There is scarcely an aspect of modern life that is not dependent on electrical energy. Electrical engineering skills and knowledge are critical in a wide range of industries ranging from power, oil and gas, water utilities, process plants, mining, manufacturing, and defense.

EIT’s School of Electrical Engineering will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to address the demands of the modern power industry.

Key subjects in EIT's School of Electrical Engineering include power generation, transmission and distribution, renewable energy, automation, rotating machinery, power electronics, earthing and safety regulations, electrical documentation and drawings, AC and DC machines, circuit breakers, transformers, energy efficiency, power systems protection, DC and AC emergency power supplies, electrical wiring regulations, high voltage supplies, and power quality.

Why Electrical Engineering?

We discuss how to become an electrical engineer and why here.

Professional Certificate of Competency in Hydrogen Powered Vehicles


This course is designed for engineers and professionals who are interested in working within hydrogen energy and hydrogen–powered automotive. It will benefit people who are interested in understanding the fundamentals of hydrogen power vehicles for hydrogen powered transportation. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
6 August 2024

52910WA Graduate Certificate in Hydrogen Engineering and Management


Hydrogen has become a significant player in energy production and distribution, offering both exciting possibilities and persistent challenges. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 6 Months
Course Type
  • Vocational Graduate Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
4 February 2025

Professional Certificate of Competency in Battery Energy Storage and Applications


Through a scientific and practical approach, the Battery Energy Storage and Applications course introduces the fundamental principles of electrochemical energy storage in batteries and highlights the current and future scenarios where batteries are used for energy storage. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
10 September 2024

Professional Certificate of Competency in Clean Fuel Technology – Ultra Low Sulphur Fuels


Learn the fundamentals of Clean Fuel Technology – Ultra Low Sulphur Fuels. The 3 months’ long course covers oil refinery operations, hydrotreating, and other aspects of process plant operation. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates

Professional Certificate of Competency in Fundamentals of Electric Vehicles 


Learn the fundamentals of building an electric vehicle, the components involved, and the applications of electric vehicles in this 3 months online short course. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
  • Online Mechanical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Mechanical Engineering
Intake Dates
1 April 2025

Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Electrical Systems)


Graduate Diploma of Engineering are shorter postgraduate qualifications that run for 11 months only, and great choice for those wishing to advance their career. The 8 units are drawn from the relevant Master’s degree program and will introduce students to advanced and complex problems of the relevant discipline.
Students who successfully complete one of EIT Graduate Diplomas can convert them into a full Master’s degree with only an additional year of study. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 12 Months
Course Type
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Graduate Diploma
Intake Dates
6 January 2025

52894WA Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Renewable Energy)


Delivered with a strong practical focus. It covers a variety of skills required to work in the electrical power supply industry, such as electrical technology fundamentals, rotating machinery and transformers, energy efficiency, earthing and safety regulations, and operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 24 Months
Course Type
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
14 January 2025

Professional Certificate of Competency in Earthing and Lightning Protection


Designed for engineers and technicians who need to understand the basics of electrical engineering. The course mainly focusses on earthing, bonding, lightning, and surge protection. The objectives cover the basic principles and importance of earthing, how to test/earth certain equipment, the different types of earthing system in depth, followed by lightning and surge protection on various locations. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
5 November 2024
Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Civil Engineering
  • Online Electrical Engineering
  • Online Industrial Automation
  • Online Mechanical Engineering
Duration
  • 6 Months
Course Type
  • Undergrad Certificate
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
  • Mechanical Engineering
Intake Dates
17 February 2025

Undergraduate Certificate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering


Upon completion of this undergraduate certificate, you will be able to apply engineering mathematics, electrical circuit theory and analysis, electronic fundamentals and AC/DC motor fundamentals  that have been contextualized for engineering applications. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
  • Online Electronic Engineering
Duration
  • 6 Months
Course Type
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Undergrad Certificate
Intake Dates

Professional Certificate of Competency in Hydrogen Energy – Production, Delivery, Storage, and Use


Hydrogen energy short course designed for engineers and professionals interested in working within the developing Hydrogen Industry. The course covers Hydrogen production methods with an emphasis on electrolysis, Hydrogen storage methods and technologies, and the process of electrical energy generation from hydrogen by using fuel cell technology. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • UK
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
15 October 2024

Professional Certificate of Competency in Smart Grids


A smart grid is an electricity network that uses digital and other advanced technologies in an integrated fashion to be able to monitor and intelligently and securely manage the transport of electricity. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
1 October 2024

