Shine a light on your electrical career by learning about project management. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Electrical Project Management will help you to work at management level on large industrial, commercial and domestic projects.
Improve your employment opportunities
Use your current technical background to step into the world of project management. In this course you will learn more about high priority issues for new managers. We cover leadership and employee relations, project procurement, tender submissions, documentation and estimating electrical projects.
This will put you on the career path to be an:
- Electrical business owner/manager
- Electrical site supervisor
- Engineering assistant/project manager
Industry connections and resources
Work with the project management methodology used in the industry and use these new skills in a realistic project management environment.
Your teachers focus on your individual progress, challenging you to reach your potential. Get industry-ready and stay ahead with our personalised training.
We maintain ongoing relationships with potential employers in the industry.
Our teachers prepare you for employment as project manager, team leader and electrical contractor.
You will be assessed through knowledge tests, assignments, project work and presentations.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
Course note: Consists of four terms featuring weekly evening online sessions and whole-day attendance (one day per term) at Preston campus.
Class Schedule: *
Tue - PM OR Wed - PM
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
Modes of DeliveryFlexible, Online, with class-based support, Classroom
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
Assessment MethodsUnits of this course are assessed in four clusters (one per term). Assessment activities include knowledge test, assignments, project work and presentations.
MaterialsYou will need a notebook or desktop computer with headset and camera. We can advise you of the software requirements.
Entrance RequirementsYou are eligible for the course if you are a qualified electrician and/or someone who can demonstrate significant experience in the electrotechnology industry and wish to undertake electrical project management responsibilities.
Pathways to further studyOn graduation from this course you may wish to undertake further studies in business management.
Career PathwaysYou will be eligible for employment in project management or personnel management in the electrical and electronics industry. Opportunities include electrical project management, electrical estimating, middle management, line management and supervisory positions.
Units Of Study
The Units of Study listed below have been approved for VET FEE-HELP. You may be required to undertake additional Units of Study in order to obtain the qualification. You will need to determine your particular combination of Units of Study with the department.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBPMG518A||MANAGE PROJECT PROCUREMENT||40|
|BSBWRK510A||MANAGE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS||80|
|BSBWRT401A||WRITE COMPLEX DOCUMENTS||50|
|UEENEEC005B||ESTIMATE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY PROJECTS||40|
|UEENEEC006B||PREPARE TENDER SUBMISSIONS FOR ELECTROTECHNOLOGY PROJECTS||60|
|UEENEEE101A||APPLY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, CODES AND PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE||20|
|UEENEEG169A||MANAGE LARGE ELECTRICAL PROJECTS||40|
|VU21527||CONDUCT AN ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING BUSINESS||40|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.