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Course code: HE20552

Locations: Ultimo and Newcastle

Duration: 1 year full time or part time equivalent

Course load: You must complete eight subjects and achieve 80 credit points to complete this course. Each subject is worth 10 credit points.

Next intake:

  • Classes commence 25 July 2022
  • First round applications close 17 June 2022
  • Late applications will be accepted until 10 July 2022 subject to availability of places

At a glance:

  • The Diploma of Renewable Energy Engineering is an undergraduate qualification taught in English.
  • The course is located at Level 5 on the Australian Qualifications Framework.
  • Graduates will be equipped to work in roles requiring theoretical knowledge and practical skills in renewable energy technologies.

To be eligible for admission into the Diploma of Renewable Energy Engineering you must have at least ONE of the following entry requirements:

  • NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent
  • Recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate
  • Certificate IV level or higher vocational qualification
  • Completion of at least one year full-time study at university or accredited higher education institution.

You must also:

  • Have mathematics knowledge to HSC level or equivalent before entering this course, or you may be required to undertake a bridging program or preparatory maths course.

Please note:

  • You do NOT require an ATAR for entry into this course
  • If you do not meet any of the four minimum entry requirements, you may be able to apply for entry under special admissions provisions including mature age or disadvantage

In 2022, domestic students will pay a tuition fee of $1,720 per subject (a total of $13,760 for the full Diploma*). This course attracts FEE-HELP, so eligible students can study now and pay later. Tuition fees for international students can be found on the TAFE NSW International website.

*Note that tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. Check current fee information in the Fee Schedule on the Fees and Payments page.

There may be additional costs to purchase resources required for individual subjects. The course coordinator can advise you of any additional course fees.

If you have extensive relevant and current industry experience or you’ve recently completed studies in a related field, you may be eligible for exemptions from similar subjects in the Diploma of Renewable Energy Engineering.

Courses for which recognition may be granted include, but are not limited to, Certificate IV and higher qualifications in electrotechnology, engineering and renewables, as well as Undergraduate Certificates and Microcredentials in renewable energy.

Talk to the course coordinator to see if you’re eligible. You are required to attend class until you are advised that your application for RPL has been successful.

Note: Your application for RPL will assess your prior learning against the outcomes of this course. RPL is only granted against full subjects. Partial RPL will not be granted.

Study pattern

Full-time students enrol in four subjects per semester, with face to face classes totalling approximately 16 hours per week. You are expected to undertake an equivalent amount of private study to maximise success in the course.

Assessment

A range of assessment methods are used across subjects in this course to allow students to demonstrate both practical skills and theoretical knowledge. Most subjects require the completion of three to four assessment tasks. Assessment types include, but are not limited to practical exercises, case studies, written reports, research reports, field work exercises and examinations.

This course is available for enrolment by international students, subject to meeting course entry requirements and satisfying student visa conditions. For more information including tuition fees go to the TAFE NSW International website.

While every effort has been made to ensure the above information is accurate and up to date, you are advised to contact the course coordinator for specific and up to date information about tuition fees and academic requirements of the course.

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