TAFE Queensland

Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

TAFE Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095219F

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Advance your career in electronics and communications with this high-level course. Develop the advanced skills and specialised knowledge required to become a technical officer.

In this course you will develop extensive skills in configuring computer networks as well as programming and fault-finding micro-controller equipped devices. Learn about electronic engineering redesign, commissioning electronic systems, risk assessment, and technical documentation. You will also gain soldering, cabling and termination skills. Our industry experienced teachers will give you the one-on-one guidance and support you need to succeed.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be qualified to work as an electronics and communications engineering technical officer. You will also have a solid foundation to advance your career with further studies.


The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units listed below, plus a combination of elective units with a total value of 1460 points.


UEE50511 Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Job Prospects

  • Technical Officer - Electronics and Communications Engineering

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 18,600 Per Year
Start date: 07 February 2022
Duration: 1.5 years
Study mode: Full time

Eagle Farm Campus

776 Kingsford Smith Drive
Brisbane Queensland 4009

Entry criteria

Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.

Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other; TOEFL: PBT score of 506; iBT score of 46 with 4 in Reading /Learning and 14 in writing /speaking; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall score of 42 with Reading /Learning /writing /speaking score of 42; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 162.


TAFE Queensland
South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101