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T23 University Certificate in Maintenance Engineering
The University Certificate in Maintenance Engineering is an opportunity for those wanting to pursue a career in industrial maintenance to develop the underlying planning, application and development skills needed. The course also provides an opportunity for those who have worked on specific aspects of mechanical systems maintenance to explore new avenues of work within the field. The course provides a mix of lecture based, practical, and project based components.

Standard ECU admission requirements for courses at the University Certificate level apply.


Additionally, applicants for this course will need to demonstrate two years of professional experience in the field of maintenance engineering. Experience in a strongly allied field of industry or training may be acceptable subject to approval by the course coordinator.


Students undertaking this course are expected to have a basic understanding of mathematics equivalent to WACE Mathematics 3A/3B, or equivalent. Students who do not meet this requirement will need to undertake additional self-study.

This course is available on Joondalup Campus.
This course is available by Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - Online.

Online delivery of teaching materials (units: ENS2170, ENS3170, ENS3171). Flexible delivery of any (compulsory) laboratory component (units: ENS3170, ENS3171). This may take the form of 1-2 consecutive days of on-campus attendance. This will normally happen once during the semester for each unit.
The University Certificate in Maintenance Engineering is a 60 credit point course that comprises 4 units of study.
ENS2170 Principles of Industrial Maintenance 15
ENS3170 Vibrations and Condition Monitoring 15
ENS3171 Industrial Maintenance Planning 15
ENS3172 Industrial Maintenance Project 15
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011