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
Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering/Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering
This Diploma leads to the application of electronic components and computers to enable technologies like mobile communications, medical devices, mining equipment, robotics and more. You develop skills to select, commission, maintain and diagnose malfunctions of electronic sub-assemblies and systems. 7 core units plus required electives. The Associate Degree 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.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
* 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings