This course provides the opportunity to complete a full Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies as part of a prevocational) VCAL Intermediate or VCAL Senior. Completion of all required units will reduce the educational component of the apprenticeship by 200 hours. This pre-vocational certificate is in the entry point into all sectors of the Electrotechnology industry including domestic and commercial electrical work.
Year 11 completed for VCAL Senior (Yr12)
Year 10 preferred for VCAL Intermediate (Yr 11)
Literacy, Numeracy evaluation and Interview
Students must successfully complete the selection criteria
How do I Apply?
Apply directly to Chisholm
Is There An Interview?
Applicants will be interviewed
Study Area Summary
Maths, communications, personal development, employment skills and industry subjects including Occupational Health and Safety; Electrical Wiring and Equipment; Workshop Practices and Hand Skills; Electrical Drawing;
Subjects / Modules
Please note the modules below are for the previous course. The Certificate II in Electrotechnology studies is a new course and its contents is under review.
NBB02 Occupational Health & Safety
NUE052 Applied Electricity 1
NUE053 Math Skills for the Electrical Trade
VBH087 Introduction to Electrical Trades
NUE58 Electrical Concepts & Applications
NUE95 Parts & Components
NUEWP50 Work Performance
NUEWP51 Work Performance
NUEWP60 Work Performance
NE175 Workshop Practices
NUE062 Drawings & Diagrams
NE172.1 Electrical Wiring & Equipment
NUE208 Introduction to Welding
NUE72 Electrotechnology Engineering
NUEWP54 Work Performance
NUE110 Introduction to Application Software
NUE76 PC Hardware & Configuration
NUEWP56 Work Performance
VBH084 Communication Skills
NUEWP52 Work Performance
NUM021 Numeracy Skills Module
This module aims to builds student’s confidence to explore mathematics beyond its familiar and everyday use. Students will develop mathematics skills that are important in their industry area of choice, create strong pathways into further study and increase their general confidence in this subject. The mathematics covered includes measurement, graphs and statistics, use of maps and directions and an understanding of the use of formulas and other problem solving strategies.
LIT022 Oral Communication Module
Oral Communication skills are an important part of all subject areas. The VCAL program allows for
communication skills to be built into every aspect of a student's program in order to develop the skills they will need for employment and further study as well as for general confidence. The Oral Communication module
• Practise job interviews
• Speaking with industry employers
• Working in teams
• Presentation skills
• Inspirational and informative speakers
LIT021 Literacy Skills Module
Building general reading and writing skills is an important part of VCAL. Literacy classes are developed around student’s vocational and personal interests. Vocational (industry) and literacy teachers work together to create a program that involves and engages a student on many levels. They will work on workplace documents, reports, resumes, communication skills and more.
PDS021 Personal Development Skills Module
The Personal Development Skills module is about developing each student’s skills, knowledge and attitudes towards one another and their community. Examples include leadership, team building and community projects using a broad range of engaging activities.
WRS022 Work Related Skills Module
The module is designed to
• Development key employability skills such as good communication skills, teamwork, using initiative, problem solving, planning and organising
• Give students the opportunity to experience relevant work placement in industry
Berwick TEC also offers students an edge when seeking employment by offering additional industry relevant qualifications and training. These include First Aid and Course in Construction card where applicable.
To be advised
(Concessions on tuition fees may be available to holders of valid Centrelink Benefits Cards unless otherwise stated.)
Communication Self Management
Team Work Using Technology
Learning new skills Using initiative
Planning and organising Solving problems
Further Options (& Articulation)
Certificate III in Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship
Where applicants can show evidence of prior qualification or experience in a related field, they may apply for RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning).
There is an opportunity to apply for recognition to be given for:
• Previous study
• Skills resulting from work or life experience relevant to the course.
Support is available to students in a range of areas including Study Skills, Personal Counselling, Careers Advice and Disability Support. Contact Student Advisory Services for more details.