Hutt Valley High School Hutt Valley High School

Level 2 Electronics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr F. Versteegen.

Recommended Prior Learning

Reasonable success in Level 1 Science and Maths, or at the discretion of the HOD/ TIC.

This course combines hands on work and theory.
Students will learn how the basic electronic components work and what they do in a circuit; They use a multi-meter; They understand markings and ratings of components;
They draw component layout diagrams; They etch PCB's and solder the components on. 

This knowledge is used to design electronic circuits and build them into finished products.

Learning Areas:


Detailed Course Outline
Assessment Information

The assessments for this course will be Unit Standards, which will be chopped up in smaller Outcomes. These will be assessed once the student is ready for it.


Level 3 Electronics

This course could lead to a career as an electrician, or electronics engineer, either as a Trade, or at Uni.

Career Pathways

Automotive Electrician, Aeronautical Engineer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Product Assembler, Electronics Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Line Mechanic, Telecommunications Engineer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Electronics Trades Worker, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Locksmith

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Approximately $50.00. We are grateful to families making voluntary payments to assist with course specific costs.