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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
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In this program, you'll develop skills to design, validate, and evaluate electrical equipment and systems, as well as provide technical advice and sales.
As we increasingly depend on electrical and electronic devices in modern society, electrical engineers continue to be in high demand. Electrical engineers design and maintain electrical systems to improve the production and distribution of energy to all levels of society.
You’ll gain skills and knowledge in electrical design, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, PLC networking and motor control. Following this program, you’ll be qualified to work in the electrical industry.
Note: Programs may change as training packages are updated.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
RMIT has a strong Industry Advisory Committee (IAC), which links the program and industry. The IAC includes representatives from local electrical industries. The committee meets twice yearly and provides feedback on the programs to ensure they reflect the changing needs of industry.
You’ll also be able to connect with industry representatives through participation in seminars, marketing events, industry awards and scholarships.
As a graduate of this program you may become responsible for electrical and control support and administering and upgrading electrical facilities in small, medium or large-sized enterprises.
You'll gain skills in the installation, maintenance and administration of electrical and automation infrastructure.
These skills will be applicable to a wide range of business, manufacturing and operational occupations where application of knowledge in electrical technology underpins the business operations.
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program is fully accredited by Engineers Australia. Graduates of the program will be eligible for graduate membership of Engineers Australia at Engineering Associate level.
Australia is a signatory to the International Engineering Alliance, also known as the Dublin Accord, for engineering technicians. Once it is fully accredited, graduates of the program will be recognised in all countries that are signatories to the accord.
Through partner organisations in Europe, Asia and the United States, the RMIT International Industry Experience and Research Program (RIIERP) offers workplace training and academic research placements for between six and 12 months.
There are also opportunities to study abroad through Education Abroad.
Program and course information
Power up your career options
This Advanced Diploma gives you an entry point to a career in electrical engineering as well as providing options for further study.