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UEE62111 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

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Expand your career options by learning the skills to design, validate, evaluate electrical equipment and systems and provide technical or sales advice. This course provides skill sets that prepare students for specific industry areas such as:

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

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


  • 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 (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) (Honours)

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:

- all the core units, and;
- a combination of elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 720 points of which:

- Group A (maximum 360 points);

- Group B (maximum 160 points);

- Group C (maximum 220 points);

- Group D (maximum 220 points);

- Gropu E (minimum 200 points and maximum 720 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.

  • TAFE: Successful completion of VCE or equivalent.
  • Year 12: Successful completion of VCE or equivalent.
  • Mature: Minimum age of 18 and one year out of school.

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.

Direct applications due 4 August 2017.

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You will need to create an account (or use your existing VU one).

Direct applications due 4 August 2017.

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  • 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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