CERTIFICATE III IN ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATIONS
The Certificate III in Electronics and Communications is for anyone seeking a successful career in electronics, communications and computer equipment servicing.
Students will gain an in depth understanding of the operation of electronic circuits used in analogue and digital electronic and communications equipment. The course provides practical training on how to build, troubleshoot and maintain electronic circuits, computer hardware and networks.
The program also includes industry certification training modules. These modules teach students the core body of knowledge within these highly in demand certifications and prepare students to take the respective international certification exams.
The certifications taught are A+ and Network+. The training is relevant, practical, and hands on. The program provides a foundation for further study towards qualifications in Information Technology Networking, and Electronics.
Fundamentals of Electrical Components and Circuits
This subject explores basic concepts such as voltage, current, power and resistance in series, parallel and combination circuits. Students should gain an understanding of the principles of electricity and basic circuits through the analysis of passive and active circuit components.
This subject teaches responsibilities for health and safety, risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.
High Reliability Hand Soldering
This is a practical hands-on subject covering the hand mounting, removal and rework of Through Hole Components on Printed Wiring Boards and wire terminations.
Linear Electronic Circuits
This subject teaches students to analyse, build, and troubleshoot signal and power amplifiers and power supplies using electronic devices including diodes, transistors and integrated circuits.
Digital Electronic Circuits
This subject teaches students to analyse, build, and troubleshoot digital circuits using digital techniques and logic devices.
This subject teaches commercial and practical aspects of electronic servicing work.
This subject teaches general computer literacy. Students should become proficient in using computers for office work. The subject addresses the needs of the modern office environment where computers are used to create documents or record and present information.
A+ Theory and Practical
The A+ Theory and practical subject provides students with a compressive understanding of how to build and service Personal Computer (PC) hardware and how to install and configure commonly used PC operating systems. The course provides a foundation for a career in PC servicing.
Network+ Theory and Practical
The Network+ Theory and practical subject provides students with a compressive understanding of how to build and configure computer networks and install and configure commonly used network operating systems. The course provides a foundation for a career in network installation and servicing.
TOTAL COURSE HOURS 1080
TOTAL DURATION: 54 teaching weeks plus up to 24 holiday weeks
POSSIBLE VOCATIONAL OUTCOMES
Australian College of Information Technology requires the following of its students, before they can enroll in our courses:
Disclaimer: Offer of course units is subject to student number viability. Information in course summaries is subject to change prior to commencement of course units. This document, together with the pre-enrolment information and course unit outlines form the full and complete description of this course.