Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering - UEE50511


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)

This qualification is part of the Electrotechnology Training Package. It is aimed at those working as engineering technicians on electronics and communications systems. Students will learn how to develop, select, commission, maintain and diagnose faults/malfunctions of electronic components / sub-assemblies, apparatus and systems.


  • Verify functionality and compliance of custom electronic installations
  • Undertake root cause analysis
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in digital television circuits and apparatus
  • Enter instructions and test wired and wireless security systems
  • Program and commission commercial security systems
  • Troubleshoot communication systems
  • Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
  • Install fire detection and warning system apparatus
  • Evaluate and modify object oriented code programs
  • Fault find and repair navigation systems
  • Fault find and repair high volume office equipment
  • Set up and check electronic component assembly machines
  • Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
  • Design electronic printed circuit boards
  • Troubleshoot audio - video recording equipment
  • Assemble and install reception antennae and signal distribution equipment
  • Provide engineering solutions for uses of materials and thermodynamic effects
  • Troubleshoot microcontroller based hardware systems
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in air navigation circuits and systems
  • Select, install, configure and test multimedia components
  • Provide programming solution for computer systems engineering problems
  • Develop solutions for air surveillance apparatus and systems
  • Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
  • Assemble and set up fixed video/audio components and systems in buildings and premises
  • Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
  • Establish, maintain and evaluate energy sector OHS systems
  • Analyse and implement biometric measuring techniques and applications
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Assemble electronic components
  • Carry out repairs of predictable faults in video and audio replay/recording apparatus
  • Repair basic computer equipment faults by replacement of modules/sub-assemblies
  • Lay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits
  • Troubleshoot digital sub-systems
  • Fault find and repair radar apparatus and systems
  • Set up and test residential video/audio equipment
  • Support computer hardware and software for engineering applications
  • Develop software solutions for microcontroller based systems
  • Carry out preparatory energy sector work activities
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • Use lead-free soldering techniques
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Write specifications for electronics and communications engineering projects
  • Apply Just in Time (JIT) procedures
  • Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
  • Fault find and repair remote control apparatus
  • Repair routine business equipment faults
  • Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
  • Develop engineering solutions to RF amplifiers problems
  • Fault find and repair microwave heating apparatus
  • Commission satellite and microwave communication systems
  • Assemble and set up basic security systems
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Set up and configure basic data communication systems
  • Maintain documentation
  • Calibrate, adjust and test measuring instruments
  • Program and commission commercial video/audio systems
  • Design and configure Human-Machine Interface (HMI) networks
  • Troubleshoot basic amplifier circuits
  • Repair predictable faults in television receivers
  • Solve basic problems electronic and digital equipment and circuits
  • Install and configure a client computer operating system and software
  • Test, report and rectify faults in data and voice installations
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Troubleshooting in security system installations
  • Manage people performance
  • Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits
  • Use engineering applications software on personal computers
  • Fault find and repair complex power supplies
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Program and test large security systems
  • Program and commission commercial access control security systems
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Commission electronics and communications systems
  • Solve problems in basic electronic circuits
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in digital transmission circuits and systems
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in recording and replay equipment
  • Solve problems in electronic musical equipment circuits
  • Operate and maintain amateur radio communication stations
  • Commission large fire protection systems
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Design and develop electronics - computer systems projects
  • Install and test microwave antennae and waveguides
  • Fault find and repair telecommunication apparatus and systems
  • Estimate electrotechnology projects
  • Fault find and repair electronic apparatus
  • Design integrated complex security systems for multiple sites
  • Provide engineering solutions to air traffic control system problems
  • Prepare specifications for the supply of materials and equipment for electrotechnology projects
  • Conduct quality and functional tests on assembled electronic apparatus
  • Select and arrange equipment for wireless communication networks
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Troubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies
  • Develop and validate biometric equipment/systems installation
  • Set up, configure and test biometric devices
  • Program and commission commercial security closed circuit television systems
  • Set up and adjust commercial radio frequency (RF) transmission and reception systems
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in electronic display circuits
  • Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • Troubleshoot fire protection systems
  • Fault find and repair electronic medical equipment
  • Find and repair microwave amplifier section faults in electronic apparatus
  • Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes
  • Repair predictable faults in audio components
  • Configure and maintain industrial control system networks
  • Install and modify performance data communication copper cabling
  • Install and modify optical fibre performance data communication cabling
  • Develop and implement energy sector maintenance programs
  • Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
  • Fault find and repair gaming and games equipment
  • Enter and verify programs for fire protection systems
  • Install commercial video/audio system components
  • Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
  • Apply quick changeover procedures
  • Apply competitive manufacturing practices
  • Analyse the performance of wireless-based electronic - communication systems
  • Analyse materials for suitability in electrical equipment
  • Develop engineering solutions to analogue electronic problems
  • Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN)
  • Install large security systems
  • Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures
  • Solve problems in voice and data communications circuits
  • Set up, create and implement content for a web server
  • Supervise and coordinate energy sector work activities
  • Identify and select components, accessories and materials for energy sector work activities
  • Select electronic components for assembly
  • Install telecommunications network equipment
  • Fault find and repair sonar apparatus and systems
  • Set up and configure the wireless capabilities of communications and data storage devices
  • Solve oscillator problems
  • Troubleshoot professional audio reproduction components
  • Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
  • Set up and test gaming and game equipment
  • Fault find and repair satellite-based surveillance and observation systems
  • Plan an integrated cabling installation system
  • Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus
  • Troubleshoot faults in television receivers
  • Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems
  • Design commercial video/audio installations
  • Fault find and repair global positioning systems
  • Ensure team effectiveness
  • Prepare tender submissions for electrotechnology projects
  • Develop industrial control programs for microcomputer equipped devices
  • Design custom electronic equipment installations
  • Verify compliance and functionality of fire protection system installations
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Apply 5S procedures in a manufacturing environment
  • Develop basic plans for integrating security systems
  • Install and connect data and voice communication equipment
  • Develop web pages for engineering applications
  • Repair predictable faults in general electronic apparatus
  • Develop engineering solutions to audio electronic problems
  • Design integrated security systems
  • Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy
  • Develop and test code for microcontroller devices
  • Modify - redesign of electronics and communications systems
  • Modify electronic sub assemblies
  • Develop structured programs to control external devices
  • Select and arrange data and voice equipment for local area networks
  • Troubleshoot amplifiers in an electronic apparatus
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in camera circuits and equipment
  • Design and develop advanced digital systems
  • Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus

Study pathways

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  • Online/Off-campus : 18 months

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