A course and career with real power. Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of ESI (Electrical Supply Industry) - Power Systems will prepare you for a career in the high tech world of electricity supply
Be the bright spark everyone wants to hire
Sometimes call ‘Para-professional’ or ‘Technical Officer’, potential employment opportunities cover a broad range of work from the design of overhead and underground powerlines to installing and maintaining protection and control equipment or controlling the operation of the electricity supply system.
Surge ahead to a fulfilling career
Power is an essential resource for everyday life and your qualifications are needed to keep the industry generating. Our qualified, industry-experienced teachers give you the personal attention you need to ensure that you’re confident and skilled for your power career. You’ll build on current skills using the latest technology and methods.
Industry connections and resources
The Diploma of Electrical Supply Industry – Power Systems has strong industry recognition. As a result, you will have access to site visits and industry speakers.
Career options include:
- distribution system designer
- power systems operator
- customer project adviser
- control systems technician
- project planner
Career and working opportunities are endless, from large electricity supply companies to smaller engineering and contracting firms.
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsThere are no formal pre-requisite subject requirements for entry to this course. If you have maths, science or technology skills developed by VCE studies or by other study and work experience, you can enter this program
MaterialsText books and other printed resource material will be required. You will be advised of the necessary by the teaching department at enrolment or course induction.
Pathways to further studySuccessful completion of this course may qualify you for exemptions for further study in the electrical or engineering fields at other tertiary institutions.
Career PathwaysThis course offers you opportunities to advance your power industry career. Further study could lead you to the field of electrical engineering.
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.