About the course

About the course

A state accredited curriculum that offers students the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge across a range of electrical sectors, including electrical, electronics, refrigeration and mechanical engineering.

This hands-on pre-apprenticeship will give you a broad Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) based understanding of the electrical industry, learning how to use tools, electrical wiring and equipment of the trade.

Course will be replaced

Please note: This training package will change in the near future and minor alterations to the course will occur.

Course Details


Qualification Issued on Completion

22499VIC Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational) (Electrical Stream)

Course Length and Classes

Part time: 2 years

Wednesday 1:30pm to 5:30pm

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Entry Requirements

This course can only be completed as part of your secondary school studies in years 11 and 12. You must have the approval of your school to enrol in the course.


On successful completion, you may wish to apply to a Certificate III (apprenticeship) in your chosen field.

This course will provide some credits toward the UEE30811 – Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician or UEE32111 – Certificate III in Appliance Service.

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Career Outcomes

This course prepares you for employment as an apprentice electrician.

Box Hill Institute has numerous affiliations with industry. Part of our role is not only to educate and train you but also to assist you finding employment opportunities through real industry contacts.

Our aim for this course is to get you work ready. This is exactly how we will deliver this course, both with practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

Contribution to VCE, VCAL & ATAR

On successful completion of this program, you will be eligible for:

  • recognition of three units at Units 1 and 2 level and a Units 3 and 4 sequence.
  • Students who receive a Units 3 and 4 sequence for VCE VET Electrical Industry will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10% of the lowest study score of the primary four).
  • The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).
  • Further information can be found on the VTAC website
  • The VCE VET Electrical Industry program does not offer scored assessment.

Structured Workplace Learning

The VCAA strongly recommends 80 hours of structured workplace learning (SWL) placement over the duration of the program.


Please contact your secondary school regarding fees for this program

Uniform Requirements

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required. Details will be supplied upon enrolment.

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