Build your electronics skills and knowledge in the area known as the Internet of Things.
Statement of Participation
Learn the basics of electronics for makers and DIY’ers. Know how basic circuits work and start to learn how to make your own or fix others. How to make; wearable fashion tech, home automation, sensors, robots? Start with the basics.
This unit is part of a series of courses and labs which build knowledge and skills in the area known as the Internet of Things. This unit covers the basics of electronics which are part of the device layer. This is essential knowledge for makers and other STEM’s (Science Technology Engineering and Math) participants.
This is a beginners course covering the basic of electrical signals, components, and prototyping. The focus is entry level and understanding how to progress. Introduction to Fritzing.
This course is a must for anyone involved in the following; STEM’s, computing, IoT, electronics, security systems, home automation, robotics, teaching, automation.
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There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Completion of Fundamentals of IoT is highly recommended, but not essential.
An understanding of Information Systems is beneficial, but not essential.
An ability to use computers and internet browsers essential and are comfortable with learning technical jargon.
Participants will need to bring a “Tinker Labs Electronic Starter Kit”.
It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
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