Advanced Diploma of ESI - Power Systems - UET60219

Melbourne Polytechnic

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to work in the electricity supply industry (ESI) as a Power System Senior Technical Officer or a Power Distribution System Engineer.This qualification covers high-level managerial, design, testing and system operation functions in the transmission and distribution sectors of the ESI. These roles may also install, commission, maintain, diagnose and repair the hardware and software of complex power system protection, control and metering systems.The skills and knowledge described within the units in this qualification may require a licence or permit to practice in the workplace.Additional and/or other conditions may also apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licensing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing the qualification.

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Subjects you can Study:

Design power system substations modifications; Design customer power system substations; Implement and monitor the power system organisational WHS/OHS policies, procedures and programs; Repair, test and calibrate protection relays and meters; Facilitate continuous improvement; Design power system transmission and sub-transmission substation primary plant; Maintain interdependent network protection and control systems; Undertake power systems project management of substation augmentation and maintenance; Establish and follow a competency development plan in an electrotechnology engineering discipline; Analyse and appraise power system fault and outage data; Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report; Coordinate power system operations in a regulated energy market; Lead and manage team effectiveness; Manage personal work priorities and professional development; Manage quality customer service; Manage power systems transmission network demand; Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits; Provide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits; Troubleshoot digital sub-systems; Design power systems secondary isolation instructional documents; Design power system overhead transmission systems; Respond to discrete and interdependent protection operations; Respond to complex power system protection operations; Develop planned power systems outage strategies; Monitor and control the field staff activities; Prepare and appraise power systems financial impact statements; Solve problems in d.c. circuits; Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications; Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components; Manage an electricity power system WHS/OHS management system; Troubleshoot basic amplifier circuits; Develop high voltage and low voltage distribution protection systems; Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace; Manage budgets and financial plans; Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits; Manage power systems transmission networks; Use engineering applications software on personal computers; Develop and evaluate power systems transmission switching programs; Manage power system transmission and sub-transmission design process; Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components; Develop engineering solutions for energy supply power transformer problems; Manage people performance; Design power system transmission, sub-transmission & zone substation civil & structural components; Manage high voltage distribution and sub-transmission network demand; Develop a workplace learning environment; Coordinate high voltage transmission network; Install and maintain power system communication equipment; Design underground transmission systems; Develop high voltage distribution and sub-transmission switching programs; Solve problems in energy supply network equipment; Develop crisis power systems management plans; Draft and layout a power system distribution substation minor upgrade; Commission power systems metering schemes; Design power system distribution substations; Organise and implement ESI line and easement surveys; Draft and layout a power system overhead distribution extension; Apply sustainable energy and environmental procedures; Design power system transmission and sub-transmission substation earthing; Manage power systems network faults; Draft and layout a power system street lighting system; Investigate quality of power systems supply issues; Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability; Install and configure network systems for internetworking; Coordinate low voltage distribution network demand; Maintain, test and commission power systems voltage regulating equipment; Diagnose and rectify faults in electrical energy distribution systems; Manage an information or knowledge management system; Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines; Design overhead distribution power systems; Manage power systems critical events; Maintain and test and metering schemes; Diagnose and rectify faults in energy supply apparatus; Develop power systems secondary isolation instructional documents; Coordinate high voltage distribution and sub-transmission networks; Conduct evaluation of power system substation faults; Diagnose and rectify faults in electrical energy supply transmission systems; Perform accuracy checks on power systems instrument transformers; Coordinate low voltage distribution networks; Design power system transmission and sub-transmission protection and control; Manage operational plan; Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems; Conduct evaluation of power systems primary plant; Draft and layout a power system underground distribution extension; Diagnose and rectify faults in distributed generation systems; Manage network systems power flows; Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits; Develop low voltage distribution switching programs; Design testing and commissioning procedures for field devices and substations; Manage electrical power systems infrastructure projects; Review power system asset management strategies; Prepare and manage detailed construction plans for electrical power system infrastructure; Working safely near live electrical apparatus; Control power systems generating plant; Establish and manage power system geographical information systems data; Commission interdependent network protection and control systems; Design power system transmission, sub-transmission and zone substation buildings; Develop and test code for microcontroller devices; Implement & monitor power system environmental & sustainable energy management policies & procedures; Solve problems in energy supply network protection equipment and systems; Design power system public lighting systems; Develop structured programs to control external devices; Build and sustain an innovative work environment; Design underground distribution power systems; Commission complex network protection and control systems; Operate and monitor system SCADA equipment; Respond to power systems technical enquiries and requests; Maintain complex network protection and control systems

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00724G

Related Careers:

Electrician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Preston No info
Fairfield No info
Epping No info
Heidelberg No info
Broadmeadows AMEP Centre No info
Prahran No info
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