AWARD COURSE

Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering


National Code: CRS1400029
TAFE SA Code: AC00058


Description

South Australia has a very strong electronics sector that specialises in the design and manufacture of defence, communication and instrumentation systems, sensors and medical devices. Designed in collaboration with industry, the course prepares you to become an Electronics Associate (technical officer). This course has full professional accreditation by Engineers Australia.

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Up to 24 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Course Admission Requirements

any one of:

  • Certificate III or higher in an Engineering related area
  • or
  • Completion of Year 12 and Year 12 Mathematics with a minimum ATAR of 60
  • or
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with a minimum score of 140

Average cost per semester
Full Fee
$6,128
$24,511
    • This course has full professional recognition and accreditation by Engineers Australia. It is the only course at this level in South Australia to have received this prestigious accreditation. This means that it meets national and international quality benchmarks and it offers satisfactory preparation for graduates to enter the profession at the Engineering Associate level. Graduates with this qualification are recognised in all countries that are signatories to the Dublin Accord: Canada, Ireland, Korea, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    FEE-HELP

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Work as a technical officer in the rapidly-growing electronics industry and related areas like defence, mining, biomedical and communications. You may be working alongside engineers to design and prototype advanced technology, or customising computer controlled video equipment in a television studio. Graduates often choose to further their career by completing a University degree.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering (CRS1400029)
    Topics covered include engineering practice, mathematics, digital electronics, analogue electronics, computer science, communication systems, project management and microcontroller programming. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 17 units.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Advanced Analog Electronics 150
    Basic Electrical Circuits 150
    Communication Systems 150
    Computer Science 1 150
    Computer Science 2 150
    Digital Electronics 1 150
    Electronic Circuits 150
    Engineering Practice 1 150
    Engineering Project 150
    Engineering Science 150
    Exposure to Engineering Practice 3
    Mathematics 1 150
    Mathematics 2 150
    Microcontroller Programming 150
    Project Management 150

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Computer Networks 150
    Engineering Practice 2 150
    Mathematics 3 150
    Mechatronics 150
    Programmable Controllers 150
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) (Honours)
    Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours)
    Bachelor of Engineering (Computer and Network Systems) (Honours)
    Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours)
    Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Mechatronic)
    Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)
    Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture) with Honours
    Bachelor of Engineering (Ocean Engineering) with Honours
    Bachelor of Engineering (Marine and Offshore Engineering) with Honours
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