Course Title: Develop and test code for microcontroller devices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6084 Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Title: Develop and test code for microcontroller devices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2009,
Term2 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254703

Course Contact Email:

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.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There is no prerequisite-competency for this unit.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED028B 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

The assessment of this course will consist of:

1. Class laboratory exercises

2. Class programming exercises

3. Major assignment