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UEE62111 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

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Course essentials

  • Offered by:
  • VU course code:
    UEE62111
  • Location and VTAC course code:
    LocationVTAC course code
    Industry
    Sunshine4301585054
  • Fee type:
    VET
  • Study mode:
    Part Time, Full Time
  • Delivery mode:
    Face to Face
    Online
    Workplace
  • Duration:
    2 years full time or longer for part time
  • Fees:

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Gain the equipment and systems skills for a career in electrical engineering with an Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology – Electrical at Victoria Polytechnic.

Electrical engineers improve the production and distribution of energy, which is increasingly critical with our dependence on electrical and electronic devices.

You’ll learn the technical skills to design, validate and evaluate electrical equipment and systems including:

  • motor control
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming
  • electronic design
  • sustainable practices
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
  • low voltage installations.

You’ll also learn to provide technical or sales advice. Successful completion of this course means you’ll be qualified to work in the electrical industry. 

Careers

  • Electronics technician
  • Electrical technician
  • Electrical engineer
  • Technical officer (electrical).

Study pathways

On completion of this course you will be guaranteed entry into the following degree and in some cases receive credit for your study:

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

You will be credited for 12 units (a year and a half) of study.

Find out more about pathways and credits.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to complete your qualification sooner through formal recognition of your existing skills. This is known as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

To receive RPL, we assess your previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications. Applications for RPL can be made prior to enrolling.

Call us on 1300 TAFE VP (1300 823 387) to discuss RPL options with the course manager.

Course objectives

This qualification will provide competencies to design, validate, evaluate electrical equipment systems, provide technical advice and sales.

Course structure

To be awarded UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical, a student must successfully complete the following units of competency, comprising of:

  • all core units, and;

  • a combination of elective units achieving a total weighting of 720 points of which:

  • units may be selected, which does not exceed a maximum value of three hundred and sixty (360) points from Group A;

  • units may be selected, which does not exceed a maximum value of one hundred and sixty (160) points, from Group B;

  • units may be selected, which does not exceed a maximum value of two hundred and twenty (220) points, from Group C;

  • units may be selected, which does not exceed a maximum value of two hundred and twenty (220) points, from Group D, and;

  • units must be selected, with a minimum value of two hundred (200) and does not exceed a maximum value of seven hundred and twenty (720) points, from Group E.

Note: Units from Group A, include imported units from other training packages and/or state accredited courses which are first packaged at AQF Level 6.  If units have not been assigned a weighting by the relevant EE-Oz Industry Technical Advisory Committee, their weighting will be ten (10) points.

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Core units

Elective units

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Group E

Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Credit Transfers

Previous completion of units at Victoria Polytechnic or any other Registered Training Organisation, may be credited towards this course. Units must satisfy the completion rules of the training package and be assessed as appropriate by Victoria Polytechnic.

Admission requirements

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

If you do not meet the minimum requirements you may be eligible for one of our special admission programs. We also encourage you to explore our study pathways to help you reach your goal.

  • Other: Prior to enrolment, all applicants will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment to assist with determining eligibility and to identify learning support needs.

How to apply for this course

Prior to enrolment, all applicants will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment to assist with determining eligibility and to identify learning support needs.

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Secondary school students

Apply via VTAC

VTAC applications due 28 September 2017.

Non-secondary school students

If you're not currently studying at secondary school and only want to apply for courses at VU, you can apply online direct to VU from 2 October 2017.

After you apply:

  • It’s important to check for emails from us (remember to check your Spam folder).
  • Complete any requests for information by the given dates, otherwise your application may not be considered

You can also contact us directly:

  • Ring us on 1300 TAFE VP (1300 823 387)
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