Certificate II in ESI - Powerline Vegetation Control

UET20319

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $2850

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Average Course Duration: 5 Weeks

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Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to work in the electricity supply industry (ESI) as a Powerline Vegetation Control Worker.

This qualification covers competencies for the operational role of planning and carrying out vegetation control at and above ground level near live electrical apparatus. It also includes complying with relevant legislation, applicable industry guidelines, codes of practices or other related requirements for safe work and access near live electrical and mechanical apparatus.

The skills and knowledge described within the units in this qualification may require a licence or permit to practice in the workplace.

Additional and/or other conditions may also apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licensing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing the qualification.

Student Outcomes

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates of this course starting their first ever full-time job after graduating.

Jobs

Graduates of this course are most often employed as:

Labourers

7.8%

Labourers

Industries

Graduates of this course are most often employed in:

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services

5.8%

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

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Subsidised Training

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VET Student Loans

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Australian Apprenticeships


Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

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