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WD010
Electronic Engineering

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.

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2 Years
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Common electronic systems include applications like mobile phones, sound and vision systems, computer and information technology, automation and machine control, robotics and biomedical engineering. Increasingly, embedded software is a vital element in modern electronics. Electronic engineering is concerned with the design, development, manufacture and application of electronic devices, circuits and systems.

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Graduates of the Higher Certificate in Engineering in Electronic Engineering find work in the following areas:

  • Assembly, testing and troubleshooting of electronic equipment

  • Operation and servicing of electronic equipment

  • Technical sales and technical support

  • Hardware and software applications



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