Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCRS1400029
TAFE SA CodeAC00058
Example Career ProfileElectronic Engineering Technical OfficerElectronic Engineering Technical Officer
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Course Admission Requirements

any one of

  • Certificate III or higher in an Engineering related area
  • Completion of Year 12 and Year 12 Mathematics
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Important Information

  • 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.
  • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.
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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

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)
This is a Higher Education qualification which leads to employment and/or fast-track into further study at university. Students benefit from small-classes, work-integrated learning with an emphasis on practical and employability skills. The course offers work placement and industry-based final year projects. It develops skills to analyse, design and integrate hardware and software in complex electronics systems. Learn how to construct, test and design advanced analog and digital electronic circuits. Design circuits to interface with sensors, motors,etc and write programs to control them. Study mathematics and physics and apply to electronics. Develop skills in communication, creative problem solving and working in teams. Learning will be enhanced by combining lectures with practical laboratory and workshop sessions, including simulation tools.

Credit Transfer

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

UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
Flinders UniversityBachelor of Engineering (Electronics) (Honours)14472YesDetails
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours)14472YesDetails
Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) (Honours)14472YesDetails
Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours)14472YesDetails
University of AdelaideBachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)9648YesDetails
University of South AustraliaBachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Mechatronic)14472YesDetails
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)14472YesDetails


 Fee Range (approx)
Total course cost$24,511

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