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Course Info

Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications

National Course Code: UEE40711

Overview

The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications will help you start your career in the industrial electronics and control equipment industry. Get hands-on experience in industry standard facilities, and the confidence to work as a technician in a range of industries.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:

  • How to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain equipment and systems for the control of plant, machines and processes
  • The theoretical aspects of electricity
  • The operating principles of electronic equipment
  • To repair electronic apparatus

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career, including:

  • An analytical approach to problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Good fine motor control to undertake intricate tasks

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • Strong pathways to continued studies to enhance your career opportunities

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Electronics tradesperson

GROW YOUR CAREER

Advance your career with the Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering.

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The Electrotechnology industry in Australia generated an annual revenue of $89.5 billion in 2018/19 and employs over 352,000 people across a wide range of sectors.

This course is superseded.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.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • An analytical approach to problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Good fine motor control to undertake intricate tasks

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development. In this course you will undertake knowledge assessments, skills assessments and project assessments.

The Certificate III in Electronics and Communications is an entry-level qualification and is suitable for both apprentices and non-apprentices. It is a nationally recognised qualification for those who work in the electronics trade industry. Youll learn how to select, install, test, fault find, repair and maintain electronic equipment and devices at component/sub-assembly level across a number of different industries.

The Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications provides the opportunity for you to develop higher-level skills and knowledge applicable to electronic apparatus. You will learn how to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain equipment and systems for the control of plant, machines and processes. Completion of the Certificate IV may provide credit towards the Diploma (if appropriate elective units are completed.)

The Diploma in Electronics and Communications will help you move into a para professional and leadership and management roles.

The Advanced Diploma is a great choice if you are currently working in the electronics engineering field and would like to take your knowledge and skill to the next level. In this qualification you will learn to design, validate and evaluate electronic and communication equipment and systems. You will also learn to provide technical advice to support sales.

You will gain hands-on experience in fault finding and the repair of complex electronic equipment.

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical learning. In this Certificate IV course, you will learn in simulated workshop environments on a TAFE NSW campus.

TAFE NSW offers you a range of study environments to enhance your learning and employability, such as:

  • Computer rooms to facilitate the use of electrotechnology software applications, blended delivery and assessment as required
  • Theory/practical classrooms with equipment suitable for delivery of electrotechnology content
  • Workshops equipped with suitable fixed, portable and hand-held tools and equipment, and suitable materials storage facilities

The electronic equipment trades worker occupation suits people with interests in electronic audio and video equipment, transmitters and receivers, data systems and computer hardware, electronic equipment and systems, repairs and maintenance, and installing electronic instruments and control systems.

The Electrotechnology industry in Australia generated an annual revenue of $89.5 billion in 2018/19 and employs over 352,000 people across a wide range of sectors.

The occupation of electronic equipment trades worker has been identified as a trade experiencing a national skills shortage.

New technology advancements like the Internet of Things rely on computer systems and electronics, increasing demand for skilled equipment and service maintenance workers, who are able to install, repair and maintain systems.

  • Nationally Recognised Training

This course is superseded

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