The Graduate Certificate in Vertical Transportation, developed in consultation with NSW Office of the Building Commissioner and Industry professionals, provides specialist skills and knowledge to plan, design, install, assess and maintain vertical transportation systems (e.g. lifts, walkways, escalators).
Vertical Transportation at Western
The program integrates the disciplines of electrical and mechanical engineering creating a specific and work ready program in the expanding Vertical Transportation industry.
Students have opportunities to work on industry projects through a capstone project and complete the program in a flexible way through online workshops and exposure to hands-on practicals while learning the relevant industry standards and regulations.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $34,944*
Delivery: On campus
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As an vertical transportation graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Vertical transportation specialist
- Vertical transportation consultant
- Elevator consultant
- Project manager
- Design manager
Vertical Transportation Specialist/Consultant
Responsible for planning and managing projects associated with the design, construction, operation, and modernisation of elevators and other vertical transportation equipment.
Participate in activities such as: estimation of costs, requirements development, conducting of assessments of work performed and on-site quality assurance inspections, periodic and acceptance testing, process development for program activities and training.
Responsible for planning and overseeing projects within an organisation, from the initial ideation through to completion. They coordinate people and processes to deliver projects on time, within budget and with the desired outcomes aligned to objectives.
Design managers coordinate all design matters relating to a project, helping to ensure that the multi-disciplinary teams building the project work together smoothly and that everything is delivered on time and within budget.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.