52872WA Advanced Diploma of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering

Course Overview


The integration of technologies in engineering applications is upon us and it is here to stay. This makes it almost mandatory for everyone in the engineering world to keep abreast with relevant technology. Be ready for this change with our 52872WA – Advanced Diploma of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering.

At a glance

  • 18 Months
Study Mode
  • Online
  • Online
4 Oct 2021
Course Type
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control

Program Details

This program aims to impart the necessary remote engineering, mechatronics, and robotics skills, and all the theory covered is tied to a practical outcome. Four threads run through the program to give you maximum, functional coverage in the field. These threads comprise electrical/electronic systems, mechanical systems, computers, and control systems.

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to contribute to the capacity of robotics and mechatronics engineering 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.

The program is composed of 10 modules and 7 units of competency that cover a range of aspects to provide you with maximum practical coverage in the field of remote engineering, mechatronics, and robotics.

Unit/ Module Title Duration
DMC41975 Use Basic Mathematics in Engineering 6 Weeks
DMCDIG608 Design Digital Circuits 4 Weeks
DMCMCS610 Design Closed Loop Motion Control Systems 4 Weeks
DPEFPE619 Apply the Fundamentals of Professional Engineering Practice 4 Weeks
DMCKPL612 Demonstrate Basic Knowledge of Programming Languages 3 Weeks
DMCPIC613 Develop PIC Programs 4 Weeks
DMCROB617 Develop Basic Programs for Industrial Robotic Arms 3 Weeks
DMCROL601 Remote (Online) Engineering 3 Weeks
DMCELT603 Electro-Technology 6 Weeks
DMCACT604 Actuators 5 Weeks
DMCRME605 Robot Mechanics 5 Weeks
DMCRKI606 Robot Kinematics 5 Weeks
DMCANA607 Analogue Circuits 4 Weeks
DMCMVI609 Machine Vision 5 Weeks
DMCSEN614 Machine Sensors 4 Weeks
DMCMCT615 Machine Communication Technologies 2 Weeks
DMCMAI616 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence 5 Weeks
  • Applicants must have at least a 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 TOEFL equivalent; OR
  • Satisfactory completion of another course offered by EIT, or by another tertiary institution, in English.

** 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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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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