Course Title: Find and repair faults in communication systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6083 Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Title: Find and repair faults in communication systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2010,
Term1 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This course covers fault finding and repair of communication systems. The unit encompasses safe working practices, interpreting circuit diagrams, applying logical fault finding procedures, conducting repairs, 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:

UEENEEH072B Find and repair faults in communication systems


1. Prepare to find and repair faults.

2. Find faults.

3. Repair fault.

4. Completion and report repair activities.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

This is a progressive assessment, the students are required to undertake summative assessments as follows:

  • Laboratory exercises
  • Written assignments
  • Simulation project
  • Written exam