Electrotechnology for Certificate II Principles and Practices,
1st Edition

Peter Phillips

ISBN-13: 9780170472944
Copyright 2024 | Published
List Price: USD $68.00

Electrotechnology Principles and Practices for Certificate II is for students undertaking the UEE Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) qualification. With an emphasis on safety, the text covers core theoretical aspects of the course and contains practice activities (examples and exercises) in each chapter giving you a good blend of theory and practical. It includes hundreds of illustrations to help you understand the content.


1. The electrotechnology industry
2. Workplace safety
3. Maths and literacy
4. Identify and select components
5. Sustainable energy in residential homes
6. The electric circuit
7. Magnetism and electromagnetism
8. Voltage sources and effects of an electric current
9. Ohm's law and resistance
10. Electrical power
11. The series circuit
12. Test equipment
13. Hand and power tools

  • Peter Phillips

    Peter Phillips began his working life as an apprentice electrical fitter at a large manufacturing plant in Lithgow, NSW. After completing his apprenticeship, he spent over eight years working in various power stations before starting his TAFE NSW teaching career in 1974, where he taught a wide range of electrical subjects in various colleges in NSW. He held numerous teaching and supervisory positions and became involved in curriculum development during the 1990s, when the National Curriculum was being introduced. In 1994, after leaving TAFE NSW, he started a company that offered services ranging from curriculum development to producing training resources. Peter remains actively connected to the electrical industry. He maintains his connections with TAFE NSW and is widely known through his writings and involvement in tertiary education.

  • Complete coverage of all core and most popular electives enabling students to achieve the required weighting points to complete the new qualification UEE22020

  • Content in each chapter is mapped to the elements, performance criteria and the knowledge evidence of the unit of competency

  • he text offers a student-friendly approach with clear explanations and the right amount of technical content, with a focus on real-world situations to explain difficult concepts

  • High quality illustrations and strong pedagogy make the text visually engaging and instructive, supporting student understanding of complex concepts

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