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2 Years


This course is for those planning a career or already working as engineering officers in the electrical industry. You will learn how to design and validate/evaluate electrical equipment and systems and provide technical systems advice/sales.


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When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.


From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from over 50 campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network, socialise and just chill out.

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LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ultimo Feb , Jul A$27,810
LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ultimo Feb , Jul A$27,810


Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


To receive this course students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

  • Packaging Rules
  • The requirements for granting this qualification will be met when competency is demonstrated and achieved for
  • All the Core competency standard units defined in the Core Competency Standard Units below and a combination of Elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 720 points in accordance with the Elective Competency Standard Units.
  • Core Units
  • UEENEED104A Use engineering applications software on personal computers
  • UEENEEE011C Manage risk in electrotechnology activities
  • UEENEEE015B Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
  • UEENEEE071B Write specifications for electrical engineering projects
  • UEENEEE080A Apply industry and community standards to engineering activities
  • UEENEEE081A Apply material science to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
  • UEENEEE082A Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
  • UEENEEE083A Establish and follow a competency development plan in an electrotechnology engineering discipline
  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • UEENEEE117A Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
  • UEENEEE124A Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
  • UEENEEE125A Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits
  • UEENEEE126A Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems
  • UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • UEENEEG006A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage machines
  • UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits
  • UEENEEG063A Arrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installations
  • UEENEEG101A Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits
  • UEENEEG102A Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits
  • UEENEEG106A Terminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuits
  • UEENEEG107A Select wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installations
  • UEENEEG149A Provide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuits
  • UEENEEG169A Manage large electrical projects
  • UEENEEG170A Plan large electrical projects
  • UEENEEK132A Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector
  • BSBINM501A Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • BSBINN502A Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBMGT502B Manage people performance
  • BSBMGT516C Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBWOR502B Ensure team effectiveness
  • UEENEEC001B Maintain documentation
  • UEENEEC002B Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
  • UEENEEC003B Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
  • UEENEEC010B Deliver a service to customers
  • UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
  • UEENEEE020B Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
  • UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • UEENEEE121A Plan an integrated cabling installation system
  • UEENEEE190A Prepare engineering drawings using manual drafting and CAD for eletrotechnology/utilities applications
  • UEENEEE191A Prepare electrotechnology/utilities drawings using manual drafting and CAD equipment and software
  • UEENEEF102A Install and maintain cabling for multiple access to telecommunication services
  • UEENEEF104A Install and modify performance data communication copper cabling
  • UEENEEG111A Carry out basic repairs to electrical components and equipment
  • UEENEEG120A Select and arrange equipment for special LV electrical installations
  • UEENEEG181A Provide advice on effective and energy sufficient lighting products
  • UEENEEG182A Supply effective and efficient lighting products for domestic and small commercial applications
  • UEENEEG183A Provide advice on the application of energy efficient lighting for ambient and aesthetic effect
  • UEENEEH102A Repairs basic electronic apparatus faults by replacement of components
  • UEENEEH111A Troubleshoot single phase input d.c. power supplies
  • UEENEEH150A Assemble and set up basic security systems
  • UEENEE1101A Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals
  • UEENEE1116A Assemble enter and verify operating instructions in microprocessor equipped devices
  • UEENEEI138A Provide solutions to extra low voltage (ELV) electro-pneumatic control systems and drives
  • UEENEEI140A Plan the electrical installation of integrated systems
  • UEENEEI141A Develop electrical integrated systems
  • UEENEEI150A Develop enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers
  • UEENEEK125A Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
  • UETTDRIS67A Solve problems in energy supply network equipment
  • UETTDRIS68A Solve problems in energy supply network protection equipment and systems
  • UEENEEC005B Estimate electrotechnology projects
  • UEENEEG125A Plan electrical installations with a low voltage demand up tp 400 A per phase
  • UEENEEG128A Plan low voltage switchboard and control panel layouts
  • UEENEEG179A Develop detailed electrical drawings
