UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology – Career Start

UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology – Career Start is part of the Electrotechnology Training Package. It covers competencies for work entry, providing grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline.

Those completing this program successfully will be able to seek employment in all electrotechnology trades. This program may include work placement in the industry. It aims to provide participants with skills to assist in gaining an electrotechnology apprenticeships electrical, refrigeration, electronics and telecommunications trades).

This qualification would suit:

  • People seeking a pre-apprenticeship pathway into the industry
  • Students wishing to enrol in a VET in schools course
  • School leavers wishing to pursue a career in the industry
  • Career changers/re-skillers
  • People currently working in the industry and wanting to gain a qualification or update their skills

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Electrician
  • Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Communications Technician
  • Transmission/Distribution Line Worker
  • Fire Servicing Technician
  • Security Technician
  • Instrument Technician
  • Electrical Engineering

Location, Dates and Times

Clarence Campus

  • Next Intake:  February 2020
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:  February 2020
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Burnie Campus

  • Next Intake:  February 2020
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Learning Options

Depending on your needs, learning may be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. Options will include:

  • Combination of campus and/or Work placements
  • Classroom learning for associated knowledge
  • Workshop facilities for practical skills
  • Learner Guides – books that contain information to help with your learning

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include:

  • Web CT or short written assessment – question and answer style tests
  • Projects – group or individual, may be practical or research based
  • Practical workshop projects
  • Research assignments

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Essential Requirements

There are no essential requirements for this course.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

The following skills and attributes will be useful to students studying this course:

  • Sound reading and writing skills.
  • Strong mathematical skills and a confidence working with numbers.
  • Basic knowledge of common scientific principles.
  • Basic hand tool skills.


The Suitability Session will include an assessment to help determine if this is the right course for you. This takes approximately one hour.
Please bring a pen, scientific calculator, copy of your resume and ID.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


UEE22011 – Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)

Qualification Requirements

Core units, all 6 units must be completed.

Elective units to achieve a total weighting of 140 points. Get in touch today for further information.


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