Year 10 Subjects – Electronics & Computer Aided Manufacturing (10 eCAM)

Level: Year 10
Prerequisites: nil
Assumed knowledge: 8 Design & Technology or 9 eCAM

Course Summary

This subject aims to develop students’ practical skills in Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) and Electronics. Students also develop Project Management skills through Design and Realisation processes.

Students who have completed the course could continue undertaking the following pathways within the SACE framework at Emmaus:

  • 11 Material Solutions
  • 11 Industrial & Entrepreneurial Solutions
  • 11 Communication Solutions (Computer Aided Design)

For more information, about these new pathways, please visit the SACE website:

Course Content:

  • Computer Aided Design/Manufacturing (CAD Assembly and Presentation)
  • Soldering on PCB
  • Intermediate Electronics
  • Electromechanical Systems


  • Specialised Skill Tasks
  • Major Project (Design Process and Evaluation)
  • Resource Study (Component Comparison/Analysis)

Possible Future Pathways:

  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Certificate II in Electronics
  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology
  • Certificate II Program in Electrotechnology Refrigeration (Career Start)
  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • Certificate III in Electronics and Communications
  • Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering