Electrotechnology (Career Start - Electrical)

Important Info

This course is offered externally. Please refer to the information below for details.

Delivery and Cost Details

Note: this is subject to change

This course will be delivered at Chisholm Berwick each Tuesday. Alternatively it may be available for VCAL students at Chisholm Dandenong and Frankston on Wednesday.

At the time of publication, 2019 VETiS Materials Charges have not been determined. A materials fee of $57 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, it is highly recommended the student consider an alternate VET course.

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.

Work Placement Requirements

To be determined in consultation with teacher and the RTO next year.

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.

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.