CC20 - Graduate Diploma of Asset and Maintenance Management

Overview

Optional Residential School

Some units in this course require you to attend an optional 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 courses in the discipline of 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 courses 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 courses has been in response to a strong and clearly-voiced demand from industry. The units within these courses have been designed and developed in close collaboration with industry partners and experts.

The Asset and Maintenance Management course 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 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 48
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 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Postgraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) GradDipAssetMaintMgt
AQF Level Level 8: Graduate Diploma

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 - 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

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International Availability

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

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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
  • Graduate Certificate of Asset and Maintenance Management; OR
  • an Associate Diploma or Degree in engineering, technology or applied science with either:-
    • minimum 12 months relevant asset/ maintenance management experience OR
    • minimum 3 years relevant experience in maintenance engineering

Notes:
1. Applicants for individual units should apply for single, non-award enrolment and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

2. 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 CC19 - Graduate Certificate in Asset and Maintenance Management
Exit Awards CC19 - Graduate Certificate in Asset and Maintenance Management
Professional Accreditation
Learned Society Accreditiation

N/A

Residential School Requirements

Optional Residential School Commencing Graduate Diploma of Asset and Maintenance Management students may choose to attend an Induction Workshop in conjunction with ENMM20023 Introduction to Asset and Maintenance Management. Students should check the CQU Residential School webpage for details of date and location.
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Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 64
2017 57
2016 64
2015 39
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Evaluate the body of knowledge and underlying philosophies related to maintenance management using a business centred approach.
  • 2. Apply maintenance philosophies, strategies, tools and techniques relevant to market trends and the needs of an organisation, meeting statutory requirements.
  • 3. Communicate maintenance management philosophies using a range of technical and research skills across all levels of the industry.
  • 4. Critically appraise maintenance needs and develop a sustainable, ethical and professionally responsible plan for maintenance systems.
  • 5. Assess reliability, availability and maintainability issues and devise research focussed solutions to ensure plant integrity and safe operations.
  • 6. Exercise leadership in maintenance and asset management with consideration of ethical and professional issues and critically reflect on self-performance.
  • 7. Actively participate in professional networks by utilising an inter-disciplinary approach.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1. KNOWLEDGE Have advanced 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 concept
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
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

On entry to the course, students will study the following introductory unit which will assist their transition into the course. Students are encouraged to attend the optional induction workshop for this unit. Check the CQU residential school schedule for details.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENMM20023 Introduction to Asset and Maintenance Management

Following completion of the introductory unit, students will study the following 3 foundation units.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENMM20024 Asset Management Systems
ENMM20025 Maintenance Strategies
ENMM20029 Maintenance Organisation

Students will then study the following advanced units.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ENMM20030 Maintenance Leadership

Available units
Students must complete 3 from the following units:
ENMM20032 Maintenance Audit
ENMM20028 Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety
ENMM20031 Condition Monitoring and Tribology
ENMM20026 Turnaround Maintenance Management
ENMM20027 Maintenance Materials Management
More Details
There is no additional information for this course.