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Certificate II in Electronics UEE21920

Overview

Are you interested in working in the Electrotechnology industry? If the answer is yes, you could be on your way to possibly gaining an apprenticeship/traineeship. This course delivers the basic foundations in electronics, refrigeration and air conditioning and electrical along with workplace safety skills so you can begin a career in this industry. You will study at CITs custom built electronics facility to develop and practice your skills to industry standard with the most up-to-date technology and equipment in a supportive learning environment.

Qualification:

Certificate II in Electronics UEE21920

Program No:

C2-TS27

Campus:

CIT Fyshwick 

Duration:

2 semesters part-time (approx. 8 hours per week)

Cost Info:

The 2021 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Fee information for completing this course under an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement is available on the Apprenticeships and Traineeships page. The total program cost may vary if subjects are attempted more than once.

Likely Job Outcome:

Work at entry level in the electronics trade industry.

Application Type:

Standard; Apprentice/Trainee
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Skills Recognition

Entry 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 3 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.

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 360 credit points

Year 1/Semester 1: Complete all 180 Credit points

  • UEECD0043   Solve problems in direct current circuits
    • CIT Code: ELEC1390
      Cost: Standard $230.00
      Apprentice $230.00
      Credit Points: 80
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to determine correct operation of single source direct current (d.c.) series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and provide solutions to various electrotechnology work functions.It includes working safely; using voltage, current and resistance measuring devices; and providing solutions to measurement and calculation problems derived from single and multiple path circuits.The skills and knowledge described in this unit require a licence or permit to practice in the workplace where work is carried out on electrical installations which are designed to operate at voltages greater than 50 volt (V) alternating current (a.c.) or 120 V d.c.Competency development activities in this unit are subject to regulations directly related to licensing. Where a licence or permit to practice is not held, a relevant contract of training, such as an apprenticeship, may be required.Additional and/or other conditions may apply in some jurisdictions subject to regulations related to electrical work. Practice in the workplace and during training is also subject to work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations.
      Prerequisites: UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEECD0007   Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    • CIT Code: ELEC1369
      Cost: Standard $70.00
      Apprentice $70.00
      Credit Points: 20
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations and codes of practices in the electrotechnology workplace.It includes applying safe working practices, following workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control. It also includes electrotechnology worker responsibilities and application for health and safety, risk management and adherence to safety practices as part of electrotechnology work functions when preparing to enter a work area.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • UEECD0016   Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
    • CIT Code: ELEC1374
      Cost: Standard $70.00
      Apprentice $70.00
      Credit Points: 20
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify, document and apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) hazard and risk control measures associated with electrotechnology work.It includes identifying workplace hazards, assigning levels of risk, developing control measures to eliminate and/or mitigate risks, reviewing risk control measures and maintaining documentation of hazards, risk control measures and their application in accordance with compliance procedures.This unit addresses information, processes and techniques for the application of WHS/OHS, specific to working in the electrotechnology sector and is essential for workers without managerial or supervisory responsibilities.Typically, this unit will relate to the type of job being undertaken, electrical conditions, energy levels, radiation levels, toxic substances, airborne particles, pressure discharge, explosive atmosphere, worksite location, general worksite conditions, specific work location, moving parts, tools and equipment, workers competence and/or capacity and/or personal effects.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEECD0019   Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
    • CIT Code: ELEC1376
      Cost: Standard $130.00
      Apprentice $130.00
      Credit Points: 40
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components using fitting and metal fabrication techniques.It includes the safe use of hand tools, fixed and portable power tools; cutting, shaping, joining and fixing; using metallic and non-metallic materials; dismantling and assembling equipment; mechanical measurement and marking out; and, reading drawings/diagrams.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEECD0020   Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
    • CIT Code: ELEC1377
      Cost: Standard $70.00
      Apprentice $70.00
      Credit Points: 20
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to fix, secure and mount electrotechnology equipment to hollow walls, solid walls and metal fixings.It includes the safe use of hand and portable tools/ power tools and the selection and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Year 1/Semester 2: Complete all 180 Credit points

  • UEEEC0060   Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
    • CIT Code: ELEC1466
      Cost: Standard $130.00
      Apprentice $130.00
      Credit Points: 40
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to replace electronic components, cabling and sub-systems of electronic apparatus. It includes safe working practices, testing, dismantling and assembling apparatus, using equipment and tools correctly (including soldering equipment) and disconnecting and reconnecting components to repair electronic apparatus faults.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
      UEECD0019 Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • UEECD0051   Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
    • CIT Code: ELEC1392
      Cost: Standard $130.00
      Apprentice $130.00
      Credit Points: 40
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to use drawings, diagrams, cable schedules, industry standards, codes of practice and specifications as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions.It includes interpreting schematic, wiring and mechanical diagrams, equipment and cable/connection schedules and manuals; and the use and format of compliance standards, codes and job specifications used in the electrotechnology industry. It also includes the use of site and architectural drawings/plans to show the location of services, apparatus, plant and machinery.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEECD0027   Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
    • CIT Code: ELEC1381
      Cost: Standard $30.00
      Credit Points: 20
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan.It includes the application of skills and knowledge in taking responsibility for one's own competency development; participating in the development of a personal competency development plan, responsibilities and obligations; following activities for developing competency; self-monitoring competency development and meeting learner obligations for periodic reporting of competency development activities.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • UEERE0001   Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    • CIT Code: ELEC1558
      Cost: Standard $30.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Credit Points: 20
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply environmentally sustainable procedures in the energy sector.It includes identifying and applying sustainable methods of work practice that minimise energy and material usage and to apply energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • UEEAS0001   Assemble electronic components
    • CIT Code: ELEC1360
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Apprentice $60.00
      Credit Points: 40
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to assemble electronic components.It includes preparing and assembling electronic apparatus. It also includes qualify checking of assembled components.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEEAS0004   Select electronic components for assembly
    • CIT Code: ELEC1363
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Credit Points: 20
      Description: This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to select electronic components for assembly from job specifications. It includes preparing, selecting electronic components for assembly, and completing workplace report.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Related Courses

Certificate III Electronics and Communications UEE30920

More Information

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