MEM50212 | Diploma of Engineering – Technical

Course Title
Diploma of Engineering – Technical
National VET Code
CRICOS Course Code
Course Duration
74 weeks total, including 58 tuition (teaching) weeks and 16 holiday weeks.
February 2020: 6th April 2020 (Completion 15th Sept 2021 2021)
July 2020: 20th July 2020 (Completion 2nd February 2022)
February 2021: 1st February 2021 (Completion 3rd August 2022)
Modes of Delivery
Face-to-face in the classroom 20 hours per week
Assessment Methods
Written, oral and practical
Delivery Location
Brisbane Technology Park
Suite 1, Lower West Wing
1 Clunies Ross Court
Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113
Tuition Fees
AUD$21,000* (inclusion of $750.00 material fee & $250.00 enrolment fee)
RPL / Credit Transfer
Fee reduction may apply for RPL and Credit Transfer. Please refer to the Course Credit / RPL Policy and Procedure for further information.

*Fees are subject to change without notice.

Course Description

This qualification provides you with the practical skills and knowledge to draw and design the necessary specifications an engineering workshop needs to manufacture goods. This course develops on your existing knowledge in how to produce different engineering graphic designs, select and apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment and select common engineering materials.

Entry Requirements

  • English requirement: IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or equivalent
  • Academic requirements: Completion of Year 12 or equivalent. Non-school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.
  • Experience: An appropriate candidate for entry into the MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering  must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience working in engineering within the following sectors; Manufacturing, Food Processing, Mining Services, General Engineering or Energy Generation.
  • Every application is assessed individually.
  • On acceptance of Letter of Offer, a statement of purpose will be required.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Engineering project officer
  • Engineering development officer
  • Engineering estimator
  • Engineering technical officer
  • CAD drafter
  • Control systems engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Organise and communicate information
  • Interact with computing technology
  • Select common engineering materials
  • Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

The minimum requirements for achievement of the MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering – Technical are:

  • Completion of the five (5) core units of competency, and
  • Fifteen (15) elective units, to bring the total number of units to twenty (20)

Elective units must be selected as follows:

  • Up to eight (8) general elective units from the list in Group A
  • At least seven (7) specialist elective units from Group B, to bring the total number of elective units to fifteen (15)

Note that when selecting elective units any prerequisite units must also be completed. Note that prerequisites can only count towards the number of electives required if they are listed in the groups below (refer to units for details).

Three (3) appropriate Group B electives may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Diploma level.

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