12 Gateway Electronics
Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Knights.
The Electronics Gateway course provides an essential foundation for students interested in pursuing a career or further studies in the field of electronics. This comprehensive vocational course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts, theories, and practical skills required to understand, design and work with electronic devices and systems.
Throughout the course, students will delve into various aspects of electronics, including circuit analysis, electronic components and test and measurement. They will gain hands-on experience in constructing and troubleshooting basic electronic circuits utilising industry-standard tools and equipment. The course emphasises a balance between theoretical knowledge and practical application to develop well-rounded skills.
Key topics covered in the Electronics Gateway course include:
By the end of the Electronics Gateway course, students will have a solid foundation in electronics and be equipped with essential skills to continue their studies. This course serves as a stepping stone for more advanced studies in fields such as electrical engineering, telecommunications, robotics, or electronic design. Whether students aspire to pursue a technical career or simply want to gain a deeper understanding of the electronics that surround us, this course provides a strong starting point.
Included in this course will be a maximum of 4 full-day training sessions that includes industry visits to local Engineering companies.
The students have access to a separate dedicated Electronics Lab
Students have access to Laser cutters, 3D Printers, Vacuum Formers and CNC machining.
Recommended Prior Learning
Any student will have the opportunity to enter this course (regardless of their current knowledge or skill sets), as the course will teach and assess those skills.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Project costs are estimated at $50. Extra cost will be covered by Gateway.
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.