Electrotechnology (Career Start - Electrical) Certificate II

Delivery and Cost Details

Note: this is subject to change

This course will be delivered at Chisholm Berwick, Dandenong and Frankston on Wednesday either 8:00am - 12:00pm or 12:30pm-4:30pm.

At the time of publication, next years VETiS Materials Charges have not been determined. A materials fee of $257 first first year students and $273 for second year will be required to be paid on course counselling day.  Once materials fees are known, parents will either be reimbursed if overcharged or invoiced for outstanding fees. A Year 10 level of Maths or higher is recommended. Students will be asked to complete a Maths assessment by Chisholm prior to starting the course. If the student does not obtain a satisfactory score for his/her assessment, they will be strongly urged to consider an alternate VET course.

Required equipment and PPE: Laptop, Safety workboots/shoes, shirt with long sleeves.

Possible Career/Further Study Pathways

Offers students opportunity to sample the electrical industry and assist students to make career and study decisions. Employment outcomes may include: electronics testing, electronics servicing, electronic maintenance technician, apprenticeship.

Work Placement Requirements

80 hours recommended but not mandatory.

Special comments about delivery of the program

The Electrotechnology course is aligned with the Electrical Pre-apprenticeship course.

Please Note: this is a 2 year course. This course is extremely popular so early application is essential. Entry to this course is not open to Year 10 students as a minimum Year 10 Mathematics pass is required. For Year 11 applicants, placement will be subject to demonstrated understanding of capability in Maths.

To be eligible for selection' students must attend a compulsory information session.

For VCE students, a study score is not available as this course contributes only at Year 11 Unit 1 and 2 level. There is no contribution to the ATAR.