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What will I learn?

Licensing/Regulatory Information:

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, for employment at paraprofessional levels in the aeronautical and avionic fields in the Australian aviation industry, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) have requirements that must be met. Units designed to meet these requirements are included as electives in this qualification. Advice on the selection of electives to meet ADF and CASA requirements is given at the end of this qualification.

Units of Competency:


MEM16006A Organise and communicate information

MEM16008A Interact with computing technology

MEM30007A Select common engineering materials

MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


MEM09202A Produce freehand sketches

MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing

MEM09204A Produce basic engineering detail drawings

MEM09205A Produce electrical schematic drawings

MEM09213A Produce schematic drawings for hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power systems

MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements

MEM30032A Produce basic engineering drawings

MEM30033A Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models

MEM09011B Apply basic engineering design concepts

MEM09210A Create 3-D solid models using computer-aided design (CAD) system

MEM09214A Perform advanced engineering detail drafting

MEM09158A Perform mechatronics engineering design drafting

MEM09220A Apply surface modelling techniques to 3-D drawings

MEM09221A Create 3-D model assemblies using computer-aided design (CAD) system

MEM09157A Perform mechanical engineering design drafting

Delivery & assessment mode:

Face-to-face, combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments

Possible pathways for further study

Higher education qualifications (Qualifications not offered at Baxter)


Non-Destructive Testing Technician, Engineering Associate, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Marine Vessel Designer, Mechatronics Technician.



Study options

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$17,000.00 (9,24,918) per year
Offshore (Tuition fee - AUD $18,500; Administration fee - AUD $200; Materials fee - AUD $750); Onshore (Tuition fee - AUD $17,000; Administration fee - AUD $200; Materials fee - AUD $750)
Start date

To be confirmed


Accounting, Business, English and Information Technology Campus

601 Bourke Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • Completion of year 11 or equivalent (Subject to the assessment and approval of Baxter Admission team.) Applicants must be 18 years of age and above
  • Successful completion of Pre-training review (PTR)
  • English Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent with no band under 5
  • English Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) skills appropriate to the course requirements.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.