Certificate Course in Embedded Systems
Embedded Software Systems
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Certificate Course in Embedded Systems

Embedded Software Engineer

Virtual Instructor Led Program Certificated by ESSCI
QP Code: ELE/Q1501
Duration: 360Hrs.
Start Date: 28th September 2020

Course Brief 

Also called ‘Embedded Software Developer’ this course strengthens your programming skills and conceptual understanding of System Design. You will be able to Assess Requirement Specifications, Write Application Modules, Test and Validate the Application Modules for the Embedded System. The program also enhances your logical thinking ability, paying attention to detail, and communication skills making you employable and a best fit for the industry. 

Course Modules 
  • Programming – Advanced Embedded C, Data Structures, C++ Concepts 
  • Embedded Linux and System Programming 
  • Embedded Controller Architecture – ARM Cortex A8/Cortex M3 
Key Highlights
  • Designed for graduates for a career kick start in the Embedded Industry
  • 360+ Hours of Learning
  • 70% Hands-on
  • Industry Case Studies and Projects
  • Fortnightly Interaction with Industry Experts
  • Virtual Instructor Led
  • Lab at Home
  • SKILL INDIA Certified Program
  • Job oriented program – Interviews will be provided
  • Course Fee based on Candidate Success
Course Curriculum
Eligibility and Prerequisites
  • Engineering in EC, EE, TC, CS, IT
  • Graduate from 2018, 2019, 2020
  • 60% and above in graduation
  • Basic knowledge of C Programming, Analog, and Digital Electronics

Embedded Software Engineer

Linux Basics (2 Quizzes)
  • Overview of Linux OS & Command Line Interface   
  • Linux Shell Programming and Environment Variables 
  • Shell & Filtering Commands 
  • User Accounts & Remote Login 
  • Redirection, Pipes, Directory and File System Structure 
  • VIM Editor and Commands 
  • Makefiles 
Basic of C Programming (5 Quizzes) 
  • Overview of Linux
  • Basics of C & Operators   
  • C Statements & Arrays   
  • Pointers & Structures   
  • Unions, Functions & Files 
  • Eclipse IDE
Advance C (5 Quizzes) 
  • Stack Frame Analysis, Recursion and Function Pointer 
  • Memory Alignment, Structure Packing & Padding Concepts 
  • Application Building Process & Tool Chain 
  • GDB for Program Debugging
Data Structure & Logic Analysis (2 Quizzes, 1 Module Project) 
  • Introduction to Data Structures & Algorithm Analysis 
  • Abstract Data Types (ADT) 
  • Stacks, Queues & Linked Lists 
  • Trees & Recursion  
  • Sorting Algorithms 
  • Hashing
C++ (5 Quizzes, 1 Module Project)  
  • Introduction to C++ 
  • C & C++ Key Differences 
  • OOPs Concepts 
  • Classes & Objects 
  • Inheritance & Polymorphism
Micro-Controllers (5 Quizzes, 2 Module Projects)
  • Introduction to Embedded Systems 
  • 8051 Architecture based Controller Interfacing 
  • Proteus 8 Professional  
  • ARM Cortex M3/M4 Internals 
  • Micro-Controller Programming using Embedded C 
  • GPIOs, Analog I/Os, Memory Usage, Interfacing 
  • Timers, Counters, Interrupt Concepts  
  • Communication protocols - SPI, I2C, CAN 
  • Keil uVision 5/Eclipse based IDE
Linux System Programming & Networking (5 Quizzes, 2 Module Projects)
  • OS Basics – Process, CPU Scheduling 
  • Dead Lock & Starvation, Priority                            
  • Kernel Structure, Shell Basics, Linux File System 
  • POSIX Threads – Multi Threaded Programming, p-Thread API’s 
  • Synchronization – Race Condition & Mutex, Semaphores 
  • IPC – Pipes, FIFO, Shared Memory, System V-Semaphores       
  • Sockets – TCP and UDP sockets, Client-Server Programming
Embedded Linux (1 Quiz, 1 Module Project)
  • Open Source ecosystem  
  • Making choices for Embedded Linux distribution  
  • Evolution of high-end Embedded Systems 
  • Host and Target concepts  
  • U-boot, Cross Compiling, Porting Linux kernel
RTOS (FreeRTOS) on ARM Platform (2 Quizzes, 1 Module Project)
  • Introduction to RToS, RToS, Free RToS 
  • Task Management 
  • Queue Management 
  • Interrupt Management 
  • Resource Management 
  • Memory Management  
Main Project 


Delivery Model and Course Schedule 

iSET ensures continued learning through blended delivery of the program. Virtual instructor led sessions are aptly planned to ensure wholistic conceptual learning and adequate hands-on training. The program is design to be completed as a day scholar with about 6Hrs of engagement every day, and to be completed across 60 days (12 Weeks). 

