Certificate III in Electronics and Communications
Electronics and Communications course details
Course description and aims
Before you enrol in this course you must contact the campus or campuses of your
choice for details of information sessions and other procedures that may apply.
Compulsory attendance at an information session may apply.
This course is for those who want to work in the electronics trade industry.
You will learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and
maintain electronic equipment and devices at component/sub-assembly level with
options in communications, audio, video and TV, personal computer and networks,
security and custom installations.
Course outcomes and careers
Electronic equipment tradesperson, electronics and communications trade worker.
Completion of this qualification, with appropriate elective units, can provide
credit towards a Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications.
This qualification provides competencies to select, install, set up, test, fault
find, repair and maintain electronic equipment and devices at component/
sub-assembly level with options in communications, audio, video and TV, personal
computer and networks, security and custom installations.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
However, the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language,
literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each
Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification.
Learners should either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate
simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this
Enrol at any location
Attend this information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Thursday 22 June 2017, any time between 9:30am and 5:00 pm at Ultimo College, Mary Ann Street, Ultimo , Building L, Level 1, Room L1.12.
You will need to attend classes for one day per week (7 to 8 hours) for a minimum of 2.5 years. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Wednesday 08:00am to 4:45pm.
Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (APN) and tell them you're interested in studying at Sydney TAFE. The APN will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the APN to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the APN will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion (capped at $2,000) of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|UEENEEK142A||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector||20|
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace||20|
|UEENEEA101A||Assemble electronic components||40|
|UEENEED102A||Assemble, set-up and test computing devices||80|
|UEENEEH115A||Develop software solutions for microcontroller based systems||60|
|UEENEEE137A||Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work||20|
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components||40|
|UEENEEH138A||Fault find and repair complex power supplies||40|
|UEENEEC021B||Participate in electronics and communications work and competency development activities||20|
|UEENEEH102A||Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components||40|
|UEENEED146A||Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN)||40|
|UEENEEH146A||Solve fundamental electronic communications system problems||40|
|UEENEEH142A||Solve oscillator problems||40|
|UEENEEH169A||Solve problems in basic electronic circuits||100|
|UEENEEE104A||Solve problems in d.c. circuits||72|
|UEENEEC002B||Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs||20|
|UEENEEH113A||Troubleshoot amplifiers in an electronic apparatus||80|
|UEENEEH139A||Troubleshoot basic amplifier circuits||40|
|UEENEEH172A||Troubleshoot communication systems||80|
|UEENEEH112A||Troubleshoot digital sub-systems||80|
|UEENEEH114A||Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus||80|
|UEENEEH111A||Troubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies||40|
|UEENEED101A||Use computer applications relevant to a workplace||20|