Study track:  Electrical and Electronic Engineering Supervisor (CAIEE)

This course meets the demand stemming from local and national industries, from both SMEs and large energy companies. The tasks undertaken by a supervisor are somewhere between (and can sometimes coincide with) those of a site manager and a business manager. 

High and low voltage electrical distribution:

  • organising electrical power transmission and distribution
  • understanding and mastering how to calculate cables for industrial electricity.
  1. Technical expertise and methodology:
  • voltage regulation,
  • automation, supervision,
  • electromagnetic compatibility (EMC),
  • alternative energy,
  • electrical engineering,
  • lighting,
  • studying and producing low voltage switchboards.
  1. Organisation and leadership:
  • business management and conducting business,
  • company management and economics,
  • safety and regulations,
  • preparing, supervising and surveying a site,
  • organising and leading a team of workers or technicians,
  • communicating and negotiating with internal and external parties.

Business supervisor or project manager in (high/low current) electricity or electronics companies, survey supervisor for electrical and electronic systems, general service assistant (building automation maintenance…), site manager…

Examples of projects and tasks undertaken within companies:

  • Researching technological solutions for video surveillance oversight and storage. 
  • Improving and optimising purchases.
  • Conducting a study on the profitability of an energy-saving light replacement project.

Examples of professional projects:

  • Designing and fitting an electrical system in a sports shop extension. 
  • Extending a city’s urban video surveillance system.
  • Supplying a housing estate with low current electricity and changing the high voltage grid. 
  • Supervising a solar power plant’s business activity.

Types of companies who have signed work-study contracts with students:

  • Electrical research laboratory.
  • High current, low current, service and industrial equipment installers.
  • Electrical equipment suppliers.
  • Telecommunications service providers.
  • Energy manufacturers.
  • Photovoltaic designers and installers…

Subjects:

  • Electrical engineering
  • Alternative energy
  • Low current
  • Automation, supervision
  • Business management and conducting business
  • Business management and economics
  • Sales techniques
  • Communication, team leadership, management
  • Technical English
  • Project management
  • Pipe size calculation

Start: October

Course length: 12 months.

441 hours of classes, taught through lectures, tutorials and practicals.

The work-study programme is structured as follows: three weeks working for a company and one week in class (training at the AFPI Languedoc-Roussillon centre in Baillargues and/or at the IUT Montpellier).

You will earn 60 European credits (ECTS) credits upon graduating from this course.

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After the course:

For the last four years, the professional integration rate amongst graduates has been close to 90% six months after graduation. 

Careers: business manager, assistant supervisor, business technician, survey and electric task supervisor.

Department website (in French)