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.
This course includes work placement or live works in a Group 1 or Group 2 industry as outlined in the COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy. For the latest information on vaccine requirements for students visit our COVID-19 update page.
- Installing, testing and repairing wiring and lighting systems, electrical systems, electrical components and circuits
- Reading wiring diagrams
- Workplace safety and health
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
|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|
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.
- 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.
- Automotive Electrical Trainee / Assistant
- Automotive Electrical Component Installer | Accessory Fitter
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.
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.
Study options and next steps
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Semester 1, 2022
Midland - On Campus
Semester 2, 2021
This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the Study options and next steps section above.