Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)
|Course length||Full time: 10 weeks|
|Study mode||Full time|
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You can apply for this course online through My.Holmesglen. This online application will take around 10 minutes. Your submitted application will be assessed and you will be contacted by the department within three working days.
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Course OverviewYour 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:
- General power
- Fire protection and security
- Optical data and voice systems
- Electrical motors
- Control systems.
Gain experience in the trade and use your skills to make informed choices in the selection of vocational career paths. You will gain a recognised qualification, as well as credits for further training as an apprentice or trainee in the electrotechnology industry.
This full time course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to start in the electrical industry. We will also work with you to provide potential opportunities with our industry connections.
AssessmentAssessment may be a combination of written assessment, online assignments and practical application projects.
Code Name UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace UEENEEE104A Solve problems in D.C. circuits UEENEEE141A Use Routine Equipment/Plant/Technologies in an Energy Sector Environment UEENEEE148A Carry Out Routine Work Activities in an Energy Sector Environment UEENEEE179A Identify and Select Components, Accessories and Materials for Energy Sector UEENEEK142A Apply environmental and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
Code Name CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry HLTAID003 Provide first aid UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, code and specifications UEENEEE102A Fabricate, dismantle, assemble of utilities industry components UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment UEENEED101A Use Basic Computer Applications Relevant to a Energy Sector Workplace
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.
Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.
- Minimum of Year 10 English and Mathematics, Year 11 highly recommended. This course is not recommended if you find mathematics at this level challenging.
- Applicants should be at least 16 years old and above
Prospective students will need to undertake a pre training review prior to enrolment.
Qualification & RecognitionAfter successful completion of this course you will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start), and will be well positioned to pursue apprenticeship opportunities within the electrical industry.
Successful completion of the course can be credited towards your apprenticeship training. This is appealing to prospective employers when seeking employment, as you have already commenced the off the job training component of an apprenticeship.
At the completion of this course, you may wish to apply for credit and continue your studies in the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician) Apprenticeship or the UEE33011 Certificate III in Electrical Fitting Apprenticeship.
- Apprentice electrician
- Apprentice electrical fitter
- Apprentice air conditioning and refrigeration mechanic
- Renewable energy systems installer
- Electrical engineering technician
- Renewable energy sales and support roles
2018 Course DatesThis course is delivered 4 days per week over 10 weeks, 8:00am to 4:30pm.
The course is delivered online and face to face at our state of the art training facilities at North Melbourne.
- Tuesday 6th February
- Tuesday 10th April
- Tuesday 12th June
- Tuesday 14th August
- Tuesday 16th October
After applying, it is advisable to call and let us know your preferred commencement date.Note: For online units, a tablet/laptop is required. For on campus work simulations, you will require work-wear, work boots and clear safety glasses.
Full time program you will be required to attend classes 4 days per week.Tuesday to Friday over 10 weeks, from 8 am - 4.30 pm
How to Apply
DirectWhen applying online through our Holmesglen Self-Service page, for Application Type select Building and Construction and for Program of Study, please choose
Cert II Electrotechnology (Career Start) - Pre App, North Melbourne
The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.
To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Click here to see if you are eligible for government subsidised training.