Our 3-month, non-accredited Professional Certificates of Competency are designed by industry leaders and academics for technicians, technologists, engineers, and engineering professionals seeking professional development in a specific area.

Featuring live interactive webinars delivered by expert instructors with technical know-how and dedicated learning support, these courses are the perfect complement to an existing degree, qualification or relevant work experience.

Professional Certificate of Competency in Industrial Automation Engineering


The dependence on human skills in performing a task is fast diminishing with automation taking centre stage in all processes of life. Industrial activity has embraced automation to such an extent that only supervisory skills are required. But the design, building and testing of such systems still rest with us.... Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
Intake Dates
15/11/2022

    Professional Certificate of Competency in Industrial Internet of Things


    Internet of Things (IoT) is the most sort after technology trend in current situation. This course enables participants to understand the basics of IoT, its protocols, and its application areas. IoT has been applied in different domains like agriculture, space, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, water, mining, etc. Learn more


    Location
    • Online
    Delivery Mode
    • Online
    Duration
    • 3 Months
    Course Type
    • Professional Certificate
    • Data Comms & Industrial IT
    Intake Dates
    14/11/2022

      Professional Certificate of Competency in Building Information Modelling (BIM)


      Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a concept that revolutionised the way construction projects are conceived by developing intelligent virtual models. When applying BIM, the resulting 3D model is a data-rich digital representation of the facility. It provides professionals with the necessary information to perform practical building analysis. This course aims... Learn more


      Location
      • Online
      Delivery Mode
      • Online
      Duration
      • 3 Months
      Course Type
      • Professional Certificate
      • Civil Engineering
      Intake Dates
      05/09/2022

        Professional Certificate of Competency in Earthing and Lightning Protection


        The course mainly focusses on Earthing, Bonding, Lightning, and Surge Protection. The objectives cover the basic principles and importance of earthing, how to test/earth certain equipment, the different types of earthing system in depth, followed by lightning and surge protection on various locations. Course Benefits: Background on earthing, types of... Learn more


        Location
        • Online
        Delivery Mode
        • Online
        Duration
        • 3 Months
        Course Type
        • Professional Certificate
        • Electrical Engineering
        Intake Dates
        07/11/2022

          Professional Certificate of Competency in Hydrogen Energy – Production, Delivery, Storage, and Use


          This course is designed for engineers and professionals who are interested in working within the developing multi-billion dollar Hydrogen Industry. It will benefit people who are interested in understanding how hydrogen is produced, stored, and utilized for energy applications. It is also designed for students who are interested in this... Learn more


          Location
          • Online
          Delivery Mode
          • Online
          Duration
          • 3 Months
          Course Type
          • Professional Certificate
          • Electrical Engineering
          Intake Dates
          19/09/2022

            Professional Certificate of Competency in Smart Grids


            A smart grid is an electricity network that uses digital and other advanced technologies in an integrated fashion to be able to monitor and intelligently and securely manage the transport of electricity. The course covers smart grid infrastructure and the associated technologies such as smart metering, energy storage, SCADA, demand... Learn more


            Location
            • Online
            Delivery Mode
            • Online
            Duration
            • 3 Months
            Course Type
            • Professional Certificate
            • Electrical Engineering
            Intake Dates
            19/09/2022

              Professional Certificate of Competency in Renewable Energy Systems


              Renewable energy is and will continue to be the key solution to a sustainable future in tackling environmental crisis such as climate change. This course covers various renewable energy systems that are popular in industry and explores the operation and control of renewable integration. It is designed for engineers who... Learn more


              Location
              • Online
              Delivery Mode
              • Online
              Duration
              • 3 Months
              Course Type
              • Professional Certificate
              • Electrical Engineering
              Intake Dates
              19/09/2022

                Professional Certificate of Competency in Big Data and Analytics in Electricity Grids


                Energy and utilities are taking advantage of the technology boom! They are turning knowledge into power by using big data & analytics in informing their decision making and customer journey. This course explores the use of big data & data analytics in electricity grids using applied industry focused case studies. Learn more


                Location
                • Online
                Delivery Mode
                • Online
                Duration
                • 3 Months
                Course Type
                • Professional Certificate
                • Electrical Engineering
                Intake Dates
                14/03/2023

