Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical - UEE62111

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 00122A

This qualification is part of the Electrotechnology Training Package. It is for people working in the field of electrical engineering. The qualification provides enabling competencies to design and validate/evaluate electrical equipment and systems and provide technical advice/sales.


  • Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
  • Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
  • Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems
  • Develop engineering solutions to renewable energy (RE) problems
  • Develop an electrical integrated system interface for access through a touch screen
  • Provide engineering solutions for uses of materials and thermodynamic effects
  • Plan low voltage switchboard and control panel layouts
  • Design electrical installations with a low voltage demand greater than 400 A per phase
  • Establish and follow a competency development plan in an electrotechnology engineering discipline
  • Provide advice on the application of energy efficient lighting for ambient and aesthetic effect
  • Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
  • Select drive components for electrical equipment design
  • Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in a.c. motor drive systems
  • Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
  • Prepare engineering drawings using manual drafting and CAD for electrotechnology/utilities applications
  • Design explosion-protected electrical systems and installations - dust atmospheres
  • Analyse static and dynamic parameters of electrical equipment
  • Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
  • Design electrical machine drives and production layout plans
  • Design and use advanced programming tools PC networks and HMI Interfacing
  • Provide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits
  • Design signal-conditioning subsystems
  • Evaluate performance of LV electrical machines
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • Design energy management controls for electrical installations in buildings
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Provide photometric data for illumination system design
  • Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
  • Plan electrical installations with a low voltage demand up to 400 A per phase
  • Design effective and efficient lighting for residential and commercial buildings
  • Assess electronic apparatus compliance
  • Assemble, enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
  • Develop detailed electrical drawings
  • Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
  • Design renewable energy (RE) heating systems
  • Provide advice on effective and energy efficient lighting products
  • Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
  • Develop engineering solutions for d.c. machine and control problems
  • Develop engineering solutions for induction machine and control problems
  • Set up electronically controlled robotically operated complex systems
  • Manage large electrical projects
  • Assemble and set up basic security systems
  • Plan the electrical installation of integrated systems
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Maintain documentation
  • Design and configure Human-Machine Interface (HMI) networks
  • Provide solutions to extra low voltage (ELV) electro-pneumatic control systems and drives
  • Design micro-hydro systems rated to 6.4 kW
  • Supply effective and efficient lighting products for domestic and small commercial applications
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Develop effective engineering strategies for energy reduction in buildings
  • Develop energy sector directory services
  • Manage people performance
  • Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits
  • Use engineering applications software on personal computers
  • Set up and configure controls on complex fluid systems
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
  • Modify digital signal processing (DSP) based sub-systems
  • Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
  • Develop access control of electrical integrated systems using logic-based programming tools
  • Design stand-alone renewable energy (RE) systems
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Design and develop electronics - computer systems projects
  • Design hybrid renewable power systems
  • Assess the fitness-for-purpose of hazardous areas explosion-protected equipment - gas atmospheres
  • Estimate electrotechnology projects
  • Develop engineering solutions to photonic system problems
  • Apply industry and community standards to engineering activities
  • Use advanced computational processes to provide solutions to energy sector engineering problems
  • Prepare electrotechnology/utilities drawings using manual drafting and CAD equipment and software
  • Design effective and efficient lighting for public, open and sports areas
  • Develop interfaces for multiple access methods to monitor, schedule and control an electrical integrated system
  • Set up electronically controlled mechanically operated complex systems
  • Develop detailed and complex drawings for electrical systems using CAD systems
  • Prepare quotations for the supply of effective and efficient lighting products for lighting projects
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Troubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies
  • Evaluate performance of low voltage electrical apparatus
  • Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
  • Develop electrical integrated systems
  • Classify hazardous areas - gas atmospheres
  • Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • Develop energy sector computer network applications infrastructure
  • Select and arrange equipment for special LV electrical installations
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in servo drive systems
  • Configure and maintain industrial control system networks
  • Install and modify performance data communication copper cabling
  • Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers
  • Develop and implement energy sector maintenance programs
  • Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
  • Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
  • Design explosion-protected electrical systems and installations - gas atmospheres
  • Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
  • Analyse materials for suitability in electrical equipment
  • Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals
  • Design explosion-protected electrical systems - Coal mining
  • Design and develop modifications to LV electrical machines
  • Design of gas detection systems
  • Design wind energy conversion systems (WECS) rated to 10 kW
  • Design switchboards rated for high fault levels (greater than 400 A)
  • Design electronic control systems
  • Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
  • Plan an integrated cabling installation system
  • Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems
  • Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
  • Ensure team effectiveness
  • Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
  • Prepare tender submissions for electrotechnology projects
  • Design explosion-protected electrical systems and installations - pressurisation
  • Manage contract variations
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Carry out basic repairs to electrical components and equipment
  • Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector
  • Develop engineering solution for synchronous machine and control problems
  • Develop and test code for microcontroller devices
  • Select effective and efficient light sources and luminaries for given locations and designs
  • Write specifications for electrical engineering projects
  • Contribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems
  • Apply material science to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
  • Develop structured programs to control external devices
  • Classify hazardous areas - dust atmospheres
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in d.c. motor drive systems
  • Manage risk in electrotechnology activities
  • Plan large electrical projects
  • Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus

Study pathways

Not applicable.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City International: $19,750 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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