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Industrial Automation Engineering

Engineering Institute of Technology

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Industrial automation is an expanding stream of engineering, with an increasingly profound influence on most industries and enterprises. Upon completion of this Industrial Automation Engineering undergraduate certificate from Engineering Institute of Technology, you will have fundamental knowledge, skills, and understanding of Industrial Automation engineering disciplines. 

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After graduating this Industrial Automation Engineering program from Engineering Institute of Technology , you will be able to apply fundamental physics, chemistry, engineering drawing, demonstrate scientific, mathematical, contextual factors, and design practice knowledge that has been contextualized for industrial engineering applications.

Due to rapidly evolving technology, industrial processes are becoming increasingly automated. Previously mechanized systems, which required human intervention, now use computerized control systems for higher accuracy, precision, and cost-effectiveness.  

As industrial automation continues to develop with technological advancements, it is essential that prospective engineers graduate with skills that can be applied within the industry. Our undergraduate certificate provides you with cutting-edge skills that are valuable in the workplace.

Potential Job Outcomes

Potential job roles include engineering and management positions in the following areas of expertise:

  • Process control, commissioning and production management
  • Plant, factory and building automation
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Distributed Control Systems (DCSs) and SCADA
  • Industrial design and consultation
  • Supply chain management, quality assurance, and sales
  • Operations, maintenance, field services, and technical support
  • Controls, instrumentation, and robotics


Like all Australian higher education providers and universities, EIT programs are accredited by the exacting standards of the Australian Government’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). The Undergraduate Certificate is a new, formally recognized qualification that has been added to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Its indicative AQF equivalence is AQF level 6.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Mathematics 
  • Engineering Design and Drawing 
  • Physics and Chemistry for Engineers
  • Process Instrumentation and Control

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • You must submit your application at least one week prior to the start date to be considered for your desired intake. 


12 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Number - 03567C 

  • A Year 12 Australian Senior Certificate of Education (or equivalent for International Students), completed within the past two years OR
  • An Engineering AQF Diploma (or higher) with successful completion of all Maths units/modules; OR
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Completion with a minimum score of 24 including English and Maths completion; OR
  • Foundation studies or bridging course completion in an engineering or science field with completion of Mathematics and English. e.g. Engineering enabling course; AND
  • Satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in an Australian Senior Certificate of Education (or equivalent for International Students); OR
  • A specified level of achievement in a recognized English language test such as IELTS at a score of at least 6.0 (with no individual band score less than 5.5); or (or equivalent) as outlined in the EIT Admissions Policy.

Tuition Fee

  • Tuition fees depend on your country of origin.
  • If you are eligible for a CSP your subsidized course fees will be AU$500 (AU$125 per unit). 
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