                  Professional Certificate of Competency in Hydraulics and Pneumatics


                  The course will provide students a comprehensive overview of all aspects related to the construction, design, operation, and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Students will develop the requisite knowledge and skills to interpret, design and troubleshoot simple hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.   Learn more


                  Location
                  • Online
                  Delivery Mode
                  • Online
                  Duration
                  • 3 Months
                  Course Type
                  • Professional Certificate
                  • Mechanical Engineering
                  Intake Dates
                  12/09/2022

                    Professional Certificate of Competency in Substation Design (Control, Protection & Facility Planning)


                    This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to gain practical skills and knowledge in the control, protection, and facility planning systems within substation design. Learn more


                    Location
                    • Online
                    Delivery Mode
                    • Online
                    Duration
                    • 3 Months
                    Course Type
                    • Professional Certificate
                    • Electrical Engineering
                    Intake Dates
                    17/07/2023

                      Professional Certificate of Competency in Safety Instrumentation Systems for Process Industries


                      This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who wish to develop their knowledge of the design and implementation of safety instrumented systems as applied to industrial processes. Learn more


                      Location
                      • Online
                      Delivery Mode
                      • Online
                      Duration
                      • 3 Months
                      Course Type
                      • Professional Certificate
                      • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
                      Intake Dates
                      13/02/2023

                        Professional Certificate of Competency in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) & SCADA Systems


                        This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to get practical skills and knowledge in the fundamentals of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and SCADA systems. Learn more


                        Location
                        • Online
                        Delivery Mode
                        • Online
                        Duration
                        • 3 Months
                        Course Type
                        • Professional Certificate
                        • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
                        Intake Dates
                        10/10/2022

                          Professional Certificate of Competency in Practical Python for Engineers & Technicians


                          Python is extraordinarily good at being an all-purpose programming language. It is such a powerful language because it requires less supporting code; it speeds up the development cycle, and it makes any debugging a breeze. This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to understand the... Learn more


                          Location
                          • Online
                          Delivery Mode
                          • Online
                          Duration
                          • 3 Months
                          Course Type
                          • Professional Certificate
                          • Data Comms & Industrial IT
                          Intake Dates

                            Professional Certificate of Competency in Practical Machine Learning Using Python for Engineers & Technicians


                            This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to harness machine learning technologies in their engineering work or become better problem solvers through the application of machine learning. This course will teach you to use Python Programming to work with machine learning applications and to apply... Learn more


                            Location
                            • Online
                            Delivery Mode
                            • Online
                            Duration
                            • 3 Months
                            Course Type
                            • Professional Certificate
                            • Data Comms & Industrial IT
                            Intake Dates

                              Professional Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution


                              This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to gain a practical understanding of power distribution, switchgear, power cables, transformers, power factor correction, earthing, lightning protection, and network studies. Learn more


                              Location
                              • Online
                              Delivery Mode
                              • Online
                              Duration
                              • 3 Months
                              Course Type
                              • Professional Certificate
                              • Electrical Engineering
                              Intake Dates
                              07/11/2022

                                Professional Certificate of Competency in Instrumentation, Automation & Process Control


                                This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to gain practical knowledge of selection, installation, and commissioning of industrial instrumentation and control valves. Learn more


                                Location
                                • Online
                                Delivery Mode
                                • Online
                                Duration
                                • 3 Months
                                Course Type
                                • Professional Certificate
                                • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
                                Intake Dates
                                15/08/2022

                                  Professional Certificate of Competency in IEC 61850 Based Substation Automation


                                  This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to understand the techniques required to use and apply IEC 61850 to substation automation, hydropower plants, wind turbines, and distributed energy resources as productively and economically as possible. Learn more


                                  Location
                                  • Online
                                  Delivery Mode
                                  • Online
                                  Duration
                                  • 3 Months
                                  Course Type
                                  • Professional Certificate
                                  • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
                                  Intake Dates
                                  15/05/2023

                                    Professional Certificate of Competency in Hazardous Areas & Intrinsic Safety For Engineers & Technicians


                                    This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to understand the different types of protection, maintenance of safety equipment, and requirements for working with hazardous areas. Learn more


