Graduate Certificate in Maintenance Management

Designed for technical staff in full-time employment in the asset management field, the program provides the basic elements of maintenance knowledge and skills.
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
On-line Learning
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
On-line Learning
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
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1 year part time (60 credit points = 0.5 EFTSL)
Entry requirements
Entry requirements apply to this course

Technical staff in full-time employment in the asset management field will enhance their skills in this program, which embraces leadership and management techniques, the organisation, planning and application of maintenance and maintenance strategies, terotechnological aspects of engineering economics and accountancy, and the implementation of maintenance planning systems, asset operations optimisation and more.

The knowledge achieved can be applied in fields such as manufacturing processes, transport, power generation and the efficient operation of industrial, commercial and civic buildings, with the goal of increasing industrial competitiveness and benefiting a company's bottom line.

For further information, download our maintenance and reliability brochure.

  • Chief engineer
  • Engineer
  • Maintenance and reliability engineer
  • Maintenance manager
  • Planning engineer
  • Production and maintenance engineer

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Year 1

Semester 1

MREGC5001, 15 credit points
MREGC5002, 15 credit points

Semester 2

MREGC5004, 15 credit points

Entry requirements (year 12)


Entry requirements (non year 12)

A three-year degree in engineering, science, applied science or appropriate degree program or at least three years of high-level experience and successful completion of two subjects on a non-award basis selected from the Master of Maintenance and Reliability Engineering course offerings.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: GMM4

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$4,010 estimated certificate tuition fee - commencing 2022

This Certificate is 0.5 EFTSL (equivalent full-time study load) or 60 credit points. 1 EFTSL or 120 credit points is equivalent to a standard year of full-time study.

The estimated certificate fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.

After successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Maintenance Management you will have the opportunity to pathway into our Master of Maintenance & Reliability Engineering.

The program contributes to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of Engineers Australia.

Benefit from our extensive experience in delivering off-campus courses to students across Australia and internationally. View our Maintenance and Reliability Engineering brochure.

Deferment of Admission

Applicants are not permitted to defer admission into the program.

To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it's important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that's ideally not more than two years old.

You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.

For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

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Course coordinator

Gopi Chattopadhyay