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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: $4,300
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,220

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

Contact by Training Services NSW

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.

Before you enrol in this course you must contact the campus or campuses of your
choice for details of information sessions and other procedures that may apply.
Compulsory attendance at an information session may apply.

This course is for those pursuing a career in the electrotechnology industry.
You will learn about electrical safety and basic skills and knowledge for work
in any electrotechnology discipline.

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.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

However, the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language,
literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each
Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification.

Learners should either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate
simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this

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.

UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEP024A Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
UEENEEE038B Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

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 require textbooks. They are:

Electrical principles by Peter Phillips for the theory subjects - ISBN: 9780170220163 – approx cost $90.00 (as of Jan 2013)

Electrical Wiring Practice Vol 1 and 2 for the practical subjects. ISBN 978-007028643-6 and 978-007028641-2 – approx cost $160.00 for both (as of Jan 2013)

Alternative text books if you have already obtained these or have access to these is electrical trade principles ISBN: 978-0-7339-9394-7

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 an IBM compatible computer or Apple Mac with up to date virus protection and:
• access to a broadband internet connection (preferable) or dialup 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
• at least 128MB RAM
• Windows 2000 or later/Mac OSX
• Microsoft Office 2000 or later
• MS Internet Explorer 5 or later /Safari/Firefox/Google Chrome
• 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 131 241 for further information and advice.

First qualification$1,020
Second qualification$1,220
Non-government subsidised fee$4,300

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.

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.

"Thank you for your interest in studying the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) UEE22011 with us.
Please head to the course page for more information: https://oten.tafensw.edu.au/courses-and-careers/teaching-areas/electrotechnology/.

Furthermore, to enrol in this course please click on the Enrol Now button and enter your details as directed. Contact OTEN student services on 02) 9715 8555 in business hours if you need assistance.
For more information regarding the course, call OTEN Engineering Services 02) 9715 8469."

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