This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop and test structured programming instructions for microcontroller devices at a fundamental level.
It includes microcontroller device code architecture and programming fundamentals, writing and testing specified instructions, and documenting development activities.In this unit, the term ‘micro’ refers to microcontrollers, however, competency in the unit can be achieved using microprocessors.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work-based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the Victoria University Polytechnic e-Learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):