Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology

PMA60116

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $3861

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

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Description

The PMA60115 Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology is a technical qualification for technologists or para-professionals who undertake technical projects such as plant modifications either individually or as part of a project team where they have a significant technical role. They may have worked their way up through the process plant operation/technology certificate and diploma qualifications or may have entered the industry at this level, either from another industry or trade occupation.

Other non-technical Advanced Diplomas are available at this level such as MSS60312 - Advanced Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who were satisfied with the training (Advanced Diploma).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Advanced Diploma).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Advanced Diploma).

Jobs

Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Advanced Diploma) are most often employed as:

Technicians and Trades Workers

37.6%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Professionals

19%

Professionals
Community and Personal Service Workers

9.6%

Community and Personal Service Workers

Industries

Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Advanced Diploma) are most often employed in:

Construction

13.5%

Construction
Professional, scientific and technical services

13.4%

Professional, scientific and technical services
Retail trade

11.1%

Retail trade

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The maximum amount that can be loaned for this course is $15,514.

The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.



Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Career Pathway

Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology is in the Engineering and Related Technologies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining.


Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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