Certificate II In Electrotechnology (Pre-Vocational)

Kangan Institute

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational)

Course Code
Construction & Industrial
Study Area(s)
JobTrainer, Electrical, Free TAFE
Course Length
Full-time(12 weeks)

Start Date(s): Mid August 2022 (TBC)
End Date(s): Mid October 2022 (TBC)
Days and Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm - Monday
Thursday and Friday

Course Overview

If you are interested in becoming an Electrician, our Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational) (22499VIC) is your ideal starting point. You'll learn the basic hands on training and theory work to prepare you for an electrical apprenticeship such as:

  • Fix and secure electrical equipment
  • Provide solutions and report on routine electrical problems
  • Solve problems in ELV single path circuits
  • Use of routine equipment in an electrical setting
  • OH&S

This course runs for 12 weeks at our Broadmeadows campus.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Kangan Institute's Vaccination Policy.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer

You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government's FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. If you're aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the course tuition fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know you may incur fees that you will need to cover yourself, such as student service fees or materials fees. Skills First (eligible) students are usually entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver, however under JobTrainer you may be eligible for a second Free TAFE course. You may also be able to get an exemption if you don't meet the upskilling requirement. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).

Click here for course modules


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (CPCCWHS1001)6
HLTAID003Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)18
UEENEEE101AApply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace (UEENEEE101A)20
UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components (UEENEEE102A)40
UEENEEE103ASolve problems in ELV single path circuits (UEENEEE103A)40
UEENEEE105AFix And Secure Electrotechnology Equipment (UEENEEE105A)20
UEENEEJ104AEstablish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems (UEENEEJ104A)20
VU21544Install a sustainable extra low voltage energy power system (VU21544)30
VU22333Perform intermediate engineering computations (VU22333)40
VU22670Provide an overview of the electrotechnology industry (VU22670)30
VU22671Use test instruments in the electrotechnology industry (VU22671)20
VU22672Carry out basic electrotechnology project (VU22672)40
VU22673Carry out basic network cabling for extra low voltage (ELV) equipment and devices (VU22673)30


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
UEENEEE141AUse Of Routine Equipment/plant/technologies In An Energy Sector Environment (UEENEEE141A)60
UEENEEJ102APrepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings (UEENEEJ102A)40
UEENEEP024AAttach Cords And Plugs To Electrical Equipment For Connection To A Single Phase 230 Volt Supply (UEENEEP024A)20

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

What will I study?

For a full listing, see the course modules.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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For information on disability support at Kangan Institute, click here.

Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2022 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#

Table 2

Average course
material fees*


Average course
consumable fees*

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply. 

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
474 474 $3.88 $0.78 $9.40

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2022. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

You are required to have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course.

Under 18?

  • The minimum age is 15 to attend this course.
  • Parental or guardian consent must be given for enrolment in a course. A parental/guardian signature is required on the enrolment form.
  • If you are a student who is under 17 and has completed year 10, you must provide a Transition from School form your principal to support your application for your chosen course.
  • If you are a student who is under 17 and has not completed year 10, you must provide correspondence from a Department Regional Director to support your application for your chosen course.

Where and how can I study?

We only offer a face-to-face option at the Broadmeadows campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to employment as an electrical apprentice.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in this course to assist you in the workplace and give you a background knowledge of electricity and safety.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational) (22499VIC). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies certificate III level. Credit transfers may be available into the Certificate III in Electrotechnology (UEE30811).

How do I apply?

You can apply online by clicking on the 'Apply Here' button above.

How will I be selected for this course?

You will complete a Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test to determine eligibility.