MG5021 – Electonics Manufacturing 1

Module code
Module title
Electonics Manufacturing 1
To develop an understanding of the design and production process of electronic printed circuit board manufacturing processes and methods of testing for electronic products.
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Select circuit board, materials, and manufacturing technologies for a given electronic engineering application hardware solution.
2. Produce circuit schematic diagrams and printed circuit board artwork for a given electronic engineering application.
3. Assemble a printed circuit board based circuit.
4. Apply effective electronic product hardware testing and fault-finding techniques.
• Selecting suitable materials and methods of manufacture for a given circuit
• Converting from a schematic diagram to a printed circuit board layout using a CAD software package
• Considerations regarding component placement on a printed circuit board
• Soldering techniques following safe industry practice used to connect components
• Operational testing in a safe manner conducted to confirm that product performs to specification
• Systematic fault-finding techniques and operational testing techniques