CQ67 - Associate Degree of Engineering

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

On successful completion of a CQUniversity Associate Degree of Engineering program, graduates should demonstrate:

1.   the ability to apply knowledge of basic science and engineering fundamentals;

2.   the ability to communicate effectively, not only with others in engineering practice but also with the community at large;

3.   technical competence to support and complement engineering activities in one engineering discipline;

4.   the ability to undertake simple problem identification and formulation; and to identify, apply and adapt appropriate procedures, techniques and resources in their resolution;

5.   understanding and knowledge of the application of standards, codes of practice and industry regulations in the specification, installation, testing, monitoring and operation of equipment and systems;

6.   the ability to function effectively as an individual and in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams, with the capacity to be an effective team member;

7.   understanding of the social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities of the Engineering Associate;

8.   understanding of the need for sustainable design and development;

9.   understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and commitment to them; and

10. the expectation of the need to undertake lifelong learning and the capacity to do so.

Career Information

Associate Degree of Engineering graduates enjoy a wide variety of challenging career options across a range of industries and government sectors. As an engineering associate you will apply your knowledge of engineering principles to the testing, inspection, adaptation, commissioning, management or operation of on-site equipment, plant and systems. You may prepare drawings or specifications for others to use in manufacture or construction.

Engineering associates, having specialised in one of the disciplines of civil, mechanical or electrical, find employment in national and international public and private industry sectors including the energy, transportation, manufacturing, process, construction, mining and education industries.

The Associate Degree of Engineering program is based on the project-based learning philosophy which offers the opportunity to learn in context. This approach is designed to produce work-ready graduates with industry-relevant skills.

Course Details
Duration 0 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned No information available at this time
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 undergraduate 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 Undergraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) No information available at this time
AQF Level Level 6: Associate Degree

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
  • QLD - Distance - 850385
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
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What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

Domestic - Prerequisites - recommended study - English, science subjects and maths

Security Requirements
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Health Requirements
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Assumed Knowledge
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Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

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

Residential School Requirements

Compulsory Residential School
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Practicum/Work Placement

- Students are required to complete a total of 6 weeks industry practice. Refer to More Details for further information.

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2014 1
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. the ability to apply knowledge of basic science and engineering fundamentals;
  • 2. the ability to communicate effectively, not only with others in engineering practice but also with the community at large;
  • 3. technical competence to support and complement engineering activities in one engineering discipline;
  • 4. the ability to undertake simple problem identification and formulation; and to identify, apply and adapt appropriate procedures, techniques and resources in their resolution;
  • 5. understanding and knowledge of the application of standards, codes of practice and industry regulations in the specification, installation, testing, monitoring and operation of equipment and systems;
  • 6. the ability to function effectively as an individual and in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams, with the capacity to be an effective team member;
  • 7. understanding of the social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities of the Engineering Associate;
  • 8. understanding of the need for sustainable design and development;
  • 9. understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and commitment to them; and
  • 10. the expectation of the need to undertake lifelong learning and the capacity to do so.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1. KNOWLEDGE Have broad theoretical and technical knowledge with some depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to identify, analyse and evaluate information and concepts from a range of sources
3. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative thinking skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge and ideas with some depth in a discipline
4. SKILLS Have cognitive, communication and analytical skills to interpret and transmit responses to sometimes complex problems
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to make a clear and coherent presentation of knowledge and ideas with some intellectual independence
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in paraprofessional practice
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to adapt knowledge and skills in a range of contexts and/or for further studies in one or more disciplines
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to adapt fundamental principles, concepts and techniques to known and unknown situations
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning and work and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

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

More Details
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