52857WA Advanced Diploma of Plant Engineering

Engineering Institute of Technology
18 months
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
05 March 2024
52857WA Advanced Diploma of Plant Engineering

About this program

52857WA Advanced Diploma of Plant Engineering

This advanced diploma is delivered with a strong practical focus and covers a variety of skills for project management, process management, environmental and energy management, maintenance management, and safety management, that are required in the plant engineering industry. Upon completion of this program, you will gain skills and knowledge in the latest and developing technologies in plant engineering.

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Admission requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must have at least a Cert III trade qualification or equivalent in a related field; AND
  • They must have at least 2 years’ work experience in a related field; OR
  • At least 4 years’ work experience in a related field – subject to acceptance of an application for Credit to Entry;** AND
  • Satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in a Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent; OR
  • A specified level of achievement in a recognised English language test such as: IELTS (or equivalent) at a score of at least 5.5 (with no individual band score less than 5.0); or TOEFL equivalent; OR
  • Satisfactory completion of another course offered by EIT, or by another tertiary institution, in English.

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Program content

  • Introduction to Plant Engineering
  • 41975 – Use Basic Mathematics in Engineering
  • Mechanical Equipment and Technology
  • Fluid Power Systems and Components
  • Thermodynamics, Compressors, Fans and Blowers
  • Pumps and Seals
  • Pressure Vessels and Boilers
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Noise and Vibration
  • Electrical Equipment and Technology
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Energy Management
  • Structural and Civil Engineering Concepts
  • Process Plant Layout and Piping Design
  • Process Management
  • Maintenance Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Safety Management
  • Apply the Fundamentals of Professional Engineering Practice

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

You are expected to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week learning the program material and completing assessments. This includes attending weekly webinars that run for about 90 minutes to facilitate class discussion and allow you to ask questions. This program is run online on a part-time basis and has been designed to fit around full-time work. It will take 18 months to complete.

We understand that sometimes work commitments and personal circumstances can get in the way of your studies, so if at any point you Feesl that you are struggling with the pace of the course or finding a particular module challenging, you are encouraged to contact your designated learning support officer for assistance.


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Career paths

  • Design Technician
  • Process Control Technician
  • Engineering Supervisor
  • Plant Technician
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Automation Technician
  • Engineering Assistant
  • Technical Officer
  • Project Coordinator
  • Plant Manager
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Plant Operator

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Engineering Institute of Technology

The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is an Australian college dedicated to engineering education and training, with 4000+ students based nationally and internationally. Established in 1995, and known for its innovative approach to online learning, EIT now also has a...

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Engineering Institute of Technology

1031 Wellington Street
6005 West Perth

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