Completing this pre-apprenticeship course can lead to a range of career opportunities in the electrical or electronics industries. Gain a solid grounding in safety and the basic skills for working in any area of electrotechnology. Complete electrical theory and practice in extra low voltage. Course details
Cairns Campus: Interview by teaching staff required.
Townsville Trade Training Centre: Direct entry, no interview required.
The minimum age requirement is 16 years. The minimum entry requirements is a pass in Maths, English and Science at a year 10 level however achievements in other subject areas including work experience will be taken into consideration. A literacy and numeracy assessment will be conducted to identify any areas a student may require learning support.
Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870
Steel capped safety footwear – must be worn at all times
Protective work clothing – long sleeve shirt and long pants
Textbook: Electrical Trade Principles: A Practical approach (Jeffery Hampson & Steve Hanssen 2nd Edition) - this textbook is recommended but not essential
Textbook: Electrotechnology Practice (Jeffrey Hampson and Steven Hanssen 3rd edition paper work) - this textbook is recommended but not essential
Please note: Industry standard clothing must be worn at all times while attending TAFE.
The course is full time over 9 weeks with delivery being as follows: Cairns Campus: Classes on Monday to Wednesday, 8am - 5pm. Interview required before enrolment. Townsville Trade Training Centre: Classes onMonday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8am - 4pm.
If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.
The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.
Certificate 3 Guarantee
You can receive a subsidy towards one certificate III qualification from a list of eligible courses. The amount provided depends on the demand for skilled workers in your chosen industry.
You're eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee if you:
Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
Live in Queensland full time
Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
And don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate 3 or higher level qualification.
Give us a call to find out more.
You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.
There are no additional costs to study this course.
UEE22011 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)
Successful completion of this program can result in a reduction in the attendance time required at TAFE Queensland upon gaining an apprenticeship.
Students will also undertake a Course in General Safety Induction (Construction Industry) CPCCOHS1001A to gain their Construction White Card. This course will provide understanding and knowledge of basic workplace health and safety requirements needed to commence or continue to work in the building and construction industry.
Electrical or Telecommunications Trades Assistant
You're ready if you have:
checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
(under the costs tab)
By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.
Recognition of prior learning
Recognition of prior learning
Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.
Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.