Course Title: Develop control programs for micro-computer equipped devices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6085 Advanced Diploma of Electrical - Technology

Course Title: Develop control programs for micro-computer equipped devices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Contact: Marko Dumovic

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4342

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Course Description

This unit covers development of hardware and programs to control external devices using microcomputers as apply to engineering product development work. It encompasses working safely, following design brief, applying knowledge of microcomputer architecture, constructing prototype devices, programming using assembler or ‘C’ programming language, testing device operation and documenting development work.
Note: This unit applies to all aspects of Electrotechnology – engineering applications only. For general competencies related to Information Technologies refer to the latest endorsed IT Training Package.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED050B Develop control programs for micro-computer equipped devices


1. Prepare to develop control programs for microcomputer equipped devices.

2. Develop control programs.

3. Test, evaluate, implement and document control programs.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.