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.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Design, build and fault-find electronic circuits and communications systems
Operate analogue and digital electronics and systems
Write programs using computer programming languages like Java and C++
Practice environmentally sustainable industry standards
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
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Electronics technician and Electronics technical officer
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications 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 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.
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