Domain - Core Electronics

Domain - Core Electronics

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Level 2

Calculate values for and use test instruments to measure electronic circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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5935 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate an understanding of the use of System Internationale (SI) units in calculations; demonstrate an understanding of resistance, resistors, capacitance, and capacitors; demonstrate an understanding of electronics' laws and principles, basic formulae, and terms used in electronic circuits; select instruments to match tasks; and measure circuit values.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out soldering and de-soldering procedures in the electronics service industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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5936 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: maintain and prepare soldering and de-soldering equipment; explain soldering techniques; solder and de-solder wiring, connectors, lugs, and components; and bridge broken printed circuit boards (PCB) tracks.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain operation of semi-conductor devices
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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5937 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the operation of semi-conductor devices; define terms associated with semi-conductor devices; interpret marking on device packages; and measure semi-conductor parameters under circuit configurations, and conditions.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Read, interpret, and draw electronic circuit diagrams
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6625 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: match physical appearance, name, and symbol of common electrical and electronic components; interpret circuit diagram(s); and draw circuit diagrams from actual circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate electronics workplace etiquette
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8188 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: process customer requests for service; explain legal and regulatory obligations; care for customers' products during servicing; and identify and explain factors that affect commercial viability of repair. This unit standard is for people who need to demonstrate electronics workplace etiquette.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test transistor operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8190 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with transistors; describe operation and biasing requirements of transistors; interpret markings on transistor packages; and identify faulty transistors and associated circuit faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test transistor operation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Perform calculations and conversions with numbering systems as used in digital electronics
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8192 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify numbering systems; convert numbers to different bases; and perform calculations within numbering systems. This unit standard is for people who need to perform calculations and conversions with numbering systems as used in digital electronics.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test the functions of logic gates as used in electronic applications
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8193 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: create truth tables for common logic gates and given circuits; use and interpret symbols associated with logic gates; and compare logic expressions and equivalent gates. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test the functions of logic gates as used in electronic applications.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain analogue to digital and digital to analogue conversion
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8194 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with A-D and D-A conversion; recognise differences in types of A-D and D-A conversion; and describe A-D and D-A conversion.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Draw and use circuit and block diagrams to explain the operation of electronic circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8196 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to utilise block diagrams to explain electronic circuit operation, and utilise schematic diagrams to explain electronic circuit operation. This unit standard is for people who need to draw and use circuit and block diagrams to explain the operation of electronic circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test the operation of simple power supply circuits as found in electronic products
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8197 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with simple power supplies; describe the operation of different types of simple power supplies; calculate component values for simple power supply circuits; and test the regulation of simple power supplies. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test the operation of simple power supply circuits as found in electronic products.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Use oscilloscopes to measure electronic circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8199 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: calibrate and set-up oscilloscopes; make measurements with oscilloscopes; and care for oscilloscopes. This unit standard is for people who need to use oscilloscopes to measure electronic circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe one electronic technology application in modern society
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9216 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the function and operation of an electronically based product or system; investigate the significance of the product or system within and between environments; and identify and assess features of the product or system for one environment.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe the operation of monostable, bistable and astable circuits
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9217 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: construct a bistable circuit from electronic components; construct and modify a monostable circuit from electronic components; construct and modify an electronic astable circuit from electronic components; and link basic electronic circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe the operation of electronic logic gates
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9218 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate and record the operation of logic gates; predict the output of linked logic gates; and describe the operation of one application for linked logic gates.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe the operation of electronic building blocks digital circuits
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9219 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the operation of a linked electronic building block circuits from circuit diagrams, and predict the outcome of linked electronic building blocks in a digital circuit.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe and modify electronic building block circuits
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9220 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the function of electronic building block circuits, and modify an electronic building block circuit.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Measure values in electronic circuits, using a multimeter
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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9222 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: measure circuit voltage with a multimeter; measure current with a multimeter, and measure resistance with a multimeter.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Construct and describe bipolar transistor circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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9223 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to; identify and connect bipolar transistors into an electronic circuit; describe the function of a transistor in two electronic circuits; construct and describe the operation of a transistor amplifier; and construct and describe the operation of a transistor bistable circuit.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 3

