Course Title: Aerospace Electronic Fundamentals 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5021 Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace) (Mechanical)

Course Title: Aerospace Electronic Fundamentals 1

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Contact: Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

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Course Description

This course aims to provide underpinning knowledge in electronics for training in para-professional technician field.
The purpose of this study is to provide underpinning knowledge of electrical fundamentals, calculations, test equipment and provides knowledge of electromagnetic flux applications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Yr 10 or trade level mathematics

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH151 Aerospace Electronic Fundamentals 1


1. Explain concepts relating to and calculate the maximum and minimum values of electrical components.

2. Describe fundamental electrical concepts and principles.

3. Describe and explain resistance and resistors and perform related calculations.

4. Discuss the application of multi-range/function meters.

5. Discuss and demonstrate the application of Cathode Ray Oscilloscopes (CROs).

6. Explain and perform calculations relating to capacitance and capacitors.

7. Explain aspects of magnetism and magnetic fields.

8. Explain aspects of and perform calculations relating to electromagnetism and electromagnetic fields.

9. Explain aspects of and perform calculations relating to inductance and inductors.

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks.