Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Knights.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.
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.
This course provide the fundamental skills for anyone interest in the theoretical and practical part of electronics. This course leads onto Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Electronics technicians and various other vocational pathways.Career Pathways
Aeronautical Engineer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Product Assembler, Electronics Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Biomedical Technician, Electrical Engineer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Electronics Trades Worker, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Information Technology Architect, Test AnalystContributions and Equipment/Stationery
Project costs are estimated at $50. Extra cost will be covered by Gateway.