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Certificate II in Electronics

National Course Code: UEE21911

TAFE NSW Course Number: UEE21911-01V03

Nominal Hours: 324

Full Fee: $4,790
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 recognised Certificate II in Electronics gives your career as a technician a kick-start. Begin your journey on a study pathway towards Certificate III training courses and gain the transferrable skills and knowledge you need in the evolving electonics industry.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Solve problems in electronic circuits
  • Set up, test and repair basic electronic apparatus
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle industry components
  • Replace components
  • Apply and adhere to safe work practices and regulations
  • Apply environmentally sustainable procedures to your work

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead in this field:

  • Attention to detail
  • An analytical approach to problem solving
  • Fine motor skills
  • The ability to follow instructions

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • A strong pathway to further study including a Certificate III in Electronics and Communications

Career opportunities:

  • Electronics tradesperson
  • Telecommunications trades assistant

GROW YOUR CAREER

From this course, there are a number of study pathways for you to choose from, including:

  • Certificate III in Electronics and Communications
  • Certificate IV in Industrial Electronics and Control
  • Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electronics

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The Electrical Services industry is one of the largest specialist construction industries in Australia and is forecast to generate $22.8 billion in revenue in 2019/20, growing by an average of 1.9% per year to 2024/25.

Significant investments in renewable energy projects, ongoing investments in telecommunication infrastructure and advances in technology will continue to support demand for

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Student Pathway-Course UEE21911 Ver3

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 5 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 (equivalent of) approximately 2 hours of face to face or other study per week.
All practical assessments will be conducted at our Sydney Assessment Centre and are mandatory. The student must be prepared to attend multiple sessions during the enrolment. The number depends on the subjects to be done (around 7-10 days which can be done in two blocks)

You can also expect to complete approximately 7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research and additional reading.

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 Training Package entry requirements for this course.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate II in Electronics as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can build the career you want.

Depending on the course you choose – and the campus you want to study at – you will need to provide evidence that you meet all relevant entry criteria.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be employed in electronics industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees enrolling in this course.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

BE PREPARED

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

  • Effective communications skills
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Aptitude for technical work
  • Meet language, literacy and numeracy requirements (minimum Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 for learning, reading, writing, numeracy and oral communication)

If you need help preparing 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:

  • to complete all set work and assessments, theory and practical.

All practical assessments will be conducted at our Sydney Assessment Centre and are mandatory. The student must be prepared to attend multiple sessions during the the enrolment. The number depends on the subjects to be done (around 7-10 days which can be done in two blocks).

Demonstration of practical skills are requirements of this course. Due to the impacts of COVID 19 and the disruption to some practical workshops and workplace locations in the Electrotechnology Sector, there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe.

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.

Electronic trades assistant.

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEE038B Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment
UEENEEE123A Solve basic problems electronic and digital equipment and circuits

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.

You can download them online from OTEN Learning Support (OLS)
You must complete:
• assignment work which you should submit
• on a regular basis, and
• written and/or online tests, and
• either/both work based skills assessments or 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$4,790

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, preferrably a Casio FX82AU Plus or FX100AU/ Scientific

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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