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UEE22111

Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start)

Successful completion of this course will put you on the path to an apprenticeship with a huge choice in the industry. Opportunities exist in electrical cabling, equipment, instrumentation, switchgear, telecommunications, air conditioning and refrigeration, or renewable energy.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Nambour Start date: 02 Nov 2022 Duration: 3 weeks
STUDY LOCATIONS Sunshine Coast Wide Bay Burnett
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$650
Subsidised
$1,235
Full Fee
$6,410
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Course overview

Kick start your career in sustainable energy technology and renewable energy management with this entry-level course. Successful completion of this course will put you on the path to an electrotechnology or sustainable energy apprenticeship.

In this course you will discover how to provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises. Learn how to fabricate, assemble, and dismantle electronic components, apply OH&S codes in the workplace, and promote and apply sustainable energy practices and procedures in the energy sector.

Successful completion of this course will give you the basic skills and knowledge required to gain an entry-level position in any electrotechnology or sustainable energy field.

What can I do?

  • Renewable Energy Servicing Worker
  • Electrical Trades Assistant
  • Electrotechnology Trainee
  • Sustainable Energy Trainee

Course outcome:

UEE22111 Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start)

Find your apprentice

TAFE Queensland will continue to assist you, even after you've completed your qualification. Utilising our strong industry connections, we link students with employers looking to hire our highly-skilled graduates. Once you have completed your Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) register your interest in an apprenticeship or traineeship with our Find Your Apprentice service.

Quality training

With over $20 million invested in our electrical training facilities and teachers who remain embedded in industry, TAFE Queensland delivers the quality training that our clients deserve and expect from the largest provider of training for the electrotechnology sector in Queensland.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and a combination of elective competency standard units, from the list below, to achieve a total weighting of 160 points.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE101A
    Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE101A
    Unit description :

    This unit specifies the mandatory requirements of occupational health and safety and how they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health and safety, risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    (Credit Transfer)

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE104A
    Solve problems in d.c. circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE104A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers determining correct operation of single source d.c. series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and providing solutions as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements and calculations to predictable problems in single and multiple path circuits.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits
    (Credit Transfer)

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEK112A
    Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEK112A
    Unit description :
    This unit covers monitoring energy use and providing basic sustainable energy options to reduce the energy consumption in residential premises.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEK114A
    Promote sustainable energy practices in the community
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEK114A
    Unit description :
    The skills and knowledge described in this unit do not require a license to practice in the workplace.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Promote sustainable energy practices in the community

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEK142A
    Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEK142A
    Unit description :

    This competency standard unit requires the worker to undertake methods of work practice that minimises energy and material usage and to seek energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace. The unit seeks to minimise negative impacts on the environment.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    (Credit Transfer)

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
02 Nov 2022
3 weeks
Full time 3 days per week
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Classroom
  • Concession: $650
  • Subsidised: $1,235
  • Full fee: $6,410
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Hervey Bay
23 Nov 2022
3 weeks
Full time 3 days per week
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Classroom
  • Concession: $650
  • Subsidised: $1,235
  • Full fee: $6,410

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Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start) (UEE22111)

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Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start)

COURSE CODE: UEE22111
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

While there are no formal entry requirements for this course, TAFE Queensland requires you to have already completed UEE22011 Certificate II Electrotechnology Career Start or units from UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology prior to enrolment.

Selection criteria

Entry into this course is via an application process that may include an interview.

It is highly recommended that students:

  • are aged 15 years or older by the course commencement date; and
  • have successfully completed Year 10 (or equivalent) with passes in Mathematics, English and Science)
Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements for practical classes. This includes the use of safety glasses and protective footwear with steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210.  If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

Need to know

Replacement qualification
This qualification has been replaced by UEE22120 - Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start), as of 4 October 2020. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 31 January 2023. If required, enrolments will be transitioned into the replacement qualification.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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