The Certificate II in Electrotechnology is your gateway into the electrical trades and offers you the opportunity to sample the industry before you commit to a full apprenticeship.
Known as a pre-apprenticeship, this course will give you hands-on project experience to help you develop the wide-range of skills required for many electrical trade jobs. Recognised by the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) and the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) this course is the perfect grounding for a career in the electrical trade or even as the first step towards owning a business.
Upon completion at Swinburne, you’ll receive a Construction Industry White Card and seven units' credit towards the four-year TAFE component of the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician course undertaken by all apprentice electricians.
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This Free TAFE course is in high demand. Apply early for a better chance of securing your place in it. Otherwise, you may have to wait for the next intake.
10 weeks full-time
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This is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.
Study this course for free in 2020
You could have your tuition fees covered in 2020 thanks to the Victorian Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative.
You may be eligible if you are under 20 years old, or enrolling in a course at a higher level than you have completed before.
If you don't tick either of these boxes, you could still have a chance! There are other factors, too.
The best way to find out if you’re eligible is to apply.