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Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-Vocational)

Start your career as an electrician today. Be in a career that allows you to use your technical mind and hands. Become a sole trader or work for a contracting company with a career in the electrotechnology industry.

Guarantee your future in the diverse electrotechnology industry

The industry is experiencing job growth, in particular, in construction, building and maintenance fields. This growth provides plenty of opportunities for qualified electricians. This course provides you with the framework to kick start your electricians apprenticeship. Possible career paths for qualified electricians include:

  • electrician
  • electrical fitter
  • electrical machine repairer
  • renewable energy installer

NMIT – excellence in training with industry professionals

Let NMIT's qualified and trade experienced teachers guide you through your pre-apprenticeship studies. You will have access to the latest technology used in the industry and learn to understand trade terminology and techniques.

Our teachers focus on your progress throughout the course, providing quality personal attention to ensure that you are industry ready.

Ask us about pathways to further TAFE training or Higher Education from this qualification.

NMIT's combined qualification

NMIT's combined Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-Vocational) and Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications will increase your employment options.

Participate in the Energise Oz Readiness Assessment

NMIT is a partner provider in delivering the Energise Oz National Readiness Assessment for electrical apprentices.

NECA Victoria has again partnered with Energise Oz (E-Oz) Energy Skills Australia to deliver the National Readiness Assessment in place of the NECA Pre-Selection Assessment. The Readiness Assessment is designed to test a person’s potential to successfully complete Trade School or off the job component of an electrical apprenticeship.

With your consent, the results of the Assessment are circulated to prospective employers by NECA. These prospective employers will make contact directly with those candidates they wish to interview. There are no guarantees that you will be invited to an interview. Each individual participant will also have their results mailed to them by NECA.

Find out more about the project and participate in the assessment today!




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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

State Accredited Code

21887VIC

Campuses

EPPING, HEIDELBERG, PRESTON

Department

COMPUTER SYSTEMS AND ELECTROTECHNOLOGY

03 9269 1741

Duration

Full-time: 14 weeks
Enrolments will be taken for course commencing each term. If taken in conjunction with the Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications as a combined qualification, the course is conducted over 15 weeks.

Fees

Find out more on fees and charges

Entrance Requirements

Completed Year 11. Studies in maths and science preferred.

Assessment Methods

Assessment in this program is conducted by assignments/examinations and practical tasks.

Materials

All materials are provided including workbooks and notes as required.

Pathways to further study

The framework provides a pathway for students to gain employment within the electrical industry as an apprentice leading to a qualification in the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician.

Career Pathways

Completing this course will increase your chances of being selected as an electrical apprentice. This program prepares graduates to apply for an electrical apprenticeship and allows students to gain experience in the electrotechnology industry. The electrotechnology industry covers electronics, electrical, communications including data and information technology, computer systems, security systems, instrumentation, and refrigeration and air-conditioning. The industry is experiencing job growth, in particular, in construction, building and maintenance fields. These areas lead to an exciting career in the electrical trades as an electrician, electrical fitter, electrical machine repairer, and renewable energy installer.

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • April
  • July
  • Midyear

State Accredited Code

21887VIC

CRICOS Code

Duration

Full-time: 14 weeks
Enrolments will be taken for course commencing each term. If taken in conjunction with the Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications as a combined qualification, the course is conducted over 15 weeks.

Assessment Methods

Assessment in this program is conducted by assignments/examinations and practical tasks.

Fees

Want all the information on fees and charges?
Courses fees

Pathways to further study

The framework provides a pathway for students to gain employment within the electrical industry as an apprentice leading to a qualification in the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician.

Career Pathways

Completing this course will increase your chances of being selected as an electrical apprentice. This program prepares graduates to apply for an electrical apprenticeship and allows students to gain experience in the electrotechnology industry. The electrotechnology industry covers electronics, electrical, communications including data and information technology, computer systems, security systems, instrumentation, and refrigeration and air-conditioning. The industry is experiencing job growth, in particular, in construction, building and maintenance fields. These areas lead to an exciting career in the electrical trades as an electrician, electrical fitter, electrical machine repairer, and renewable energy installer.

