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Graduate Certificate in Reliability Engineering

This courses covers technical aspects of reliability engineering, focusing on reliability and availability of systems. It is mathematically based and designed primarily for graduate engineers.
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
On-line Learning
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
On-line Learning
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
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Length
1 year part time
(60 credit points = 0.5 EFTSL)
Entry requirements

Designed primarily for the graduate engineer and delivered online, this course covers technical aspects of reliability engineering, focusing on reliability and availability of systems, and is mathematically based. You will complete study in reliability in management and quality control, in design and data analysis, designing reliability into safety critical systems and more. You will undertake a project related to the application of reliability tools and techniques to a work-based topic and the introduction of some new techniques.

This course covers technical aspects of reliability engineering, focusing on reliability and availability of systems. It is mathematically based and designed primarily for graduate engineers.

To find out more, download our maintenance and reliability brochure.

  • Chief engineer
  • Engineer
  • Maintenance manager
  • Maintenance and reliability engineer
  • 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 course structure or view our enrolment information page.

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

Year 1

Semester 1

UNDERSTANDING RELIABILITY
MREGC5102, 15 credit points

Semester 2

ADVANCED RELIABILITY
MREGC5103, 15 credit points
RELIABILITY APPLICATIONS
MREGC5104, 15 credit points

Contact hours can vary depending on requirements, however typical contact hours for full-time study are around 25-30 hours comprising of on-campus classes, online learning and self-directed study.

Entry requirements (non year 12)

A three-year degree in engineering, science, applied science or appropriate degree course 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.

English language requirement

Undertaken within 24 months prior to your study commencement date and have achieved a minimum overall test score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0 for reading, listening, writing and speaking

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

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: GRE4

2024 Indicative Fees

Fee Type: Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$4,474 student contribution amount

A Commonwealth Supported Place is subsidised by the Australian Government.  Your fees (student contribution amount) are set on an annual basis by the government and are determined by the discipline area and band of your individual units, not the overall course.  Each unit falls into a band which determines the student contribution.

2024 annual student contribution amounts for 1 EFTSL (equivalent full-time student load) range between $4,445 Band 1 to $16,323 Band 4.  To find the Band, EFTSL and contribution amount for each unit, check the Sample Structure or refer to the 2024 unit listing.

Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and the indicative amount should be used as a guide only.  It is based on a typical enrolment for a student undertaking the first year of study in this course.  For 0.5 EFTSL (60 credit point) courses the certificate fee is displayed.  Total cost will vary depending on the units you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and any approved credit you receive.

Other fees

You will also need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Fee assistance

You may be eligible for a HECS-HELP loan, which can be used to defer payment of all or part of your student contribution.  You may also be eligible to defer payment of your SSAF through a SA-HELP loan.

Scholarships

Our scholarships and grants can help with your study costs.  Explore our scholarships to find an opportunity that's right for you.

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 Reliability Engineering you will have the opportunity to pathway into our Master of Maintenance & Reliability Engineering.

The course 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 courses.

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 unit, 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 courses is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this course overview including the availability of courses and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any course, 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

School department

Engineering

Course coordinator

Gopi Chattopadhyay