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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:


  • UEECD0007 - Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEECD0009 - Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
  • CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • 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

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 $5,340 for students who are ineligible for government funding.

Training for this course will be delivered face to face at our training facilities.

Training will be delivered 3 days per week over 7 weeks.

Course Dates:

Courses are available from January 2024. Please register your interest below.


This course is available at:

  • Gateshead Campus - Business Growth Centre, 48 Oakdale Rd, Gateshead NSW 2290.

Further study:

  • UEE30820 Certificate III in Electrotechnology - Electrician (apprenticeship)

Career prospects:

  • Trade assistant
  • Electrical tradesperson

Join the waitlist for future courses at our Gateshead and Rutherford campuses below!

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