This advanced diploma is delivered with a strong practical focus and covers a variety of skills for project management, process management, environmental and energy management, maintenance management, and safety management, that are required in the plant engineering industry. Upon completion of this program, you will gain skills and knowledge in the latest and developing technologies in plant engineering.
Our program gives extensive coverage in the various fields of plant engineering, and all the theory covered is tied to a practical outcome. Subjects covered include plant engineering, instrumentation, and control engineering, electrical equipment and technology, environmental engineering, safety management, and professional engineering practice.
Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to contribute to the capacity of the plant engineering, facilities management, and related industries to maintain their competitiveness in a global market place through the application of latest technologies, value-adding to existing products, process and services and the development of new, sustainable and innovative solutions.
This advanced diploma will teach you how to implement and utilize engineering solutions to a diverse field in any organization, as well as integrate and solve interdisciplinary engineering systems. You will also learn to analyse, diagnose, plan, design, and execute solutions concerning plant engineering, facilities management, maintenance management, safety management, environmental, and energy management. The program will also cover how to prepare complex technical information and concepts to plan, communicate and implement solutions to a range of engineering environment and contexts
The lecturers presenting this advanced diploma are highly experienced engineers from industry who have worked in the plant 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.
The program is composed of 17 modules and two units of competency. These modules cover a range of aspects to provide you with maximum practical coverage in the field of Plant Engineering.
|Module / Unit Number||Module / Unit Name||Duration|
|1||Introduction to Plant Engineering (DPEIPE601)||2 Weeks|
|2||41975 – Use Basic Mathematics in Engineering||6 Weeks|
|3||Mechanical Equipment and Technology (DPEMET603)||6 Weeks|
|4||Fluid Power Systems and Components (DPEFPS604)||5 Weeks|
|5||Thermodynamics, Compressors, Fans and Blowers (DPETCF605)||4 Weeks|
|6||Pumps and Seals (DPEPAS606)||3 Weeks|
|7||Pressure Vessels and Boilers (DPEPVB607)||4 Weeks|
|8||Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (DPEHVA608)||4 Weeks|
|9||Noise and Vibration (DPENAV609)||3 Weeks|
|10||Electrical Equipment and Technology (DPEEET610)||8 Weeks|
|11||Instrumentation and Control Engineering (DPEICE611)||3 Weeks|
|12||Energy Management (DPEEMG612)||3 Weeks|
|13||Structural and Civil Engineering Concepts (DPESCE613)||3 Weeks|
|14||Process Plant Layout and Piping Design (DPEPPL614)||3 Weeks|
|15||Process Management (DPEPMG615)||3 Weeks|
|16||Maintenance Management (DPEMMG616)||3 Weeks|
|17||Environmental Engineering (DPEENV617)||2 Weeks|
|18||Safety Management (DPESMG618)||3 Weeks|
|19||Apply the Fundamentals of Professional Engineering Practice (DPEFPE619)||4 Weeks|
** Note: Applications are considered on a case-by-case basis; if applicants do not meet the above requirements, applicants are welcome to apply in writing to the Learning Support Officer.
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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).
Program leader for this program is Aravin Arumugam.
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.
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