The study of planning, designing, developing, testing, installing and maintaining electrical, electronic and communications equipment, circuits and systems. It includes designing, installing and maintaining equipment for generating and distributing electrical power. The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding and practical application of the design, installation, testing, maintenance and repair of electrical, electronic and communications equipment and systems, electrical and electronic wiring, circuitry and componentry. It also involves developing an understanding of electrical safety and safety regulations.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology develops skills in:
- analysing the performance of electrical and electronic systems
- planning, designing and commissioning electrical and electronic circuits and systems
- installing, maintaining, repairing and operating telecommunication systems.
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics