Industrial automation is an expanding stream of engineering, with an increasingly profound influence on most industries and enterprises. Upon completion of this undergraduate certificate, you will have fundamental knowledge, skills, and understanding of Industrial Automation engineering disciplines. You will be able to apply fundamental physics, chemistry, engineering drawing, demonstrate scientific, mathematical, contextual factors, and design practice knowledge that has been contextualized for industrial engineering applications.
Due to rapidly evolving technology, industrial processes are becoming increasingly automated. Previously mechanized systems, which required human intervention, now use computerized control systems for higher accuracy, precision, and cost-effectiveness. As industrial automation continues to develop with technological advancements, it is essential that prospective engineers graduate with skills that can be applied within the industry. Our undergraduate certificate provides you with cutting-edge skills that are valuable in the workplace.
With this qualification, you will have acquired the fundamental knowledge which underpins both this and other fields of engineering.
You must complete 12 credit points comprising four core units. There are no electives in this program. The full-time program duration is six months over 1 semester (or part-time equivalent). For further study, graduates may consider EIT’s Bachelor of Science (Industrial Automation Engineering).
|Unit Code||Subjects||Credit Points|
|BSC101C||Engineering Mathematics 1||3|
|BSC203C||Engineering Design and Drawing||3|
|BSC107C||Physics and Chemistry for Engineers||3|
|BIA108S||Process Instrumentation and Control||3|
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English Language Proficiency Requirements:
Entry to this course requires demonstration of English language proficiency at the level of an IELTS overall score of at least 6.0 (with no individual band score less than 5.5).
The methods of satisfying these English language proficiency requirements are generally through (but not limited to):
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Like all Australian higher education providers and universities, EIT programs are accredited by the exacting standards of the Australian Government’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). The Undergraduate Certificate is a new, formally recognized qualification that has been added to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Its indicative AQF equivalence is AQF level 6.
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This course is classified as Level 6 under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
The Undergraduate Certificate in Industrial Automation Engineering is a pathway into the Bachelor of Science (Industrial Automation Engineering), subject to meeting admission requirements and successful completion of the course. Students can receive up to 12 units of credits towards the Bachelor of Science (Industrial Automation Engineering) upon successful completion of the course.
Potential job roles include engineering and management positions in the following areas of expertise:
Our undergraduate certificates take six months to complete full time. Students are expected to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week per unit learning the program material and completing assessments. This includes attending tutorials.
You must submit your application at least one week prior to the start date to be considered for your desired intake.
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