Course Title: Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4327 Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

Course Title: Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers the law of physics and how they apply to solving electrotechnology related problems. It encompasses working safely, knowledge of measurements of physical phenomena, linear and angular motion, harmonic motion, wave theory, optics, acoustics and heat capacity and transfer, use of measurement techniques, solving physics related problems and documenting justification for such solutions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE082A Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems


1. Prepare to apply physics to developing solutions to electrotechnology related problems.

2. Apply the laws of physics to developing solutions to electrotechnology problems.

3. Report solutions of problems in static and dynamics

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Overview of Assessment

This competency is part of an integrated program. You must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you to demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks.