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

Engineering Institute of Technology
Program overview
24 months
Part time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
English

Start dates
Perth
05 March 2024

Perth
04 June 2024
52888WA Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Power Industry)

About this program

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

This applied industry focused advanced diploma covers a variety of skills such as electrical technology fundamentals, rotating machinery and transformers, energy efficiency, earthing and safety regulations, operation and maintenance of electrical equipment, power supply systems, quality network protection and operation. Upon completion of this program, you will gain skills and knowledge in the latest and developing technologies in electrical engineering.

Admission requirements

Entry Requirements

Student applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and the following minimum entry requirements are to be strictly adhered to:

  • Applicants must have at least a Year 12 or 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 equivalent;

OR

  • Satisfactory completion of another course offered by EIT, or by another tertiary institution, in English.

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Program content

  • Use basic mathematics in engineering
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Apply the fundamentals of professional engineering practice
  • Electrical Drawings
  • Electrical Power Distribution
  • Transformers, Circuit Breakers and Switchgear
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Cables and Accessories
  • Earthing and Lightning / Surge Protection
  • Power System Protection
  • Electrical Safety and Wiring Regulations
  • Testing, Troubleshooting and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment
  • Energy Efficiency and Energy Use
  • Power Quality
  • Power Supply System Equipment and Installations
  • Network Protection
  • Electrical Network Controls
  • Switching Programs for Transmission and Distribution Networks
  • Network Operations

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

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 24 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 Feesl 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.

Tuition

Please visit the course website to check the current fees in your country/region.

Qualification

Benefits:

  • Skills in the latest electrical system and power industry technologies
  • Practical guidance from experts in the field
  • Global networking contacts in the industry
  • Improved career prospects and income
  • A world class Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Power Industry)

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate contemporary issues in electrical systems engineering
  • Assess and implement relevant earthing and safety regulations
  • Develop appropriate procedures necessary to operate and maintain electrical equipment
  • Differentiate and justify appropriate electrical distribution equipment and network protection systems
  • Prepare complex technical information and concepts to plan, communicate and implement solutions to a range of engineering environment and contexts
  • Analyse, diagnose, plan, design and manage solutions with respect to electrical engineering and environmental and energy management
  • Prepare technical information and concepts to plan, communicate and implement solutions to a range of engineering issues relevant to the power industry
  • Support the maintenance, protection and control of power supply equipment
  • Assist with the management of network operations
  • Manage complex projects on time and within budget
  • Manage self-autonomy to achieve objectives within organisation that have outputs based on engineering application
  • Communicate professionally and effectively

Career paths

  • Instrumentation technician
  • Electrical technician
  • Service technician
  • E&I technician
  • Automation technician
  • Engineering Associate
  • Project Supervisor
  • Senior technician
  • Field service technician
  • Electrical Supervisor
  • Industrial field service technician

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Engineering Institute of Technology

The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is an Australian college dedicated to engineering education and training, with 4000+ students based nationally and internationally. Established in 1995, and known for its innovative approach to online learning, EIT now also has a...


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Contact info

Engineering Institute of Technology

1031 Wellington Street
6005 West Perth
WA

Phone no: 1300 138 522
eit.edu.au

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