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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
Availability Biloela Study CentreEmeraldGladstone CityMackay OoraleaRockhampton City
Duration18 months
Intake Dates
There is one course intake for 2018, available in February.
Full course cost$5,664.75
Unit cost$435.75

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 Units
  • 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)
Elective Units
  • Work safely in the construction industry (CPCCOHS1001A)
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HLTAID001)
  • 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)
  • 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

2018 VET in Schools (VETiS)

On-campus

This course is available to study on-campus, through the VET in Schools program at the following locations:

CQUniversity Biloela 

There is one intake per year at July only. Classes will commence from Tuesday, 17 July 2018 and will be held weekly on Tuesdays from 9 am - 3 pm. 

CQUniversity Emerald

There is one intake per year at July only. Classes will commence from Tuesday, 17 July 2018 and will be held weekly on Tuesdays from 9 am - 3 pm. 

CQUniversity Gladstone City

There is one intake per year at February only. Classes will commence from Wednesday, 7 February 2018 and will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 9 am - 3 pm.

CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea

There are two intakes per year at February and July only. Classes for February will commence from Wednesday, 7 February 2018 and classes will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 8 - 3 pm.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City

There is one intake per year at February only. Classes will commence from Wednesday, 14 February 2018 and will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 8 am - 4 pm.


Timing

There is one course intake for 2018, available in February.

Duration and dates

18 months

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $5,664.75

Unit cost: $435.75

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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