Course Title: Design printed circuit boards

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6112 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Title: Design printed circuit boards

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2012,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers the design of printed circuit boards. The unit encompasses application of knowledge of electronic circuits, components, component assemblies, developing alternative design schemes based on design brief, customer relations and documenting designs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEH081B Design printed circuit boards


1. Prepare to design PCB assembly.

2. Develop PCB assembly design.

3. Provide detailed assembly drawings and artwork files ready for production.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

This is a progressive assessment, the students are required to undertake summative assessments as follows:
• Drawing assessments
• CAD design simulation projects