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This online unit in Energy Management provided by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Murdoch University offers a comprehensive understanding of both the practical and theoretical aspects of energy management.
The first section of the unit examines the broad principles of energy management, particularly the factors that determine energy costs and how energy audits are conducted. You will then learn how to analyse the options for businesses in terms of building design as the unit looks at optimum design for commercial buildings and industrial systems. For example those used in factories and transport systems. Using such examples, you will learn how to apply various design principles to lower energy consumption and cost. The impact of various energy incentive programs on energy costs will also be examined as a part of the unit.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
In this Energy Management unit, the topics you will study include:
The Energy Management online unit provided by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Murdoch University offers you a comprehensive understanding of the efficient use of energy in commercial applications. If you are looking to start an engineering career within an energy-intensive industry, this unit will provide an excellent introduction to the field of energy management.
The first section of this unit introduces the fundamentals of energy management. This section looks at how projects can be evaluated, how energy is priced, and what procedures businesses can implement to track energy costs. This introduction will ground your knowledge within a commercial context, giving you practical tools that would be useful in a commercial setting.
Completing this unit will allow you to demonstrate your expertise in this area to potential employers.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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