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Engineering Energy Sector skill set

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Solve practical electrical engineering problems

Learn the calculation techniques starting from a solid foundation and extending to advanced mathematical processes such as algebra, statistics and MATLAB Software. Further develop strategies to address environment and sustainability issues in the energy sector and your understanding of an organisation's occupational health and safety policies and procedures.

This course is ideal for FIFO workers - talk to us about how you can study this course flexibly.  


  • apply the basic and advanced mathematics to solve problems
  • understand and produce reports
  • analyse and interpret workplace documents, tables and charts
  • apply an extensive knowledge of sustainable energy systems and components, workplace safety policies and procedures  

This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our courses page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.

There are prerequisite requirements which can be covered as recognition of prior learning (RPL) based on previous qualification and work experience.

  • UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEG102A - Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits 


    Attendance in class

    This course is 3 hours every week for 20 weeks, you will need to attend workshops and lectures on-campus.

    At-home study

    As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6 to 8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.

    Your study at home requires you to use our online learning tool, Blackboard, where you will access learning content, assignments, lesson plans and pre-reading for classes, at your place of choice, on or off-campus. 

    You will need to have the basic technical requirements, including Microsoft Office Word and Excel for at-home study. Once you have enrolled you will have free access to Office 365 for use at home using your TAFE student account. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

    Work placement

    Work placement is not a requirement of this course.

    What you need for your first day of class

    On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen, pencil, exercise book, eraser, ruler and calculator) and wear enclosed footwear.

    In addition, you are required to wear the following PPE for various laboratories and workshops:

    • full sleeve shirt
    • closed shoes
    • full length pants
    • safety glasses (will be provided by SM TAFEs Applied Engineering)

    After completing all of the Electrical Skill Sets: Electrical Engineer Technologist, Technician, Design and Draftsperson.

    Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

    To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

    This skill set forms part of UEE62111 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical, which provides pathways towards university entry requirements. 

    No future dates planned

    This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the Get Help form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.

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