Explain and test operation of solid state amplifier circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8200 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with solid state amplifier circuits; identify uses and differences of solid state amplifier classes; explain operation of solid state amplifier circuits; and locate and repair solid state amplifier faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test the operation of solid state amplifier circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test operational amplifier (Op Amp) circuit operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8201 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with operational amplifier circuits; identify uses of operational amplifiers circuits; describe operation of operational amplifier circuits; and locate and repair operational amplifier circuit faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test Op Amp circuit operation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test the operation of valve amplifier and rectifier circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8202 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with valve amplifier and rectifier circuits; identify uses of valve amplifier classes; explain operation valve amplifier and rectifier circuits; and locate and repair valve amplifier and rectifier circuit faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test the operation of valve amplifier and rectifier circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test oscillator, modulator, and demodulator circuits as found in electronic products
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8203 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to: define terms associated with oscillator, modulator, and demodulator circuits; identify uses and differences of oscillator, modulator, and demodulator circuits; perform calculations to determine oscillator, modulator, and demodulator circuit parameters; explain operation of oscillator, modulator, and demodulator circuits; and locate and repair oscillator, modulator, and demodulator circuit faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test oscillator, modulator, and demodulator circuits as found in electronic products.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain, build, and service passive and active filter circuits
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8204 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with passive and active filter circuits; design passive and active filters and associated circuits; build passive and active filters and associated circuits; and repair passive and active filter circuit faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain, build, and service passive and active filter circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service digital logic gate circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8205 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to test logic gate circuits, and repair logic gate circuit faults. This unit standard is for people who need to service digital logic gate circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test electronic transducer circuit operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8206 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with electronic transducer circuits; recognise uses of electronic transducer circuits; perform calculations to determine electronic transducer circuit parameters; describe operation of electronic transducers, and transducer circuits; and repair electronic transducer circuit faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test electronic transducer circuit operation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test opto-electrical transducer circuits as found within electronic products
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8207 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with opto-electrical transducer circuits; identify uses of opto-electrical transducer circuits; perform calculations to determine electronic transducer circuit parameters; explain operation of opto-electrical transducers, fibre optic cables and circuits; and repair opto-electric transducer circuit faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test opto-electrical transducer circuits as found in consumer electronic products.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test phase locked loop circuit operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8208 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with phase locked loop circuits; identify uses of phase locked loop circuits; perform calculations to determine phase locked loop circuit parameters; explain operation of phase locked loop circuits; and repair phase locked loop circuit faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test phase locked loop circuit operation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test digital electronic timer circuit operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8209 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify uses of digital timer circuits; describe digital timer circuit operation; perform calculations to determine digital timer circuit parameters; and repair digital timer circuit faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test digital electronic timer circuit operation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test electronic servo control circuit operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8210 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with electronic servo control systems; recognise uses of electronic servo control systems; perform calculations to determine electronic servo control system parameters; explain operation of electronic servo control systems; and repair electronic servo control system faults. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test electronic servo control system operation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test small electric motor drive circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8212 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms associated with motor drive circuits; describe motor drive circuit operation; recognise uses of motor drive circuits; perform calculations to determine motor drive circuit parameters; and repair faults on motor drive circuits. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test small electric motor drive circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and test radio frequency (r.f) amplifier circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8214 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: understand r.f amplifier circuit operation and design; identify discrepancies in r.f circuit operation; and repair faults on r.f amplifier circuits. This unit standard is for people who need to explain and test radio frequency (RF) amplifier circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service digital signal processing circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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8217 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to diagnose fault causes in digital signal processing circuits, and repair digital signal processing circuits. This unit standard is for people need to service digital signal processing circuits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 4

Describe and apply digital electronic concepts
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16966 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe digital electronic concepts, and apply digital electronic concepts in given applications.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe and apply analogue electronic concepts
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16967 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe analogue electronic concepts, and apply analogue electronic concepts in given applications.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 5

Describe and apply microprocessor and microcontroller technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 22728.

11571 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the given concepts in microprocessor and microcontroller technology, and apply microprocessor and microcontroller technology in given applications. This unit standard applies to a person in a technician type of role and represents the cognitive capability needed in terms of knowledge and application of microprocessor and microcontroller technology.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 6

Describe and apply programmable logic controller system technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 22729.

11579 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the given concepts in programmable logic controller system technology, and apply programmable logic controller system technology in given applications. This unit standard applies to a person in a technician engineer type of role and represents the cognitive capability needed in terms of knowledge and application of programmable logic controller system technology.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe and apply embedded system technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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11581 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the given concepts in embedded system technology, and apply embedded system technology in given applications. This unit standard applies to a person in a technician engineer type of role and represents the cognitive capability needed in terms of knowledge and application of embedded system technology.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Design printed circuit board layouts for electronic circuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12593 Unit Standard 100 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: interpret design specifications for printed circuit board layouts; create printed circuit board design layouts for electronic circuits; and provide design outcomes for printed circuit design layouts.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Prepare electronic product technical information
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12594 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to compile electronic product information, and draft technical information on electronic products.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Supply technical support on an electronic product
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12595 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to gather technical information for an electronic product, and provide technical support on the operation and application of an electronic product.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Provide engineering documentation for electronic products
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12597 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to compile electronic product information, and prepare engineering documentation for electronic products.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Supply electronic equipment calibration
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12601 Unit Standard 50 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify calibration requirements for a single piece of electronic equipment; provide electronic equipment calibration; and ensure integrity of calibration service.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Install electronic systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12605 Unit Standard 60 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan the installation of electronic systems; install electronic systems; and verify electronic system installations.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 7

Supply technical support on the manufacture of electronic product
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12596 Unit Standard 60 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess engineering documentation for an electronic product; provide technical support on the manufacture of an electronic product; and find solutions for manufacturing problems.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Identify information requirements for electronic product technical documentation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12598 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: develop electronic product technical documentation requirements; identify information sources; and gather information for electronic product technical documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Plan contents of electronic product technical documentation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12599 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify the structure and content of electronic product technical documentation, and determine presentation media for the product documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Produce electronic product technical documentation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12600 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to create and edit drafts of electronic product technical documentation, and coordinate technical documentation production.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Test electronic systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12602 Unit Standard 60 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan electronic system tests; test electronic system performance; and resolve operational and performance problems in electronic systems.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Evaluate electronic product performance
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12603 Unit Standard 60 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: investigate the product performance of an electronic product; assess the product performance; and provide recommendations on electronic product performance issues.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Design electronic products to given specifications
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12604 Unit Standard 120 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: interpret design specifications for electronic products; select a product design concept; prove design functionality; and provide design solutions for electronic products.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Commission electronic systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12606 Unit Standard 60 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan the commissioning of electronic systems; commission electronic systems; and verify electronic systems commissioning.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Data as at 12 April 2024