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Futuretech offers a range of electrotechnology pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships to get you qualified for this diverse industry. Whether you want to work with security systems or become an electrician, we've got you covered.

Electrical technicians are among the highest paid trades people in Australia and with very strong employment growth predicted for the next five years, your skills will continue to be in demand.*

With over $3 million invested in facilities and equipment, you will have access to workshops equipped with the latest technologies.

Our close partnership with the ETU, will ensure that we are at the forefront of training in this ever changing industry.

* Department of Employment, â€‹Electrician Job Prospects to 2017.

Courses available (7)

Certificate II

  • Electrotechnology (Career Start)
    Pre-apprenticeship
    North Melbourne
    Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) Holmesglen TAFE
    UEE22011
    • Start February / April / June / August / October

    Your exciting and rewarding career in the electrical industry starts with this course, where you will learn the basic skills and knowledge to hit the ground running. This is a pre-vocational electrical course, designed to provide an introduction to the electrical/electronics industries in areas such as electrical, renewable energy, air conditioning/refrigeration and instrumentation. You will develop broad based employability skills in a range of electrotechnology fields such as:LightingGeneral powerFire protection and securityRoboticsInstrumentationOptical data and voice [...]

  • Telecommunications Network Build and Operate
    North Melbourne
    Certificate II in Telecommunications Network Build and Operate Holmesglen TAFE
    ICT20215
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This full-time course is designed for first timers to the telecommunications industry, and will help you pathway into work on the National Broadband Network (NBN) as well as gain valuable insight on the infrastructure utilised in both the carrier and customer sides of the network.Your training will take place at our state of the art facilities located at our Arden Street, North Melbourne campus.During this course, you will learn about a range of competencies in [...]

Certificate III

  • Electrical Fitting
    Apprenticeship
    North Melbourne
    UEE33011
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course is the prerequisite for eligibility to the Energy Safe Victoria Electrical Fitter's Licence. The course provides the background knowledge and skills required for successful work in the electrical manufacturing industry.As a licensed electrical fitter, you will be able to work in the commercial and industrial switchboard and equipment manufacturing sector. You will also have the responsibility for the maintenance and commissioning of electrical switchboards, machinery and specified equipment. [...]

  • Electrotechnology Electrician
    Apprenticeship
    North Melbourne
    Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician Holmesglen TAFE
    UEE30811
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course is the prerequisite for eligibility of the Energy Safe Victoria Electrician's Licence and provides the background knowledge and skills you need for successful work in the electrical industry.As a licensed electrician, you will be able to work on all types of electrical installations, including the wiring of all commercial, residential and industrial installations. You will also have responsibility for the maintenance of electrical equipment throughout the industry.You will be taught in our new [...]

  • Telecommunications Network Build and Operate
    North Melbourne
    ICT30415
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course prepares you to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the demand and quality standards for the rollout of high speed NBN infrastructure. This course is designed with working professionals in mind, meaning no formal pre-requisites or work experience is required.There are two course streams being offered for this course; you can choose to study Telecommunications Technician specialising in Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC) carrier networks or in Optical Fibre Carrier Networks.Telecommunications Technician - [...]

  • Telecommunications Technology
    North Melbourne
    Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology Holmesglen TAFE
    ICT30515
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course prepares you for entry into the telecommunications industry and convergent technologies, including radio, optical, data and internet protocol (IP) networks. The course is suitable for trades workers or skilled labourers who are seeking to extend their current skill base to include telecommunications, or those who may be already working as a technical support person in the industry and require the formal training to meet licencing or regulatory requirements.This course has been designed to [...]

Programs for Secondary School Students

  • Electrotechnology (Career Start)
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS)
    North Melbourne
    Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) Holmesglen TAFE
    UEE22011
    • Start February

    VCE VET Electrical Industry Program This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students course and can be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.The course offers the opportunity to develop competencies for a work entry program providing grounding in safety, and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology industry. The course is a pre-vocational electrical program, designed to provide an introduction to the electrical/electronics industries in areas such as air-conditioning, electrical, [...]