Proposed Course Schedule Are you currently looking for a Associate Degree in
A. The Full Time and Part Time course for new TAFE course to start a new career?
entrants will start in February, 2010. To enrol
into the course, you need to apply through SATAC
Would you like to:
(see www.satac.edu.au) or contact us directly.
B. The Part Time course for graduates of the
• work with engineers and Course Code: ADD
Advanced Diploma in Electronics Engineering
or equivalent will start in July 2009. For more researchers to develop and integrate
details on the course schedule, please visit our complex electronic systems
• learn about work practices in
Contact us to discuss the amount of the Electronics industry
credit you will be able to obtain.
• develop a strong theoretical
background in electronics
• develop good hands on skills
For more information • gain maximum credit in a related
If you would like to find out more Engineering university degree
about this course or other related
pre-enrolment information, please call:
Electronics & Computer Systems Engineering
Are you a graduate of a
TAFE SA Regency Campus
Days Road, REGENCY PARK SA 5010
VET Electronics course and
Phone: 8348 4328
currently employed in the
Fax: 8348 4261 Electronics industry?
Website: www.tafe.sa.edu.au/electronics Would you like to:
• gain a higher education qualification
that formally recognises your
experience and skills
• enhance and update your current
knowledge and skills
• develop a strong theoretical
background in electronics
• maximise your credit in a related
Engineering university degree
then this NEW DEGREE
DisclAimER course is for you!
The information in this document was accurate and up to date at the time
of printing. TAFE SA reserves the right to alter any course, fee, subject,
admission requirement or other arrangement without prior notice.
09.0077.0256-E2 June 2009
The Associate Degree in Electronic Highlights of this course will include:
Engineering has been developed by using advanced mathematical skills Course duration Articulation and Credit Transfer
TAFE sA Electronics and computer to solve problems in electronics
It will take 2 years of full-time study or part Articulation into University
systems Engineering in collaboration solving engineering problems involving time equivalent to complete this course.
Credit transfer of up to 2 years of study is in place
with the University of Adelaide and motion and laws of electromagnetism
NOTE: The course duration for students for successful graduates for the Bachelor of
the Electronics & icT Association. designing and testing of software related with advanced credit in the course will be Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) offered at
to practical engineering applications significantly reduced. For details, please see the University of Adelaide. This is subject to the
This new, exciting course focuses on completion of 1 bridging subject which can be
the development of strong academic designing, developing, testing, commissioning studied at the University of Adelaide during the
and maintaining electronic systems January/February break. We are currently also
skills as well as solid practical skills. as used in electronics equipment Course fees finalising credit transfer arrangements with the
These skills are essential for the other two South Australian universities:
designing and testing of advanced analog, Charges vary between courses and subjects and University of South Australia and Flinders
testing, modification, design and digital and RF electronic circuits are based on a rate per hour. Concessions may University for similar Bachelor degree programs.
integration of hardware and software be available to holders of certain government
designing software and hardware
in complex electronics systems. for microprocessor interfacing concession cards, and in some circumstances Articulation from an Advanced Diploma
fees may be paid by instalment. A brochure of Electronic Engineering
The two year program combines using computer simulation and CAD tools detailing the refund of fees policy is available at Graduates of the Advanced Diploma of
each campus. The standard TAFE SA fee for State Electronic Engineering will be able to
theoretical and practical components managing electronic projects. Government-subsidised courses undertaken by obtain a credit of maximum 1800 hours (90
as applied to the building, testing, students enrolled in two consecutive semesters is units). This credit represents 75% of the
capped at $2050 in 2009. Students are generally total duration of the Associate Degree.
maintenance and design of electronics Course content expected to purchase their own textbooks,
systems. The program is designed To complete the course you will need
personal equipment, uniforms and stationery. The amount of credit will depend on the chosen
Advanced Diploma specialisation, the graduate’s
to develop students’ analytical and to study core subjects like: Please contact the campus direct currency of skills, his/her experience in the
research skills. The program was for current pricing schedule. industry and any other extra study. For details,
• Electronics Mathematics
designed to maximise the amount of see our website www.tafesa.edu.au/electronics.
• Computer Science
credit to be obtained in related Bachelor • Analog Electronics Delivery mode Articulation from Uni into the Associate Degree
of Engineering degrees offered at • Digital Electronics It is expected that students who choose to exit
• Project Management early from a Bachelor of Engineering program
the South Australian universities. As a full time student you will be expected to attend
• Engineering Project from any of the three South Australian universities,
classes at Regency Campus for approximately 30 will be able to obtain significant credit into the
Graduates of VET Electronics courses • Electronics Practice hours per week. Actual hours will vary according Associate Degree. The amount of credit will depend
will be able to take advantage of • Engineering Science to different requirements of the course over the 2 on the amount of units studied at university.
year period. The course may also contain subjects
significant credit into this new course. offered online and/or in a flexible delivery mode.
The credit will be based on previous Students are also required to choose an Employment opportunities
elective from a wide range of subjects Part Time
study and/or work experience. offered at TAFE SA or University. The graduates of this qualification will be able to
As a part time student you will be expected
to attend classes at Regency Campus for work with engineers and researchers to develop
approximately 8 hours per week. Actual and integrate complex electronic systems.
Entry requirements hours will vary according to different course Graduates can find employment as technical
requirements over its duration. The course officers in the electronics industry and related
To be eligible for the course you will need to areas like defence, mining, biomedical, etc.
may also contain subjects offered online
have satisfied any one of the conditions below:
and/or in a flexible delivery mode.
The occupation category for graduates of this
• have satisfactorily completed SACE Stage 2 course is Electronics Engineering Associate/Officer.
Note: Students with advanced credit in
• have any Certificate III the course may be able to complete most
• have obtained a Satisfactory Achievement in of the requirements of the course in
the Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) online and/or flexible delivery mode.