Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre-Vocational)

Course Code: 22261VIC
Study Area:
Electrical and Refrigeration

Start date: January 2020

End date: May 2020

With the high demand for careers in electrotechnology, this program will equip you with basic skills and knowledge to assist in gaining an apprenticeship as an electrician, data communications tradesperson or similar electrotechnology related career.


You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Classroom (Delivery Method) - 14 - Week/s


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Employment in the Electrical Fields

  • Individual interview
  • Year 11 level literacy and numeracy skills preferred

Course overview

Designed to provide an introduction for those interested in working in the electrical/electronics industries. You will learn the basics of electrical theory and maths, and gain practical skills to make you more employable in the fast growing electrical, security systems, refrigeration or air-conditioning trades.

How to apply
Apply online direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Interview

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Assignment
  • Practical Assessment
  • Knowledge Test

Learning options
  • Classroom (Delivery Method)

Key study areas
Electrical concepts and applications, parts and component selection, drawings and diagrams for electrical work, introduction to the electrical trades, basic electricity theory, Electrotechnology engineering practices, maths skills, workshop practices, communication skills, work placement, occupational health and safety.

Further study opportunities
  • Apprenticeship


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

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*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

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