This Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) UEE22011 offers secondary school students a chance to develop competencies for a work entry program. It provides grounding in safety, and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology industry.
Career opportunities, include:
- apprentice electrician
- apprentice electrical fitter
- apprentice air conditioning and refrigeration mechanic
- renewable energy systems installer
- electrical engineering technician
- renewable energy sales and support roles
Pathways to further study:
- UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician) Apprenticeship
- UEE33011 Certificate III in Electrical Fitting Apprenticeship
Studying the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) at Holmesglen
This is a pre-vocational electrical program, designed to provide an introduction to the electrical/electronics industries in areas such as air-conditioning, electrical, refrigeration or instrumentation.
This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students course and can be completed as part of your VCE/VET/VCAL program.
It enables you to develop broad-based competencies in a range of electrotechnology fields such as lighting, general power, fire protection and security, robotics, instrumentation, optical data and voice systems, electrical motors and control systems.
It also enables you to make more informed choices about vocational career paths, and gain recognised credentials and credits for further training as an apprentice or trainee in the electrotechnology industry.
Note: If not undertaking this course as a VCE or VCAL student, please refer to our full-time pre-apprenticeship program UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) - Pre-Apprenticeship
VCE only - Wednesdays 8.30am - 3.30pm or 12.30pm - 4.30pm
Year 1 only - Fridays 8.30am - 3.30pm
Wednesdays - 8.30am - 3.30pm
||Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
||Work safely in the construction industry
||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
||Solve problems in d.c. circuits
||Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
||Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment
||Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
||Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
| Code || Name |
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace|
|HLTAID001||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation|
|CPCCOHS1001A||Work safely in the construction industry|
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components|
|UEENEEE107A||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications|
|UEENEEE104A||Solve problems in d.c. circuits|
|UEENEEE148A||Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment|
|UEENEEE141A||Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment|
|UEENEEE179A||Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities|
|UEENEEK142A||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector|
|UEENEEE105A||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment|
|UEENEED101A||Use computer applications relevant to a workplace|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Applicants should be at least 16 years old and be studying VCE or VCAL at a Victorian Secondary School.
This course requires at least Year 10 mathematical knowledge, and is not recommended if you find mathematics at this level challenging.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Note: During this course, you are required to provide overalls, work boots and clear safety classes.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
Please refer to our coronavirus update page to view current vaccine requirements.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive the UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)
How to apply
If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.
T: 03 9209 5109
For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.