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UEE50511 Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

National ID: UEE50511 | State ID: A160

Are you ready to join the ranks of electronics professionals?

Advance your career in electronics and communications with the Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering.  With this technical qualification, you will gain specialised knowledge and extensive skills across the electrical engineering field to progress towards a career as an engineering associate, technical officer, or electronic systems technician. Our purpose-built facility features advanced technologies and equipment to ensure students are learning in an industry-standard setting. 

Gain these skills:

  • assemble, test, maintain, and troubleshoot a range of electronic components and devices
  • fault-find power supplies, amplifiers, communications systems, digital and microcontroller systems
  • write and test programs to control devices
  • commission and modify electronic systems
  • develop design briefs
  • supervise a team
  • workplace health and safety and sustainability practices

Dual qualification: At our Thornlie campus you will have the opportunity to concurrently complete UEE50111 Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering, as many of the units are common to both courses. Ask for more information.

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

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Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Study pathway

Become a specialist in your field with university study

This course has a university study pathway as at 28 October 2019.

Curtin University – Bachelor of Science (Multidisciplinary Science) – 100 Credits

Curtin University – Bachelor of Science (Computing) – 50 Credits

The information about university credit points and tuition costs provides a general guide only. To check the current credit arrangements and to find more information about how credits work at the listed university of your choice, visit TAFE International WA’s University Pathway Finder.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

All year round

Thornlie - Classroom-Traineeship

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Overview
Duration 3 semesters
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
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Semester 1

Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 3 semesters
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
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Semester 2

Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom

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Overview
Duration 3 semesters
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications received after 15 June will be considered as expressions of interest for remaining places.  

Course enquiry

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For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.
Page last updated July 10, 2020