Academic IELTS score of 6.0 Overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands or equivalent.
Satisfactory completion of Year 12 including Year 12 Maths, or overseas equivalent or successful completion of the Diploma of Electronics and Communication Engineering.
Electrical engineering is about designing, building, and installing the systems and machines that generate, transmit, measure, control and use electrical energy essential to modern life. This course can be packaged with the Bachelor of Engineering [Honours] [Electrical and Electronic] at University of Adelaide.
*If students do not have Year 12 maths or overseas equivalent, they may wish to undertake the Diploma of Electronics and Communication Engineering prior to this Associate Degree as a package. The Diploma will provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge in math’s to receive entry into the Associate Degree.
This qualification has provisional accreditation by Engineers Australia. Graduates of this course are eligible for migration skills assessment by Engineers Australia. The occupational outcome of this assessment is in the Engineering Associate (Draftsperson) category. The specific occupation code depends on the program studied and on the Engineers Australia guidelines. See the Engineers Australia website for further details
This course is offered in blended study mode. This means that you learn in a mixture of classroom and online environments. On campus learning will be scheduled but online learning can provide more flexibility. Lecturer support will be provided for all study. Access to a computer with an internet connection is required.
The Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering will be taught 70% at Tonsley Campus and 30% at Regency Campus, and some classes may be held in the evening. More details will be provided upon commencement into the Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Parts of the course may be used towards the educational component of the ‘Electrical Worker’s license’. This course does not lead to an ‘Electrical Worker’s license’.
As part of the Associate Degree program, TAFE SA will provide work experience and/or industry-based project opportunities. While optional, these activities, will give you first-hand experience of the workplace, allowing you to test your skills and make valuable industry contacts.
Electrical Engineering deals with the generation, distribution, and use of electric power. This includes generators, motors, transformers, batteries and renewable energy systems. The Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering was developed by TAFE SA to respond to the workforce development needs of the electrical industry in South Australia. The electrical industry is one of South Australia’s major employers – and one of the State’s growth areas. The employment opportunities for the graduates of this course are in a range of industries, including electricity generation and distribution, production line processing, mining and other industrial and commercial industries. Your work may involve overseeing the condition of electrical equipment, maintain and commissioning electrical equipment or work alongside engineers to design and prototype advanced electrical technology.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering (CRS )
The associate degree gives students a firm foundation in both theoretical study and practical skills, with an emphasis on strong site management skills as needed by the construction industry. A typical study program in the first year includes electrical engineering practice, including WHS and sustainability, engineering mathematics and physics, basic analog circuits, introduction to electrical machines, and engineering programming. The second year includes electrical machines, mechatronics, project management and final year engineering project.
Level of Study Associate Degree
Duration 104 weeks
CRICOS Course Code 092137K
English Requirements IELTS Score UG 6
Annual Tuition AUD$18,200.00
Disclaimer: The listings provided on the StudyAdelaide.com website are for information and promotional purposes only. The information, content and material provided in the listings is the sole responsibility of each education provider. While every care has been taken in preparing the information published on this website, StudyAdelaide does not guarantee the accuracy or currency of the content.