Certificate II In Electrotechnology (Pre-Vocational)

Course Code: 22499VIC
Study Area:
Electrical




Campus
 
  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers

Employment in the Electrical Fields


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

Under 18?

  • the minimum age is 15 to attend this course
  • Parental or guardian consent must be given for enrolment in a course. A parental /guardian signature is required on the enrolment form.
  • If you are a student who is under 17 and has completed year 10, you must provide a Transition form School from your principal to support your application for your chosen course.
  • If you are a student who is under 17 and has not completed year 10, you must provide correspondence from a Department Regional Director to support your application for your chosen course.

Course overview

With 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.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Bendigo TAFE’s Vaccination Policy

Start date: 13 July 2022
End Date:
19 October 2022

Free TAFE and JobTrainer

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. If you're aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the course tuition fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know you may incur fees that you will need to cover yourself, such as student service fees or materials fees. Skills First (eligible) students are usually entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver, however under JobTrainer you may be eligible for a second Free TAFE course. You may also be able to get an exemption if you don't meet the upskilling requirement. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).

This pre-vocational course is primarily for school leavers and other new entrants wishing to prepare themselves to gain a traineeship, apprenticeship or other employment in the electrotechnology industry. The course provides an overview of the industry, employment opportunities and the training pathways available. It also includes training in the basic fundamentals of electrical, telecommunication, refrigeration and air conditioning systems as well as workshop experience in fabrication and assembly techniques, wiring, cabling, basic installation skills and use of test equipment. Workplace safety and first aid training are also included.


How to apply
 

Online application 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

On-campus


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


Fees

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

Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
To check your eligibility click here.
Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$1,839.12
Concession - average total course fee*$367.82
Full fee - average total course fee*$4,455.24
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$881.64
Indicative pricing for:

*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


This page was last updated on 1/07/2022 5:02 PM