National code: UEE60211

Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

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Overview About this course

Refine your expertise and gain a deeper understanding of electronics and communications engineering in this exciting course. This technical course is designed for those looking to make a career change or for those ready for management roles in the industry.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects

  • Commission, modify and redesign electronics and communications systems

  • Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector

  • Manage risk and develop strategies and procedures

  • Apply safe work practices

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Skills to design and build electronics system projects using computer applications and digital and analog electronic components

  • Experience performing energy audits in the workplace

  • Gain problem solving experience in electrical and electronic circuits

  • Understand how to to troubleshoot circuits and electronic devices

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Effective communication skills

  • An aptitude for technical work

  • The ability to use hand tools

  • The ability to read technical documents, write reports and create documents using computer software

  • Skills to solve basic maths problems

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Electronics engineer, Technical officer (electronic and communications engineering), Telecommunications technical officer, Communications engineering technician, Digital controls technical officer, Printed circuit board designer and Process control/telemetry technician

Study pathways

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The Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering does not have any post-graduate courses.

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Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 2160 Weighting points, including 280 core and 1880 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.

  • Manage computer systems/electronics projects UEENEEH141A

  • Contribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems UEENEEE078B

  • Commission electronics and communications systems UEENEEH167A

  • Modify - redesign of electronics and communications systems UEENEEH168A

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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