Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering

Duration (incl. holidays) 104 weeks
Teaching Duration80 weeks
(2 Semesters is 1 academic year)
CRICOS Code066407J
National CodeCRS1400029
Course TypeAccredited Course
Example Career ProfileElectronic Engineering Technical OfficerElectronic Engineering Technical Officer
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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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    Course Admission Requirements (for International Applications)

    • Academic IELTS score of 6.0 Overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands or equivalent.
    • Satisfactory completion of Year 12 including a Mathematics subject with a minimum ATAR of 60 or Certificate III or higher in an Engineering related area or Overseas equivalent
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    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.

    Packaged University Offer

    This course is available as a Packaged University Offer. The University program(s) for this course: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Electrical and Electronic) at the University of Adelaide or Bachelor of Engineering Honours Electrical and Mechatronic or Bachelor of Engineering Honours Electrical and Electronic at the University of South Australia or Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours) at Flinders University.

    This allows students to accept a joint packaged offer with a local South Australian University, and upon successful completion of TAFE SA qualification, the student is eligible for a guaranteed entry into a nominated University Program. Find out more about Packaged University Offers.

    The benefits of a Packaged University Offer include:

    • Students will be able to apply for a single visa for the entire duration of both programs
    • Guaranteed entry into selected University Programs
    • Guaranteed credits shorten the duration of qualifications and reduces tuition fees over the total duration of study program
    • Graduate with a dual qualification from both TAFE SA and a University (for example Advanced Diploma/Bachelor Degree)
    • Graduate with a competitive mix of practical and theoretical skills

    See relevant Credit Transfer details below.

    Credit Transfer

    You will only receive a joint offer for TAFE SA and University if you apply for a Packaged University Program. If the University course that you have selected is not part of a Packaged University Offers, you will need to apply separately to the University for your selected degree program.

    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.

    Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering

    Credit Gained
    UniversityUniversity CoursePointsTime Equiv.Details
    Flinders UniversityBachelor of Engineering (Electronics) (Honours)72 points 24 months Details
     Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours)72 points 24 months Details
     Bachelor of Engineering (Computer and Network Systems) (Honours)72 points 24 months Details
     Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours)72 points 24 months Details
    University of AdelaideBachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)48 points 24 months Details
    University of South AustraliaBachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Mechatronic)72 points 24 months Details
     Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)72 points 24 months Details


    These course fees are for international students only.

    Tuition FeesIncidental Fees
    Semester 1AUD $8625-
    Semester 2AUD $8625-
    Semester 3AUD $8625-
    Semester 4AUD $8625-
    Fee TotalsAUD $34500-
    Total Course CostAUD $34500

    * Other fees provides for student amenities

    Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    Overseas Students Health Cover

    All overseas students are required to have Overseas Students Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Students Health Cover.

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    TAFE South Australia International

    Level 1, 120 Currie Street
    Adelaide, South Australia, 5000