Course Title: Diagnose and rectify faults in global positioning systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6083 Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Title: Diagnose and rectify faults in global positioning systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Kemps Cheng

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4691

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Course Description

This course covers fault diagnosis and rectification in global positioning system. The unit encompasses safe working practices, interpreting diagrams, applying logical diagnostic methods and knowledge of GPS system components, rectifying faults, safety and functional testing and completing the necessary service documentation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEH032B Diagnose and rectify faults in global positioning systems


1. Prepare to diagnose and rectify faults.
2. Diagnose and rectify faults.
3. Complete and report fault diagnosis and rectification activities.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

This is a progressive assessment, the students are required to undertake summate assessments as follows:
• Laboratory exercises
• Written assignments
• Progressive test