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Top Diploma Programs in Electrical Engineering

When professionals want to switch careers, they may turn to a diploma. This program of study is similar to a bachelor’s degree, but it does not require general courses. Usually, a diploma program can be finished faster than a bachelor’s or associate’s degree program for this reason.

What is a diploma in electrical engineering? A program focusing on electrical engineering may be designed to give students hands-on experience practicing electrical activities. Some programs may also teach students techniques associated with management. The exact courses you have to take often depends on the school but could include basic hand skills for electrical engineers, introduction to measuring instruments, understanding power sources, electronic components, introduction to circuit diagrams and report writing for beginners.

This type of study is beneficial because it can prepare students for a successful career in electrical engineering. Thanks to the hands-on experience, someone with this education may be ready for an entry-level position.

The cost of a diploma program is not the same at every university. In fact, the tuition usually depends on the location of the school, size of the university, duration of the program and the number of courses taken each semester. You may be able to get an estimate by contacting the school you want to attend.

You may be interested in learning about the career opportunities you might have after completing a diploma program. Of course, the exact job you can get may depend on your previous work experience and any other education you have. However, some scholars with this education go on to become electrical site supervisors, research engineers, application engineers, test engineers and design engineers. You can even use this study as a starting point for more education.

Once you know what you want to study, you need to apply. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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9 Results in Electrical Engineering

South African Business & Technology Institute

The program caters for students who wish to study the application of electronics, electricity, and magnetism as well as the equipment for the generation and distribution ... [+]

Program Description

The program caters for students who wish to study the application of electronics, electricity, and magnetism as well as the equipment for the generation and distribution of electricity. The field goes on to the manufacture and repair of electrical gadgets like computers, control systems, and generators.

Career Prospects

Electrical Engineer, Instrument Technician, Electrician, Millwright, Electronics Technician.

Minimum Entry Requirements

N1: A Grade 9 Certificate with a pass in Mathematics and Natural Sciences

N2: A National Certificate: N1 Engineering Studies or

At least three applicable Grade 10 Instructional offerings at Higher or Standard Grade Level. An equivalent qualification ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 30 months
Campus
Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)

The Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme prepares you for careers in the Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication, and Manufacturing environments. ... [+]

Overview Course structure

The Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme prepares you for careers in the Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication, and Manufacturing environments. This programme offers a broad-based study in the areas of electrical and electronic engineering.

A range of modules in the electrical and electronic engineering spectrum is provided. Other skills necessary for the workplace are also provided. These include communication skills and life-long learning skills. You will be equipped with the knowledge and expertise to face the challenges of business development in a wide range of electrical and electronic industries. The Electrical & Electronic Engineering programme at APIIT provides a significant amount of hands-on experience. The curriculum requires 6 semesters of laboratory experience in electrical and electronics. Hands on experience provide necessary experience in designing engineering solutions, dealing with implementation issues, and using engineering tools. In addition, you will be exposed to seminars & competitions to be part of the engineering world. Diploma Admission Requirements ... [-]
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
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Full-time
6 semesters
Campus
AIMST University

AIMST’s Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering offers the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to graduates which are required by Electrical and ... [+]

Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

AIMST’s Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering offers the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to graduates which are required by Electrical and Electronic industries.The programme also offers 3 months industrial training as part of the programme.

The course structure of the diploma programme are framed such that students upon graduation (with CGPA ≥ 2.0) can enter second year of AIMST’s B.Eng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Programme Outline

Year 1

Semester 1

Mathematics I Basic Electronics Electromagnetic Field Theory Introduction to Computer Programming English I MQA Elective 1 ... [-]
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Alor Setar
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Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

A qualifying student will be competent to apply technical knowledge, engineering principles and problem-solving techniques in the field of Electrical Engineering by opera ... [+]

Option: Electronic Engineering

A qualifying student will be competent to apply technical knowledge, engineering principles and problem-solving techniques in the field of Electrical Engineering by operating within the relevant standards and codes in collaboration with other members of the engineering team.

The qualified student will be able to register with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Technician-in-Training in the field of Electrical Engineering.

