Course Title: Design and develop advanced digital systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6122 Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Title: Design and develop advanced digital systems

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

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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 2020,
Term1 2021


City Campus


520T Future Technologies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2022

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the design and development of advanced digital systems. It encompasses working safely, following design brief, applying knowledge of digital components/devices, interpreting device/component specifications, constructing prototype devices, applying programming techniques to programmable devices, testing developed system prototype operation, verifying compliance of the design against the final brief, and documenting design and development work.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEH148A Design and develop advanced digital systems


1. Prepare to design and develop advanced digital systems.

2. Design and develop advanced digital systems.

3. Obtain approval for the design.

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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