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Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (UEE22011)

Course summary

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. 

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
  • - VET in Schools
Skill Area
  • - Utilities
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

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.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Apprenticeship - Electrical Contractor

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Summary
To successfully complete this course, students must complete:
6 core units and 140 points worth of elective units.
Core Units
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE141A Use of 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 work activities
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
Elective Units
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
UEENEEA101A Assemble electronic components
UEENEEC001B Maintain documentation
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE130A Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems
UEENEEP024A Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
2018 Study Sequence - Mackay
Enrol into one group of units at a time, as per the following order: 
First enrolment
  • UEENEEK142A
  • UEENEEE101A
  • UEENEEA101A
  • UEENEEE148A
  • UEENEEC001B
Second enrolment:
  • UEENEEE104A
  • UEENEEE141A
  • UEENEED101A
  • UEENEEE102A
  • UEENEEE105A
Third enrolment:
  • UEENEEE179A
2018 Study Sequence - Rockhampton, Biloela and Gladstone

Enrol into one group of units at a time, as per the following order:

First enrolment

  • UEENEEK142A
  • UEENEEE104A
  • UEENEEE101A

Second enrolment 

  • UEENEED101A
  • UEENEEE130A
  • UEENEEC001B
  • UEENEEE141A
  • UEENEEP024A

Third enrolment

  • UEENEEE148A
  • UEENEEE179A
  • HLTAID001
  • CPCCOHS1001A
2018 Study Sequence - Emerald

Enrol into one group of units at a time, as per the following order:

First enrolment:

  • UEENEEE101A
  • UEENEEE102A
  • UEENEEE141A

Second enrolment:

  • UEENEEK142A
  • UEENEEA101A
  • UEENEEE105A

Third enrolment:

  • UEENEEC001B
  • UEENEED101A
  • UEENEEE104A
  • UEENEEE148A
  • UEENEEE179A

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL

Course Intakes

2018 VET in Schools (VETiS)

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

Duration and dates
18 months


Summary

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.



For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

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Resource Requirements

Students are required to supply their own personal protective equipment as required including appropriate clothing and footwear. Such items include:
  • Cotton drill long pants
  • Cotton drill long sleeved shirt 
  • Steel capped boots
  • Safety glasses
  • Gloves

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.

What else might I find useful?

Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student