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UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: UEE22011 State ID: AA41
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Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

Gain these skills:

  • Work effectively in the construction industry
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Interpret drawings
  • Take electrical and electronic measurements
  • Solder components
  • Workplace health and safety.

Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

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

Entrance Requirements

Learners require a level of Literacy and Numeracy agreeable with  recommendations as stated in each unit (where applicable) and specified in UEE11 Vol.2, Part 3 ‘Literacy and Numeracy’ (It characterises how participants are to be best equipped to achieve the relevant unit, in terms of reading, writing and numeracy skill level.).

Training Package Units (UEE11) generally recommend a level of 3 for LLN requirements.

Potential entrants should be aware that employers are looking for the following personal attributes:

  • Effective numeracy and literacy skills
  • Effective communications skills
  • Acceptable presentation
  • Punctuality
  • A positive attitude
  • Interest in the industry as a career
  • Ability to work at heights or in confined spaces and around moving machinery
  • Ability to distinguish between colours.

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Literacy and Numeracy Benchmarks

Work Placement

A requirement of 160 hours of work placement to be completed (stipulated in TE77) and is organised by the lecturer.

A Pre-Apprentice Electrical Training Licence is required for work placement. This application is completed under supervision of lecturers in the first week of the course.

Whilst not assessable, the work placement hours and description of work is to be recorded in a log book and verified by work place supervisor.

This experience exposes the learner to the work and environment of industry and assists in the learners’ career decision. This also connects learners with potential future employers and builds industry relationships.

Please note: This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Licensing, Legislation and Regulation Requirements

In accordance with Department of Commerce W.A. – Energy Safety requirements.


Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Pre-Apprenticeship).

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