Why choose this course?
Take your electrical engineering career to the next level with this qualification. This two-year course will fulfil your interest in electrical systems and infrastructure and will give you the skills to enter this exciting industry.
This course covers a range of capabilities such as electronic design, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming, motor control, sustainable practices, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and low voltage installations. You will also learn how to diagnose faults and malfunctions in electrical systems and have the knowledge to provide solutions to these problems.
Part of this course includes planning and writing specifications and developing your skills in order to manage large electrical projects including associated risks that can arise. When you finish this course, you will have the ability to work in this industry and be responsible for electrical and control support including administering and upgrading infrastructure.
A unique prototype facility on campus has been developed, which is based on an international model to support training in both emerging and current technologies and advanced automated manufacturing.
This facility allows the delivery of this course to be simulated towards a manufacturing and production outcome, improving levels of productivity in design and manufacture. The on campus computer-aided design (CAD) laboratories also reflect the technology and configuration found in an industrial setting.
On completion of this course you will have a solid foundation to advance your career or continue your studies at university level.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
- Electrical Technology Advisors
- Engineering Techician
- Senior Technical Officer
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Equivalent to Australian Year 12 with a pass in Year 11 Maths is required for entry into this course.
OR Completion of MEM30505 Certificate III in Engineering - Technical is required for entry into this course.
Please refer to the Non-Tuition Fees section of your Letter of Offer for any additional requirements where a cost may be incurred.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.