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This pre-vocational course is mainly aimed at school leavers or new entrants into the workforce. It provides the opportunity for those wishing to gain employment in the electrotechnology industry with the required prerequisite knowledge and skills to gain access to a wide range of apprenticeships offered within this industry.
In particular, the course provides training in basic electrical theory, electrical workshop practices, wiring and basic installation skills, the use of hand and power tools and an overview of the electrotechnology industry and the range of occupations within it.
Completing this pre-apprenticeship course can lead to a range of career opportunities in the electrical, or electronics industries. Learn how to safely solve problems in extra-low voltage single-path and multiple-path DC circuits, identify and select materials for electrotechnology work activities, participate in environmentally sustainable work practices, use equipment/plant/technologies, and dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components.
This course also covers a Construction Induction Card (White Card) – an industry requirement to work on construction sites and has credits for units from Year 1 of an Electrical Apprenticeship.
This course provides the opportunity for those wishing to gain employment in the electrotechnology industry with the required prerequisite knowledge and skills to gain access to a wide range of apprenticeships offered within this industry.
Kick start your career in the electrotechnology industry with this entry-level course. Build the skills you need to get your foot in the door for an apprenticeship or seek trade assistant work to get you started.
After completing this course, you may continue further study in this industry as an apprentice completing the Certificate lll in Electrotechnology Electrician or other areas of study in the Electrotechnology field.
Why don’t you come along to our next course info session to find out everything you need to start your learning journey? You can chat with our teachers, tour our facilities, learn more about the course, find out about the application process and get your questions answered by our course experts.
Applicants are expected to have language, literacy, numeracy and communication skills to at least Year 10 level.
Basic computer skills are required and students should be motivated by a desire for employment in the Electrotechnology field.
To be eligible for this qualification you must successfully complete 15 units, consisting of 13 core units and 2 electives.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health And Safety Regulations, Codes And Practices In The Workplace||20||$0.00|
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, Assemble And Dismantle Utilities Industry Components||40||$0.00|
|UEENEEE103A||Solve problems in ELV single path circuits||40||$0.00|
|UEENEEJ104A||Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems||20||$0.00|
|UEENEEE105A||Fix And Secure Electrotechnology Equipment||20||$0.00|
|CPCCWHS1001||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry||6||$70.00|
|VU22333||Perform intermediate engineering computations||40||$0.00|
|VU21544||Install a sustainable extra low voltage energy power system||30||$0.00|
|VU22670||Provide an overview of the electrotechnology industry||30||$0.00|
|VU22671||Use test instruments in the electrotechnology industry||20||$0.00|
|VU22672||Carry out basic electrotechnology project||40||$0.00|
|VU22673||Carry out basic network cabling for extra low voltage (ELV) equipment and devices||30||$0.00|
|HLTAID011||Provide First Aid||18||$50.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|UEENEEJ102A||Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings||40||$0.00|
|UEENEEE141A||Use of routine equipment_plant_technologies in an energy sector environment||60||$0.00|
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
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Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
The fees listed below are indicative only. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future.
|Course fees by student type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)||$2,405.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$8,510.00|
Students who are eligible for Free TAFE place will not pay course tuition fees for the duration of their enrolment in this course, however, there may be some consumable/material fees for the course (find out more below). The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
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Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees||Indicative Course Fee|
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)||$732.00|
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Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
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