This advanced diploma is delivered with a strong practical focus and covers a variety of skills such as electrical engineering and instrumentation and control engineering. Upon completion of this program, you will gain skills and knowledge in the latest and developing technologies in electrical and instrumentation (E&I) engineering for oil and gas facilities.
This program aims to impart the necessary electrical and instrumentation engineering skills, and all the theory covered is tied to a practical outcome. Five threads run through the program to give you maximum, functional coverage in the field of electrical and instrumentation engineering. These threads comprise of electrical engineering, instrumentation and control engineering, general oil and gas engineering, subsea instrumentation and control, and floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facilities.
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 and instrumentation 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.
Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to contribute to the capacity of electrical and instrumentation 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.
The course includes 19 modules and 2 units of competency.
|DEIFEP601||Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering and Power Distribution||6 Weeks|
|DEIFPI602||Fundamentals of Process Instrumentation||6 Weeks|
|DEIEDS603||Electrical Drawings, Documentation and Schematics||2 Weeks|
|DCSBME604||Use basic mathematics in engineering||6 Weeks|
|DEISGR606||Switchgear for Power Distribution||2 Weeks|
|DEICAB607||Cables and Wires – Maintenance and Installation Practice||1 Week|
|DEIELS608||Safety, Earthing, Bonding, and Lightning Protection||4 Weeks|
|DDEIPQU609||Power Quality and Power Protection||4 Weeks|
|DEIEMD610||AC Electrical Motors and Variable Speed Drives||5 Weeks|
|DEIHAZ611||Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas||3 Weeks|
|DEIISD612||General Instrumentation Standards and Best Practice in Drawings||3 Weeks|
|DEIPCB613||Process Control Basics||5 Weeks|
|DEICIM614||Calibration, Installation and Maintenance of Instruments||2 Weeks|
|DEICVS615||Control Valve Sizing, Selection and Maintenance||3 Weeks|
|DITPLC611||Create PLC programs using IEC 61131-3||6 Weeks|
|DEISCA617||SCADA and Distributed Control Systems||4 Weeks|
|DEIIDC618||Industrial Data Communications||3 Weeks|
|DEISIS619||Safety Instrumentation and Emergency Shutdown Systems (IEC 61511 and IEC 61508)||2 Weeks|
|DEIWFC620||Wellhead and Flowline Control Systems||1 Week|
|DEIFPS621||Oil and Gas Specific Applications for FPSO Facilities||2 Weeks|
Student applications are considered on a 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;
• They must have at least 2 years’ work experience in a related field
• At least 4 years’ work experience in a related field – subject to acceptance of an application for Credit to Entry **
• 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.
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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 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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