Courses

Certificate IV in Energy Management and Control

UEE41011

Efficient use of energy is now a priority for businesses and homes across Australia. Become an energy efficiency expert with our Certificate IV in Energy Management and Control.

This nationally-accredited qualification is for licensed electricians who wish to expand their skill set. In this course, you will gain the skills and knowledge you need to complete metered audits at a sub-circuit level, interpret data, and provide comprehensive reports that recommend energy efficient solutions such as:

  • Design of smart systems
  • Retrofitting of existing infrastructure
  • More efficient practices with existing systems

Upon completion of the Certificate IV in Energy Management and Control, you will be able to:

  • Install and interrogate energy monitoring devices
  • Develop and deliver a professional Energy Audit
  • Operate wireless technology
  • Understand energy efficiency in buildings
  • Understand energy management

The course follows recommendations for energy projects as set out in the AS3598:1:2014 Australian standards for energy audits.

Developed with industry

Melbourne Polytechnic developed this program with Energy Skills Australia, an organisation made up of key industry bodies in the electrotechnology and energy utilities industries. This not-for-profit organisation ensures Australia’s energy industry has a highly-skilled and forward-thinking workforce.

Employment Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will become a skilled energy efficient technician able to:

  • provide advice on energy efficiency
  • install new energy efficiency systems
  • rectify existing works

Important information

To participate in this training program, the candidate must hold an Unrestricted Electrician’s Licence or equivalent issued in an Australian State or Territory (e.g. A Grade Victorian Electricians). This is due to Victorian Electrical Licence restrictions. As this course includes ERAC requirements for an electrician’s licence, Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) will not accept a direct entry model into this training program.

Local Students

Code

UEE41011

Campuses

HEIDELBERG

Department

Trades College
03 9269 8400

Duration

Part-time: 12 months

Fees

Eligible:$350
Ineligible:$5950
Concession:$70

This course is also available as direct entry at $1450.

Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

In general, each unit is assessed by passing a knowledge based test and undertaking two skill based projects.

Entrance Requirements

To participate in this training program the candidate must hold an Unrestricted Electricians Licence or equivalent issued in an Australian State or Territory (e.g. A Grade Victorian Electricians) – This is due to Victorian Electrical Licence restrictions and this course including ERAC requirements for an ‘Electrician’s licence’ – Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) will not accept a direct entry model into this training program

Career Pathways

Participants will become skilled technicians who will be able to provide advice on energy efficiency as well as able to perform installation of new systems and rectification of existing works as a single solution.

Enrolment Intake

  • Ongoing

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
UEENEED104A USE SOFTWARE FOR ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS 40
UEENEEE038B PARTICIPATE IN DEVELOPMENT AND FOLLOW A PERSONAL COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT 20
UEENEEE117A Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures 20
UEENEEE124A COMPILE AND PRODUCE AN ENERGY SECTOR DETAILED REPORT 60
UEENEEG128A Plan low voltage switchboard and control panel layouts 40
UEENEEG162A Set up and place LV electrical apparatus and associated circuits into service 40
UEENEEI140A Plan the electrical installation of integrated systems 20
UEENEEI141A Develop electrical integrated systems 20
UEENEEK145A IMPLEMENT/MONITOR ENERGY SECTOR POLICIES/PROCEDURES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 20
UEENEEK152A Develop strategies to address sustainability issues for electrical installations 20
UEENEEK153A Assess energy loads and uses for energy efficiency in residential, office and retail premises 40
UEENEEK154A Assess energy loads and uses for energy efficiency in commercial facilities 40
UEENEEK155A Assess energy loads and uses for energy efficiency in industrial properties and enterprises 40

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.