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Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) UEE22011

Overview

This program is an introductory course in electrotechnology for work in a variety of industries. You will gain basic foundations and workplace safety skills to begin a career. You can choose electivity to specialise in electrical, electronics, air conditioning or refrigeration. This program can be useful for gaining an apprenticeship/traineeship.

Qualification: Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) UEE22011
Program No: C2-TC31
Campus: CIT Fyshwick 
Duration: 3 Semesters Part - time (approx. 6 hours per week). This program is delivered at CIT's custom built electrotechnology facility.
Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost: $1,390
Likely Job Outcome: Work at entry level in any electrotechnology trade.
Application Type: Register Your Interest
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Entry Requirements / How to Apply

Open entry.

This program has pre-requisite requirements as shown below. All prerequisites must be achieved. Discuss with a CIT teacher during enrolment to ensure you have met these requirements.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Literacy Skills Information

    • We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 4 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 6 Core and a total weighting of 140 points in accordance with the Elective Competency Satndard Units table below.

Core - Complete all 6

  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    • CIT Code: OHSS433
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit specifies the mandatory requirements of occupational health and safety and how they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health and safety, risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
    • CIT Code: ELEC855
      Cost: $160.00
      Description: This unit covers determining correct operation of single source d.c. series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and providing solutions as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in single and multiple path circuits.
      Prerequisites: OHSS433 UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE141A  Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment
    • CIT Code: ELEC773
      Cost: $120.00
      Description: This unit covers routine tools, equipment and personnel protective equipment required to do work in the energy sector environment, is used in accordance with the schedule of work to ensure work is completed in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum waste.
      Prerequisites: OHSS433 UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
    • CIT Code: ELEC1050
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit covers undertake scheduled routine work activities in the energy sector in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of carrying out routine work activities in electrotechnology environments.

      Prerequisites: OHSS433 UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
    • CIT Code: ELEC1227
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit covers undertaking a schedule of work for selecting appropriately identified components, accessories or materials in an agreed time, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste, using appropriate technology mediums where required.
      Prerequisites: ELEC1050 UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment
      OHSS433 UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    • CIT Code: ELEC774
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This competency standard unit requires the worker to undertake methods of work practice that minimises energy and material usage and to seek energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace. The unit seeks to minimise negative impacts on the environment.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Elective Group A - May complete maximum of 60 credit points

  • UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers
    • CIT Code: ELEC772
      Cost: $40.00
      Credit points: 20
      Description: This unit covers the interacting with customers to identify and meet their service needs. It encompasses following community and enterprise policies and standards, identifying customer needs, identifying and resolving problems/issues and maintaining product/service quality.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
    • CIT Code: COMM393
      Cost: $40.00
      Credit points: 20
      Description:

      This unit covers instructing customers/users in the use of electrotechnology apparatus. It encompasses appropriate customer relations, the use of apparatus manufacturer's instruction material, basic instruction methods and evaluation and completing documentation.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: OHSS436
      Cost: $20.00
      Credit points: 10
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry.
      It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • CIT Code: HESC574
      Cost: $40.00
      Credit points: 10
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
      This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
    • CIT Code: ELEC757
      Cost: $80.00
      Credit points: 40
      Description:

      This unit covers the use of drawings, diagrams, cable schedules, standards, codes and specifications as they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the rudiments for communicating with schematic, wiring and mechanical diagrams and equipment and cable/connection schedules, manuals, site and architectural drawings and plans showing the location of services, apparatus, plant and machinery and understanding the use and format of compliance standards and job specifications

      Prerequisites: OHSS433 UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Elective Group B - Complete minimum 80 credit points

  • UEENEEA101A Assemble electronic components
    • CIT Code: ELEC1221
      Cost: $80.00
      Credit points: 40
      Description:

      This unit covers fitting and inter connecting of electronic sub assemblies. It encompasses the safe use of hand tools, powered tools, identifying components, high reliability soldering, following set procedures and work instructions and keeping work records.

      Prerequisites: OHSS433 UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEA102A Select electronic components for assembly
    • CIT Code: ELEC1222
      Cost: $40.00
      Credit points: 20
      Description: This unit covers identifying and selecting electronic components for assembly from job specifications. It encompasses working safely, interpreting job specifications, identifying components by colour code and markings and following quality procedures and work instructions.
      Prerequisites: OHSS433 UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
    • CIT Code: ELEC948
      Cost: $40.00
      Credit points: 20
      Description:

      This unit covers the basic use of personal computers application relevant to a work function. It encompasses switching the computer on, applying user preferences, selecting basic applications, entering and retrieving information and printing files.

      Prerequisites: OHSS433 UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
    • CIT Code: ELEC754
      Cost: $80.00
      Credit points: 40
      Description:

      This unit covers basic fitting and fabrication techniques as they apply in the various utilities industry work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand, fixed and portable power tools; cutting, shaping joining and fixing using metallic and non-metallic materials; dismantling and assembling equipment; basic mechanical measurement and marking-out and reading drawings/diagrams.

      Prerequisites: OHSS433 UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
    • CIT Code: ELEC756
      Cost: $40.00
      Credit points: 20
      Description:

      This unit covers fixing, securing and mounting techniques as apply in the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand and portable power tools, safe lifting techniques, safe use of ladders and elevated platforms and the selection and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment.

      Prerequisites: OHSS433 UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Related Courses

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au