Course Title: Microprocessor Fundamentals

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6050

Course Title: Microprocessor Fundamentals

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 80.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Engineering (TAFE)


Term1 2009,
Term2 2009

Course Contact: William Lau

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4703

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Students will develop the understanding of basic theory in microprocessor/ micro controllers principle and its practical application, trouble shooting techniques and introduce to current technology.

This learning unit is one of a group of units designed to collectively meet underpinning skill & applied knowledge essential for developing the following Core Competency –

UTE NES 304 bA – Undertake commissioning of advanced systems and associated apparatus – Electrical

which is contained in the National Electrotechnology Training Package UTE99

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Digital Concepts

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UTENES304BA Undertake commissioning of advanced systems & apparatus


o 304.1 Plan & prepare to undertake commissioning procedures
o 304.2 Undertake commissioning procedures of advanced systems and associated apparatus
o 304.3 Inspect and notify completion of work

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

• Written/oral assessment. (30%)
• Assignment/ work performance simulations projects (70%)
• A Pass in practical performance in laboratory exercises
• A Pass in the Learning Unit when evidence of learning is collected according to the requirements as stated at “assessment criteria”. The documentation must be clearly communicated and submitted to supervisor within specified time