on January 13th, 2022

A new list of engineering education programs accredited at the levels of Professional Engineer, Engineering Technologist and Engineering Associate by Engineers Australia has been released.

Engineers Australia is the trusted accreditation authority for tertiary engineering education in Australia and abroad.

This means a number of EIT Advanced Diploma, Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees are now internationally recognized under the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) accords and the various signatories.

EIT's Dean of Engineering, Dr Steve Mackay adds the following; “The International Engineering Accords (Dublin, Sydney and Washington) are the bedrock of accreditation of engineering degrees enabling graduates from EIT to work all over the world and to have their qualifications recognized by each signatory country.”

EIT students can study some of these courses online, anywhere in the world and receive an Australian Qualification accredited and endorsed by the Australian government, as well as Engineers Australia.

“We are proud to be recognized with degrees which are now doubly accredited - directly by the Australian Commonwealth Government through their TEQSA Regulator and also by Engineers Australia,” says Mackay.

Indumathi V, Deputy Dean of EIT, shares the sentiment that accredited qualifications are valuable to students.

“An Engineer’s Australia accredited degree is recognized by industry and employers on a global level, as well as ensures the high quality of the program at Dublin, Sydney and Washington accord standard,” she says.

For her, it demonstrates that EIT graduates are industry-ready and meet professional engineering standards. It also enables our graduates with global mobility.

EIT Programs Accredited by EA

Programs accredited and currently offered at the level of Professional Engineer (Washington Accord)

1) Master of Engineering (Electrical Systems) – Full Status

Accredited for online delivery and on-campus delivery at the Perth campus.

2) Master of Engineering (Industrial Automation) – Full Status

Accredited for online delivery and on-campus delivery at the Perth and Melbourne campus.

Programs Accredited and Currently offered at the level of Engineering Technologist (Sydney Accord)

1) Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering) 2017 – Full Status

2) Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering) 2016- Full Status

3) Bachelor of Science (Civil and Structural Engineering) 2017 – Provisional Status

4) Bachelor of Science (Industrial Automation Engineering) 2016 – Full Status

The programs are accredited for online delivery and for on-campus delivery at the Perth campus. Formerly on-campus at 180 Royal Street, East Perth.

Programs Accredited and Currently offered at the level of Engineering Associate (Dublin Accord)

A Young college student using computer and mobile device studying online. Education and online learning is an option for EIT students. Pictures: Unsplash

1) Advanced Diploma of Industrial Automation (52708WA) Formerly (52403WA) – Full Status

This accredited program must include the “Fundamentals of Professional Engineering” (FPE) module introduced from August 2013 (August entry)

2) Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (52726WA) Formerly (52465WA) – Full Status

This accredited program must include the “Fundamentals of Professional Engineering” (FPE) module introduced from August 2013 (August entry)

3) Advanced Diploma of Mechanical Engineering Technology – (52810WA) – Provisional Status

This Provisional and Full Status accreditation is conditionally accorded and applicable to students enrolled in these courses.

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