Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Advanced Diploma   NRT
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Start date:
Mon 17 Jul 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Engineering Technology - Electrical course details

    Course description and aims

    This course is for those planning a career or already working as engineering
    officers in the electrical industry.

    You will learn how to design and validate/evaluate electrical equipment and
    systems and provide technical systems and provide technical advice/sales.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Technical officer / engineering officer / engineering technologist.


    Learners can claim credit for units completed in this course towards the
    completion of other courses that contain the same units.

    Any existing articulation arrangements for this course between TAFE NSW and
    Universities can be found at:

    Expected Outcomes

    This qualification provides enabling competencies to design and
    validate/evaluate electrical equipment and systems and provide technical

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    However, the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language,
    literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each
    Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification.

    Learners should either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate
    simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this

    Enrol at any location

    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    2 Years
    Financial Assistance:
    VET Student Loan
    18 Hours per week
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    About offering:


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Thursday 22, July 2017, from 8:00am at Ultimo College, Main Campus, 651-731 Harris Street, building L, level 1, room L1.12

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class a week over 3-4 days. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is Monday 8:30am to 5:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am to 3:00pm, Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling:

    Fee information:


    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

    The loan cap for this course is $15000. This means the maximum amount you can borrow for each unit of study is $1875, and you will need to directly pay the remaining $907 for each Unit of Study.

    Find out more about VET Student Loans at

    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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    Fees, payment and refunds:

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    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology-Electrical 2017/07/172017/09/242017/09/04$2782.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology-Electrical 2017/10/092017/12/032017/11/06$2782.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology-Electrical 2018/01/292018/04/152018/03/05$2782.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology-Electrical 2018/04/302018/06/172018/06/04$2782.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology-Electrical 2018/07/162018/09/302018/09/03$2782.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology-Electrical 2018/10/162018/12/092018/11/05$2782.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology-Electrical 2019/02/042019/04/142019/03/04$2782.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology-Electrical 2019/04/292019/06/112019/06/03$2776.00


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    UEENEEE080AApply industry and community standards to engineering activities20
    UEENEEE081AApply material science to solving electrotechnology engineering problems60
    UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
    UEENEEE082AApply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems60
    UEENEEG063AArrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations40
    UEENEEE124ACompile and produce an energy sector detailed report60
    UEENEEE078BContribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems40
    UEENEEE015BDevelop design briefs for electrotechnology projects40
    UEENEEK151ADevelop effective engineering strategies for energy reduction in buildings60
    UEENEEG143ADevelop engineering solution for synchronous machine and control problems60
    UEENEEG144ADevelop engineering solutions for d.c. machine and control problems60
    UEENEEG145ADevelop engineering solutions for induction machine and control problems60
    UEENEEK132ADevelop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector20
    UEENEEI150ADevelop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers60
    UEENEEI152ADevelop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems60
    UEENEEI151ADevelop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers.60
    UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work20
    UEENEEE083AEstablish and follow a competency development plan in an electrotechnology engineering discipline120
    UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components40
    UEENEEE105AFix and secure electrotechnology equipment20
    UEENEEE117AImplement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures20
    UEENEEE108ALay wiring/cabling and terminate accessories for extra-low voltage (ELV) circuits40
    UEENEEC007BManage contract variations40
    UEENEEG169AManage large electrical projects40
    UEENEEE011CManage risk in electrotechnology activities60
    UEENEEG170APlan large electrical projects60
    UEENEEE125AProvide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits60
    UEENEEG149AProvide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits60
    UEENEEE126AProvide solutions to basic engineering computational problems60
    UEENEEH102ARepairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components40
    UEENEEG107ASelect wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations60
    UEENEEE129ASolve electrotechnical engineering problems60
    UEENEEE104ASolve problems in d.c. circuits72
    UEENEEG101ASolve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits60
    UEENEEG102ASolve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits80
    UEENEEG033ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits60
    UEENEEG006ASolve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines80
    UEENEEG106ATerminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits40
    UEENEEE127AUse advanced computational processes to provide solutions to energy sector engineering problems80
    UEENEEE107AUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications40
    UEENEED104AUse engineering applications software on personal computers40
    UEENEEE071BWrite specifications for electrical engineering projects40



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