Course Title: Find and repair microwave amplifier section faults in electronic apparatus

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6178 Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Title: Find and repair microwave amplifier section faults in electronic apparatus

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Munir Muniruzzaman

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4415

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Course Description

This course involves equipping you with the required skills and knowledge to find and repair microwave amplifier section faults in electronic appartus. It will involve preparing to find and repair faults, finding faults, repairing faults and reporting on the completion on repair activities. 

This course is delivered and assessed with the following unit: UEEEC0068 - Troubleshoot communication systems

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites for this unit: 

  • UEECD0007 - Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEEEC0060 - Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
  • UEEEC0066 - Troubleshoot amplifiers in an electronic apparatus
  • UEEEC0067 - Troubleshoot basic amplifier circuits
  • UEEEC0063 - Solve fundamental electronic communications system problems


  • UEECD0043 - Solve problems in direct current circuits


  • UEECD0044 - Solve problems in multiple path circuits
  • UEECD0046 - Solve problems in single path circuits

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEEEC0038 Find and repair microwave amplifier section faults in electronic apparatus


1. Prepare to find and repair faults

2. Find faults

3. Repair fault

4. Complete and report repair activities

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS