VETiS Electrotechnology Competition
Electrotechnology covers all aspects of electrical, electronic, instrumentation and communication technologies. It incorporates traditional light and power, hardware platforms and networking automation, virtual enterprise, the internet and fibre optics.
The VETiS Electrotechnology Competition tests Competitors skills and knowledge used in the Electrotechnology Industries not limited to workplace health and safety, maintenance, installation and repair.
YOU SHOULD PURSUE A CAREER IN ELECTROTECHNOLOGY IF YOU:
- Are practical and good with your hands
- Are interested in technical and mechanical activities
- Enjoy problem solving
IT ALL BEGINS AT A REGIONAL COMPETITION
The WorldSkills Australia VETiS Electrotechnology Competitions begin at a grass roots level in one of 35 Australian regions. The VETiS Electrotechnology Regional Competitions test the skills and knowledge of 4000+ apprentices, trainees and students, who have the opportunity to win gold, silver and bronze medals and gain the chance to go on to compete at a national level.
WorldSkills Australia competitions operate on a two-year cycle. The next VETiS Electrotechnology Regional Competition rounds are now running across the country. 2023 and 2025 are the next National Championship years.
Training Package Requirements
The WorldSkills Australia VETiS Electrotechnology Competitions align to the National Electrotechnology Training Package.
Training Package Requirements – Regional Level
The 2022 WorldSkills Australia Regional for VETiS Electrotechnology Competition aligns to the Units of Competency contained in the UEE22020 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) Qualification.
Regional Competition Tasks
The Regional Competition for VETiS has been designed to incorporate several different elements of the Electrotechnology industry. Competitors will complete safe work method statements, complete a fix and secure hollow wall exercise and complete a written test.
The competition is divided into four sections:
- Safe Work Method Statement
- Fix and Secure/ Project
- Circuit Recognition/Drawing
- Theory Test
Regional Competition Tasks Include
- Application of workplace health and safely
- Reading and interpreting instructions
- Cross referencing component information
- Problem solving
- Use of hand tools
- Trade skills to fix and secure project
Regionals Competition Duration
The competition time is 4 hours over 1 day not including breaks or briefing.
Training Package Requirements – National Level
The 2023 WorldSkills Australia National Competition for VETiS Electrotechnology aligns to the Units of Competency contained in the UEE22020 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) Qualification.
National Competition Tasks
The National Competition for VETiS has been designed to incorporate several different elements of the Electrotechnology industry.
National Competition Tasks include:
- Reading and interpreting equipment layout diagrams
- Assembly and mounting electrical accessories on a flat surface
- Measuring and setting out from layout drawings
- Working to a tolerance
- Preparing and terminating of cabling
- Working with sheet metal, plastic and electrical components
- Constructing electronic kit
- Connecting and making measurements in electrical circuits
Nationals Competition Duration
The competition time is 17 hours over 3 days not including breaks or briefing.
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Learn more about this course by following the following link Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)