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
MEM12024A PERFORM COMPUTATIONS 30
UEENEEE002B DISMANTLE, ASSEMBLE AND FABRICATE ELECTROTECH COMPONENTS 40
UEENEEE003B SOLVE PROBLEMS IN EXTRA-LOW VOLTAGE SINGLE PATH CIRCUITS 40
UEENEEE004B Solve problem in multiple path DC circuits 40
UEENEEE005B FIX AND SECURE EQUIPMENT 20
UEENEEE007B Use drawings, diagrams, schedules and manuals 40
UEENEEE022B Carry out preparatory electrotechnology work activities 60
UEENEEE033B DOCUMENT OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS AND RISKS IN ELECTRICAL WORK 20
UEENEEE040B Identify and Select components/accessories for electrotech 80
UEENEEE041B Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an electrotech 60
UEENEEE042B Produce routine products for carrying out electrotech activitities 120
UEENEEK012B Provide basic sustainable energy solutions 40
UEENEEP002B Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment 10
UEENEEP008B Conduct in service safety testing of electrical cord's 20

Comments

  • - 323 days ago

    hi i am interested in certificate II in electrotechnology. can you plz provide me its fee and amount of time needed to do that. thanks

  • NMIT Staff - CD - 323 days ago

    Hi Kulwinder, This course is completed over 14 weeks of full-time study or if taken in conjunction with the Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications as a dual qualification, the course is conducted over 19 weeks. Fee information is available on the Fees Page or you can call 9269 8400. ^CD

  • - 316 days ago

    hey, when EXACTLY in february (2014) does tis course start? I am interested and also is the february enrolment full?

  • NMIT Staff - CD - 315 days ago

    Hello,  Places are still available however the exact course date is not yet available. For further infor please call 9269 8400 or email courses@nmit.edu.au. ^CD

  • - 296 days ago

    Hi, I was wondering what month the midyear enrollment is.

  • NMIT Staff - CD - 295 days ago

    Hi Metehan,  Mid year enrolment information is usually available from May to June. For further information please click "Enquire Now" in the top right corner of the course page or call 9269 8400. ^CD

  • - 254 days ago

    Hi, I'm interested in the Cert 11 Electrotechnology course starting in February 2014. I have phoned up and given my details as 'my interest' in doing the course starting in Feb at Heidelberg. Can you please tell me whether I am guaranteed a place in this course? Also what are the full time hours/days, ie how many days per week and hours each day to attend - also what is the starting time and finishing time of each day to allow transport planning. thanks

  • NMIT CEC - 251 days ago

    Hi Ross,   Did you leave your details with the ComputerSystems and Electrotechnology department?  If so they will certainly contact you next week. The course runs 5 days per week. I think the times are approximately 8.30-4.30. But a staff member will be able to confirm this when they return from holidays! ^LW

  • - 114 days ago

    Hi, im wondering of you provide a out of hours course in Electrotechnology certificate II. As im working full time from 8:00 till 4:30 i can not attend your normal hours. Thanks Brad.

  • NMIT CEC - 89 days ago

    Hi Brad, At this stage there is no evening classes however your enquiry will be sent to the department to contact you if anything changes ^ARG

  • - 73 days ago

    hi, I am an international student interested in taking up this course. I have also completed my Certificate 2 in Sustainable Energy at a TAFE Institute Townsville. However, i really want to take up Cert. 3 in a similar field. Could you suggest which areas i might apply for.

  • NMIT CEC - 72 days ago

    Hi Danley! Thank you for you interest in studying at NMIT. To proceed with your enquiry please contact the International Office directly on 03 9269 1666 or via international@nmit.edu.au ^ARG

  • - 56 days ago

    hey just wondering what is the exact date this course finishes at the end of the year for the dual qualification ?

  • NMIT CEC - 56 days ago

    Hi Sam, it is dependant on what group and what intake you are in. To find out more contact the department directly on 03 9269 8310. ^ARG

  • - 56 days ago

    hey just wondering with the dual qualification, will it finish before december this year if started in july?

  • NMIT CEC - 56 days ago

    Hi Sam, if you are currently enrolled in the July intake then you can check your enrolment paperwork to find the completion date for your specific group. ^ARG

  • - 15 days ago

    Can you please tell me which campus the cert 2 in electrical technology pre vocational course will be running at in October this year. Thank you

  • NMIT CEC - 15 days ago

    Hi Trish, the October intake will be run at the Epping campus. ^ARG

  • - 5 days ago

     Hello, I am interested in completing the course, however I will be travelling overseas throughout February of 2015. For this reason, I would like to know what dates are available to begin this course? Thank you for your time

  • NMIT CEC - 2 days ago

    Hi Jack, at this stage the dates have not been announced. To be places on our mailing list please click the 'Enquire Now' button on the top right hand corner of this page. ^ARG