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    • Course code
    • Location
    • Length
      Part Time

      5 years

      Full Time

      2 years

    • How to Apply
      Full time through VTAC; Part time direct to Chisholm by selecting the “Apply Now” button on the course page at chisholm.edu.au

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    Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

    Develop advanced skills in electronics and set yourself up for a career in this dynamic field.

    When you complete the Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering, you’ll be ready to work in the electronics industry, specialising in design, manufacturing, testing, servicing or technical sales.

    Study now and pay later with VET FEE-HELP, which is available for this course to eligible students. Find out if you could be eligible for VET FEE-HELP.

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    • Read more about this course

      During the course, you’ll learn about interpreting client briefs; planning, analysis and design; project management; analysis, diagnosis and modification of systems and equipment; installation, testing and commissioning of systems and equipment; effective management techniques; and workplace safety.

      Experienced teachers, who are experts in the field, will guide you through the program, which involves a combination of theory and practice.

      This nationally recognised qualification may lead to employment in roles such as technical officer or engineering assistant in government, semi-government or private organisations.

      The course can be completed part time over five years or full time over two years.

      Chisholm TAFE is the largest provider of tertiary and vocational education in Melbourne's south east. With state-of-the-art facilities, professional training and support, you'll enjoy studying at Chisholm. So why wait? Enquire now.

    • Possible job outcomes

        Technical Officer

    • Sample units of study

      UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

      UEENEEH147A - Assess electronic apparatus compliance

      UEENEEH167A - Commission electronics and communications systems

      UEENEEE078B - Contribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems

      UEENEEE078B - Contribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems

      UEENEEH148A - Design and develop advanced digital systems

      UEENEEE124A - Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report

      UEENEEH188A - Design and develop electronics/computer systems projects

      UEENEED152A - Design embedded controller control systems

      UEENEEE015B - Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects

      UEENEEH185A - Design signal-conditioning subsystems

      UEENEEH145A - Develop engineering solutions to analogue electronic problems

      UEENEEH115A - Develop software solutions for microcontroller based systems

      UEENEEE137A - Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

      UEENEEC005B - Estimate electrotechnology projects

      UEENEEE128A - Develop engineering solutions to photonic system problems

      UEENEEK132A - Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector

      UEENEEE117A - Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures

      UEENEEI155A - Develop structured programs to control external devices

      UEENEEH141A - Manage computer systems/electronics projects

      UEENEEC004B - Prepare specifications for the supply of materials and equipment for electrotechnology projects

      UEENEEE102A - Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

      UEENEEC007B - Manage contract variations

      UEENEEH189A - Provide Gate Array solutions for complex electronics systems

      UEENEEH138A - Fault find and repair complex power supplies

      UEENEEE114A - Supervise and coordinate energy sector work activities

      UEENEEH168A - Modify/redesign of electronics and communications systems

      UEENEEH113A - Troubleshoot amplifiers in an electronic apparatus

      UEENEEE126A - Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems

      UEENEEE038B - Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan

      UEENEEH139A - Troubleshoot basic amplifier circuits

      UEENEEE125A - Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuit

      UEENEEH102A - Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components

      UEENEEH172A - Troubleshoot communication systems

      UEENEEH114A - Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus

      UEENEEF108A - Select and arrange equipment for wireless communication networks

      UEENEEE107A - Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

      UEENEEA102A - Select electronic components for assembly

      UEENEEH112A - Troubleshoot digital sub-systems

      UEENEEH146A - Solve fundamental electronic communications system problems

      UEENEEH111A - Troubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies

      UEENEEF107A - Set up and configure the wireless capabilities of communications and data storage devices

      UEENEEE127A - Use advanced computational processes to provide solutions to energy sector engineering problems

      UEENEEE104A - Solve problems in d.c. circuits

      UEENEED104A - Use engineering applications software on personal computers

    • Costs

      Indicative annual tuition fee* (GST Exempt):
      Government subsidised: $6670.00
      Government subsidised concession:
      Full fee: $11310.00 There is no concession available for this course

      Materials fee: $220.00  per year  (GST Inclusive)

      Student services and amenities fee**: $175.00  per year.  (GST Inclusive)

      Ancillary fee: $25.00

      *Indicative fees as published are based on typical annual student contact hours per course, and are subject to change, given individual circumstances at enrolment.
      ** Concession rate $75, but only if concession rates are applicable for this course.
      Check here to see if you are eligible for government-subsidised training. Training to eligible students is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding.

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    To enrol at Chisholm, you need to apply, and then be accepted. Procedures to apply for courses vary. A TAFE application may go through VTAC, for example. In other cases the application may be direct to Chisholm or through your employer or school.

    With a successful Chisholm Institute of TAFE application, in some cases,  you may need to attend an information session or submit a portfolio prior to completing your enrolment.

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