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Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

At a glance

At a glance

Take control of your career with this high-level course and develop the highly specialised skills and knowledge required to become an electrical engineering technician.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Electronic Engineering Draftsperson
  • Electronic Engineering Technician
COURSE OUTCOME

UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

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Course overview

Course overview

Take control of your career with this high-level course. Develop the highly specialised skills and knowledge required to become an electrical engineering technician. There is high earning potential for qualified engineering professionals in Australia with the industry offering opportunities to be involved in a range projects driven by technology and design.

In this course you will develop the expert skills needed to design and validate electrical equipment and systems. You will be able to work in areas including electrical design, project management, process control, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers. Our industry experienced teachers will give you all the support you need to succeed.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as an electrical engineering designer or technician. You can also continue with further tertiary studies in this area.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units listed below, plus a combination of elective units with a total value of 720 points. Please note, elective units have various points values. Please contact us for information about which electives should be included in your training plan.

Core units
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEED104A
Use engineering applications software on personal computers
UEENEEE011C
Manage risk in electrotechnology activities
UEENEEE015B
Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
UEENEEE071B
Write specifications for electrical engineering projects
UEENEEE080A
Apply industry and community standards to engineering activities
UEENEEE081A
Apply material science to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
UEENEEE082A
Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
UEENEEE083A
Establish and follow a competency development plan in an electrotechnology engineering discipline
UEENEEE101A
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE102A
Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE104A
Solve problems in d.c. circuits
UEENEEE107A
Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEE117A
Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
UEENEEE124A
Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
UEENEEE125A
Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits
UEENEEE126A
Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems
UEENEEE137A
Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEG006A
Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
UEENEEG033A
Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
UEENEEG063A
Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
UEENEEG101A
Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
UEENEEG102A
Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
UEENEEG106A
Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
UEENEEG107A
Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
UEENEEG149A
Provide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits
UEENEEG169A
Manage large electrical projects
UEENEEG170A
Plan large electrical projects
UEENEEK132A
Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

Elective units
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Greater Brisbane / International
BSBWOR502B
Ensure team effectiveness
UEENEED101A
Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEE078B
Contribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems
UEENEEE105A
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE110A
Develop and implement energy sector maintenance programs
UEENEEE127A
Use advanced computational processes to provide solutions to energy sector engineering problems
UEENEEH102A
Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
UEENEEI150A
Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
UEENEEI151A
Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers.
UEENEEI152A
Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems
UEENEEI153A
Design and configure Human-Machine Interface (HMI) networks
UEENEEI154A
Design and use advanced programming tools PC networks and HMI Interfacing
UEENEEI155A
Develop structured programs to control external devices
UEENEEI156A
Develop and test code for microcontroller devices
UEENEEI157A
Configure and maintain industrial control system networks
Gold Coast
UEENEEC002B
Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
UEENEEC010B
Deliver a service to customers
UEENEED101A
Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
UEENEEE020B
Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
UEENEEE105A
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE110A
Develop and implement energy sector maintenance programs
UEENEEF102A
Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
UEENEEG143A
Develop engineering solution for synchronous machine and control problems
UEENEEG144A
Develop engineering solutions for d.c. machine and control problems
UEENEEG145A
Develop engineering solutions for induction machine and control problems
UEENEEG184A
Provide photometric data for illumination system design
UEENEEG185A
Select effective and efficient light sources and luminaries for given locations and designs
UEENEEG186A
Design effective and efficient lighting for residential and commercial buildings
UEENEEH150A
Assemble and set up basic security systems
UEENEEH102A
Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
UEENEEK146A
Design energy management controls for electrical installations in buildings
UEENEEK151A
Develop effective engineering strategies for energy reduction in buildings

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic Students
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to domestic students:

Recommended sound achievement in Year 12 English and Maths.

Students must either supply a copy of their Year 12 Certificate issued by the state certifying body in the state you completed year 12 or undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment by the first course census date.

International Students
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - View a list of all English Language tests accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. View more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.
  • Or successful completion of Certificate III in Engineering

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs. For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Courses may require different resources, depending on your study location;

Materials list:
• Scientific calculator
• Notebook
• Pen
• Appropriate enclosed shoes.

Other materials that may be required for assignment work will be advised in class. Recommended textbooks will be noted in the study guide, which will distributed by the teachers throughout the course.

Need to know

Students who successfully complete UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical can apply to continue their studies with:

  • University of Southern Queensland in a Bachelor of Engineering Science (Computer Systems Engineering) or (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) or (Power Engineering) Dual award 

For further information please refer to University pathways.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

International students

International students can either apply directly through our application portal Studylink, or through one of our education agents. Our registered agents can assist you with your visa application and guide you through the enrolment process. If you are from this list of countries, you will need to apply through an agent.
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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland