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UEE22120

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: Eagle Farm Start date: 24 Apr 2023 Duration: 8 weeks
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Sunshine Coast Wide Bay Burnett
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$640
Subsidised
$1,100
Full Fee
$5,305
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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:

UEE22120 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
  • UEECD0007
    Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0007
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations and codes of practices in the electrotechnology workplace.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0043
    Solve problems in direct current circuits
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0043
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to determine correct operation of single source direct current (d.c.) series, parallel and series-parallel circuits and provide solutions to various electrotechnology work functions

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Solve problems in direct current circuits

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERE0001
    Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERE0001
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply environmentally sustainable procedures in the energy sector.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERE0020
    Promote sustainable energy practices in the community
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERE0020
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to promote sustainable energy practices in the community.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Promote sustainable energy practices in the community

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERE0021
    Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERE0021
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to provide sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Eagle Farm
30 Jan 2023
8 weeks
Full time 5 days per week
Classroom
  • Concession: $640
  • Subsidised: $1,100
  • Full fee: $5,305
Eagle Farm
24 Apr 2023
8 weeks
Full time 5 days per week
Classroom
  • Concession: $640
  • Subsidised: $1,100
  • Full fee: $5,305
Eagle Farm
17 Jul 2023
8 weeks
Full time 5 days per week
Classroom
  • Concession: $640
  • Subsidised: $1,100
  • Full fee: $5,305
Eagle Farm
09 Oct 2023
8 weeks
Full time 5 days per week
Classroom
  • Concession: $640
  • Subsidised: $1,100
  • Full fee: $5,305
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
12 Jul 2023
3 weeks
Full time 3 days per week
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Classroom
  • Concession: $640
  • Subsidised: $1,100
  • Full fee: $5,305
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Hervey Bay
12 Jul 2023
3 weeks
Full time 3 days per week
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Classroom
  • Concession: $640
  • Subsidised: $1,100
  • Full fee: $5,305

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Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start) (UEE22120)

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Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start)

COURSE CODE: UEE22120
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.

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
  • 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. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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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