Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational)

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational)

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

Start Date(s): September 2020
End Date(s): December 2020
Days and Time: Mon/Tues/ Thurs & Fri
8am - 4.30pm

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.


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.  It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself.  To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

Click here for course modules


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry6
HLTAID003Provide First Aid18
UEENEEE101AApply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components40
UEENEEE103ASolve problems in ELV single path circuits40
UEENEEE105AFix And Secure Electrotechnology Equipment20
UEENEEE141AUse Of Routine Equipment/plant/technologies In An Energy Sector Environment60
UEENEEJ104AEstablish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems20
UEENEEP024AAttach Cords And Plugs To Electrical Equipment For Connection To A Single Phase 230 Volt Supply20
VU21544Install a sustainable extra low voltage energy power system30
VU22333Perform intermediate engineering computations40
VU22670Provide an overview of the electrotechnology industry30
VU22671Use test instruments in the electrotechnology industry20
VU22672Carry out basic electrotechnology project40
VU22673Carry out basic network cabling for extra low voltage (ELV) equipment and devices30

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.

Click here to find out more about our Online Service Standards.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2020 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) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

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 such as the Student Support Fee. 

2020 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2020: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
474 474 $3.37 $0.67 $9.17

^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 2020. 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?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However you will be required to attend an Information Session and sit a numeracy and literacy skills assessment - LLN Test to ensure you will be able to complete the course with ease.

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.