Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCRS1400352
TAFE SA CodeAC00079
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Course Admission Requirements

any one of:

  • Certificate III or higher in an Engineering related area
  • or
  • Completion of Year 12 and Year 12 Mathematics
  • or
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with a minimum score of 140

Important Information

  • Year 12 completion must be with a minimum ATAR of 60.
  • This is a Higher Education qualification which leads to employment and/or fast-track into further study at university.
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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Electrical Engineering deals with the generation, distribution, and use of electric power. This includes generators, motors, transformers, batteries and renewable energy systems. The Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering was developed by TAFE SA to respond to the workforce development needs of the electrical industry in South Australia. The electrical industry is one of South Australia’s major employers – and one of the State’s growth areas. The employment opportunities for the graduates of this course are in a range of industries, including electricity generation and distribution, production line processing, mining and other industrial and commercial industries. Your work may involve overseeing the condition of electrical equipment, maintain and commissioning electrical equipment or work alongside engineers to design and prototype advanced electrical technology.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering (CRS1400352)
The associate degree gives students a firm foundation in both theoretical study and practical skills, with an emphasis on strong site management skills as needed by the construction industry. A typical study program in the first year includes electrical engineering practice, including WHS and sustainability, engineering mathematics and physics, basic analog circuits, introduction to electrical machines, and engineering programming. The second year includes electrical machines, mechatronics, project management and final year engineering project. In your small class, you will work on real-world examples and combined with the guaranteed work experience in the field, you will develop the attributes needed to succeed in Australia’s technology-based industries. The course offers work placement and industry-based final year projects.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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Fees

 Fee Range (approx)
Total TAFE SA course cost$24,511

Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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