UEE22020 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

Are you ready to kickstart your trade career? This course is the perfect stepping stone to prepare you for an apprenticeship in Electrotechnology! You'll be introduced to a range of concepts and skills in the electrical field, equipping you for further study and practical work in the industry.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligibility criteria applies.

We are currently accepting waitlist registrations for this course. Please see below to view full course details and to join the waitlist.

Through a combination of theory coursework and practical training, students will learn to:

  • install wiring systems, accessories, and appliance for low voltage general electrical installations
  • connect electrical circuits
  • solve issues with electrical equipment

Students will complete the following units of competency:

  • CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • UEECD0007 - Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEECD0009 - Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
  • UEECD0021 - Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
  • UEECD0038 - Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems
  • UEECD0046 - Solve problems in single path circuits
  • UEECD0052 - Use routine equipment/plant/ technologies in an energy sector environment
  • UEERE0021 - Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises
  • UEECD0008 - Carry out preparatory energy sector work activities
  • UEECD0019 - Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • UEECD0020 - Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • UEERL0001 - Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply


Central Coast Community College

This course is designed for those looking to enter a career in Electrotechnology. To be eligible for this training under the NSW Government's Smart and Skilled program, you must be:

  • 15 years or older at the time of enrolment
  • not currently enrolled in school
  • living or working in NSW
  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, Humanitarian Visa holder, or New Zealand citizen.

You can confirm your eligibility for Smart and Skilled training via the eligibility checker.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligibility criteria applies.

If you are not eligible for a fully funded placement, course fees are as follows:

  • First Qualification - $1,020
  • Second Qualification¬†- $1,220
  • Concession - $160

A student who falls into one of the below categories will qualify for fee-free training:

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person
  • person with a disability
  • dependant child, spouse/partner, or recipient of a Disability Support Pension
  • Refugee or Asylum Seeker (and eligible partners) - for training up to and including Certificate IV
  • recipient of a Fee-Free Scholarship - for training up to and including Certificate IV

Under the Skilling for Recovery initiative, students who meet the eligibility criteria will also be eligible for fee-free training. For more information on eligibility for fee-free training, please refer to page 30 of the Smart and Skilled Fee Administration Policy.

This course is valued at $5,160 for students who are ineligible for government funding.

Training for this course will be delivered face to face. Students will attend our trade centre 3 days per week throughout the 10 week course.

Information regarding course dates will be communicated to students who waitlist once a course is scheduled.

Upon completion of this course, you will be ready to progress to a Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician) qualification. With a Certificate III trade qualification, you will be a qualified electrical tradesperson.

With a Certificate II in Electrotechnology, you will have the skills and knowledge to undertake entry-level work in the Electrotechnology industry.

Take the next step and gain the foundation skills you need to launch your electrical career! Join the waitlist for future courses at our Rutherford or Gateshead campus below!

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