QUALIFICATION

Certificate III in Electronics and Communications


National Code: UEE30920
TAFE SA Code: TP01206


Description

Get the skills you need to work as a qualified professional in this dynamic and growing field. You will learn to select, install, set up, test, fault-find, repair and maintain electronic equipment and devices at component and sub-assembly level as well as the safety and communications skill which will make you ready for work. Become an electronics servicing technician in the rapidly-growing electronics industry and related areas like defence, telecommunication, business equipment, mining and biomedical. You may be testing new products in a manufacturing company or installing, repairing and maintaining consumer electronics. Invest in your future in electronics and communications with TAFE SA.

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48 months 
Computer Service Technician
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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must have a Contract of Training with an employer to undertake this course
Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 48 month course
Subsidised
$440
$3,519
Concession
$249
$1,989

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place during the enrolment process and may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$18,615

This course also has an additional cost of $160.00 for Texts, tools, components and additional training..

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

  • Upfront Payment

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

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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 an electronics servicing technician in the rapidly-growing electronics industry and related areas like defence, mining and biomedical. You may be testing new products in a manufacturing company or installing, repairing and maintaining consumer electronics.

    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

    Certificate III in Electronics and Communications (UEE30920)
    This course leads to the development of skills to commission, maintain and fault-find electronic equipment. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 14 core units plus 380 elective weighting points.

    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.

    93%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    88%*
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.



    * 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all elective units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector 20
    Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 20
    Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work 20
    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components 40
    Fault find and repair complex power supplies 40
    Participate in electronics and communications work and competency development activities 20
    Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components 40
    Solve fundamental electronic communications system problems 40
    Solve problems in direct current circuits 80
    Troubleshoot amplifiers in an electronic apparatus 80
    Troubleshoot basic amplifier circuits 40
    Troubleshoot digital sub-systems 80
    Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus 80
    Troubleshoot single phase input d.c power supplies 40

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Assemble electronic components 40
    Assemble, set up and test computing devices 80
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20
    Maintain documentation 20
    Select electronic components for assembly 20
    Troubleshoot communication systems 80
    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40
    Use engineering applications software on personal computers 40
    Use lead-free soldering techniques 40
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