AWARD COURSE

Diploma of Electrical Engineering


National Code: UEE50411
TAFE SA Code: TP00430


Description

This qualification provides competencies to develop, select, commission, maintain and diagnose faults/malfunctions on advanced electrical equipment and systems.

Duration
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Up to 36 months 

Part Time

Electrician Electrician

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Study Mode
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Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

  • You must hold a current unrestricted electrical license issued by an Australian State or Territory OR be employed in a current Contract of Training and provide evidence before an offer can be made
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 36 month course
Subsidised
$1,554
$9,324
Concession
$1,176
$7,056

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$5,152
$30,912
    • You will be contacted by TAFE SA to verify course admission requirements before an offer will be made. To access subsidised training you will also be required to undertake the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA).
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Electrical Engineering Technician.

    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

    Diploma of Electrical Engineering (UEE50411)
    Ethical and responsible application of mathematics, science, engineering techniques, standards and codes of practice, engineering design practices, supervision and management of physical, human and financial resources in engineering. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 23 core units and elective units totalling 600 points.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    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
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 20
    Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations 40
    Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report 60
    Develop and connect electrical control circuits 80
    Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector 20
    Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work 20
    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components 40
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment 20
    Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures 20
    Install appliances, switchgear and associated accessories for low voltage electrical installations 20
    Install low voltage wiring and accessories 20
    Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan 20
    Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations 80
    Solve problems in d.c. circuits 80
    Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits 60
    Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits 80
    Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits 60
    Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines 80
    Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits 40
    Trouble-shoot and repair faults in low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits 80
    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications 40
    Verify compliance and functionality of low voltage general electrical installations 60
    Write specifications for electrotechnology engineering projects 40

