About the course

About the course

In our integrated technologies course, you will learn about the industrial electrical trade with a focus on the design and development of motor control circuits, pneumatic controls and automation, as well as Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programs and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).

You'll learn how to write programs for PLC, how to set up and commission PLC, how to install and maintain induction motors, how to develop enter and verify programs for scada systems  and how to diagnose and rectify faults in both AC and DC motor drive systems.

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Please note: This training package will change in the near future and minor alterations to the course will occur.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


February and July

Part time: 2 years (2 evenings per week) (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)

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Career Outcomes


There are wide employment opportunities for graduates from this course. The skills you develop will prepare you to undertake work across a wide range of activities in emerging technology. Typical job roles include:

  • leading tradesperson
  • service technician
  • systems manager
  • facilities manager
  • small team leader

A diverse range of industries employ graduates from this course, such as small and large enterprises involved with manufacturing, medical equipment servicing, mining, building automation, computer networking, process control or blends of these technologies.

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Entry Requirements


This course is targeted at qualified electricians or apprentices currently undertaking the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician. 

Credits may be available for units previously completed in other courses.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Applying


Direct entry at the beginning of the year

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

Pathways & Accreditation


After successful completion, you may be able to gain credits into the following courses:

  • Diploma of Engineering Technology
  • Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

Fees & Finance Options


This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,240.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $648.00
Full Tuition Fee $9,240.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$640.00
Retain Course Items***No fee applies
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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Course Structure


You must complete the following units to gain this certificate:

  • 8 core units covering technology, mathematics, engineering and OH&S
  • 4 control technologies units
  • 4 electrotechnology units
  • 2 or 3 general elective units

Some core units may be delivered concurrently with control technologies or electrotechnology units.

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