Advanced Diploma of ESI - Power Systems

UET60219

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $23470

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Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to work in the electricity supply industry (ESI) as a Power System Senior Technical Officer or a Power Distribution System Engineer.

This qualification covers high-level managerial, design, testing and system operation functions in the transmission and distribution sectors of the ESI. These roles may also install, commission, maintain, diagnose and repair the hardware and software of complex power system protection, control and metering systems.

The skills and knowledge described within the units in this qualification may require a licence or permit to practice in the workplace.

Additional and/or other conditions may also apply under state and territory legislative and regulatory licensing requirements which must be confirmed prior to commencing the qualification.

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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NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

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:

Professionals

32.7%

Professionals
Technicians and Trades Workers

24.9%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Labourers

12.4%

Labourers

Industries

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

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

18.9%

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Construction

13.5%

Construction
Transport, Postal and Warehousing

13%

Transport, Postal and Warehousing

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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JobTrainer

If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

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 $16,077.

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 2019-20 income year is $45,881.



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.


Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector Career Pathway

Advanced Diploma of ESI - Power Systems is in the Engineering and Related Technologies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Transmission, Distribution and Rail Sector.


Stream

Power Systems and Operations

Certificate II

Certificate IV

Diploma

Advanced Diploma

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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.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

 


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