Course Details - Electrotechnology (Seaton High School)

Course TitleElectrotechnology
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationSeaton High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
DescriptionThis program is a great option for students interested in careers in electrical, electronics, air-conditioning, refrigeration, data cabling, renewable resources and allied fields. It includes practical work, theory and industry site experience through workplace learning. Satisfactory completion of this course will position students to gain apprenticeships on offer through ATEC and individual employers.
PathwaysThis course is regarded by industry as an essential pre-apprentice course for those seeking a career within the electrical industry. The course covers the competencies for work entry providing grounding in safety and basic skills and knowledge for work in any electrotechnology discipline. Students gain skills suited to careers across a wide range of sectors within the Electrotechnology industry. Careers include; Electrical worker, Linesperson, Renewable energy technician, Instrumentation or Automation and Control technicians.
Delivery Location(s)Seaton High School, Glenburnie Street, Seaton, SA, 5023
Glenburnie Street, Seaton
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Seaton High School on Wednesdays from 08:30 until 16:30
Commencement date 05/02/20
Work Placement10 days
Students are required to organise placement.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 45 SACE credits
QualificationCertificate II Electrotechnology (Career Start) (National code UEE22011)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
CompulsoryUEENEEE179AIdentify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities   (20 nominal hours)
 UEENEEE148ACarry out routine work activities in an energy sector environment   (40 nominal hours)
 UEENEEK142AApply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector   (20 nominal hours)
 UEENEEE105AFix and secure electrotechnology equipment   (20 nominal hours)
 UEENEEE104ASolve problems in d.c. cirucuits   (80 nominal hours)
 UEENEEE141AUse of routine equipment plant technologies in an energy sector environment   (60 nominal hours)
 UEENEEP024AAttach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 volt supply   (20 nominal hours)
 UEENEEE101AApply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace   (20 nominal hours)
 UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components   (40 nominal hours)
Training Cost FeeTo be advised
Department for Education (public) schools in Western Adelaide region (WASSN) will subsidise the training cost for students if it is part of the students’ genuine career pathway and SACE. Please check the level of subsidy with your Home School. Private school students and families please see your school’s VET Leader to find out about the VET Payment Policy in your school.
Consumables FeeTo be advised
WASSN Gap FeeTo be advised
This fee will be invoiced to the family by the Home School. Please discuss this with your VET Leader.
Personal Equipment and MaterialsTo be advised
Cost NotesThere is an administration fee of $100.00 (GST free) for all courses. This fee will be invoiced to the family by the Home School. Schools outside of the member and non-member school portfolio will have to pay an additional fee of $100.00 per student + GST based on administration fees. The student's Home School will collect this fee from the family directly.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    13
Maximum   17
Selection ProcessApplication and interview.
Public TransportStudents can travel to Seaton High School by bus along Frederick Road (Bus Route B10) or Tapleys Hill Road (Bus Route 118). Students can also travel by train to Albert Park Station (on the Grange Line).
Contact PersonMr Michael Huggett, Phone 84452944, Email
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