C4316 - Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician

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Plan: C4316 - Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician
Qualification national code: UEE40611
Nominal hours: 1360
Career: TAFE
Duration: 4 years part time
Location: Onshore, City Campus
Owning school: Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences (174T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/vocational-engineering-health-and-sciences/
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Purpose of the Program

This qualification provides competencies to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain electrical systems and equipment with options, typically in Explosion protection; Electrical machines; Electrical inspection; Safety auditing; Contracting; Lifts; Energy supply/distribution. It includes ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’. You will gain the following knowledge and skills  to participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan, implement and monitor OHS procedures and policies for environmental and sustainable work practices

Depending on your elective choice:
Solve problems in and use instrumentation drawings, specifications, standards and equipment manuals,
Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
Develop, enter and verify programs for industrial control systems using high level instructions
Develop compliance policies and plans to conduct an electrical contracting business
Plan layouts for electrical switchboards and control panels
Set up and place LV electrical apparatus and associated circuits
Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
Install, configure and commission photovoltaic grid connected power systems
Diagnose and rectify faults in digital controls systems
Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems

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Articulation and pathways

RMIT University recognises and accepts any Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications and Statements of Attainment that are issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). Credit will therefore be given for units of competency for which an original official certificate or Statement of Attainment is produced. Students can use this program to articulate into higher level programs

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Gaining credit for previous study or experience

RPL and credit transfer are ways that RMIT recognises applicants' skills and knowledge gained through formal and informal education and training, work experience, and/or life experience (including volunteer work; committee responsibilities; family duties, hobbies).

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT University programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT University programs. Please check with admissions officer of your program of choice.

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Entrance requirements

Nationally recognised Certificate III in Electrical qualification

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External accreditation and industry links

Unrestricted Electrical Licence, endorsed by Energy Safe Victoria which enables the student to work as a licensed electrician

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.

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