VET Studies
VET Studies
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Integrated Technologies

Chisholm Institute of TAFE RTO 0260


VET in schools multiplies opportunities for students.  They enable students to complete a nationally recognised vocational qualification as well as contribute towards their VCE or VCAL Certificate. Classroom learning is combined with structured hands-on training and practice in industry. This program provides students with skills and knowledge to enhance their entry-level employment prospects in apprenticeships and traineeships in a range of industries including automotive, building and construction, electrical, electronics, engineering, information technology and telecommunications. The electric drive systems provide an introduction to the power and electronic control industry.

During the course students will be immersed in the amazing world of integrated technology which includes electrical, electrinics, mechatronics and product development. At Frankston the electric go-karts give an introduction to the electric drive industry as well as an introduction to power and electronic control industry. Students will develop skills that include, soldering, understanding electrical and electronic circuits, computers,welding, metal fabrication, mechanical engineering,3D printing, rapid prototypingand CAD design. If students are unsure where they would like to go with their career, this is the perfect course for them: it has a little bit of everything.

Course Code and Course Title

  • 22071VIC – Certificate II in Integrated Technology


  • Venue: Chisholm TAFE, Frankston campus
  • Time: Wednesday 1pm – 6.30pm

Special Requirements

Students are required to bring to each class:

  • Scientific calculator
  • Laptop with Wi-Fi capabilities
  • Year 10 level of Maths and English is recommended.

Structured Workplace Learning

Structured Workplace Learning is not mandated in this program, however the VCAA strongly recommend all VET students undertake some work placement.

Contribution to the VCE and VCAL

On completion of the program students are eligible for four credits towards their VCE or VCAL certificate, two at units 1 and 2 level and a 3 and 4 sequence.  Students who successfully complete the year 12 Unit 3-4 sequence will be eligible for a study score which contributes directly towards their ATAR. This program will also satisfy the learning outcomes for the VCAL Industry Specific and the Work Related Skills strand.

Training & Employment Outcomes

Successful students may continue with the Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communication Engineering program at Chisholm. Employment opportunities in electronic installation, testing, repair or sales working on audio systems, video systems, mobile phone systems, electronic security systems, car electronic accessories, electronic ticketing systems and vehicle engine management systems and computer interfacing .Prospective employers include Government, semi- Government, and private organisations such as Telstra, Department of Defence, QANTAS, CSIRO, ABC, NEC, Bosch, Varian, Hills TV, United Energy, Optus, Jemena Electricity Networks, etc.

Units of Competency

Units delivered over 2 years may include


Unit of Competency Name

VBP118 Carry out a shared technology project
VBP131 Construct and configure a basic robotic system
VBP137 Assemble and connect an extra low voltage battery power source
VBP138 Maintain rechargeable battery systems
UEENEEE048C Carry out routine work activities in an electrotechnology environment
UEENEEE079A Identify and select components/accessories and materials for electrotechnology work activities
UEENEEE044B Apply technology and concepts to electrotechnology work activities
VBP129 Test and verify correct operation of a by wire control system
VBP136 Operate a small power supply system

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  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology (apprenticeship)
  • Certificate III in Electronics and Communications
  • Certificate IV in Electronics
  • Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

University Options

  • Bachelor of Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering Electrical/Electronics