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Home | Courses | Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship)

AUR20416 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: AUR20416 | State ID: AB03

Ignite your automotive electrical career

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice automotive electrical technician.

Many employers prefer apprenticeship applicants to have completed a pre-apprenticeship — this course will give you the skills and knowledge to make you more competitive and give you a flying start in learning a trade. Plus our strong links to the automotive industry may also help!

Enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

Please note that entry into this course is competitive.

Gain these skills
  • Installing, testing and repairing wiring and lighting systems, electrical systems, electrical components and circuits
  • Reading wiring diagrams
  • Workplace safety and health
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good background in reading, writing and mathematics
  • Good eyesight and vision for detail
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Able to interact with customers
Half price*

lfls-logo-100x40.pngThe following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the half price course fees under Lower fees, local skills

  • All students aged 15-24 years
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding: 
    • a pensioner concession card;
    • a repatriation health benefits card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs; or
    • a Health Care Card
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
  • Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school.

If you are not eligible, please see our Skill sets page.

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Fees

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Important information

Other costs for consideration:

  • Automotive Mechanics Volume 1 Textbook
  • Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including long cotton pants, cotton shirt, steel capped safety boots and safety glasses.

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week
  • Training ‘on the job’ - a compulsory component of training is undertaken with 75 hours of industry work placement and additional 75 hours of project work at TAFE.

 

Job opportunities

Completion of this course will improve your chance of getting an automotive electrical technician apprenticeship. 

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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Further study

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an apprentice in the automotive industry, but you need to be registered with the The Apprenticeship Office and employed.

This course will stream to automotive apprentice, trade assistant, mechanic, parts interpreter and service adviser.

How to apply

Choose the delivery option below, and in the "Register now" box click the start date link. This will take you to the booking site where you provide your details, register and pay.

Course bookings are limited to 1 per participant. If booking for multiple participants, separate bookings will be required and you will need to provide details for each individual.

Please note while the link may be visible, enrolments may not have opened yet, classes have been filled or this course may not currently be available. Please check back later.

Fees

3lfls-logo-100x40.pngThis qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees until 31 December 2021. The “annual fees cap” means that full-fee paying students will only pay a maximum of $1,200 (plus resource fee) and concession-fee paying students or those aged 15-24 years will only pay up to $400 (plus resource fee). Please see below an approximate estimate of what you will pay on enrolment.

Annual Full fee

Annual Concession fee

Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total
Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total
481.14 160.00 641.14 142.56 160.00 302.56
These fees are annual estimates only and are for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester. 
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2020, students born on or after 1 July 2002 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees. 
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government 
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.)
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2021

Midland - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Midland
How On campus
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Course enquiry

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Page last updated September 18, 2020