Course Title: Provide an overview of the electrotechnology industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2225 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational)

Course Title: Provide an overview of the electrotechnology industry

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 30

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Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to gain an overview of the electrotechnology industry including the various streams of the industry, services and products provided, employment opportunities and the training pathways for entry into the industry.

The course also examines the role and training requirements to become an electrotechnology tradesperson, preparing a personal resume and participating in a face to face job interview

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit of competency at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22670 Provide an overview of the electrotechnology industry


1 Define the scope of the electrotechnology industry

2 Identify occupations/job roles of technical staff in the various industry streams/sectors

3 Define the role and training pathway for a electrotechnology tradesperson

4 Make an application for an apprenticeship in the electrotechnology industry

5 Undergo face to face interview for an apprenticeship position

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.