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Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI)

Electronics Engineering Technology

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Electronics Engineering is a specialisation of engineering that studies the physical components, software and systems that bring electronic devices to life. It is a branch of electrical engineering that is about designing, making, running and servicing the things that people need. You’ll learn to solve problems by designing, building and testing electronic systems. And gain all the skills and knowledge for a career as an electronic engineer.

This qualification aims to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and competencies to assemble, install, test, operate, maintain, fault find, repair and service electronic systems, equipment, parts and components. This qualification is suitable for candidates wishing to embank in a career in electronic engineering. It is also relevant to candidates studying other branches of engineering, science or technology.
The qualification includes electronic courses designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience to prepare them for a successful career in the field of
electronics engineering. It is a rigorous program that is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in electronic engineering principles and practices. The program is typically offered over two years and includes a combination of classroom lectures, laboratory work, and industrial training.
It is designed to cover mandatory and some optional units that will develop skills required as an electronic technician such as performing electronic and electrical assembly and measurement , select instruments and sensors for measurements, demonstrate AC and DC principles in electronic circuits etc.

Our program’s main objective is to prepare students to confidently enter the workforce by equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively as an Electronics Technician in an Engineering sector role within the workplace. Students will be developed to carry out .routine tasks under direct and indirect supervision as well as understand the expectations associated with various roles.

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Functional Skills

  • Ability to understand basic electronic circuits and provide necessary maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to understand basic electronic circuits and provide necessary maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Capable of working with digital systems, including basic understanding of logic gates, binary systems, and simple microprocessors.
  • Familiarity with basic software tools, including certain CAD tools for basic circuit design and basic programming languages like Python for simple tasks.
  • Ability to use basic testing equipment like multimeters and oscilloscopes to measure and diagnose electronic components and circuits.
  • Basic knowledge of control systems and the ability to perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting on these systems.
  • Understands the fundamentals of both analog and digital communication systems and can perform basic setup, testing, and troubleshooting tasks.
  • Understanding of simple power electronic devices and the ability to perform routine maintenance on such systems.
  • Ability to participate in a project team, follow instructions, perform assigned tasks on time, and communicate effectively with team members.
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21st Century Skills

  • Understand IoT devices and their applications. This includes the setup, integration, troubleshooting, and maintenance of IoT devices and networks.
  • Proficiency in using digital tools and software related to electronics engineering, such as CAD tools, circuit simulators, and basic
  • programming languages.
    Ability to understand cybersecurity to protect sensitive data and systems from threats. This is crucial due to the increasing connectivity and automation in Industry 4.0.
  • Understands how to interpret and utilize technical data gathered from testing equipment, system logs, and other sources to diagnose and resolve issues.
  • Proficiency in modern wireless communication technologies, such as 5G, which are central to the interconnectedness of Industry 4.0.
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Job Roles

  • Maintenance Technician – Performs routine maintenance on electronics systems to ensure they continue to function properly over time. This may include cleaning, replacing components, and conducting performance tests.
  • Field Service Technician – Travels to various locations to install, troubleshoot, and repair electronic systems, often working directly with customers.
  • Quality Control Technician – Works to ensure that electronic products meet quality standards, often by testing products and reviewing manufacturing processes.
  • Production Technician – Supports the production of electronic devices and systems, which may include assembling circuit boards, soldering components, or operating machinery.
  • Lab Technician – Supports engineering efforts in a lab environment by setting up experiments, collecting data, maintaining lab equipment, and sometimes contributing to reports.
  • Instrumentation Technician (with further training) – Maintains and repairs the instruments used in industrial settings to monitor and control operations. These instruments may include pressure and temperature gauges, meters, sensors, and controllers.
  • Avionics Technician (with further training) – Specializes in electronics systems used in the aerospace industry, such as communication systems, navigation systems, flight control systems, and other aircraft electronics.
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