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UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

Shine bright in the electrical industry!

Successfully complete this course with Gold Coast Trades College and you will kickstart your career in the exciting electrotechnology sector.

Available as a school based or full-time pre-apprenticeship pathway program. Learn safety and basic electrical skills that will prepare you for a trade apprenticeship or career of your choice.

Subjects in this qualification include:

  • work safely in the construction industry (white card)
  • WHS regulations, codes and practices
  • solve problems in DC circuits
  • use of tools and equipment
  • routine work activities
  • identify components, materials and accessories for work activities
  • fabricate, assemble and dismantle components
  • fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment

If you’re a successful graduate, Gold Coast Trades College will assist you with work experience placement and support your transition into a school based or full-time apprenticeship of your choice.

Delivery Options

Our campus: Y
School based: Y

Career Outcomes

Successful graduates can progress on to Certificate III qualifications such as Telecommunications Technician – Data & Voice, Electronic Equipment Tradesperson – Computer Systems, Fire Protection Electrician and Rail Electrician.

The Certificate Ii In Electrotechnology (Career Start) is your starting point to becoming a:

  • Air Conditioning Technician
  • Avionics Engineer
  • Commissioning Manager
  • Computer Aided Automation Technician
  • Control System Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Estimator
  • Electrical Fitter
  • Electrical Projects Manager
  • Electrical Supervisor
  • Electrical Supplier
  • Electrical Systems Designer
  • Electrician – Domestic
  • Electronics Technician
  • Energy Advisor
  • Industrial Automation Technician
  • Lighting Designer
  • Linesman
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • NBN Installer / Linesman
  • Power Station Technician
  • Refrigeration Technician
  • Switchboard Fabricator
  • Telecommunications Engineer

The requirements for granting this qualification will be met when competency is demonstrated and achieved for:

  • All the Core competency standard units, defined in the Core Competency Standard Units table below and
  • A combination of Elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 140 points in accordance with the Elective Competency Standard Units table below.

Core units

Core Competency Standard Units – Weighting Points 220

All Core competency standard units to be achieved

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace – 20

UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits – 80

UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment – 40

UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment – 40

UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities – 20

UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector – 20

Total points in core 220



Elective Competency Standard Units

Complete Elective units to achieve a total of weighting of 140 points from the following groups:

* Group A | Minimum points 0 | Maximum points 60

Imported and Common Elective Units. Imported units from other training packages and/or state accredited courses can be added to this group, but they must be selected from qualifications where the unit is first packaged at AQF level 2. If units have not being assigned a weighting by the relevant EE-Oz Industry Technical Advisory Committee, their weighting will be 10 points

* Group B | Minimum points 80 | Maximum points 140

You may select all your elective units from this Group


Group A – Imported and Common Elective Units – Weighting Points

You may complete units to a maximum weighting of 60

UEENEEC001B Maintain documentation – 20

UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers – 20

UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus – 20

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry – 10

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation – 10


Group B – Qualification Elective Units – Weighting Points

Complete units to a minimum weighting of 80

You may select all your elective units from this Group

UEENEEA101A Assemble electronic components – 40

UEENEEA102A Select electronic components for assembly – 20

UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace – 20

UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components – 40

UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment – 20

UEENEEE122A Carry out preparatory energy sector work activities – 60

UEENEEE130A Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems – 60

UEENEEE142A Produce products for carrying out energy sector work activities – 40

UEENEEE143A Produce routine tools/devices for carrying out energy sector work activities – 40

UEENEEH101A Repair basic computer equipment faults by replacement of modules/sub-assemblies – 40

UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components – 40

UEENEEJ103A Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems – 60

UEENEEP024A Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply – 20

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Participants do however need intermediate language, literacy, numeracy and computer skills.

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