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AUR20420 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: AUR20420 State ID: AC29
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Jumpstart an electrifying career 

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice automotive electrical technician. This specialised pre-apprenticeship will help you on a path to an apprenticeship or employment in heavy duty automotive, agriculture and mobile plant.

Many employers prefer apprenticeship applicants to have completed a pre-apprenticeship — this course will give you the skills and knowledge to make you more competitive and give you a flying start in learning a trade. Plus our strong links to the automotive industry may also help!

Enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

Please note that entry into this course is competitive.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Licensing, legislation and regulation requirements

  • Level 2 Reading, writing and comprehension
  • Level 2 mathematics
  • Physically able to work with automotive equipment
  • Work placement organized by students.

It is a course requirement for the student to attend 183 hours of work placement over the duration of the course in appropriate sites to gain an understanding of what an Automotive Technician’s role is in the workplace.

The practical exposure will assist the learner to reinforce what they learn at TAFE. A workplace will need a suitably qualified supervisor who could sign off the training record book to confirm observation of work.


Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology.

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here(opens in a new tab) .

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Semester 1, 2024

Kalgoorlie - Classroom VETDSS PAIS


This course availability is specifically for VET Delivered to Secondary Students (VETDSS). To find out more about VETDSS programs visit the VET Delivered to Secondary Students page here.

Duration 1 Year
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Kalgoorlie
How Classroom VETDSS PAIS

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