Course Title: Diagnose & rectify faults in advanced systems & apparatus (Electronics)

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2008

Course Code: EEET6620C

Course Title: Diagnose & rectify faults in advanced systems & apparatus (Electronics)

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6040 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Gita Pendharkar, Course Coordinator, (03) 9925 4701

gita.pendharkar@rmit.edu.au

Chris Krolikowski, Teacher, (03)9925 4438

chris.krolikowski@rmit.edu.au

Amir Rezaee, Teacher,

amir.rezaee@rmit.edu.au

Geok Tay

geok.tay@rmit.edu.au

 

Nominal Hours: 166

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This course contains some of the underpinning knowledge of a program, which designed for a person to be able to undertake design, select, install, commission, maintain and carry out repairs on advanced electronic equipment and systems.
The Knowledge and skills addressed in this course include basic digital concepts and applications; computer programming and software development; and skills in algorithm development, programming design methodology and good programming techniques


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UTENES504CA Diagnose & rectify faults in advanced systems & apparatus (Electronics)

Element:

Diagnose faults in advanced systems and associated apparatus

Performance Criteria:

* OH&S policies and procedures are followed 

* Reported fault(s) are confirmed and the normal function of systems and associated apparatus is ascertained in accordance with requirements 
* Systems are checks as being isolated where necessary using specified testing procedures. 
* Systems and associated apparatus faults are diagnosed in accordance with requirements, without damage or distortion to the surrounding environment or services 
* Contingency measures are managed and implemented in accordance with established procedures to ensure the system operates as intended or designed 

* Where applicable, appropriate personnel and resources are determined and co-ordinated to effect rectification of fault(s). 

* Unplanned events or conditions are responded to in accordance with established procedures. 

* On-going checks of the quality of the work are undertaken in accordance with established procedures.

Element:

Plan and prepare for diagnosis of faults in advanced systems and associated apparatus.

Performance Criteria:

* Diagnosis of faults is planned and prepared to ensure OH&S policies and procedures are followed and the work is appropriately sequenced in accordance with requirements. 
* Appropriate personnel are consulted to ensure the work is co-ordinated effectively with others involved on the work site. 
* Systems and apparatus faults are checked against job requirements. 
* Materials necessary to complete the work are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked against job requirements. 
* Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked for correct operation and safety 
* Preparatory work is checked to ensure no unnecessary damage has occurred and complies with requirements

Element:

Provide status report(s)

Performance Criteria:

* Arrangements are made for maintenance and/or repair(s), where necessary, with relevant authorised personnel in accordance with requirements. 

* Status report(s) are completed and notified in accordance with established procedures

Element:

Rectify faults in advanced systems and associated apparatus

Performance Criteria:

* OH&S policies and procedures are followed.

* Systems and associated apparatus are isolated, where necessary, in accordance with established procedures 

* Adjustments are made in accordance with established procedures where necessary, to return systems and associated apparatus to normal operating parameters. 

* Faulty component(s) are rectified or replaced, without damage or distortion to the surrounding environment or services. 

* Unplanned events or conditions are responded to in accordance with established procedures 

* Approval is obtained in accordance with established procedures from appropriate personnel before any contingencies are implemented 

* On-going checks of the quality of work are undertaken in accordance with established procedures 

* Systems and associated apparatus are tested to ensure safety of the installation 

* Systems and associated apparatus are returned to service in accordance with established procedures


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Participate in individual and team problem solving scenarios/role plays/ case studies dealing with a range of practical exercises related to:· The development of skills in digital circuit design, construction, and testing, · Fault diagnosis techniques· Project design and implementation.· Development of skills in computer programming and software development concept which include good program flow design, error handling function design, parameter passing, hardware interfacing concepts, bits manipulation, compiling, linking and debugging process.


Teaching Schedule

Available from Student Shared Network drive S:\\


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

“C how to program” by Deitel


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

This is a progressive assessment, the underpinning knowledge will be assessed on the completion of each course, but the competency itself will not be signed off until further courses related to the competency are completed and the student is deemed competent.
The students are required to undertake summative assessments as follows:
• Progressive Written Assessments
• Written Assignments
• Scheduled Practical Exercises
• Work Simulation Projects


Assessment Tasks

Digital Principles:

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

* Laboratory Assignments

* Major Project Design and Implementation

* In order to satisfactorily complete the competency the student must:

1. Produce an operating project as per the project specifications.

2. Produce a written project report

3. Pass the written assessment

4. Satisfactorily complete 75% of all laboratory exercises/assignments.

Computer Programming 1:

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

* Major Project/Assignment

*  In order to satisfactorily complete the competency the student must:

1. Produce an operating project as per the project specifications.

2. Produce a written project report

3. Pass the written assessment

4. Satisfactorily complete 75% of all laboratory exercises/assignments.


Assessment Matrix

Digital Principles

ItemElement of CompetencyRelated Underpinning KnowledgeAssessment Method%Weeks
1Plan and prepare for diagnosis of faults in advanced systems and associated apparatus.As per learning activityLaboratory AssignmentsProject

5

5

1-9

10-18

2Diagnose faults in advanced systems and associated apparatusAs per learning activityLaboratory AssignmentsProject

5

5

1-9

10-18

3Rectify faults in advanced systems and associated apparatusAs per learning activityProject1010-18
4Provide status report(s)As per learning activityWritten Assessment Project

60

10

17

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computer Programming 1

ItemElement of CompetencyRelated Underpinning KnowledgeAssessment Method%Weeks
1Plan and prepare for diagnosis of faults in advanced systems and associated apparatus.As per learning activity  Refer to the Course Coordinator Refer to the Course Coordinator
2Diagnose faults in advanced systems and associated apparatusAs per learning activity  Refer to the Course Coordinator Refer to the Course Coordinator
3Rectify faults in advanced systems and associated apparatusAs per learning activity  Refer to the Course Coordinator Refer to the Course Coordinator
4Provide status report(s)As per learning activity  Refer to the Course CoordinatorRefer to the Course Coordinator

Other Information

To pass this course the student must pass both "Digital Principles" and "Computer Programming 1".

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