Professional Certificate of Competency in Renewable Energy Systems


This course covers various renewable energy systems that are popular in industry (solar, wind and hydro power) and explores the operation and control of renewable integration. We also cover hydrogen, geothermal, biomass and tidal energy, and equip with practical skills of renewable system modelling and simulation. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
  • Online Mechanical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
10 September 2024

Graduate Certificate in Power System Analysis and Design


Graduate Certificate in Power System Analysis and Design will provide you with an opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills to analyze power systems, stability of systems, power quality analysis and earthing/grounding and protection of electrical systems. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 6 Months
Course Type
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
6 January 2025

On-Campus – Doctor of Engineering


Graduates of the Doctor of Engineering (DEng) will be able to make original and significant contributions to the development, application, and evaluation of professional knowledge. Learn more


Location
  • Perth
  • Melbourne
Delivery Mode
  • On-Campus
Duration
  • 36 Months
Course Type
  • Doctor of Engineering
Intake Dates
24 February 2025

Professional Certificate of Competency in Substation Design (Control, Protection and Facility Planning)


Designed for engineers and technicians who need to gain practical skills and knowledge in the control, protection, and facility planning systems within substation design Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
15 July 2025

Professional Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution


designed for engineers and technicians who need to gain a Practical understanding of power distribution, switch gear, power cables, transformers, power factor correction, earthing, lightning protection, and network studies. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
5 November 2024
Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
  • Online Industrial Automation
Duration
  • 18 Months
Course Type
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
Intake Dates
3 September 2024

Professional Certificate of Competency in Fundamental E & I Engineering for Oil and Gas Facilities


Designed for engineers and technicians who need to update their skills and knowledge in the latest electrical and instrumentation technologies, as applied to the oil and gas industry. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
10 September 2024

Professional Certificate of Competency in Electrical Power System Protection


Designed for engineers and technicians who need practical skills and knowledge in understanding power system protection, including how to calculate fault currents, and select relays and associated instrument transformers appropriate to each typical system or equipment. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • UK
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
18 February 2025

Professional Certificate of Competency in Electrical Power System Fundamentals for Non-Electrical Engineers


Designed for engineers and technicians who need to understand the basics of electrical engineering, the fundamentals of electrical design, and how to integrate electrical engineering knowledge into the other disciplines within a corporation. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • UK
  • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
5 November 2024

52888WA Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Power Industry)


Delivered with a strong practical focus. It covers a variety of skills required to work in the electrical power supply industry, such as electrical technology fundamentals, rotating machinery and transformers, energy efficiency, earthing and safety regulations, and operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 24 Months
Course Type
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
3 September 2024

52882WA Advanced Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) Engineering for Oil and Gas Facilities


Delivered with a strong practical focus and covers a variety of skills such as electrical engineering, instrumentation and control engineering. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 18 Months
Course Type
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
Intake Dates
6 August 2024

Professional Certificate of Competency in Circuit Breakers, Switchgear and Power Transformers


Designed for engineers and technicians who need practical knowledge regarding the application, installation, maintenance, and testing issues relating to low, medium, and high voltage switchgear, circuit breakers, and transformers. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Months
Course Type
  • Professional Certificate
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
15 April 2025

52883WA Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Electrical Systems)


It covers a variety of skills such as electrical technology fundamentals, rotating machinery and transformers, energy efficiency, earthing and safety regulations, and operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 18 Months
Course Type
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
6 August 2024

Online – Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering)


This practical qualification will ensure you graduate job-ready as an electrical engineering technologist in many industries such as power generation and supply, communications and media, computer systems, and robotics. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
  • Online Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 3 Years Full-Time
Course Type
  • Bachelors
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
17 February 2025

On-Campus – Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering)


Practical qualification will ensure you graduate job-ready as an electrical engineering technologist in many industries such as power generation and supply, communications and media, computer systems, and robotics. Learn more


Location
  • Perth
Delivery Mode
  • On-Campus
  • On-Campus Electrical Engineering
Duration
  • 36 Months
Course Type
  • Bachelors
  • Electrical Engineering
Intake Dates
24 February 2025

Doctor of Engineering


Graduates of the Doctor of Engineering (DEng) will be able to make original and significant contributions to the development, application, and evaluation of professional knowledge. Learn more


Location
  • Online
Delivery Mode
  • Online
Duration
  • 36 Months
Course Type
  • Doctor of Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Data Comms & Industrial IT
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Industrial Automation, Instrumentation and Process Control
  • Mechanical Engineering
Intake Dates
17 February 2025