This applied industry focused advanced diploma is designed to equip students to adapt and evolve with the new technologies in the energy sector. Upon completion of this program, you will gain skills and knowledge in electrical engineering fundamentals, electrical machines, transformers and switchgear, power system protection, power quality, energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and generation, smart grids, distributed generation and energy management.
• Skills in the latest electrical system and renewable energy technologies
• Practical guidance from experts in the field
• Global networking contacts in the industry
• Improved career prospects and income
• A world class Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Renewable Energy)
Students emerge from the course able to demonstrate specialised and integrated technical and theoretical knowledge, with considerable depth, in subject matter related to electrical engineering.
This program is designed to meet the specialised needs of industry.
On successfully completing the total of 17 modules and 2 units of competency, students will graduate with the Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering (Renewable Energy).
Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to contribute to the capacity of electrical engineering and related industries, particularly the renewable energy sector, 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.
Six 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, energy efficiency, operation and maintenance of electrical equipment, power protection, and distributed (embedded) generation.
The course includes 17 modules and 2 units of competency. These modules cover a range of aspects to provide you with maximum practical coverage in this field.
|Module Code||Module Name||Duration|
|DCSBME604||Use basic mathematics in engineering||6 Weeks|
|DEEECS602||Electrical Circuits||3 Weeks|
|DEEBEE603||Basic Electrical Engineering||3 Weeks|
|DPEFPE619||Apply the fundamentals of professional engineering practice||4 Weeks|
|DEEEDR605||Electrical Drawings||3 Weeks|
|DEEEPD606||Electrical Power Distribution||5 Weeks|
|DEETCB607||Transformers, Circuit Breakers and Switchgear||5 Weeks|
|DEEEMC608||Electrical Machines||4 Weeks|
|DEEPCA609||Power Cables and Accessories||3 Weeks|
|DEEELS610||Earthing and Lightning / Surge Protection||4 Weeks|
|DEEPSP611||Power System Protection||5 Weeks|
|DEEESW612||Electrical Safety and Wiring Regulations||5 Weeks|
|DEETTM613||Testing, Troubleshooting and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment||4 Weeks|
|DEEEEU614||Energy Efficiency and Energy Use||4 Weeks|
|DEEPQU615||Power Quality||4 Weeks|
|DERDEG616||Overview of Distributed Renewable Generation||9 Weeks|
|DERDES617||Distributed Renewable Generation Sources||10 Weeks|
|DERSGM618||Smart Grids and Distributed Generation: Planning, Design and Management||10 Weeks|
|DPEEMG612||Energy Management||5 Weeks|
As engineering paraprofessionals, graduates will be able to:
Student applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and the following minimum entry requirements are to be strictly adhered to:
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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.
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This course is classified as Level 6 under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
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 a part-time basis and has been designed to fit around full-time work. It will take 24 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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