  • UEENEEG184A Provide photometric data for illumination system design
  • UEENEEG185A Select effective and efficient light sources and luminaries for given locations and designs
  • UEENEEG186A Design effective and efficient lighting for residential and commercial buildings
  • UEENEEG188A Prepare quotations for the supply of effective and efficient lighting products for lighting projects
  • UEENEEI142A Develop an electrical integrated system interface for access through a touch screen
  • UEENEEI143A Develop access control of electrical integrated systems using logic based programming tools
  • UEENEEI144A Develop interfaces for multiple access methods to monitor, schedule and control an electrical integrated system
  • UEENEEI151A Develop, enter and verify word and analogue control programs for programmable logic controllers
  • UEENEEI152A Develop, enter and verify programs in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems
  • UEENEEI155A Develop structured programs to control external devices
  • UEENEEK135A Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems
  • UEENEEC006B Prepare tender submissions for electrotechnology projects
  • UEENEEE110A Develop and implement energy sector maintenance programs
  • UEENEED147A Develop energy sector directory services
  • UEENEEG127A Design electrical installations with a low voltage demand greater than 400 A per phase
  • UEENEEG131A Evaluate performance of low voltage electrical apparatus
  • UEENEEG180A Develop detailed and complex drawings for electrical systems using CAD systems
  • UEENEEG187A Design effective and efficient lighting for public, open and sports areas
  • UEENEEI145A Diagnose and rectify faults in a.c. motor drive systems
  • UEENEEI146A Diagnose and rectify faults in d.c.motor drive systems
  • UEENEEI147A Diagnose and rectify faults in servo drive systems
  • UEENEEI156A Develop and test code for microcontroller devices
  • UEENEEI157A Configure and maintain industrial control system networks
  • UEENEEK129A Design renewable energy (RE) heating systems
  • UEENEEK131A Design wind energy conversion systems (WECS) rated to 10 kW
  • UEENEEK138A Design micro-hydro power systems
  • UETTDRIS70A Diagnose and rectify faults in electrical energy distribution systems
  • UETTDRIS71A Diagnose and rectify faults in electrical energy supply transmission systems
  • UETTDRIS72A Diagnose and rectify faults in distributed Generation systems
  • UEENEEC007B Manage contract variations
  • UEENEEE078B Contribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems
  • UEENEEE127A Use advanced computational processes to provide solutions to energy sector engineering problems
  • UEENEEE128A Develop engineering solutions to photonic system problems
  • UEENEED149A Develop energy sector computer network applications infrastructure
  • UEENEEE160A Provide engineering solutions for uses of materials and thermodynamic effects
  • UEENEEE161A Analyse static and dynamic parameters of electrical equipment
  • UEENEEE162A Select drive components for electrical equipment design
  • UEENEEE163A Analyse materials for suitability in electrical equipment
  • UEENEEE164A Design electrical machine drives and production layout plans
  • UEENEEG130A Design switchboards rated for high fault levels (greater than 400 A0
  • UEENEEG143A Develop engineering solution for synchronous machine and control problems
  • UEENEEG144A Develop engineering solutions for d.c. machine and control problems
  • UEENEEG145A Develop engineering solutions for induction machine and control problems
  • UEENEEG160A Evaluate performance of LV electrical machines
  • UEENEEG161A Design and develop modifications to LV electrical machines
  • UEENEEH147A Assess electronic apparatus compliance
  • UEENEHH184A Modify digital signal processing (DSP) based sub-systems
  • UEENEEH185A Design signal conditioning subsystems
  • UEENEEH188A Design and develop electronics computer systems projects
  • UEENEEI123A Design electronic control systems
  • UEENEEI128A Set up and configure controls on complex fluid systems
  • UEENEEI129A Set up electronically controlled mechanically operated complex systems
  • UEENEEI130A Set up electronically controlled robotically operated complex systems
  • UEENEEI153A Design and configure Human- Machine Interface (HMI) networks
  • UEENEEI154A Design and use advanced programming tools PC networks and HMI Interfacing
  • UEENEEK133A Design hybrid renewable power systems
  • UEENEEK139A Design stand -alone renewable energy (RE) systems
  • UEENEEK140A Develop engineering solutions to renewable energy (RE) problems
  • UEENEEK146A Design energy management controls for electrical installations in buildings
  • UEENEEK151A Develop effective engineering strategies for energy reduction in buildings
  • UEENEEM052A Classify hazardous areas gas atmospheres
  • UEENEEM053A Classify hazardous areas dust atmospheres
  • UEENEEM057A Design explosion protected electrical systems and installations gas atmospheres
  • UEENEEM058A Design explosion protected electrical systems and installations dust atmospheres
  • UEENEEM059A Design explosion protected electrical systems and installations pressurisation
  • UEENEEM068A Assess the fitness for purpose of hazardous areas explosion protected equipment gas atmospheres
  • UEENEEM075A Design explosion protected electrical systems coal mining
  • UEENEEM079A Design of gas detection systems
  • UETTDRIS73A Develop engineering solutions for energy supply power transformer problems
  • UETTDRIS74A Develop engineering solutions for energy supply system protection problems


From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.


When you finish this course you can apply to study Bachelor of Engineering courses at university. You may be able to receive exemptions from some subjects based on your Advanced Diploma.


Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.