core units and 140 points in electives must be successfully completed.
Availability Gladstone CityMackay Ooralea
DurationSee availabilities
Intake Dates
See availabilities
Full course cost$5,395.00
Unit cost$415.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

Hours of Study

Approximately 546 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration may vary slightly across locations.

Career Opportunities

Apprenticeship - Electrical Contractor

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. Although students wishing to complete and receive QCE Points will need to commence studies at the commencement of Year 11.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment

Units

Standard Course Structure

Core
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace (UEENEEE101A)
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits (UEENEEE104A)
  • Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment (UEENEEE141A)
  • Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment (UEENEEE148A)
  • Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities (UEENEEE179A)
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector (UEENEEK142A)
Electives (140 Points) - All locations except Biloela
  • Assemble electronic components (UEENEEA101A)
  • Maintain documentation (UEENEEC001B)
  • Use computer applications relevant to a workplace (UEENEED101A)
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components (UEENEEE102A)
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment (UEENEEE105A)
Electives (140 Points) - Biloela
  • Work safely in the construction industry (CPCCOHS1001A)
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001)
  • Maintain documentation (UEENEEC001B)
  • Use computer applications relevant to a workplace (UEENEED101A)
  • Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems (UEENEEE130A)
  • Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply (UEENEEP024A)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.

Availabilities

CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea - VET in Schools (VETiS)

Term 2 will commence from Wednesday, 12 July 2017.

All classes will be held on Wednesdays from 8 am - 3 pm.

Students will need need to apply for this course through their High School VET Coordinator. 

Timing

The next intake for this course is for Term 2 2017.

Duration and dates

18 months.

CQUniversity Gladstone City - VET in Schools (VETiS)

Term 2 2017 classes will commence from Monday, 24 July 2017.

All classes will be held on Mondays from 8 am - 4 pm.

Students will need to apply for this course through their High School VET Coordinator.

Timing

The next intake for this course is for Term 2 2017.

Duration and dates

18 months.

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $5,395.00

Unit cost: $415.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists

Scholarships

Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply

Applying

Certificate, diploma and advanced diploma-level courses

To enquire about intake dates or to submit an application:

  • call 13 27 86, or
  • visit us at reception at one of our locations.

For further information

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 13 27 86.

You can also register your interest to stay up-to-date with course developments, application timelines and events happening in your area.

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