Course Title: Develop software solutions for microcontroller based systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6122 Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Title: Develop software solutions for microcontroller based systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term1 2021

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers developing, implementing and testing programming solutions in microcontroller based systems. It encompasses following development brief, using appropriate development software, writing code, applying problem solving procedures, testing and modifying of programs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEH115A Develop software solutions for microcontroller based systems


1. Prepare to develop code.

2. Develop code.

3. Test and document the development of code.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. 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. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1: Practical Assignment – Part 1
Assessment 2: Practical Assignment – Part 2
Assessment 3: Project
Assessment 4: Test

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

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