Course Title: Develop and test code for microcontroller devices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5310 Diploma of Electrical Engineering

Course Title: Develop and test code for microcontroller devices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This competency standard unit covers structured programming instructions for micro devices at a fundamental level. The unit encompasses working safely, applying knowledge device architecture and programming fundamentals, writing and testing specified instructions and documenting development activities.
In this unit the term ‘micro’ refers to microcontrollers however competency in the unit can be achieved using microprocessors.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEI156A Develop and test code for microcontroller devices


1 Prepare to develop and test basic specifications.

2 Develop basic specification.

3 Test and document the basic specification.

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including practical and theory questions, observations and 3rd party reports. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course