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Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

  • Diploma

Take your electrical engineering career to the next level with this qualification.

Key details

Degree Type
Course Code
UEE62122, 114752A
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$30,800 per year / $34,480 total
International Fees
$30,800 per year / $34,480 total

About this course

Take your electrical engineering career to the next level with this qualification. Turn your interest in electrical systems and infrastructure into the skills you need to enter this exciting industry, with this two year qualification.

During this course you will gain the skills to provide electrical support, diagnose faults in electrical systems, facilitate repairs and solve a range of electrotechnology engineering problems. In addition, you will also learn how to program logic controllers using Supervisory Control and Data acquisition (SCADA). This course also covers electrical design, motor control, computer programming, and writing project specifications to prepare for facilitating real world electrical projects.

On completion of this course you will have a solid foundation to advance your career or continue your studies at university level.

Entry requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 6.0 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Equivalent to Australian Year 12 with a pass in Year 11 Maths is required for entry into this course.

  • OR Completion of MEM30505 Certificate III in Engineering - Technical or MEM30522 Certificate III in Engineering - Technical is required for entry into this course.

Please view Admission requirements for your country of origin.

Study locations


Career pathways

Career opportunities
  • Electrical Technology Advisors
  • Engineering Techician
  • Senior Technical Officer
Career opportunities
  • Electrical Technology Advisors
  • Engineering Techician
  • Senior Technical Officer
  • Electrical Technology Advisors
  • Engineering Techician
  • Senior Technical Officer
  • Course structure

    To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 2160 weighting points. These 2160 weighting points comprise of 1200 core weighting points (24 core units) plus 960 elective weighting points (19 electives). Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

    Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

    Core units
      National ID
      Unit title
    • UEECD0003
      Apply industry and community standards to engineering activities
    • UEECD0004
      Apply material science to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
    • UEECD0005
      Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
    • UEECD0007
      Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    • UEECD0010
      Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
    • UEECD0014
      Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
    • UEECD0026
      Manage risk in electrotechnology activities
    • UEECD0036
      Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits
    • UEECD0039
      Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems
    • UEECD0044
      Solve problems in multiple path circuits
    • UEECD0046
      Solve problems in single path circuits
    • UEECD0056 Apply methods to maintain currency of industry developments
    • UEECD0059 Write specifications for electrical engineering projects
    • UEECD0064 Interpret, produce and modify electrotechnology drawings
    • UEEEL0015 Manage large electrical projects
    • UEEEL0019 Solve problems in direct current (d.c.) machines
    • UEEEL0020 Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
    • UEEEL0021 Solve problems in magnetic and electromagnetic devices
    • UEEEL0058 Plan large electrical projects
    • UEEEL0062 Provide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits
    • UEEEL0077 Evaluate and report on the performance of LV machines
    • UEEEL0079 Plan and analyse LV electrical apparatus
    • UEEEL0080 Plan and analyse wiring systems, circuits, control and protection for electrical installations
    • UEERE0013 Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector
    Elective units
      National ID
      Unit title
    • UEECD0019 Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
    • UEECD0024 Implement and monitor energy sector WHS policies and procedures
    • UEECD0040 Solve basic problems electronic and digital equipment and circuits
    • UEECD0041 Solve electrotechnical engineering problems
    • UEECD0049 Use advanced computational processes to provide solutions to energy sector engineering problems
    • UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
    • UEECO0001 Estimate electrotechnology projects
    • UEECO0002 Maintain documentation
    • UEECS0033 Use engineering applications software on personal computers
    • UEEEL0041 Develop engineering solution for synchronous machine and control problems
    • UEEEL0042 Develop engineering solutions for d.c. machine and control problems
    • UEEEL0043 Develop engineering solutions for induction machine and control problems
    • UEEIC0002 Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
    • UEEIC0006 Design and configure Human-Machine Interface (HMI) networks
    • UEEIC0010 Develop and test code for microcontroller devices
    • UEEIC0012 Develop structured programs to control external devices
    • UEEIC0013 Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
    • UEEIC0014 Develop, enter and verify programs in supervisory control and data acquisition systems
    • UEEIC0015 Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers