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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.

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

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an engineer associate in your selected area of study.

Further Study Option(s)

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.

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website


  • Three semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Thornlie Three semesters No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Page last updated May 05, 2021