Program Benefits
  • Theory and LAB conducted as Live Virtual Sessions led by an industry expert 
  • Project based learning 
  • Video recording of the sessions available for self-paced learning 
  • Individual attention for doubt resolution via Email and Chat 
  • Candidate profiling to make you a best fit for the industry requirement 
  • Interview opportunities in core embedded companies 
  • Online practice tests for every module 
  • Guest lectures from industry leaders 
  • Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India certified program (upon clearing final assessment) 
Sectors having opportunities in Embedded
  • Medical Electronics
  • Aerospace
  • Automobiles
  • Defense
  • Toys
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Food industry
  • Telecommunication
  • Industrial Machines
  • Space
  • Agriculture
  • Construction
Course Requirements 
  • Laptop/Desktop – Core i3 and above with 8GB of RAM 
  • Good Internet Connectivity
  • Hardware for the course will be shipped to your address 
  • Software environments required for the program will be provided 
Career Opportunities 
  • Embedded Software Engineer (Firmware) 
  • System Software Engineer (Kernel & RTOS) 
  • Application Software Engineer (Device Drivers) 
  • Software Test Engineer 
  • Embedded Hardware Engineer 
  • Embedded System Trainer 
  • Marketing & Sales Executive (FAE)
Companies Hiring Embedded Engineers 
Registration and Enrolment Process
Assessment and Certification

Pi Square Technologies India Private Limited is a Sector Skills Council (SSC) affiliated training partner. The course offered is in line with the SKILL INDIA Mission and aligns to the Qualification Pack (QP) of the Electronics Sector Skill Council of India (ESSCI) bearing QP code  ELE/Q1501. The QP is a public document and can be accessed through the link: Click Here. Candidates who complete this course will be assessed by industry experts identified by ESSCI. Candidates who successfully clear the assessment will be awarded proficiency certificate by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, GoI.


  • Freshers who are looking for a career in the electronics industry 
  • Students in the final semester, who are keen to pursue a career in the electronics domain 
  • Graduates who are keen to continue their higher studies wanting to upskill themselves 
  • Working professionals with up to 2 years of experience wanting to upskill and switch their careers to the electronics industry 

Yes, you can take the online course in the final semester, as long as you fulfill the basic eligibility criteria such as: 

  • 60% throughout in 10th, 12th and under graduation 
  • No Backlogs 

Trainers who will engage with you in this program are industry subject matter experts with about 10+ years of industry experience and have the necessary teaching experience as well. You are in the right hands for learining. 

  • The program is executed in the Virtual Instructor Led mode. Doubts can be cleared by interacting with the faculty at the end of each session. 
  • There is also a provision of revision for 1hr. scheduled every week. You can interact with trainer and get your doubts cleared. 
  • Outside this you may reach your trainer via chat and email anytime to get your doubts cleared. 

Each enrolled student will get login access the Learning Management System through which you may access recorded sessions any number of times. It may be for a missed class or to revise a session you always have access. 

The required hardware for the program will be shipped to your correspondence address. You will able to execute the LAB sessions seamlessly and the hardware will be available at your disposal for repeated practice. 

Majority of the companies are located in Bangalore, hence majority of the opportunitites are also in Bangalore. You will have to attend the interview opportunitites in the companies location.

Apply for the program in our website. Submit your documents for verification. You will receive a confirmation after the documents are verified. Email us the confirmation of payment and complete your enrollment into the program. 

Fees can be paid via online bank account transfer or account deposit. Account details: 
Account Name: Pi Square Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. 
Account No : 018363700000910 
IFSC Code : YESB0000183 
Branch Name : Hi-Tech City 

Success fee is a validation of our confidence in this program and our industry alignment. There is option provided to the student to pay a part of the course fee during enrollment and to pay the balance amount after getting a job offer. More details will be provided at the time of enrolment.