Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Jobs and Skills WA: Engineering courses
Charge up your career in electrical engineering!

This qualification gives you the skills for the implementation of smart homes (Internet of Things), automated industrial production line mechatronics, administering or upgrading infrastructure for small to large scale businesses among many other innovative applications.

Please note: This qualification has been superseded. See new version here

You will learn how to program logic controllers using the industry-based system Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), electrical design, motor control, computer programming, diagnose faults or malfunctions in electrical systems, provide alternative approaches or solutions, software applications and pneumatic systems. This qualification may provide advanced standing for university-level study. 

Free in 2023
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Industry: Defence | Engineering and Mining |
National course code: UEE62111 | WA State ID: A175

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Play your part in powering the world around us and become qualified for an exciting and diverse career as an Electrical Engineer.

In the digital era with technology rapidly advancing, Electrical Engineers have a skillset that is in- demand and vital to the operation of systems and devices we rely on at home, at work, and as entire communities and cities.

Be guided by our expert lecturers who are industry professionals and become equipped with a specialised skillset to provide electrical support, diagnose faults in electrical systems, facilitate repairs and solve a range of electrotechnology engineering problems. Be trained in how to program logic controllers using Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), electrical design, motor control and computer programming, as well as writing project specifications to prepare you for facilitating real-world electrical projects.

You'll gain skills for implementation of smart homes (Internet of Things), automated industrial production line mechatronics and administering or upgrading infrastructure for small to large scale businesses.

This high-level course incorporates STEM skills which lead to a job of the future in a dynamic and well-paid industry. You'll be workforce-ready for roles such as Electrical Engineering Technician.

Study in specialist facilities

Students study this course at our state-of-the-art Applied Engineering building at Munster campus, featuring mechatronics labs and technical engineering workshop rooms. In our courses, you'll have access to modern equipment such as 3D printers, laser cutters, civil engineering compression labs to name just a few.

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2023. This means that students starting in 2023 will transfer during their study to new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.