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Electrical Project Management

Diploma Of

Code: 22267VIC

Overview

Campus

Preston

Duration

full time / 12 months part time

Duration

full time / 12 months part time

Next Intake

Midyear

Next Intake

February, July

Make your electrical career glow

If you’re a qualified electrician looking to upskill into leadership roles, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Electrical Project Management is for you. Professionals in the electrical industry are in high demand, with an estimated 26,000 job openings over the next five years. This diploma will combine your current technical background with the world of project management, giving you the opportunity to stand out from the crowd.

Join our long history with the electrical industry

Melbourne Polytechnic has been teaching electrical trades for over 100 years. We work with industry partners, including E-Oz Energy Skills Australia and Powercor, to develop industry-led courses. Training will put you in real-world situations and teach you real-world skills. The Diploma of Electrical Project Management will teach you about high priority issues for new managers, including leadership and employee relations, project procurement, tender submissions, estimation and documentation. These skills can help you work at management level on large industrial, commercial and domestic projects.

Be an industry leader

This course will prepare you for employment in a leadership role in the electrical industry. It’s an essential qualification if you dream of running your own successful electrical business, or you might work in electrical project management, electrical estimating, middle management, line management or other supervisory positions, such as business owner, site supervisor or engineering assistant.

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

You 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.
  • Business Manager
  • Electrical Contractor
  • Site Manager

Pathways

On graduation from this course you may wish to undertake further studies in business management.

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"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."

Course Details

Class Schedule

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 Course Advisor

Assessment Methods

Units of this course are assessed in four clusters (one per term). Assessment activities include knowledge test, assignments, project work and presentations.

Units of Study

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

Units of Study
Code Subject Elective Hours
PSPGOV511A PROVIDE LEADERSHIP Core 50
BSBWRK510A MANAGE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS Core 80
UEENEEG169A MANAGE LARGE ELECTRICAL PROJECTS Core 40
UEENEEC005B ESTIMATE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY PROJECTS Core 40
BSBPMG518A MANAGE PROJECT PROCUREMENT Core 40
UEENEEC006B PREPARE TENDER SUBMISSIONS FOR ELECTROTECHNOLOGY PROJECTS Core 60
UEENEEE101A APPLY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, CODES AND PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE Core 20
VU21527 CONDUCT AN ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING BUSINESS Core 40
BSBWRT401A WRITE COMPLEX DOCUMENTS Core 50

Fees & Costs

Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.

To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.

Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.

Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.

After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Tuition Fees
$3100.00 - $5700.00
Estimated based on eligibility
Course Fees are only estimated. Find out what subsidies apply to you by contacting us.

Materials and Amenities cost

You will need a notebook or desktop computer with headset and camera. We can advise you of the software requirements.

Attend an Info Session 

Now’s the time to register for our information and enrolment sessions. We give you an in-depth look at your chosen area of study and a tour of our department facilities.

Requirements

You 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.

Next Steps

We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.

The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.

It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.

For Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Read more about them here.

If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.

Application procedure