Outcomes

Exit level Outcomes:

The qualifying student will be able to:

Practice Electrical Engineering activities and applications at the level expected of a Professional Technician (Engineering). Manage Electrical Engineering activities and applications at the level expected of a Professional Technician (Engineering). Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 for the minimum admission requirements for the Senior Certificate (until 2008) and the National Senior Certificate (from 2009). N3 Certificate, with a minimum pass of 60% in Mathematics, Physical Science, Industrial Electronics and Electrotechnology, and a pass in two languages. Students who have passed suitable access programmes may be exempted from the minimum requirements. Experiential learning ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
Teesside University

This distance learning electrical and electronic engineering HND course is a Teesside University award delivered under licence from Pearson by Teesside University open le ... [+]

Course overview

This distance learning electrical and electronic engineering HND course is a Teesside University award delivered under licence from Pearson by Teesside University open learning. The Higher National Diploma (HND) Electrical and Electronic Engineering provides you with a programme of study over a range of disciplines to help you develop skills to progress your career through employment or further education at degree level.

The course is for you if you would like to work as a technician/technician engineer in electrical and electronics design, manufacture, maintenance, testing or fault finding. The programme has been developed in consultation with local industry and combines theory and practical work a focus on industrial applications.... [-]

United Kingdom Middlesbrough
August 2019
Part-time
2 - 5 years
Online
Cambrian College

After learning the basic fundamentals of trades practices, diesel engines, fuel systems, power trains, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, steering and brake systems i ... [+]

Overview

After learning the basic fundamentals of trades practices, diesel engines, fuel systems, power trains, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, steering and brake systems in first year, you will be introduced to diesel engine construction and classification, power trains, traction controls and wheel final drives, electrical and electronics, and air conditioning. Courses will also include an emphasis on shop safety, basic hand and power tools, fasteners, measuring instruments, starting aid, and starting methods used in the trade.

Program Highlights 2 years – 4 semesters Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship option Work on off-road heavy equipment such as loaders, bulldozers, trucks, and various components like engines, transmissions, brake systems, fuel systems, hydraulic systems found in our heavy equipment shop Develop the ability to work service and maintain the various electronic control systems and components found on heavy equipment 4D Learning Opportunities ... [-]
Canada Sudbury
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
London South Bank University

BTEC Higher National Diploma in electrical engineering, enabling you to become rapidly established in your chosen field. ... [+]

Engineered success

BTEC HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering offer a broad base of core modules with the opportunity to select some modules in your second year. This will enable you to become rapidly established in your chosen field. You'll gain a lot of experience in using industry standard equipment and simulation packages.

The course starts with learning to design, construct and test many standard digital and analog circuits. Coverage then progresses to the design of multistage and programmable circuits for use in larger system applications, where computer and microprocessor interfacing becomes more important.

We offer the opportunity for all undergraduate Home/EU students to undertake a work placement, internship or work experience while studying a full-time course starting in September 2019.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Fanshawe College

Ensuring that there's the power to run our towns, cities, hospitals, schools and the economy is a satisfying and respected career option. If the joy of having a dynamic a ... [+]

Overview

Ensuring that there's the power to run our towns, cities, hospitals, schools and the economy is a satisfying and respected career option. If the joy of having a dynamic and in-demand career is your goal, Fanshawe's Electrical Engineering Technician program will provide the skills and experience to light up your future with limitless potential.

You'll begin your AutoCAD training and PLC training by learning the basics: electrical fundamentals, automation, and power generation and distribution. While pursuing your AutoCAD certification, you'll continuously apply the knowledge you obtain from the AutoCAD courses in real-world situations, working alongside your mentors and classmates with state-of-the-art technology and lab access. You'll also study PLCs, power generation and distribution systems, energy management, and conservation. Your skills will be as diverse as the constantly evolving electrical landscape.... [-]

Canada London Simcoe Saint Thomas Woodstock  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Engineering Institute Of Technology

Join the next generation of electrical engineers and technicians and embrace a well paid, intensive yet enjoyable career by embarking on this comprehensive course on elec ... [+]

Best Diploma Programs in Electrical Engineering 2019. Course at a Glance National Code - 52726WA Schedule Start Date: 05 March 2019 Code: DEE Course Length: 18 Months Course taught in English Join this interactive, LIVE Online program, for 18 months part-time, to gain: Skills and know-how in the latest technologies in electrical engineering Practical guidance from electrical engineering experts in the field Knowledge from the extensive experience of the lecturers, rather than from only the theoretical information gained from books and college Credibility as the local electrical engineering expert in your firm Networking contacts in the industry Improved career prospects and income A world-class Advanced Diploma in Applied Electrical Engineering (Electrical Systems) Overview ... [-]
Australia Perth Melbourne Bentley
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Part-time
18 months
Online