L3ELEC

L3 Electronics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Meyer

An approved domain course, which involves students establishing an idea for a product, and the creation of a solution involving the application of technology. Students will initially be taught advanced electronics theory, practical construction techniques and programming skills while designing and constructing a control system for a multi level elevator.

They will then research, design and construct a prototype electronic device, for a client, based on microcontroller technology. Students will also be expected to design and produce a suitable enclosure to house their project. There is a clear focus on carefully planning a well designed and constructed project. Students will be taught to use CNC and 3D printing Technology.

This course will be assessed to a selection of L3 Technology Achievement and Unit Standards. Assessment is a combination of both internally and externally assessed standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 24 credits at L3.

Required Prior Learning

Either completion of Year 12 Mathematics and/or at the discretion of HOD Technology.


Course Costs

Cost for course materials that will be consumed or taken home (e.g.: Solder, copper tape, small components, wire, PCB material and PCB etchant) NB: For students who design, larger or more complex projects, the school fee may not cover the total cost of their materials. Any students in this situation will be invoiced later in the year on a case by case basis. $130

Career Pathways

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