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Course Type:
Pre-Apprenticeship; Accredited Course; Free TAFE; JobTrainer
Study Mode:
On Campus
10 weeks
Starting Date:
Morwell: 15/08/2022, 06/02/2023 and 10/07/2023
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Course Overview

Get your foot in the door of the thriving Electrotechnology industry with the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start). This course can work as credits towards your apprenticeship while teaching you the crucial skills to work in this advanced and exciting industry.

You’ll learn practical skills using basic hand and power tools that will put you ahead of the curve in any workplace. You’ll also learn basic interview skills and resume writing tips that will give you more options while job seeking, helping to set yourself up for a long and successful career in the industry.

When you finish this course, there are many career options you can take, including being a Licensed Electrician, an Electrical Linesperson, an Instrumentation Fitter or an Automotive Electrician.

All of these options will allow you to gain real-world experience while you decide whether or not to take your career further.

Going further might mean studying a Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician), a Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control, or a Certificate III in ESI - Power Systems - Distribution Cable Jointing. All of these courses will add to your skillset and improve your future employment opportunities.

So, if you’d like to get started in this industry, we are here to help you enter world of electrotechnology, setting you up for a very successful future.

ATTENTION: As much as we’d love to offer more, we can only offer one Free TAFE course per person. If you’ve already enrolled and commenced, or enrolled but didn’t complete a Free TAFE course at any Victorian TAFE in the past you will NOT be eligible for another and will need to pay tuition and materials fees when you enrol. Reach out to us if you think this is you.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 8.00 am - 4.30 pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start).

Career Opportunities

  • Licensed Electrician, Electrical Linesperson, Instrumentation Fitter.
  • Automotive Electrician

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements:

Passed year 10 level maths or equivalent
Ability to complete work in a trade workshop with basic hand and power tools (training provided in the course).


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Safety glasses, Personal protective clothing, closed toe footwear ( no mesh), calculator, pens

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Sample course units

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEEAS0001 Assemble electronic components
UEEAS0004 Select electronic components for assembly
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
UEERE0001 Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
UEECO0002 Maintain documentation
UEEIC0002 Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
UEERE0021 Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises
UEERL0003 Conduct In-service Safety Testing Of Electrical Cord Connected Equipment And Cord Assemblies


Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, problem solving