Course Title: Perform Photonics device laboratory techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5175 Diploma of Telecommunications Photonics

Course Title: Perform Photonics device laboratory techniques

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 150

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Teaching Period(s)

Course Contact: Raymond Meyer Program Coordinator

Course Contact Phone: (03) 9925 4716

Course Contact Email: raymond,

Course Description

This course is designed to assists the learner to gain knowledge and skills in the maintenance of clean room conditions, fabricate Photonics materials and make measurements of Photonics components in photonics laboratory. The knowledge and skills addressed in this course include: Clean room specification, OH&S requirements, Basic maintenance of photonics laboratory requirements, Optical alignment process & various measurements, Engineering Mathematics.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTTC145A Perform Photonics device laboratory techniques


Conduct Photonics measurements

Maintain clean room conditions

Perform manual optical alignment

Perform microscopy techniques

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the criteria set in the National Training Package. The students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together skills and knowledge as follows:
 Theoretical Written assessment.
 Work Simulation Projects
 A Pass in schedule practical exercises