                                    Location
                                    • Online
                                    Delivery Mode
                                    • Online
                                    Duration
                                    • 3 Months
                                    Course Type
                                    • Professional Certificate
                                    • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
                                    Intake Dates
                                    22/08/2022

                                      Professional Certificate of Competency in Fundamental E&I Engineering for Oil & Gas Facilities


                                      This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to update their skills and knowledge in the latest electrical and instrumentation technologies, as applied to the oil and gas industry. Learn more


                                      Location
                                      • Online
                                      Delivery Mode
                                      • Online
                                      Duration
                                      • 3 Months
                                      Course Type
                                      • Professional Certificate
                                      • Electrical Engineering
                                      Intake Dates
                                      12/09/2022

                                        Professional Certificate of Competency in Electrical Power System Protection


                                        This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need practical skills and knowledge in understanding power system protection, including how to calculate fault currents, and select relays and associated instrument transformers appropriate to each typical system or equipment. Learn more


                                        Location
                                        • Online
                                        Delivery Mode
                                        • Online
                                        Duration
                                        • 3 Months
                                        Course Type
                                        • Professional Certificate
                                        • Electrical Engineering
                                        Intake Dates
                                        20/02/2023

                                          Professional Certificate of Competency in Electrical Power System Fundamentals for Non-Electrical Engineers


                                          This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need to understand the basics of electrical engineering, the fundamentals of electrical design, and how to integrate electrical engineering knowledge into the other disciplines within a corporation. Learn more


                                          Location
                                          • Online
                                          Delivery Mode
                                          • Online
                                          Duration
                                          • 3 Months
                                          Course Type
                                          • Professional Certificate
                                          • Electrical Engineering
                                          Intake Dates
                                          14/11/2022

                                            Professional Certificate of Competency in Control Valve Sizing, Selection & Maintenance


                                            This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need a solid understanding of the fundamentals of their control valve design, installation, and troubleshooting. Learn more


                                            Location
                                            • Online
                                            Delivery Mode
                                            • Online
                                            Duration
                                            • 3 Months
                                            Course Type
                                            • Professional Certificate
                                            • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
                                            Intake Dates
                                            03/10/2022

                                              Professional Certificate of Competency in Circuit Breakers, Switchgear & Power Transformers


                                              This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need practical knowledge regarding the application, installation, maintenance, and testing issues relating to low, medium, and high voltage switchgear, circuit breakers, and transformers. Learn more


                                              Location
                                              • Online
                                              Delivery Mode
                                              • Online
                                              Duration
                                              • 3 Months
                                              Course Type
                                              • Professional Certificate
                                              • Electrical Engineering
                                              Intake Dates
                                              24/04/2023

                                                Professional Certificate of Competency in Arc Flash Protection


                                                This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who work in the electrical field. It will help you understand the importance of the proper design of electrical equipment in avoiding arc flash incidents and ensuring safety in the event of an arc flash. Learn more


                                                Location
                                                • Online
                                                Delivery Mode
                                                • Online
                                                Duration
                                                • 3 Months
                                                Course Type
                                                • Professional Certificate
                                                • Electrical Engineering
                                                Intake Dates

                                                  Professional Certificate of Competency in Allen Bradley Controllogix / Logix5000 PLC Platforms


                                                  This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need practical knowledge in operating and navigating RSLogix 5000 software and associated platforms. Learn more


                                                  Location
                                                  • Online
                                                  Delivery Mode
                                                  • Online
                                                  Duration
                                                  • 3 Months
                                                  Course Type
                                                  • Professional Certificate
                                                  • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
                                                  Intake Dates
                                                  12/09/2022

                                                    Professional Certificate of Competency in Advanced TCP/IP-Based Industrial Networking


                                                    This professional development course is designed for engineers and technicians who need practical knowledge in the design and troubleshooting of Industrial Ethernet networks, as well as the selection, installation, and configuration of components such as routers and switches. Learn more


                                                    Location
                                                    • Online
                                                    Delivery Mode
                                                    • Online
                                                    Duration
                                                    • 3 Months
                                                    Course Type
                                                    • Professional Certificate
                                                    • Data Comms & Industrial IT
                                                    Intake Dates
                                                    10/07/2023