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This Competency in Fundamental E and I Engineering for Oil and Gas Facilities course from the Engineering Institute of Technology is designed for engineers and technicians who need to update their skills and knowledge in the latest electrical and instrumentation technologies, as applied to the oil and gas industry.  

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Overview

This Competency in Fundamental E and I Engineering for Oil and Gas Facilities course from the Engineering Institute of Technology  will focus on delivering the practical knowledge required for electrical and instrumentation (E&I) technicians, technologists, and engineers in the oil and gas industry. 

There is now an increasing need for higher technology methods of obtaining and processing oil and gas as it is a finite declining resource. As a result, the technical challenges of extracting oil and gas are becoming ever more demanding, with an increasing emphasis on more marginal fields and previously inaccessible zones such as deep oceans, Polar regions, Falkland Islands and Greenland.

During this course, we will cover a whole spectrum of activities ranging from basic electrical and instrumentation engineering, through to advanced practice in hazardous areas and data communications.

We will also take an in-depth look at a vast array of electrical and instrumentation equipment used in an oil and gas environment, as well as examples of practical treatment of electrical power systems and instrumentation within the oil, gas, petrochemical, and offshore industries.

While this course will cover the necessary theory, it is used in a practical context, giving you the tools required to ensure that the electrical and instrumentation hardware is delivering the results intended.

Certification

To obtain a certificate of completion for EIT’s Professional Certificate of Competency, students must achieve a 65% attendance rate at the live, online fortnightly webinars.  Detailed summaries/notes can be submitted in lieu of attendance.  In addition, students must obtain a mark of 60% in the set assignments which could take the form of written assignments and practical assignments. Students must also obtain a mark of 100% in quizzes.  If a student does not achieve the required score, they will be given an opportunity to resubmit the assignment to obtain the required score.

Accreditation

This qualification is officially accredited within the Australian Qualifications Framework by the Training Accreditation Council (TAC), and EIT is approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) for delivery by EIT in all Australian states. EIT delivers this program to students worldwide.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Process Control Engineering
  • General Instrumentation Standards in Oil and Gas
  • Process Instrumentation
  • Process Control Basics
  • Automated Control
  • Remote Control 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Please ensure you book your place at least one week before the start date of the program. 

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Number - 03567C 

Tuition Fee

  • Tuition fees depend on your country of origin. 
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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