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UEE22020 – Certificate II In Electrotechnology (Career Start) BRISBANE

UEE22020 – Certificate II In Electrotechnology (Career Start) BRISBANE



Certificate II In Electrotechnology qualification covers competencies for the work entry program providing a grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline. You will learn how to read and measure Voltage, Current, Power and other electrical quantities.

This course will help you get a foot in the door and practical experience alongside an electrician to decide if this is the right career path for you and most importantly to be job-ready for an apprenticeship. We will teach you all the essential skills so you will be confident to approach employers and will stand out from other potential apprentices looking for a position at a company. 

We will not only train you on the basics of the trade but also give you the keys to getting into the industry


Certificate II electrotechnology – job start is a pre-apprenticeship course. Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) is a work entry program providing a grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for further work in any electrotechnology discipline. This course is designed as a pathway to an apprenticeship.

After completing this course there is a good chance that an electrician would hire you as an apprentice compared to someone who is fresh out of school.


Funding is currently available for this course through Certificate 3 Guarantee Program


5 Weeks*


Option 1: In-class Training – Starts Every Tuesday-Thursday (Subject to availability).
Option 2: Hybrid Training – Ongoing, enrol and start any time.


Option 1: In-class Training – Theory with practicals (self-paced).
Option 2: Hybrid Training – Self-paced theory to be completed online and practical to be completed in class.
Email or call to check availability.
Throughout the course, you will have access to your trainer via phone or email during normal business hours.
The ‘chat with trainer’ function is available from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Click on the book now button and follow the prompts

  • Computer Literacy
  • Access to personal laptop/desktop with a webcam (Company laptops with firewalls may not work)
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Headset for video conferencing and video lectures (Headset = Mic + Speakers)
  • You will need a Gmail account to gain access to Google Drive to participate in this course
  • A Valid Photo ID (e.g. Drivers licence)
  • Australian Passport /Birth Certificate / Medicare Card
  • Protective footwear with safety toe cap and non-slip soles to AS2210
  • 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing required for all practicals
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as used gloves and safety glasses can be borrowed
  • Students must demonstrate appropriate language, literacy and numeracy skills and knowledge to undertake a course at this level.
  • Education – Successful completion of Year 9 or 10 or its equivalent.
  • One must be physically fit to enrol into this course as it involves the use of tools, ladders, step ladders, use of harness and maneuvering through tight spaces and working outdoors.

A soft copy of the learner resource book or lecture notes is free, and we will provide it as a Google Drive link only and not as a PDF.
If you require a hard copy, a printing charge of $150 for each copy and a $100 binding charge per copy will be collected from the student.
Australian standards cannot be printed due to copyright restrictions but are available for borrowing for the duration of the course with a refundable deposit of $250 per copy. Soft copies are free to use on Ausinet laptops while in class.

You can buy the following books or borrow them from our trainer by paying a deposit:

Electrical Principles

Electrical Trade Practices

AS/NZS 3000:2018

AS/NZS 3008:2017

AS/NZS 3017:2022


You will need to bring :

  • A wired headset or headphones
  • A notepad
  • A pen

You will also need to have an email address, a laptop and a reliable internet connection in order to complete the online theory part of the course. Enclosed footwear must be worn at all times when you are on the premises.


You will receive a Nationally Recognised Certificate upon successful course completion.

CodeUnit Of CompetencyPoints
CoreUEECD0007Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
CoreCPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry10
CoreUEECD0009Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment*40
ElectiveUEECD0019Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components*40
ElectiveUEECD0020Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment*20
CoreUEECD0038Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems60
CoreUEECD0046Solve problems in single-path circuits*40
ElectiveUEEAS0001Assemble Electronic Components40
CoreUEECD0052Use routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment*40
CoreUEECD0021Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities*20
ElectiveUEERL0001Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply*20
ElectiveUEERE0001Apply environmentally sustainable procedures in the energy sector20
CoreUEERE0021Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises40

Ausinet, as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other Australian RTO. You are encouraged to submit requests for credit from previous studies when enrolling to ensure that you are not enrolling in units you may not need to undertake. If you have completed units at other RTO and you think they may count towards the award requirements of the course you are enrolled in at Ausinet, submit an official copy of your results for the units you have undertaken. Credit transfer may fast-track your course.


Recognition of prior learning also referred to as RPL, is the formal acknowledgment of a person’s current skills and knowledge experience gained throughout life – regardless of how they have been acquired. This is an important assessment pathway, particularly for working people who are considering doing a course. The recognition gained may considerably reduce the study time needed to get a qualification. The RPL assessment may include workplace observation, interviews and professional conversations, work samples and documented evidence.


Further training pathways from this qualification include but are not limited to Certificate IV and Diploma level qualifications and Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician.

  • Electrical Trade Assistant
  • Telecommunications Trade Assistant


“They easily explained things to me and talked about real things like how electrical stuff works and the trainers were very easygoing no matter how many times you ask them to explain something and are near or more than perfect.”

Trevor S.


“The location, the trainers and the admin team were all great”

Jeison T.S.


“The course is self-paced and accessible to someone who is working full-time!!!”

Eric S.

* This is a competency-based training duration is subjective and varies with an individual’s experience, intellect and tenacity.


Can I enrol if I am an adult looking for a change of career?

Yes you can, this course is available for everyone as long as you meet the entry requirements.