Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre Vocational)

VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS)

Course code 22261VIC
Start date(s) February
Course lengthPart time: 2 years
Campus Moorabbin
Study mode Part time
International course No
  • Course Overview

    This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.

    This course is a pre-vocational electrical course, designed to provide an introduction to the electrical/electronics industries in areas such as air-conditioning, electrical, refrigeration, or instrumentation. It enables you to develop broad based competencies in a range of electrotechnology fields such as lighting, general power, fire protection and security, robotics, instrumentation, optical data and voice systems, electrical motors and control systems. It also enables you to make more informed choices in the selection of vocational career paths and gain a recognised credential and credits for further training as an apprentice or trainee in the electrotechnology industry.

    During this course, you are required to provide overalls, work boots and clear safety glasses.

  • Course Structure


    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, assessments and practical application projects.


    CPCCOHS1001AWork safely in the construction industry
    HLTAID002Provide basic emergency life support
    UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    UEENEEE102AFabricate, dismantle, assemble of utilities industry components
    UEENEEE103ASolve problems in ELV single path circuits
    UEENEEE105AFix and secure electrotechnology equipment
    UEENEEE130AProvide solutions and report on routine electrotechnology problems
    UEENEEE142AProduce products for carrying out energy sector work activities
    UEENEEE148ACarry Out Routine Work Activities in an Energy Sector Environment
    UEENEEE179AIdentify and Select Components, Accessories and Materials for Energy Sector


    UEENEEE141AUse Routine Equipment/Plant/Technologies in an Energy Sector Environment
    UEENEEK112AProvide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises
    UEENEEP024AAttach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 volt supply
  • Requirements


    • When undertaking the course, you must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL student.
    • This course requires at least year ten mathematical knowledge, and is not recommended if you find mathematics at this level challenging.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    After completion of the 22261VIC Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre-vocational), you will be eligible for five units of credit towards your VCE: three units at Units 1 & 2 Level and a Units 3 & 4 sequence.

    Students who receive a Units 3 & 4 sequence for VCE VET Electrical Industry will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10% of the average of the primary four scaled studies).

    Career Opportunities

    At the completion of this course, you may wish to continue your studies in the UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician).

    You may also apply for credit towards the Certificate III in Electrotechnology (Electrician) course.

  • Dates


    This course is delivered on Wednesdays, 8.30 am to 4 pm.

  • How to Apply


    You can only enrol in a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course through your school. Contact your school's VET coordinator or careers adviser.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    VET Delivered to Secondary Students Coordination Centre

    03 9209 5109



    Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

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  • Fees

    Contact your school to discuss fees for VETiS courses.

Electrical Open Days

  • 11May

    Want to spark a lucrative new career? or looking to further your skills? Electrical technicians are among the highest paid trades people in Australia; and with very strong employment growth, your skills will continue to be in demand.

    Visit us on Open Day at 2.30pm to tour our facilities and talk to industry trainers about our pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs.

    You can also come along to find out more about our VET in Schools course, the Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre Vocational). Our experienced teachers will provide you with information on how we can support you to successfully complete units towards your Year 11 and Year 12 studies as well as highlight future study pathways and career opportunities.

    - , Thu 11 May - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road, Moorabbin, Vic Australia