Certificate II in Electronics - UEE21911


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

Develop skills to select, assemble, set up and maintain electronic devices.


7 core units plus electives.


  • Use of routine equipment/plant/technologies in an energy sector environment
  • Install fire detection and warning system apparatus
  • Set up and check electronic component assembly machines
  • Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
  • Assemble and install reception antennae and signal distribution equipment
  • Receive and store materials and equipment for electrotechnology work
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Assemble electronic components
  • Repair basic computer equipment faults by replacement of modules/sub-assemblies
  • Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits
  • Set up and test residential video/audio equipment
  • Carry out preparatory energy sector work activities
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • Use lead-free soldering techniques
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
  • Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
  • Maintain documentation
  • Solve basic problems electronic and digital equipment and circuits
  • Install and configure a client computer operating system and software
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Solve problems in basic electronic circuits
  • Operate and maintain amateur radio communication stations
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Install and test microwave antennae and waveguides
  • Conduct quality and functional tests on assembled electronic apparatus
  • Assemble, set-up and test computing devices
  • Identify effects of energy on machinery and materials in an energy sector environment
  • Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
  • Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN)
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
  • Solve problems in voice and data communications circuits
  • Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
  • Select electronic components for assembly
  • Set up and configure the wireless capabilities of communications and data storage devices
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Modify electronic sub assemblies
  • Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus

Study pathways

Not applicable.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle Campus No
  • Part-time : 29 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Newcastle Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Students will require their own set of non-tinted safety glasses - approximately $8.00. - Stationary (including a scientific calculator) - approximately $25.00. - Solder-free prototyping breadboard approximately $20.00.

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 601. For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-informationPlease ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- scientific calculator, preferrably a Casio FX82AU Plus or FX100AU/ Scientific

Further information

Students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

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