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22499VIC VETDSS - Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational)


2 Years ½ Day/Week







Full qualification

Entry requirements

  • Attending a secondary school
  • Successful completion of Year 10 with the equivalent literacy and numeracy levels
  • Students selecting this course are recommended to have strong maths skills

You will learn

  • Practical skills in using common hand tools, equipment, fixing and securing electrotechnology components
  • Fabricate, assemble, and dismantle components used in the utilities industry
  • Solve problems in low d.c. voltage circuits
  • Knowledge of electrical principles including air-conditioning, data communication, solar and the energy sector
  • Work safely with electricity and understand electrical hazards

Course outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will receive:

  • Recognition of up to two VCE VET units at Units 1 and 2 level, and a VCE VET Units 3 and 4 sequence.
  • ATAR contribution: if you receive a VCE VET Units 3 and 4 sequence you may be eligible for an increment towards your ATAR 
  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational) qualification

Dress code and course materials

Assessment is based on

  • Hands-on projects
  • Written assignments
  • Online – knowledge & skills tests
  • Exam

Further study options

**offered as an Apprenticeship only

Applications for this course are currently closed and will re-open early August

Please express your interest in this course with your school VET Coordinator.

Applications & attendance

Please contact Customer Service on 5225 0800 to discuss upcoming intakes.


Unfortunately we cannot always guarantee you will secure a place in your selected course. We recommend you apply early.



Core Units Code Hours
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations codes and practices in the workplace UEENEEE101A 20
Carry out basic electrotechnology project VU22672 40
Carry out basic network cabling for extra low voltage (ELV) equipment and devices VU22673 30
Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems UEENEEJ104A 20
Fix And Secure Electrotechnology Equipment UEENEEE105A 20
Install a sustainable extra low voltage energy power system VU21544 30
Perform intermediate engineering computations VU22333 40
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry CPCCWHS1001 6
Provide an overview of the electrotechnology industry VU22670 30
Provide First Aid HLTAID011 18
Solve problems in ELV single path circuits UEENEEE103A 40
Use test instruments in the electrotechnology industry VU22671 20
Elective Units Code Hours
Attach Cords And Plugs To Electrical Equipment For Connection To A Single Phase 230 Volt Supply UEENEEP024A 20
Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies UEENEEP026A 20


Please note that the electives listed are those delivered by the Gordon but you may not be required to complete all of these to successfully complete this qualification. In order to clarify what is required to complete this qualification, please check


Date published: 4/04/2024 8:02:24 PM