C5310 - Diploma of Electrical Engineering

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Plan: C5310 - Diploma of Electrical Engineering
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: Diploma of Electrical Engineering
Qualification national code: UEE50411
Nominal hours: 1680
Career: TAFE
Duration: 2 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 skills and competencies to enable students to develop, select, commission, maintain and diagnose faults/malfunctions on advanced electrical equipment and systems.

 

  • Configure and maintain industrial control system networks

  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Implement and monitor OHS procedures and policies for environmental and sustainable work practices
  • Write specifications for electrotechnology engineering projects
  • Develop energy sector strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues
  • Provide solutions to complex multiple path circuits problems
  • Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
  • Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
  • Set up industrial field control devices
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in digital controls systems
  • Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems
  • Develop and implement energy sector maintenance programs
  • Evaluate performance of low voltage electrical apparatus
  • Provide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits
  • Develop and test code for microcontroller devices

 

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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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