Course Title: Select electronic components

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6083 Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Title: Select electronic components

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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 Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010

Course Contact: William Lau

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4703

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers identifying and handling various electronic components from basic types to more advanced types including IC and sub-assemblies. It also covers the physical features and primary characteristic of components. The completion of this unit will be prepared for future development on electronic component placement machines or apparatus. It encompasses working safely, problem solving procedures, including the use of voltage, current and resistance measuring devices, providing solutions derived from measurements, calculations, handling and interfacing to predictable problems of components in electronic circuits.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEA002B Select electronic components


1. Identify various types of electronic components
2. Recognise features and characteristics of electronic components
3. Apply methods of identifying and marking of component ratings
4. Identifying and handling static sensitive components

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

This is a progressive assessment, the students are required to undertake summative assessments including:
• Practical laboratories and report writing
• Written assessment
• Practical work demonstration