Gain a whole new repertoire of skills to add to your talents as an electrician. You’ll develop your specialist knowledge and build industry networks so you can become the conduit between engineers and tradespeople to get the job done well.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Write specifications for electrotechnology engineering projects
Produce detailed reports for the energy sector
Develop strategies to address environmental sustainability issues in the energy sector
Implement and monitor energy sector work, health and safety policies and procedures
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Skills to supervise the installation of electrical equipment
The ability to prepare specifications for engineering projects
Strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector
A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Successful competition of the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician (UEE30820) as evidenced by your transcript or certificate, or
That you hold a current 'Unrestricted Electricians Licence' or its equivalent issued in an Australian state or territory, as evidenced by a copy of this licence
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Motivation for high-level study
An interest in advancing your skills
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Technical officer (electrical engineering)
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Electrical Engineering does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Electrical Engineering qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 760 weighting points, including 160 core and 600 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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