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Certificate II in Electrotechnology

The Certificate II in Electrotechnology is a pre-vocational program aimed at preparing students for an electrotechnology apprenticeship. You will gain practical experience in a hands-on training environment and learn about electrical theory and wiring, work health and safety, solving problems in electrical circuits and identifying and selecting components.



This program is delivered over a period equivalent to 10 weeks training combining classroom-based theory and practical workshop training.

Note: Opportunities for work experience placement may be available to suitable participants.


  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment

Clients undertaking the 12 month apprenticeship will be trained and assessed through a blend of off-the-job (trade school), self paced study and on-the-job training.

Entry Requirements

Participants MUST:

  • Be at least 16 years of age; OR
  • Be signed into an approved Training Contract with an employer through an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network

  • Be an Australian/New Zealand Citizen or hold an eligible VISA.
  • Have the ability to read, write and understand basic English and carry out basic mathematical calculations.
  • Have the physical ability to perform practical electrical skills.
  • Be able to commit to the course duration and time commitment.


Full Fee

$7000.00 AUD (GST exempt)

Note: Fee for Service students (full fee paying) are required to pay a deposit (to a maximum of $1500) with the balance of fees due prior to the completion of training. Alternately, payment by direct debit can be arranged with a deposit required for this option.

Subsidised Training

Subsidised Fee

$745.00 AUD (GST exempt)

This course may be subsidised by the Government of South Australia for eligible students. Please contact ATEC so we can assess your eligibility. https://www.skills.sa.gov.au/subsidised-eligibility

Learner Requirements

  • Provide your Unique Student Identifier (USI). To apply for a USI go to https://www.usi.gov.au/your-us...
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for enrolment purposes
  • Applicants undertaking will be required to attend an enrolment session and undertake a Literacy and Numeracy Assessment at a level required to successfully complete the qualification.
    Potential clients who are identified as not meeting course requirements will be assisted with referral to appropriate support services.

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

To be supplied by participant:

  • Safety Boots (steel cap)
  • Safety glasses
  • Work pants (work short accepted)
  • Long-sleeved shirt (for WHS reasons please do not wear excessively loose clothing)
  • High visibility vest (high visibility shirt/jumper is acceptable)


On successful completion of all requirements of this course, learners will be issued with:

  1. A Record of Results; and a
  2. Certificate for the UEE22020 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start).

Note: Students who do not complete all the requirements of this course will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency that have been successfully achieved.

Course units

These units are a sample training plan that ATEC offers for this qualification in accordance with the qualification rules described in www.training.gov.au


Core course units

CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.
UEECD0007Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace.
UEECD0046Solve problems in single path circuits.
UEECD0038Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems.
UEECD0052Use routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment.
UEECD0009Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment.
UEECD0021Identify and select components, accessories, and materials for energy sector work activities.
UEERE0021Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises.

Elective units

UEECD0019Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components.
UEECD0020Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment.
UEECD0008Carry out preparatory energy sector work activities.
UEERL0001Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply.

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This course is available at: Ottoway

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