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Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start)


  • Campbell Street
  • Burnie

Attendance options

  • Full-time

Study type

  • On-Site

Tuition Fees

Please note: The course overview is intended as a guide only. Not all courses are available at all locations or through all study types and attendance options. Please check Locations, Dates and Times below or enquire for further information.

Does a career in sustainable energy technology and renewable energy management spark your interest? Amp up your skills and knowledge ready for an electrotechnology or sustainable energy apprenticeship with this entry level course!

If you are interested in the Tasmanian energy sector, this program is strongly aligned with industry and potential job opportunities. In 2022, this 17-week course will be delivered by TasTAFE with the support of NECA (the National Electrical and Communications Association). Students will have the unique opportunity to participate in a number of industry-based activities delivered by NECA as well as gain this fantastic qualification from TasTAFE.

This career start program will give you a grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for working in the broader energy sector, including renewable energy. You will learn how to fabricate, assemble, and dismantle electronic components, solve problems in direct current circuits and apply work, health and safety codes in the workplace. You’ll discover how to apply environmentally and sustainable energy practices and procedures in the energy sector and promote sustainable energy practices in the community. You’ll also learn how to provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises.

The course includes face to face classes, access to online resources, skills practice in simulated workshops and workplace visits. Successful completion of this course will give you a strong foundation for better understanding the Tasmanian energy industry – including the exciting opportunities available in renewable energy. You also have the basic skills and knowledge required to gain an entry-level position in any electrotechnology or sustainable energy field.

Students will be selected for this course based on an interview with a TasTAFE teacher and a NECA representative.

Locations, dates & times

CampusDateAttendance/DurationStudy typeApply/Enquire
Clarence22 Feb 2022 -
22 Jul 2022

3 Days per week - Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9am to 4 pm

On-SiteApply now
North West
Burnie31 Jan 2022 -
9 Jun 2022

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9am to 4pm

On-SiteApply now

Career opportunities

  • Apprentice Electrician
  • Apprentice Instrumentation Technician
  • Apprentice Refrigeration Mechanic

Career opportunities

  • Apprentice Electrician
  • Apprentice Instrumentation Technician
  • Apprentice Refrigeration Mechanic

We’re here to help…

At TasTAFE, we understand that everyone's journey is different and sometimes you might need some extra support to achieve your study or career goals.

Whether you are at the very start of your training, returning to study after a long break, or looking to upskill in a specific area, we're here to help you to be successful in your chosen field of study, apprenticeship or traineeship.

Our student support services are available for all students, and aim to provide the support you need to make your learning experience just that little bit easier.

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