National code: UEE40720

Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications

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Overview About this course

Stay ahead of the latest electronics and communications trends and advance your career as an electronics technician. Engage with theoretical concepts of electricity and electronic circuits and develop abilities in fault-finding and repair.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Design, build and fault-find electronic circuits and communications systems

  • Troubleshoot amplifiers

  • Operate analogue and digital electronics and systems

  • Write programs using computer programming languages like Java and C++

  • Practice environmentally sustainable industry standards

Course Outcomes

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

  • Confidence using industry standard software and equipment to design, install, test and fault-find electronic systems and circuits

  • The skills in applying key electronic principles to a range of real world industry challenges

  • A sound understanding of creating programs that simulate real world control applications

  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

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.

Entry recommendations

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

  • An interest in electronics, audio/video data systems and computer/network hardware

  • An interest in radio communications and transmitters

  • The ability to source solutions using digital research skills

  • Confidence working with electronics components, tools and accessories

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 technician and Electronics technical officer

Study pathways

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The Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications does not have any related courses.

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 Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 1280 Weighting points, including 720 core and 560 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.

  • Solve fundamental electronic communications system problems UEEEC0063

  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components UEECD0019

  • Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus UEEEC0074

  • Troubleshoot basic amplifier circuits UEEEC0067

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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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