About the course

About the course

This integrated technology course is perfect for those who are currently undertaking an electrotechnology apprenticeship, but may also be of interest if you would like to enter the workforce and gain employment in a technical role in a range of industries. 

If you already work in the industry - you may also wish to simply study a selection of units to gain a particular skill set.

You can choose to specialise in either motor control or programmable logic control, and the course will set you up to pursue employment opportunities across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, medical equipment servicing, telecommunications infrastructure, building automation, computer networking, process control or blends of these technologies.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


Part time: 2 years

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Career Outcomes

The course is targeted mainly at current and former Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician apprentices, and new entrants into the workforce who want to gain employment as technicians. It is expected that some participants will complete particular units only to gain special skill sets.

There is no single source of employment for graduates from this proposed course. Rather, skills developed in the course will prepare graduates to undertake work across a wide range of activities in technology fields which are merging and for which presently no formal qualifications are available. Typical job roles are:

  • leading tradesperson
  • service technician
  • systems manager
  • facilities manager
  • small team leader

A diverse range of industries will employ graduates from this course, such as small and large enterprises involved with manufacturing, medical equipment servicing, telecommunications infrastructure, building automation, computer networking, process control or blends of these technologies.

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Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for the course


Direct entry

Pathways & Accreditation

Students who have completed Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician or Certificate III in Security Equipment may be granted credit for the Electrotechnology Training Package units. However graduation from the course have no direct pathway.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

Fees & Finance Options

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Government Subsidised ConcessionGovernment Subsidised StandardFull Fee
Tuition Fee$626$3,132$8,532
Service Fee$166$166$166
Core Skills Support Fee$83$83$83
Material Fee$576$576$576
Retain Course Items$0$0$0
Total Course Estimate$1,451$3,957$9,357
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$1,451$3,957$9,357

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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