|Course Code:||8989 (National ID: 52170)|| |
|Careers:||Petroleum Technician, Petroleum Engineering Associate || |
One year (2 semesters) after completion of Diploma of Engineering Oil & Gas.
|How:||Full time|| |
|Where:||PERTH CAMPUS - Building 230 Aberdeen StreetNORTHBRIDGE6003|| |
|Intake:||Semester 1, Semester 2|| |
|International study available:||Yes|| |
|Online study available:||No|| |
|Uni pathway available:||Yes|| |
About the course Ask us a question about this course
In this course, you'll learn essential engineering skills such as obtaining geophysical and geological information, and determining what type of drilling equipment and method would be the most cost effective. For more details about the subjects covered in the Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Oil & Gas) download our Course Map.
Studying this course at Central will expose you to skilled lecturers and Central's brand new engineering facilities and equipment.
Brochures about our Oil and Gas courses
Career pathways High Performance Graduates
Where this course can lead you
This course prepared you for work on both onshore and offshore oil rigs and other oil and gas exploration projects.
Your Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Oil and Gas) prepares you for roles such as:
The Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Oil and Gas) is a great precursor to further study at University. Upon completion of this course you will gain direct entry into Curtin University through Central's University Pathway's program.
Skills you will gain from this course
Central's oil and gas qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Understand the oil and gas industry
Take on advanced drilling operations
Understand petroleum and physical geology
Work in oil refining and chemical processing
Understand advanced oil and gas technology and mathematics
Your Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Oil and Gas) gives you the skills to begin an exciting career in the oil and gas industry or for further study at Central.
Central's university pathway arrangements mean your Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Oil and Gas) will provide you with the opportunity for direct entry and an advanced standing in a course at Curtin University or University of Southern Queensland.
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
200 credits (33%)
Equivalent to 1 year
University of Southern Queensland
Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering Technology.
Assessed on an individual basis, credit of up to one semester equivalent full time. Credit will depend on units completed.
Domestic students:The costs for this course for a semester are: $626 or $313 (concession). On top of this there is also a resource cost of $147. The resource fee is an estimate because the amount depends on which units you choose. You will be given the exact amount at enrolment. Find out more about how the costs are determined.
An estimate of the total cost of the course is $1819 (non conc) over the one year the course takes to complete.
Paying your fees
You will be expected to pay your course fees in full at the time of enrolment.
Fees can be paid at our student services offices at any of Central’s campuses. You can also pay by credit card over the phone, however, if you wish to pay by instalments, you will need to make your first payment in person and sign the payment plan terms and conditions.
Assistance may be available for those students experiencing financial hardship.
Find out more details about payment options
International students:The cost for international students is 13000, duration 1 year. You will need to pay for your course fees when you accept your offer and meet all the conditions.
|Description:||Complete 30 units|| |
Title: GROUP 01 - CORE UNITS
Description: Learners to complete all 20 units listed below.
|43846||Apply principles of chemistry to oil and gas engineering situations|
|43847||Assist in performing formation evaluation|
|43849||Assist in designing a drilling mud system|
|43851||Demonstrate knowledge of basic drilling operations|
|43852||Demonstrate knowledge of basics of reservoir engineering|
|43853||Demonstrate knowledge of petroleum geology|
|43854||Demonstrate knowledge of physical geology|
|43855||Demonstrate knowledge of surface production equipment|
|43856||Demonstrate knowledge of surface production operations|
|43857||Demonstrate knowledge of well control|
|43858||Demonstrate overview knowledge of the oil and gas industry|
|43859||Interpret engineering drawings and manuals|
|43866||Use geophysical techniques in exploration for hydrocarbons|
|W5428||MEM30012A||Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment|
|W5446||MEM30007A||Select common engineering materials|
|W5451||MEM16006A||Organise and communicate information|
|W5452||MEM16008A||Interact with computing technology|
|W5502||MEM13014A||Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment|
|W5672||MEM22002A||Manage self in the engineering environment|
|W5683||MEM23041A||Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in mechanical engineering situations|
Title: GROUP 02 - CORE UNITS
Description: Learners to complete all 10 units below.
|43867||Assist in designing well completions|
|43868||Assist in performing formation appraisal|
|43869||Demonstrate knowledge of advanced concepts of drilling|
|43870||Demonstrate knowledge of advanced concepts of reservoir engineering|
|43871||Demonstrate knowledge of advanced technologies in oil and gas production|
|43872||Undertake an oil and gas industry project|
|W5671||MEM22001A||Perform engineering activities|
|W5674||MEM22004A||Manage engineering projects|
|W5677||MEM22007A||Manage environmental effects of engineering activities|
|W5689||MEM23081A||Apply scientific principles and techniques in mechanical engineering situations|
Information for international students
Central is one of Australia's largest VET colleges, and trains around 1700 students from more than 85 countries each year. In 2010, we were the inaugural winner of Western Australia's International Training Provider of the Year award and were again given this award in 2011.
Our campuses are conveniently located near the centre of Perth's CBD, making them easy to access via public transport. Central boasts excellent, state of the art facilities and resources and a friendly, safe and secure learning environment.
As a graduate, you are ensured direct pathways to further qualifications at Western Australian universities, or alternatively, the job ready skills you need to succeed in your career straight away.
We offer a dedicated International Centre which is focused on servicing International students, helping you with your personal and academic needs. Staff offer friendly, specialised support and guidance from your initial contact through to your graduation, to ensure that your experience at Central is enjoyable and rewarding.
Visit our international pages to find out more about studying at Central and life in Perth.
Find out from international students about their experiences studying at Central.
Find out about applying to study at Central as an International student.
Courses available to international students at Central are delivered in partnership with Education and Training International RTO Provider No: 52395 CRICOS Provider Code: 00020G
Getting into this course
In order to gain entry into this course you must complete the Diploma of Engineering (Oil and Gas).
The Application Process
The process for applying for a course at Central depends on whether you are a local or international student and the way that you will be studying: full time, part time, as an apprentice or trainee.
Our future students area of the website includes a handy guide to help you through the process depending on what type of student you are, and how you are planning on studying.
Find out more information about the process to apply, enrol and pay.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.
Find out more here