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Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

National Course Code: UEE22011

TAFE NSW Course Number: UEE22011-01V03

Nominal Hours: 324

Full Fee: $4,840
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,220

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at OTEN.

The nationally accredited Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) is your introduction to the world of electrical systems. You will learn the essentials for entry-level work in this skills shortage area and be ready to take on an electrotechnology trade qualification.

**LEARN NEW SKILLS**

Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn:

- How to install wiring systems, accessories and appliances for low voltage general electrical installations
- To connect electrical circuits
- The principles behind solving issues with electrical equipment

**DEVELOP YOUR TALENT**

Develop the personal qualities and skills you need to get ahead in this field:

- Communication skills to connect with clients
- Problem solving strategies
- Attention to detail

**ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS**

Completing this course will equip you with a:

- Nationally recognised Certificate II qualification
- Strong foundation to start an apprenticeship at Certificate III level

**GROW YOUR CAREER**

Secure your electrical future with:

- Certificate III in Electrotechnology trade qualification
- Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician
- Certificate IV in Industrial Electronics and Control

**INDUSTRY DEMAND**

Common use of electricity is increasing with the growing reliance on electrical equipment in the home and the workplace. This trend appears likely to continue, ensuring high demand for qualified electrotechnology workers.

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**INFORMATION SESSIONS**

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 3 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 1 year.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

As well as the online component, there is a requirement to do (equvalent to) 2 hours of face to face or other study per week.
All practical assessments will be conducted at TAFE NSW Mount Druitt and are mandatory. Students must be prepared to attend multiple sessions during the enrolment. The number depends on the subjects to be done (around 5 days, which can be done in one block).

You can also expect to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and research.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

**TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS**

There are no formal Training Package entry requirements for this course.

**TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS**

To be eligible for this course, you must:

- Meet literacy , language and numeracy requirements (minimum Australian Core Skills Framework levels of 3 for Learning, Reading, Writing, Numeracy, Oral Communication)

**LICENSING REQUIREMENTS**

**During training:** Competency development activities are subject to regulations directly related to licensing, occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training, such as apprenticeships.

**In the workplace:** You will require a licence to practice in the workplace where work is carried out on electrical equipment or installations which are designed to operate at voltages greater than 50 V a.c. or 120 V d.c.

Other conditions may apply under State and Territory legislative and regulatory requirements.

**WORK PLACEMENT**

Work experience provides you with exposure to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. In this hands-on qualification you will undertake a minimum of 10 days of work experience.

You are responsible for sourcing this experience, your school's careers advisor can help.

**BE PREPARED**

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have an ability to:

- Work at heights
- Distinguish between colours

If you need support in preparation for study, contact us about your options.

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

To successfully complete this course, you will need:
- Internet access and access to a printer and scanner
- scientific calcualtor
- be able to obtain textbooks as recommended by the teaching section
- PPE required for practical skills assessments

Mandatory Practical Sessions:
- all practical assessments will be conducted at TAFE NSW Mount Druitt campus and are mandatory.

Students must be prepared to attend multiple sessions during the enrolment. The number depends on the subjects to be done (around five days which can be done in one block).

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Electrotechnology traineeships, electrotechnology apprenticeships.

UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment
UEENEEE038B Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

You will be required to purchase textbooks for this course. Details are available on our learning website (OLS) after enrolment. Estimated cost of textbooks will be around $250.
The preferred Scientific calculators are a Casio FX82AU Plus or FX100AU/ Scientific – approx. costs - $20.00 - $40.00

Computer/Software Requirements
You will need a computer or regular access to a Windows or Apple Mac with up to date virus protection and:
• access to an internet connection to obtain resource material for several units, to access the Online Learning Support (OLS) site and to contact teachers and access the Online Classroom
• email access
• Adobe Acrobat Reader – available free from the Adobe website
You may use your local council library or use your TAFE ID card to access any NSW TAFE library
via online from OTEN Learning Support (OLS).
completing:
• assignment work which you should submit on a regular basis,
• written and/or online tests, and
• attendance at Mount Druitt TAFE College WSI for a simulated workplace skills assessment

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

First qualification$1,020
Second qualification$1,220
Concession$160
Non-government subsidised fee$4,840

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241. For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- scientific calculator (Casio FX82AU Plus or FX100AU/ Scientific – approx costs - $20.00 - $40.00)
- textbooks as recommended by the Teaching Section
- PPE required for practical skills assessments.

Estimated cost $200

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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