52883WA Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Electrical Systems)

Course Overview

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This applied, industry-focused advanced diploma covers a variety of skills such as electrical technology fundamentals, rotating machinery and transformers, energy efficiency, earthing and safety regulations, and operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Upon completion of this program, you will gain skills and knowledge in the latest and developing technologies in electrical engineering.

At a glance

Duration
  • 18 Months
Study Mode
  • Online
Fees
Location
  • Online
Intakes
08 March 2022, 04 July 2022, 03 October 2022
Course Type
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Electrical Engineering

Program Details

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to contribute to the capacity of electrical engineering and related industries to maintain their competitiveness in a global marketplace through the application of latest technologies, value adding to existing products, process and services and the development of new, sustainable and innovative solutions.

Seven threads run through the program to give students maximum, functional coverage in the broad field of electrical engineering. These threads comprise electrical technology fundamentals, distribution equipment and protection, rotating machinery and transformers, power electronics, energy efficiency, earthing and safety regulations, and operation and maintenance of electrical equipment.

This practical program avoids too much emphasis on theory. The lecturers presenting this advanced diploma are highly experienced engineers who have worked in the electrical engineering industry. The delivery methodology — live and interactive webinars with the use of state-of-the-art technologies such as remote and virtual laboratories and simulation software — ensures you graduate with cutting-edge skills that are valued by employers around the world.

Student applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and the following minimum entry requirements are to be strictly adhered to:

  • Applicants must have at least a Year 12 or Cert III trade qualification or equivalent in a related field;

          AND

  • They must have at least 2 years’ work experience in a related field

          OR

  • At least 4 years’ work experience in a related field – subject to acceptance of an application for Credit to Entry

          AND

  • Satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in a Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent;

          OR

  • A specified level of achievement in a recognised English language test such as: IELTS (or equivalent) at a score of at least 5.5 (with no individual band score less than 5.0); or equivalent;

          OR

  • Satisfactory completion of another course offered by EIT, or by another tertiary institution, in English.

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This qualification is officially accredited within the Australian Qualifications Framework by the Training Accreditation Council (TAC), and EIT is approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) for delivery by EIT in all Australian states. EIT delivers this program to students worldwide.

This advanced diploma is also accredited by Engineers Australia under the Dublin Accord. It is internationally recognized under the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) accords and the various signatories.

Find out more about country-specific accreditation and professional recognition.

  • Instrumentation technician
  • Electrical technician
  • Service technician
  • E&I technician
  • Automation technician
  • Engineering Associate
  • Project Supervisor
  • Senior technician
  • Field service technician
  • Electrical Supervisor
  • Industrial field service technician

You are expected to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week learning the program material and completing assessments. This includes attending weekly webinars that run for about 90 minutes to facilitate class discussion and allow you to ask questions. This program is run online on an intensive part-time basis and has been designed to fit around full-time work. It will take 18 months to complete.

We understand that sometimes work commitments and personal circumstances can get in the way of your studies, so if at any point you feel that you are struggling with the pace of the course or finding a particular module challenging, you are encouraged to contact your designated learning support officer for assistance.

Applications are open for our upcoming intakes. Please ensure your application is submitted at least one week before the start date of the program.

Any student has a right to appeal a decision of the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) or any member of the institute’s staff. EIT has a comprehensive Policy on Appeals and Grievances to assist students.

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Hear from our students

  All presenters are well educated in their field of study. Information is to the point and relevant to my daily tasks.  
  Well done EIT, very good course that is applicable to my work.  
  Great course for knowledge and keeping up with the industry. Will recommend it to others.  
  Thank you very much! Course has extended my knowledge in the electrical industry. I am utilising my knowledge gained even further in day to day activities. Great job!  

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