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: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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Important Information:


Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit describes 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 unit 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

Refer to elements. 

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.

You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.

Assessment-1  Energy Sector Assignment 
Assessment-2 Induction Sign off 
Assessment-3 Industry Day
Assessment-4 Resume/Cover letter
Assessment-5 Interview
Assessment-6 Interview 'Self Evaluation'