This is a Flexible Industry Pathway approved course where eligibility criteria and a contribution toward the training costs is required. For further information please refer to the Department for Education website or talk with your school VET Coordinator.

Certificate II in Electro-technology (Career Start) can be studied as a stand-alone Vocational Education and Training subject or as part of a school-based apprenticeship.

To see when these courses are being offered, please check with your home school VET Coordinator who can also attend to the enrolment requirements.

Certificate II in Electro-technology (Career Start)

Certificate II in Electro-technology (Career Start) is a pathway to an apprenticeship in the electrical trades while earning up to 50 credits towards Stage 1 of the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE).

On completion, students are awarded a nationally recognised pre-apprenticeship qualification.

In this hands-on students spend one day a week preparing for employment by learning work-specific skills in a simulated work environment that meets the needs of the electrical industry.

It’s also highly recommended that Students also spend 70 hours in a workplace undertaking Structured Workplace Learning to gain on-the-job training and mentoring while developing their technical skills and becoming more employable.  

The current Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) covers the following units:

  •  HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • UETTDRRF06 – Perform rescue from a live LV panel
  • UEECD0007 – Apply WH & S regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • UEECD0038 – Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems
  • UEECD0019 – Fabricate, assemble & dismantle utilities industry components
  • UEECD0033 – Produce products for carrying out energy sector work activities
  • UEECD0020 – Fix & secure electrotechnology equipment
  • UEEECD0009 – Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
  • UEECD0046 – Solve problems in single path circuits
  • UEERRE0021 – Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises
  • UEERL0001 – Attach cords & plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230-volt supply
  • UEECD0021 – Identify & select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
  • UEECDOO52 – Use routine equipment/plant/ technologies in an energy sector environment