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Electrotechnology

Spark some life into your career with our range of electrotechnology courses. Develop further skills to specialises in automation, instrumentation, renewable energy, security, and telecommunications.

Electrotechnology training

The electrical services industry is one of the largest special construction industries in Australia. The digital age is creating an unprecedented demand for electricians specialising in telecommunications, instrumentation, information technology, and security and electronic control systems. There is high demand for qualified workers with over 50,000 job openings expected over the next five years according to the Australian Government's JobOutlook service.

The electrotechnology industry incorporates a range of smaller fields including electrical, electronic, instrumentation, and communication technologies. TAFE Queensland offers a comprehensive range of electrotechnology courses with specialisations available in automation, instrumentation, renewable energy, security, and telecommunications.

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

Career outcomes

  • Appliance service repair technician
  • Electrical fitter
  • Electrician
  • Electronic engineering draftsperson
  • General electrician - special class
  • Instrumentation and control technician
  • Rail signalling electrician
  • Renewable energy technical officer
  • Senior technical officer
  • Telecommunications technician Co2 systems

Electrotechnology facilities

TAFE Queensland has invested more than $20 million in our electrotechnology training spaces. As a student you'll have access to high tech classrooms with specialised, industry- standard equipment including wiring bays, motor labs, winding machine rooms, a control circuits/relay logic lab, and more.

Information for apprentices

Learn hands on with the same equipment and tools used in industry by combining working for your employer with pracitcal training from TAFE Queensland. You'll graduate with a nationally-recognised qualification and be ready to kick start your career. 

Information for employers

Apprenticeships and traineeships are a smart way to recruit and train employees to meet the needs of your business. No matter what industry you're in, hiring an apprentice or trainee provides your business with real benefits and contributes to your bottom line.

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