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CC19 - Graduate Certificate in Asset and Maintenance Management

Overview

Compulsory Residential School

Some units in this course require you to attend a compulsory Residential School or Work Integrated Learning. Please see Course Features in the Getting Started tab for further information.

Course Overview

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.

Career Information

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.

Course Details
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
Course Fees
Indicative Year - 2022
  • Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee - $14,004
  • International Indicative First Year Fee - $15,000
  • International Indicative First Term Fee - $15,000

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 2 - 2023

Online

Term 1 - 2023

Online

Term 2 - 2022

Online

Term 1 - 2022

Online

Term 2 - 2021

Online

Term 1 - 2021

Online

Term 2 - 2020

Online

Term 1 - 2020

Online

Term 2 - 2019

Online

Term 1 - 2019

Online

Term 2 - 2018

Distance

Term 1 - 2018

Distance

Term 2 - 2017

Distance

Term 1 - 2017

Distance

Term 2 - 2016

Distance

Term 1 - 2016

Distance

Term 2 - 2015

Distance

Term 1 - 2015

Distance

Term 2 - 2014

Distance

Term 1 - 2014

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International Availability

Term 2 - 2023

Online

Term 1 - 2023

Online

Term 2 - 2022

Online

Term 1 - 2022

Online

Term 2 - 2021

Online

Term 1 - 2021

Online

Term 2 - 2020

Online

Term 1 - 2020

Online

Term 2 - 2019

Online

Term 1 - 2019

Online

Term 2 - 2018

Distance

Term 1 - 2018

Distance

Term 2 - 2017

Distance

Term 1 - 2017

Distance

Term 2 - 2016

Distance

Term 1 - 2016

Distance

Term 2 - 2015

Distance

Term 1 - 2015

Distance

Term 2 - 2014

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2014

Sorry, no international availabilities found.
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

Applicants must have all of the following:

  • Current employment in maintenance engineering/maintenance/asset management; and
  • An associate diploma or degree in engineering, technology or applied science OR
  • an industry background, a trade qualification and demonstrated competence in the field of maintenance engineering/maintenance/asset management, with either:-
    • minimum 2 years relevant maintenance/asset management experience; OR
    • minimum 5 years relevant experience in maintenance engineering.

 Notes:

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.

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

N/A

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation Not applicable
Learned Society Accreditation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

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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Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Previous and Current Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2022 155
2021 132
2020 137
2019 143
2018 127
Inherent Requirements
There are Inherent Requirements (IRs) that you need to be aware of, and fulfil, to achieve the core learning outcomes of the units and course. IRs are the essential capabilities, knowledge, behaviours and skills that are needed to complete a unit or course.

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 accessibility@cqu.edu.au. Adjustment must not compromise the academic integrity of the degree or course chosen at CQUniversity or the legal requirements of field education.

General Information

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.

Ethical Behaviour

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.

Behavioural Stability

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.

Legal Compliance

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.

Communication Skills (Verbal, Non-verbal, Written and Technology)

 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.

Cognitive Abilities (Knowledge and Cognitive Skills, Literacy and Numeracy)

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.

Sensory Abilities (Visual, Auditory, Tactile)

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.

Relational Skills

You must follow the protocols to communicate with the teaching team administrative staff as well as with your class mates. Your language should not be offensive and you should not share your personal information during formal communication, verbally, in writing or by actions. 

Reflective Skills

You will be required to use your reflective skills for answering a question that requires a discussion as a part of class activity or an assessment. 

Sustainable Performance

While finding a solution to any problem asked in the assignment question, you will be required to keep in mind the sustainability. This will require a sense of environmental and social responsibility.

Strength and Mobility (Gross Motor Skills and Fine Motor Skills)

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.

Interpersonal Engagement

This course demands that interacting with your colleagues or any other stakeholder in regards to your studies i.e. conduct a discussion, an interview or ask for an advise you have to communicate with respect and integrity. 

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Abilities

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.  .

Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Acquire and apply asset management and maintenance principles in an asset intensive organisation.
  • 2. Develop an asset management strategy in an asset intensive industry that meets organisational needs.
  • 3. Demonstrate an understanding of the specialised body of knowledge related to maintenance management.
  • 4. Apply techniques and skills to improve maintenance performance using a business centred approach in an organisation.
  • 5. Search and review literature relating to asset and maintenance management.
  • 6. Develop and improve the maintenance strategy by applying cognitive skills enabling the identification of sustainable solutions to maintenance systems.
  • 7. Demonstrate time management skills, reflect on self-performance, communicate effectively with peers and develop a professional network to further the practice of maintenance management.
  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
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
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:
ENMM20029 Maintenance Organisation
ENMM20024 Asset Management Systems
More Details
There is no additional information for this course.