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Certificate I in Electrotechnology (Pre-apprenticeship)

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  • Objectives
    The Gordon’s electrical courses will equip you with skills and knowledge to work as an apprentice or licensed electrician. The Certificate I in Electrotechnology (Pre-apprenticeship) provides entry-level training for people wanting a career in the electrical industry. The course also enhances your opportunity for gaining an electrical apprenticeship. Major areas of study include occupational health and safety, electrical concepts and applications, parts and components, communication, mathematics, electrical wiring and equipment, drawings and diagrams, introduction to welding and CAD for electrical trades.
  • Entry requirements
    To apply to study the Certificate I in Electro Technology (Pre-apprenticeship) you must fill out a Direct Entry Application Form. There are no specific entry requirements for this course. You should be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts equivalent to a Year 10 qualification*. You may be required to attend an information session and your skills may be evaluated at this time. * If you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level required you may be accepted to study the Certificate I in Electro technology, but you may be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate I in Electrotechnology (Pre-apprenticeship)
  • Course description
    Modules / Units of Competency
    There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate I in Electrotechnology (Pre-apprenticeship). The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
    Title     Approx. Hours

    Identify and Select Components/Accessories/Materials for Electrotech Work Activities     80
    Use of Routine Equipment/Plant/Technologies in an Electrotech Environment     80
    Carry Out Routine Work Activities in an Electrotech Environment     80
    Interact with Customers/Clients for Quality Service     60
    Produce Routine Products for Carrying Out Electrotech Work Activities     200
    Apply Technologies and Concepts to Electrotech Work Activities     100
    The Certificate I in Electro Technology (Pre-apprenticeship) is a full-time one-year course. Students can expect approximately 20 hours of class attendance each week. Student intakes are generally in February.

    Selection Criteria
    Applicants for the Certificate I in Electro Technology (Pre-apprenticeship) are admitted in date order of receipt of applications.

    Links and options exist between various levels of study. Accredited pathways exist enabling students to move between courses within the Gordon and to other higher education institutions.

    Certificate I in Electrotechnology (Pre-apprenticeship)

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    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to the RPL brochure that can be found under Downloads & Forms.
    Gordon Institute Support Services

    The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.

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