UEE22020 - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) BRISBANE

UEE22020 - certificate II In Electrotechnology (Career Start) BRISBANE

50% theory online or at our facilities, 50% self-paced practicals at our facilities.


  • The Certificate II in Electrotechnology qualification covers competencies for work entry program providing grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline.
  • 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.

There is no funding currently available for this course

Approximately 5 to 9 weeks

Ongoing - Flexible intake dates

Face to face delivery, combining theory and practical training and assessments.Mixed delivery mode may be available with some units and need to be negotiated with the Trainer. A simulated practical workshop will be conducted with specific units.

Please contact us to enrol

  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • Students must demonstrate an appropriate level of 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.
  • Candidates must be reasonably fit as practical work involves considerable amount of physical activity.  A wheelchair user or someone with significant physical disabilities simply may not be able to fulfill the requirement of the Certificate II in Electrotechnology.

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.

To achieve a Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) a total of 13 units of competency must be completed comprising 6 core and approximately 7 elective units, depending on the units’ individual points, as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below.

The Certificate II Electrotechnology Career Start intensive boot camp not only covers basic electrical theory but importantly teaches students :
  • How to safely use :
    • a drill,
    • impact driver,
    • angle grinder,
    • hammer drill,
    • hole saws,
    • screwdrivers,
    • pliers,
    • tin snips,
    • gyprock saw,
    • hand saw,
    • hacksaw,
    • pop rivet guns and many more tools...
  • How to work with wood, masonry and steel, how to terminate cables, use bootlace crimps, different size lugs and soldering,  how to test and tag appliances and terminate plug tops

The requirements for granting the Certificate II In Electrotechnology Brisbane qualification will be met when competency is demonstrated and achieved for:

All the Core competency standard units, defined in the Core Competency Standard Units table and a combination of Elective competency standard units to achieve a minimum required weighting points in accordance with the Elective Competency Standard Units table.

You may withdraw from this qualification and receive, where relevant, a Statement of Attainment for all units of competency you have successfully completed.

You will receive a Nationally Recognised Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)






Unit of Competency


Points (Hours)




Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace




Prepare to work safely in the construction industry




Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment*




Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components*




Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment*




Provide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems




Solve problems in single path circuits*




Assemble Electronic Components




Use routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment*




Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities*




Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply*




Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector




Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises



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 acknowledgement 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 people who are considering doing study. 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. Please contact the office for an RPL kit.

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 for me and talked about real things like how electrical stuff works and the trainers were very easy going 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.

* Total Nominal hours is 410. Options available for Flexible day and night classes depending on availability, course completion duration may vary depending on student self-paced completion of the units. Check our Calendar for dates. This is competency-based training, not attendance-based training. Duration is subjective and varies with an individuals experience, intellect and tenacity


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

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