Strengthen your skills and knowledge in electronics and communications engineering and take your career to a senior level. Learn the operational aspects of electronic equipment and be qualified to work as a communications and engineering technical officer.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Understand the theoretical aspects of electricity
Understand the operating principles of electronic equipment
Modify and commission electronic apparatus
Develop software solutions in microcontroller-based systems
Solve problems in electronic and digital equipment including voice and data communication
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
The ability to develop and implement data maintenance programs
A sound understanding of designing, connecting and performing fault-finding in electronics circuits and communications systems
A pathway to continue your study and enhance your electronics and communications leadership opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Good organisational skills and the ability to multitask and respond well to rapid change
Enjoy problem-solving and analysis of electronic circuits
Confidence working with electronics components, tools and accessories
The ability to distinguish between colours
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Our graduates go onto roles like: technical officer (electronic and communications engineering) and telecommunications technical officer.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 1600 units of competency, including 140 core and 1460 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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