Certificate in Foundation Studies (Electrotechnology).xml Electrotechnology

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Electrotechnology

Programme

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Qualification name

Certificate in Foundation Studies (Electrotechnology) Please enquire

Programme code

OT5063

Starts

February

Credits

19

Level

3

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Please enquire

Provider

Christchurch - Madras Street

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Programme Content

Gain knowledge and skills in safe and specialised facilities. Learn to apply fundamental levels of mathematics, computing, physics and technology.

This programme involves a dual enrolment between school and Ara. You will be taught by Ara tutors both on-site at our Madras Street campus and at school. This allows you to experience the tertiary learning environment in a safe and controlled manner, and will help to inform you of potential further pathways of study and career opportunities. You will have access to a wider range of facilities that have direct industry relevance, and application.

You will develop your knowledge and skills in electronics to enable you to design circuits and products that are fit for purpose, and acquire an understanding of the career opportunities within the electronics industries. This course involves a mix of academic and practical work.

Programme Structure

To complete this Youth programme you are required to do the NZQF unit standards outlined in the table below. The credits above are Ara credits which you will receive upon completion of this programme. Please note the number of credits may be different.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at secondary school. You must also be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a visa which allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at secondary school. You must also be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a visa which allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school. If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart or contact us for an assessment.

Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please

  • Complete an application form

Application Documents

Career opportunities

Electronics qualifications will set you up for careers in Engineering, Telecommunications, Robotics and Trades.

Study pathways

Credits gained can count towards the Level 2 and 3 National Certificates in Electrotechnology. This course will provide you with a study pathway into further electronics-related programmes and engineering.

Unit / Achievement Standard Number Unit Standard Title Version No NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
26119 Construct, and report on the performance of, a simple electronic programmable circuit 5 4 4
9221 Demonstrate knowledge of the development of an electronic product 9 3 3
26123 Demonstrate knowledge of the practical applications of logic circuits 5 3 3
26120 Describe and construct circuits to demonstrate the operation and properties of electronic devices 5 3 3
26121 Plan, construct, modify, and report on an electronic prototype 5 6 6
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