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NQF Ref: 0240
National Certificate in Electronics Technology (Level 2)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1005
National Certificate in Electronics Technology (Level 3)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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Level 2

Demonstrate introductory knowledge of circuit concepts and measurements for electronics

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18239 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in high school or pre-employment electronics courses, or in the training of electronics technicians. It covers the concepts of basic electric circuits, and associated calculations and measurements. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - explain and define electrical parameters; - explain the concept of an electric circuit; - use a multimeter to make electrical measurements; and - calculate parameters for simple electric circuits and confirm by measurement.

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The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of basic electronic components

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18240 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in high school or pre-employment electronics courses, or in the training of electronics technicians. It covers the operation and identification of basic electronic components. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - describe the electrical behaviour of conductors, insulators, and semiconductors; - describe basic electronic components; - identify basic electronic components and interpret their markings; - demonstrate knowledge of component ratings; - perform simple functional testing of components; and - demonstrate understanding of the relationship between physical components and their representation in circuit diagrams.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of basic electronic systems

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18241 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in high school or pre-employment electronics courses, or in the training of electronics technicians. It covers basic electronic systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - resistive voltage dividers; - a resistor-capacitor circuit in response to a step voltage; - resistor-diode combinations; - the transistor switch; and - d.c. bias of a single transistor circuit.

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The Skills Organisation

Construct a simple printed circuit

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18242 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in high school or pre-employment electronics courses, or in the training of electronics technicians. It covers the creation of simple electronic circuits using printed circuit board (PCB). People credited with this unit standard are able to: - make a printed circuit board for a simple electronic circuit; - demonstrate safe hand soldering practices; and - hand solder electronic components and wires.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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The Skills Organisation

Construct a simple electronic product from a supplied circuit schematic

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18243 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in high school or pre-employment electronics courses, or in the training of electronics technicians. It covers the construction of a complete and usable simple electronic product from a supplied circuit schematic. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - construct prototypes of a simple electronic product from supplied circuit schematics; - modify the prototype of a simple electronic product using a given brief; and - construct a simple electronic product.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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The Skills Organisation

Level 3

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of basic semiconductor devices
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Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26120.

19743 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in high school or pre-employment electronics courses, or in the training of electronics technicians. It covers the structure, operation and characteristics of basic semiconductor devices and their applications in a range of simple circuits. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - explain the electrical behaviour of materials; - explain the operation of electronic devices; and - construct and explain simple electronic device applications.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of basic digital and analogue electronics concepts
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26122.

19744 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in high school or pre-employment electronics courses, or in the training of electronics technicians. It covers a basic understanding of digital and analogue concepts including simple transducers, logic gates and circuits. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - simple transducers; - logic gates and circuits; - operational amplifiers and circuits; and - digital and analogue processes.

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The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate basic knowledge of electronic product quality and reliability
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19746 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in high school or pre-employment electronics courses, or in the training of electronics technicians. It covers the basic factors influencing electronic product quality and reliability, and simple reliability calculations. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - factors affecting quality and reliability of electronic products; - electronic product reliability; and - how to improve electronic product reliability.

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The Skills Organisation

Construct, and report on the performance of, a simple electronic programmable circuit

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26119 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in a senior secondary school environment, pre-employment electronics courses, or for electronics technicians. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - identify and select electronic components from given samples to match a supplied schematic; - construct a circuit based on a given specification for a simple electronic programmable circuit; - programme a microcontroller; and - report on the construction and performance of the circuit.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Describe and construct circuits to demonstrate the operation and properties of electronic devices

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Version 5 This unit standard replaced unit standard 19743.

26120 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in a senior secondary school environment, pre-employment electronics courses, or for electronics technicians. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - describe the operation of semiconductor devices; - construct one or more circuits to demonstrate the individual properties of basic electronic devices; and - report on the construction of the circuit(s).

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Plan, construct, modify, and report on an electronic prototype

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26121 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in a senior secondary school environment, pre-employment electronics courses, or for electronics technicians. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - develop a project plan to cover the stages of the construction and modification of a working prototype of an electronic product; - identify and utilise basic electronic components and processes to construct an electronic prototype; - modify the prototype; and - report on the development and performance of the prototype and modified prototype.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of and build circuits using digital electronic devices that interface with ADC and DAC functions

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Version 5 This unit standard replaced unit standard 19744.

26122 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in a senior secondary school environment, pre-employment electronics courses, or electronics technicians. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - describe the operation of digital electronic devices; - demonstrate knowledge of the operation of ADC and DAC circuits and analogue-digital conversion; and - construct circuits to demonstrate ADC or DAC functions.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the practical applications of logic circuits

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26123 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in a senior secondary school environment, pre-employment electronics courses, or for electronics technicians. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of logic circuits; and - construct compound logic circuits and demonstrate knowledge of their applications.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the development of an electronic product

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9221 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in a senior secondary school environment, pre-employment electronics courses, or for electronics technicians. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of the key stages undertaken by a manufacturing company in the development of an electronic product; and - describe how teams work together to develop an electronic product.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Data as at 24 October 2020