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Align and install traction lift equipment 40
    Analyse complex electronic circuits controlling fluids 80
    Apply compliance requirements to all aspects of electrical work 20
    Apply currency of safe working practices and compliance verification of electrical installations 20
    Assemble and set up basic security systems 80
    Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices 20
    Assemble, mount and connect control gear and switchgear 120
    Assess energy loads and uses for energy efficiency in commercial facilities 40
    Assess energy loads and uses for energy efficiency in industrial properties and enterprises 40
    Assess energy loads and uses for energy efficiency in residential, office and retail premises 40
    Assess the fitness-for-purpose of hazardous areas explosion-protected equipment - coal mining 60
    Assess the fitness-for-purpose of hazardous areas explosion-protected equipment - dust atmospheres 60
    Assess the fitness-for-purpose of hazardous areas explosion-protected equipment - gas atmospheres 60
    Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas - coal mining 20
    Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas - dust atmospheres 20
    Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas gas atmospheres 20
    Attend to breakdowns in hazardous areas pressurisation 20
    Build and sustain an innovative work environment 50
    Carry out basic repairs to electrical components and equipment 40
    Carry out low voltage electrical field testing and report findings 60
    Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes 20
    Conduct a conformity assessment of explosion-protected equipment - coal mining 40
    Conduct a conformity assessment of explosion-protected equipment - dust atmospheres 40
    Conduct a conformity assessment of explosion-protected equipment - gas atmospheres 40
    Conduct audit of hazardous areas installations - coal mining 60
    Conduct audit of hazardous areas installations - dust atmospheres 60
    Conduct audit of hazardous areas installations - gas atmospheres 60
    Conduct compliance inspection of LV electrical installations with demand exceeding 100 A per phase 40
    Conduct compliance inspection of single phase LV electrical installations 60
    Conduct compliance inspection of special LV electrical installations 60
    Conduct electrical tests on HV electrical machines 60
    Conduct electrical tests on LV electrical machines 40
    Conduct mechanical tests on electrical machines and components 40
    Conduct testing of hazardous areas installations - coal mining 40
    Configure and maintain industrial control system networks 60
    Deliver a service to customers 20
    Design effective and efficient lighting for public, open and sports areas 60
    Design effective and efficient lighting for residential and commercial buildings 60
    Design electrical installations with a low voltage demand greater than 400 A per phase 40
    Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems 60
    Design micro-hydro systems rated to 6.4 kW 60
    Design renewable energy (RE) heating systems 120
    Design wind energy conversion systems (WECS) rated to 10 kW 60
    Develop access control of electrical integrated systems using logic-based programming tools 20
    Develop an electrical integrated system interface for access through a touch screen 20
    Develop and implement energy sector maintenance programs 60
    Develop and test code for microcontroller devices 60
    Develop compliance policies and plans to conduct a electrical contracting business 80
    Develop detailed and complex drawings for electrical systems using CAD systems 80
    Develop detailed electrical drawings 60
    Develop electrical integrated systems 20
    Develop interfaces for multiple access methods to monitor, schedule and control an electrical integr 20
    Develop strategies to address sustainability issues for electrical installations 20
    Develop structured programs to control external devices 40
    Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers 60
    Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems 60
    Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers. 60
    Diagnose and rectify faults in a.c. motor drive systems 60
    Diagnose and rectify faults in complex lift systems 40
    Diagnose and rectify faults in d.c. motor drive systems 60
    Diagnose and rectify faults in digital controls systems 60
    Diagnose and rectify faults in servo drive systems 60
    Diagnose and rectify faults in traction lift systems 80
    Ensure team effectiveness 60
    Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems 20
    Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems 60
    Estimate electrotechnology projects 40
    Evaluate performance of low voltage electrical apparatus 40
    Facilitate continuous improvement 60
    Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems 60
    Find and repair faults in LV d.c. electrical apparatus and circuits 60
    Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services 120
    Install and maintain emergency lighting systems 60
    Install and maintain emergency safety systems 60
    Install and maintain escalators, moving walks and treadways 40
    Install and maintain field power and distribution systems with a low voltage demand up to 200 A per 40
    Install and modify performance data communication copper cabling 40
    Install and replace low voltage current transformer metering 20
    Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems - coal mining 60
    Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems dust atmospheres 60
    Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems gas atmospheres 60
    Install explosion-protected equipment and wiring systems pressurisation 60
    Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems 80
    Install, set up and commission interval metering 20
    Investigate and report on electrical incidents and causes 60
    Maintain and service traction lifts systems and equipment 40
    Maintain documentation 20
    Maintain equipment in hazardous areas - coal mining 60
    Maintain equipment in hazardous areas dust atmospheres 60
    Maintain equipment in hazardous areas gas atmospheres 60
    Maintain equipment in hazardous areas pressurisation 60
    Maintain operation of electrical marine equipment and systems 60
    Maintain operation of electrical mining equipment and systems 60
    Manage an information or knowledge management system 50
    Manage people performance 70
    Mount and wire control panel equipment 60
    Overhaul and repair major switchgear and controlgear 60
    Place and connect electrical coils 40
    Plan an integrated cabling installation system 40
    Plan electrical installations with a low voltage demand up to 400 A per phase 40
    Plan low voltage switchboard and control panel layouts 40
    Plan the electrical installation of integrated systems 20
    Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings 40
    Prepare quotations for the supply of effective and efficient lighting products for lighting projects 40
    Prepare tender submissions for electrotechnology projects 60
    Provide advice on effective and energy efficient lighting products 40
    Provide advice on the application of energy efficient lighting for ambient and aesthetic effect 20
    Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus 20
    Provide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits 60
    Provide photometric data for illumination system design 80
    Provide quotations for installation or service jobs 20
    Provide solutions to fluid circuit operations 60
    Provide solutions to pneumatic-hydraulic system operations 80
    Provide solutions to problems in industrial control systems 60
    Repair and maintain mechanical components of electrical machines 60
    Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components 40
    Report on the integrity of exposion-protected equipment in a hazardous area 20
    Rewind HV three phase induction machines rated for voltages above 3.3 kV 60
    Rewind HV three phase induction machines rated for voltages to 3.3 kV 60
    Rewind LV direct current machines 120
    Rewind single phase machines 120
    Rewind three phase low voltage induction machines 120
    Select and arrange equipment for special LV electrical installations 60
    Select effective and efficient light sources and luminaries for given locations and designs 60
    Select low voltage power factor correction equipment 40
    Set up and place LV electrical apparatus and associated circuits into service 40
    Set up industrial field control devices 60
    Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems 40
    Solve problems in density_level measurement components and systems 40
    Solve problems in energy supply network equipment 80
    Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems 40
    Solve problems in polyphase electronic power control circuits 60
    Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems 40
    Solve problems in single phase electronic power control circuits 60
    Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems 40
    Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs 20
    Supply effective and efficient lighting products for domestic and small commercial applications 20
    Troubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies 40
    Use computer applications relevant to a workplace 20
    Use engineering applications software on personal computers 40
    Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals 40
    Verify compliance and functionality of special LV electrical installations 40
    Wind electrical coils 40
  • 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
    Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering
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