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First Year Electrotech

In Choosing the Electrotechnology Vocational Pathway you will get the opportunities to:

· Complete your Basic First Aid Certificate and White Card

· Undertake regular work placement

· Negotiate the type of course specialisation you want

· Study and work with others with similar interests

· Do both on the job and off the job training

· Have part-time employment

· Become work ready

· Explore different career possibilities

· Consider furthering your study at TAFE or university once you are in employment


Course Title

Certificate II Electrotechnology Career Start


Southern Adelaide and Fleurieu Trade School

Host Organisation

Hallett Cove School

Course Length

2 semesters (1 year)
1 day per week for a full year—commences Week 2, Term 1


This qualification has been designed to enable students to have a taste of the electrotechnology industry as a whole. This course will provide an entry point for students wishing to gain entry into an apprenticeship and comprises of classroom based study, workshop practicals, one major written project and four weeks of self-organised work experience.


University Pathways: Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic), Construction Management and Electronics, Engineering (Computer Systems).

TAFE Pathways: Business Equipment, Computer Systems Equipment, Custom Electronics Installations, Data and Voice Communications, Appliance Servicing, Electrical Machine Repair, Switchgear and Control Gear, Electrotechnology Electrician, Electronics and Communications. Career Options: Electrician, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic, Electronic Trades Worker, Electrical Engineering Drafts People and Technicians, Electrical Engineer.


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Delivery Location(s)

Hallett Cove School

Gledsdale Road, Hallett Cove SA 5158

Phone: 8392 1020

Dates and Times

36 weekly sessions at Hallett Cove School on Tuesdays from 08:00 until 04:00
1 day per week for a full year—commences Week 2, Term 1

Work Placement

20 days
4 weeks self-organised structured work placement during term breaks

SACE Details

SACE Stage 1, 20 SACE credits


Certificate II (National code UEE22011)


PEER VEET (National Code 7027)




Work safely in the construction industry (8 nominal hours)



Provide first aid (18 nominal hours)



Perform rescue from a live LV panel (2 nominal hours)



Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace (20 nominal hours)



Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components (40 nominal hours)



Use of routine equipment / plant / technologies in an energy sector environment (40 nominal hours)



Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment (20 nominal hours)



Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

Training Cost

To be advised
TGSS funded, upon meeting eligibility requirements

Other Costs

$200.00 including GST

Selection Process

Must attend information session to be held in Term 4.

Orientation Details

WHS requirements