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.
Uni Dual Offer Course
You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
No further application will be required.
You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependant on the pathway selected.
If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.
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- The Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering 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.
- TAFE SA course duration is 24 months
- You will receive 2 years credit for TAFE SA studies into the university degree upon successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
Secure your pathway to university and get that competitive edge by studying this dual offer course. It will give you both a vocational and an academic qualification, setting you apart from other graduates. Based on the Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering qualification, you 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.
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.