Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology

Jobs and Skills WA: Automotive courses
Rev up your career in the automotive industry!

Through this pre-apprenticeship, you'll learn about the operation of vehicle electric systems and subsystems — including the use of electrical measuring equipment and diagnostics, and also:

  • develop skills in interpreting wiring diagrams;
  • carry out minor repairs to electrical circuits/systems;
  • testing, servicing and replacing batteries;
  • basic troubleshooting and soldering techniques; and
  • safe working practices and environmental awareness.

This course is the perfect pathway into a full apprenticeship — you'll have exactly the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for! 

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
VET for secondary students
Industry: Automotive
National course code: AUR20420 | WA State ID: BFZ8

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When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice automotive electrician.

Learn in specialised facilities

South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.

This qualification is delivered as part of an on-the-job traineeship. The qualification develops the skills and knowledge required to install, assemble and service electrical components and systems of motor vehicles in the automotive electrical installation, service and repair technology sector. Further pathways from this qualification include AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology in an apprenticeship. Delivery locations will be considered on request. 

Delivery location


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