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  • UEE22111

Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start)

At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Renewable Energy Servicing Worker
  • Electrical Trades Assistant
  • Electrotechnology Trainee
  • Sustainable Energy Trainee
COURSE OUTCOME

UEE22111 Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start)

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Course overview

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.

Units

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
UEENEEE101A
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE104A
Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEK112A
Provide basic sustainable energy solutions for energy reduction in residential premises
UEENEEK114A
Promote sustainable energy practices in the community
UEENEEK142A
Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CPCCWHS1001
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
HLTAID001
Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
UEENEED101A
Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEE020B
Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
UEENEEE102A
Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE105A
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE148A
Carry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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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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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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland