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Are you looking for career in electronics?
North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a dual qualification in Electronics and Computer Assembly and Repair. You can gain the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair and the Certificate II in Electronics(opens in a new tab) qualifications in just six months, opening doors to many different fields of further study and/or employment.
In this course you will develop the ability to select components and assemble computers to customer specifications. You will also learn how to carry out routine hardware repairs (generally by replacement) of known faulty components.
Successful completion of this dual qualification could lead to an apprenticeship or employment as a technician’s trade assistant in a wide variety of electronic fields such as computer assembly and servicing, refrigeration and air conditioning, telecommunications, and security and fire alarms. Many employers regard basic training in electrical/electronic theory as a pre-requisite to employment.
Keen to get started? We will be offering the dual qualification at our East Perth campus starting in Term 4. This fast track program will run three days per week for 10 weeks.
It will provide an entry point for the electronics, robotic, and electrical industries. It will also prepare you for possible further study in Semester 1 2021, in courses such as the Certificate IV in Robotics, or the Certificate IV Electronics and Communications.
You will need to have some math ability, particularly in relation to Ohms Law, and be motivated to finish the course in a short time.
Many of the subjects in this fast track program will cover off subjects in a Certificate II Electrotechnology (Career Start).
- Basic DC circuit theory
- Practical skills for the assembly, installation, repair and re-assembly of electronic and computer equipment
- A custom blend of DC circuit theory and mathematical skills
- Electronic component identification and handling procedures
- Hand soldering, component placement and mounting onto a printed wiring board
I have the following attributes:
- Good communication skills
- A logical approach to problem solving
- Able to work both independently and as part of a team
- An interest in electronics and computers
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- Computer Assembler
- Computer Servicer
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
Related fields of study inlcude:
- Computer assembly and servicing
- Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
- Security and fire alarms
Estimated Course Fee
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These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
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