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Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (UEE22011)

Course summary

This qualification has been designed to prepare you for entry to an electrical apprenticeship. Providing you with a foundation in the electrical sector, the program covers workplace safety and the basic skills and knowledge to prepare you for work in any electrotechnology discipline.

Course details

Course type

  • Domestic

Delivery location

  • Bundaberg Campus
  • Maryborough Campus

Fee type

  • Fee for Service
  • Government subsidised

Application mode

  • Express your interest

Study area

Skill area

OutcomeCertificate II


Full fee $4170.00

Government Subsidised - Concession fee $230.00

Government Subsidised - Non-Concession fee $624.00

Show eligibility descriptions

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Non Concession
The Certificate 3 Guarantee is for any eligible Queensland resident who does not already hold, and is not currently enrolled in, a post-school certificate III or higher level qualification from 1 July 2013 (this means any equivalent certificate III or higher level qualification, irrespective of whether the qualification is through a university degree, apprenticeship or traineeship pathway).

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession
Concession under the Certificate 3 Guarantee is available to holders of a Health Care concession card or Pensioner concession card or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds such a card or is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person.

Full fee
The fee charged for programs where there is no Government subsidy or the participant is not eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee and are regarded as Fee for Service. For approved Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs payment of fees may use the VET FEE-HELP payment option.

Career prospects - more information

This program is designed as a career preparation for gaining an electrical apprenticeship giving credit transfer in the apprenticeship studies.


Practical Task

Written Task/Assignment



Fees vary depending on your eligibility for Queensland Government subsidised training. Funding rules have changed effective as of 1 July 2013, please discuss with a Customer Care Officer to determine your eligibility. Please choose carefully – your fees are not refundable once the program has commenced. Refer to the full Refund Policy available at:

Please note: Job Services Australia (JSA's) providers, employers etc. are not entitled to claim concessional prices on behalf of their clients.

Program commencement may be contingent on minimum enrolment numbers being achieved



  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology


Hours of Study

Bundaberg: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8.30am to 4.30pm


First week - Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday 9.00am to 12noon, Friday if required (career link week)

All other weeks - Monday and Tuesday 8.00am to 2.45pm, Wednesday 8.00am to 12 noon, Thursday 8.00am to 1.45pm

Lunch will be 12noon to 12.45pm each day




Entry requirements

Recommended that you have completed Year 10 with high levels in Maths and Science.

Delivery Method

On Campus - Full Time

Resources required

Students are to provide a basic tool kit of pliers, side-cutters, selection of straight edge and phillips head screw-drivers and steel capped safety boots. Students are also to bring pens, pencils, rulers, rubbers, notebooks and a basic scientific calculator

Unit code Unit name Unit type
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Core
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits Core
UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment Core
UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment Core
UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities Core
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector Core
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Elective
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Elective
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace Elective
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications Elective
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work Elective

There may be one or more elective competencies, these may differ between institutes. Please contact the institute for more information.

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Relevant documents

Enrolment instruction

Expression of Interest

Enrolment for this program is not available at this time. You can lodge an ‘Expression Of Interest’ and you will be  contacted to enrol in this program once this becomes available

Wide Bay

Phone: 1300 656 188
Phone (international): +61 (07) 4120 6445