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Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Electrical Systems)

Engineering Institute of Technology
Program overview
Length: 18 months
Study pace: Part time
Education level: Diploma program
Study allowances: Yes
Start dates
Online / distance learning
06 March 2018 
02 October 2018 

Program Description

Program Description

Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Electrical Systems)

Delivered entirely online with support from highly experienced engineers, this course is a flexible option for industry professionals wanting to gain the knowledge and skills needed to advance their careers. Over 15 unique modules, students will learn about a large range of topics, including:

  • Electrical drawing
  • Electrical power distribution fundamentals
  • Circuit Breakers and switchgear
  • Power electronics and variable speed drives
  • Earthing and lightning/surge protection
  • Electrical safety and wiring regulations

Admission requirements

The Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering is suitable for practicing industry professionals looking to expand their current knowledge in the field of Electrical Engineering. Suitable candidates include:

  • Electrical Engineers and Technicians
  • Project, Instrumentation, Process and Automation Engineers
  • Electricians
  • Chemical and Mechanical Engineers, plus many more

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

Degree & diploma

Upon completion, participants will be awarded an Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering from the Engineering Institute of Technology.


Current and future students of EIT's very popular Advanced Diploma programs in Applied Electrical Engineering (Electrical Systems) now have a powerful advantage. The program is now fully accredited under the Dublin Accord and recognised through leading professional associations and societies in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Korea, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom and the United States. This includes the Engineering Council of the UK (ECUK). The Engineering Council recognises engineering education programmes accredited by Dublin Accord Signatories as fully meeting the education requirements for Engineering Technician (EngTech) registration. You would not join ECUK, instead you would optionally join one of the member societies. 

Graduates of the EIT’s Advanced Diploma programs in the UK can be confident that their international qualification has been officially evaluated as comparable to the BTEC/SQA Higher National Diploma (HND) standard, Foundation Degree Standard or National Qualifications framework - NVQ / SVQ Level 4.

Presentation Format

EIT courses are presented using modern delivery methods including: self-study, interactive online webinars, simulation software and self-study assignments with unlimited access to mentors and advisors.

There are 72 live, interactive classroom sessions, presented by EIT instructors.

*Please note: Students must have access to the internet, speakers/headphones and a microphone

Tuition & fees

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Engineering Institute of Technology

Engineering Institute of Technology

The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is an institute for higher learning. It has emerged from its founding organization, IDC Technologies, which is an international provider of practical, technical training. Since its conception in 1991, five hundred thousand engineers, technicians...

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