Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering


National Code: CRS1400352
TAFE SA Code: AC00079

Description

Electrical Engineering deals with the generation, distribution, and use of electric power. This includes generators, motors, transformers, batteries and renewable energy systems. The electrical industry is one of South Australia’s major employers and one of the State’s growth areas.

Duration
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Up to 24 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

  • Duration
    Full Fee
    Average cost per semester
    $6,128
    Total Fees for the 24 Months course
    $24,511

    Average cost per semester
    Total Fees for the 24 Month course
    Full Fee
    $6,128
    $24,511

  • Upfront Payment

    This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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    Payment Plan

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    • This is a Higher Education qualification which leads to employment and/or fast-track into further study at university.
  • Name Nominal Hours Subject Code National Code
    Basic electrical circuits 150 EABHM EABHM
    Computer science 2 150 EABCD EABCD
    Computing for Engineering 150 EABGW EABGW
    Digital electronics 150 EABBR EABBR
    Electrical drawing 150 EABHT EABHT
    Electrical engineering practice 150 EABKC EABKC
    Electrical Engineering project 150 EABHW EABHW
    Electrical machines 150 EABHX EABHX
    Electronic circuits 150 EABHS EABHS
    Engineering science 150 EABBT EABBT
    Exposure to engineering practice 3 EABCH EABCH
    Introduction to electrical energy equipment 150 EABHY EABHY
    Lighting design 150 EABHZ EABHZ
    Mathematics 1 150 EABBP EABBP
    Mathematics 2 150 EABCA EABCA
    Mathematics 3 150 EABCE EABCE
    Mechatronics 150 EABKA EABKA
    Microcontroller programming 150 EABCB EABCB
    Programmable controllers 150 EABKB EABKB
    Project management 150 EABCF EABCF
  • 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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • 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

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours)
    Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)
    Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)
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