Advanced Diploma of Electrical - Engineering

Hunter Institute, TAFE NSW

This qualification is part of the Electrotechnology Training Package. It is for those working in the field of electrical engineering as a technician. The course provides competencies to design and validate and evaluate electrical equipment and systems, manage risk, estimate and manage projects and provide technical advice and sales. It includes ERAC requirements for an electrician's licence. Learners who elect to complete subgroup 1 of the core competency standard units meet the NSW Office of Fair Trading licensing requirements for issuing a Qualified Supervisor's Certificate - Electrician. This permits the holder to work unsupervised on low voltage fixed wiring and equipment and to directly supervise others in this work.

Entry Requirements:

Learners must either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate simulated workplace environments. Applicants should have a general education and competency level equivalent to the outcome of 4 - 5 years of secondary school.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Use engineering applications software on personal computers; Apply methods to maintain currency of industry developments; Manage risk in electrotechnology activities; Write specifications for electrical engineering projects; Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems; Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components; Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems; plus more and electives.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00591E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Newcastle No info No
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Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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