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Course Details - UEE22020 Certificate II Electrotechnology (Career Start) - Mount Barker High School

AHSPs TitleElectrotechnology (CareerStart)
QualificationUEE22020 Certificate II Electrotechnology (Career Start)
RTOPEER (National Code 7027)
Host OrganisationMount Barker High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionThis course is designed to prepare students for undertaking an apprenticeship in the Electrotechnology industry. It will provide students with an opportunity to experience facets of the Electrotechnology industry. The students will use a variety of tools and equipment learning technical skills. It course begins with basic equipment and correct techniques, moving through to more complex and technical tasks such as reading and interpreting wiring diagrams and then constructing the circuit from scratch. This is a Career-Start course which includes relevant employability skills including understanding the industry, preparing resumes and applications, as well as participating in job interviews. It is recommended to have above basic mathematics (Algebra & Transposition etc.) as participants needs to be able to apply physical laws as well as solve mathematical problems. Assessment is done in a variety of ways including, exams, practical projects, research projects and assignments. All assessment tasks are expected to be completed on or before the due date. Students are expected to wear PEER provided shirts and have suitable PPE during practicals.
PathwaysOn completion of this course, students may complete under a contract of training: UEE30811 Certificate III Electrotechnology - Electrician UEE30411 Certificate III in Data and Voice Communications UEE32211 Certificate III in Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration
Entry RequirementsStudents in Year 11 must be able to demonstrate an interest or experience in this industry. Students in Year 11 will also need to undertake the VET Readiness Orientation (VETRO) process in Semester 2, 2021 via a referral process completed at their Home School using an online form. Once the Home School has completed the referral process, students will be required to undertake a Snapshot Reading and Numeracy Assessment to demonstrate sufficient literacy and numeracy ability.
Other RequirementsCharged laptop, scientific calculator, Pen, Pencils and Ruler, Notebook and School diary. Enclosed shoes when in the classroom. Steel capped safety boots when completing practical / workshop activities. Students must wear their school uniform for week 1 to 4 of this course. 100% cotton long sleeve shirt (supplied by PEER after week 4). Long pants (no polyester brands).
Delivery Location(s)Mount Barker High School, 2 Wellington Road, Mount Barker, SA, 5251
Trade Training Centre, Mount Barker High School, 2 Wellington Road Mount Barker.
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Mount Barker High School on Thursdays from 08:45 until 15:15.
Commencement date 10/02/22.
Training day may be subject to change. Students may need to participate in additional holiday training of up to 3 days. This will occur in the first week of each school break.
Work Placement0 days
Work placement is not a requirement of the qualification; however the school may require work placement.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 50 SACE credits
Units Of Competency
CoreUEENEEE179AIdentify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work20 nominal hours
 UEENEEE148ACarry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment40 nominal hours
 UEENEEE141AUse of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment40 nominal hours
 UEENEEE104ASolve problems in dc circuits80 nominal hours
 UEENEEK142AApply environmentally and sustainable energy procedures in the energy sector20 nominal hours
 UEENEEH102ARepairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components40 nominal hours
 UEENEEE101AApply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20 nominal hours
ElectiveUEENEEE038BParticipate in development and follow a personal competency development plan20 nominal hours
 UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work20 nominal hours
 UEENEED101AUse computer applications relevant to a workplace20 nominal hours
 UETTDRRF06BPerform rescue from a live LV panel5 nominal hours
 HLTAID001Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation10 nominal hours
 UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industrial components40 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$220.00 GST exempt
This training cost may vary in 2022 and does not include consumables but includes GST for materials.

This training cost is the gap fee payable after subsidised government funding from the Department for Innovation and Skills (VFSS).

For DfE families who qualify for School Card, there may be no cost for this course.

Please refer to your school's VET Coordinator for further information.

Non-member schools - an additional 15% admin levy up to a maximum of $250.00 per student.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   14
Selection ProcessStudents will be required to sit a pre-entry electrical aptitude test and interview.
Orientation DetailsPotential students and parents are to attend an information evening early in term 4 of 2021. This will occur at Mount Barker High School in the Trade Training Centre. Documents and employment opportunities will be discussed during this evening. Students that enrol in this course will be informed of this date.
Contact PersonMr Nathan Doble, Phone 8391 1599, Email
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