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Kick start your future with a pre-apprenticeship

For a limited time, this course has State Government funding available. Conditions Apply. Call us for more details - 1800 654 447.

Completing this pre-apprenticeship course can lead to a range of career opportunities in the electrical, or electronics industries. Learn how to safely solve problems in extra-low voltage single-path and multiple-path DC circuits, identify and select materials for electrotechnology work activities, participate in environmentally sustainable work practices, use equipment / plant / technologies, and dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components. This course also covers a General Safety Induction course (White Card) – an industry requirement to work on Queensland construction sites, a CPR certificate, and all units needed for Stage 1A of an electrical apprenticeship. Course details

LOCATION/S

Acacia Ridge, Alexandra Hills, Bracken Ridge, Eagle Farm

Key dates and info

DURATION

Full time: 9 weeks / up to 5 days per week, up to 8 weeks / up to 5 days per week, up to 14 weeks / up to 3 days per week, up to 22 / up to 2 days per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $4,500
  • Subsidised $747
  • Concession $330

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Acacia Ridge 15 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
12 Mar 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
7 May 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
Alexandra Hills 3 Oct 2017 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 2 days per week Classroom
Bracken Ridge Any time Full time / up to 3 days per week Classroom
Eagle Farm 8 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 3 days per week Classroom
21 Feb 2018 Full time / up to 3 days per week Classroom
14 May 2018 Full time / up to 3 days per week Classroom
20 Jun 2018 Full time / up to 3 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

It is recommended students have a minimum sound achievement of Year 10 Maths and English or equivalent.

Location/s

Acacia Ridge
247 Bradman St
Acacia Ridge QLD 4110

Alexandra Hills
Windemere Road
Alexandra Hills QLD 4161

Bracken Ridge
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD 4017

Eagle Farm
776 Kingsford Smith Drive
Eagle Farm QLD 4009

Resources required

Personal protective equipment (PPE): 

  • Eye protection - Clear safety glasses, (tinted or sunglasses not acceptable).  These must conform to the Australian Standard AS 1336 or AS 1337.
  • Protective footwear - Safety toe, leather upper, non-slip safety footwear must be worn. They must comply with Australian Standard AS2210 and be in good condition.
  • Protective clothing - as per trade standards, (100% cotton drill) overalls or long cotton trousers and a long sleeve cotton shirts are required to be worn at all times when undertaking practical welding training to AS4602:1:2011.  In summer the students may choose to wear cotton drill shorts and short sleeved shirts.
  • Gloves - Suitable to prevent cuts from sharp metal. Not welding or gardening gloves. (Acacia Ridge and Alexandra Hills only)
  • Welding package - to be advised upon orientation. (Alexandra Hills only)

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.

Materials list:

  • notebook
  • scientific calculator
  • pencils 2H and 4H
  • set of coloured pens
  • eraser (soft)
  • sharpener
  • ruler, compass, set square 30°/60°, protractor
  • A4 large ring binder
  • 2GB memory stick
  • highlighter pen
  • ear phones

Recommended Australian Standards (AS) and textbooks:

  • Hampson and Hanssen, 2016 4th Edition, Electrical Trade Principles: A Practical Approach, ISBN 9780170356169

  • Hampson and Hanssen, 2016 4th Edition, Electrotechnology Practice, ISBN 9780170364737

These texts may be available from TAFE Queensland SkillsTech library and are a recommended reference for students during training.

Timetable

Acacia Ridge: Monday to Friday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm.

Alexandra Hills: Week 1: Tuesday and Wednesday; Weeks 2 - 4: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; Weeks 5 - 9: Monday to Friday

Bracken Ridge: Wednesday to Friday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm with optional work experience on Monday and Tuesday. Orientation is at 8.00 am on the first Tuesday of attendance.

Eagle Farm September, January and May intakes:  Week 1: classes run from Monday - Friday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm. Week 2: onwards classes run Monday and Tuesday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm and Wednesday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm with optional work experience on Thursday and Friday.

Eagle Farm February and June intakes: Week 1: classes run from Monday to Friday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm. Week 2: onwards classes run Wednesday 12.00 pm - 4.45 pm and Thursday and Friday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm with optional work experience on Monday and Tuesday.

Placement

Non-compulsory work experience is offered to students who want to find their own placement.

Important Information

Students are not required to hold a White Card as this is delivered in this course. If you are a White Card holder, please advise upon enrolment and bring it with you on your first day of class.

Units

The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete all mandatory and elective units from the list below. These units form part of UEE22011 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start).

Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Units may vary between campuses.

Acacia Ridge training centre
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace Elective
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Mandatory
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector Mandatory
UEENEEA102A Select electronic components for assembly Elective
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Elective
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits Mandatory
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Elective
UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment Mandatory
UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment Mandatory
UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities Mandatory
UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components Elective
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation Elective
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry Elective
Alexandra Hills training centre
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace Elective
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Mandatory
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector Mandatory
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Elective
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits Mandatory
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Elective
UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment Mandatory
UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment Mandatory
UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities Mandatory
UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers Elective
UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus Elective
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation Elective
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry Elective
Bracken Ridge training centre
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace Elective
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Mandatory
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector Elective
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Elective
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits Mandatory
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Elective
UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment Mandatory
UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment Mandatory
UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities Mandatory
UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers Elective
UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus Elective
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation Elective
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry Elective
Eagle Farm training centre
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers Elective
UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace Elective
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector Mandatory
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Elective
UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits Mandatory
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Elective
UEENEEE141A Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment Mandatory
UEENEEE148A Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment Mandatory
UEENEEE179A Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities Mandatory
UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus Elective
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Mandatory
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation Elective
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry Elective

Disclaimer

Please note prerequisites / corequisites exist for this unit. For more information contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447. For a full description of this course visit the Training Website.

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$4,500

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SUBSIDISED

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$330

CONCESSION

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course for students who do not qualify for a subsidy, or the course does not receive any subsidy.

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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you meet the eligibility requirements under the subsided costing and:

  • hold or are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card
  • are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • have a disability.

You will need to provide evidence at the time of enrolment.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

On successful completion of this course you receive UEE22011 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) qualification.

Job prospects

  • Apprenticeship - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Apprenticeship - Electrical Fitter
  • Apprenticeship - Electrical Contractor

Enrol now

Enrol now, if you:

  • meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked the important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked the course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the Student Rules and Withdrawals and Refund Policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

To assist students with their career and educational goals, TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offers a range of support services, including Literacy, Numeracy, Tutorials & in-class support. If you would like further information or to make an appointment please phone 1800 782 000.

All done? Call 1800 654 447 to enrol today!

Disclaimer

Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 18 September 2017

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