CQUniversity offers three post graduate programs in asset and maintenance management leading to the qualifications of Graduate Certificate in Asset and Maintenance Management, Graduate Diploma of Asset and Maintenance Management and Master of Asset and Maintenance Management. The programs are specifically aimed at people currently working in the field of asset and/or maintenance and wanting to upgrade their qualifications and skills.
The development of these programs has been in response to a strong and clearly-voiced demand from industry. The courses within these programs have been designed and developed in close collaboration with industry partners and experts.
The Asset and Maintenance Management program aims to produce graduates who understand asset management principles, maintenance philosophies, strategies and processes. Graduates will be able to develop their analytical skills in order to create sustainable, safe and cost effective solutions. Further, graduates will apply a range of practical skills and knowledge using the latest asset and management tools.
The course is suited to those currently employed in the areas of maintenance engineering or maintenance and asset management, who would like to advance their careers through professional upgrading of their knowledge, skills and qualifications. It is appropriate for maintenance personnel across all industries as it covers maintenance/ asset management principles and practices that can be applied to any industrial maintenance organisation. The course is practically focused in that it develops the essential knowledge and skills required by both asset maintenance managers and maintenance practitioners to support the goals of the industrial organisation. This qualification is highly regarded by industry as reflected by the increasing requirement for maintenance engineering/maintenance management qualifications in the selection criteria for many vacancies in the maintenance management field. This course will help to advance the career of professionals associated with any engineering asset intensive organisation.
|Duration||1 years full-time or 2 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||24|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 8 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 8, 16, 24).|
|Expected Hours of Study||Each unit at this level, typically requires 192 hours of student commitment over a period of 12 weeks.|
|Course Type||Postgraduate Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||GradCertAssetMaintMgt|
|AQF Level||Level 8: Graduate Certificate|
Indicative Year - 2023
Indicative Year - 2022
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Applicants must have all of the following:
1. Trade qualified applicants will be enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Asset and Maintenance Management and will be allowed to progress to the Graduate Diploma of Asset and Maintenance Management only after they have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate.
2. Applicants who do not satisfy all of the above eligibility criteria but are currently employed in an industrial organisation in a maintenance engineering or maintenance management-related role and have the support of their organisation, can apply and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
3. Applicants for individual courses should apply for single, non-award enrolment and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
4. International students should visit www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information including English language requirements.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Compulsory Residential School||A residential school of 2 days will be held for each course in their respective terms. This will provide students with an overview of the course by experienced industry lecturers. Residential schools will be organised for attendance at the Gladstone campus.|
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Please note that in some instances there may be similarities between course, entry and inherent requirements.
If you experience difficulties meeting these requirements, reasonable adjustments may be made upon contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Adjustment must not compromise the academic integrity of the degree or course chosen at CQUniversity or the legal requirements of field education.
This course demands that students are well aware of complying with academic and non-academic misconduct policies and procedures such as CQUniversity’s Student Charter, Student Misconduct Policy and Student Behavioural Misconduct Procedures and Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework). Using your knowledge and skills for the benefit of the community to create solutions for a sustainable future, in accordance with the Engineers Australia Code of Ethics. In doing so, you will strive to serve the community ahead of other personal or sectarian interests.
This course demand that students comply with academic and non-academic misconduct policies and procedures such as University's Student Charter, Student Misconduct Policy and Student Behavioural Misconduct Procedures and Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework). Any question that you attempt in your assignment, using your knowledge and skills for the benefit of the community to create solutions for a sustainable future. In doing so, you will strive to serve the community ahead of other personal or sectarian interests. you are also required to demonstrate integrity, scientific and technical competence, exude leadership qualities and promote sustainability, in the course of your professional practice.
While studying this course you must be reflective with personal behaviours in relation to professional performance and being positive and receptive to processing constructive supervisor/lecturer feedback or criticism. Interacting with people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures in a calm and composed manner in difficult to deal with situations and having the desire to solve problems in order to improve the standard of living of the people in the community are basic responsibilities of a student in this course.
You must follow the CQU policies, in case of a doubt.such as you cannot give a public statement on behalf of CQU. While using resources from outside or academic references proper referencing is a must and you should obey the plagiarism policy of the university. Before publishing your company information in a journal or conference, it is your responsivity to seek permission from your company.
As a student, in this course you will communicate in the English language with accuracy, appropriateness and effectiveness this may include listening writing and reading. The language that you use must be appropriate to the context of the individual, group or workplace including teaching team. You will be required to competently and appropriately constructing written assessment work in a logical, coherent manner, and with correct grammar and punctuation to the required academic standards. You must have capability to access a computer for your studies, and possessing basic computer knowledge and skills to engage in the on-line learning environment that may include completing relevant on-line assessments and participating in on-line forums or responding to emails. To keep a pace with the class you must be accessing the Internet for research, and email for communication with peers and lecturers.
You will be required to conceptualise using appropriate knowledge in response to academic assessment items. Applying theoretical knowledge, research evidence, policies and procedures in professional practice are the part of learning in this course. While attempting assignments you will be required to retrieve correct information from appropriate sources, processing it and converting it into simpler terms will be necessary. Basic mathematical skill will be required to present financial aspects of assets.
While you are required to be a full time employee in a company, any part of work that you do at your workplace to meet your study requirements of this course are not risk managed or covered by the CQUniversity. You must observe OHS guidelines of your company.
As apart of assessment you may be required to collect data from the live equipment that may involve travelling to the site recording data from the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS), any risks associated with these activities will be your own or your company's responsibility.
While working with your company where are employed while studying this course, you will be required to collect data from CMMS or any equipment that is necessary to answer the question asked in the assignment. Thus Using the Microsoft Office suite of products, in particular Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.is a must and you must acquire these skills before attempting assignment. Attending online lecture and tutorials is a must for this course and you must be familiar with hardware and software technology required for this purpose. You will be required to use Learning Management System ( Moodle) on a regular basis, your understanding of the system and also the helpdesk contacts details must be handy for seeking help. You must be equipped with virtual and email communication on your laptop as well as on your mobile phone phone that has roaming or wifi capability, your laptop or desktop should also be ready with a WiFi connection, required softwares and hardware such as mouse, key board headphones external hard drive etc. .
|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4||5||6||7|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have specialised knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review,analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas|
|4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts|
|6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts|
|9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters|
|10. FOUNDATIONAL KNOWLEDGE sufficient to undertake qualifications|
|11. ACQUISITION AND APPLICATION of knowledge in new or existing disciplines or professional areas drawn from higher education units|
|12. FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS sufficient to undertake qualifications|
|13. ACQUISITION AND APPLICATION of skills in new or existing disciplines or professional areas drawn from higher education units|
|14. Course content drawn from higher education units|
|Number of units: 4||Total credit points: 24|
|Year 1 - Term 1|
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|ENMM20023||Introduction to Asset and Maintenance Management|
|ENMM20025||Asset Maintenance Strategies|
|Year 1 - Term 2|
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|ENMM20024||Asset Management Systems|