Course Title: Avionics Systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Avionics Systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This course aims to provide training to develop the knowledge of Avionics Systems required for employment as a para-professional technician.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AERO5386 Aircraft Instrument Fundamentals

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH158 Avionics Systems

Learning Outcomes

1. Explain fundamental concepts relating to radio communication.
2. Describe the basic operation of radio navigation equipment.
3. Explain the basic operation of associated radio systems.
4. Explain the basic operation of radar fundamentals and systems.
5. Explain the operation of non radio/radar/magnetic navigation equipment.
6. Explain the basic operation of air data computers.
7. Explain the basic operation of flight director systems.
8. Explain the basic operation of automatic flight control systems.
9. Describe the system requirements for flight data recorders (FDR).

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 to aerospace standards.