What will I learn?

Advance your career into a wide range of engineering technician job roles or obtain practical engineering skills as you pathway into an Associate Degree and university qualification. The Diploma of Engineering – Technical qualification will enable you to work in engineering design, mechanical, civil, manufacturing para-professional or maintenance technician job roles. With a focus on transferring theoretical concepts into real world engineering applications you will learn about computer aided design (CAD), drafting and civil design, cost estimating, basic mechanical design, material sciences, quality assurance and develop basic engineering hand skills in our workshops.

Work Placement Duration: 140 hours

The course has work placement included as part of the course requirements. International students will undertake 4 weeks for 35 hours per week of work placement; 2 weeks in Semester 1 and remaining two weeks in Semester 2. More details will be provided once studies have commenced.

Course Notes

The course will be taught in two campuses; 1 day at Tonsley campus and 2 days at Regency campus.

Students who don't have Year 12 or overseas equivalent will be required to complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Technical, prior to this Diploma course.

Employment Outcomes

Possible job roles include CAD draftsperson, Maintenance/Service Technician, Civil/Mechanical/Mechatronics Technician, Engineering Technologist. These job roles are found in design offices/consultancies, defense industry, manufacturing, local and state government, oil and gas, transport and construction services organizations.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Diploma of Engineering - Technical (MEM50212)

The course covers CAD, drafting, basic fluid power, basic mechanical design, production scheduling, cost estimating and non-destructive testing. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 15 elective units.

Which department am I in?

Mining, Engineering and Automotive

CRICOS

099491B

Study options

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$13,000.00 (US$ 9,657) per year
Incidental Fees: AUD $500; International students will be required to purchase text books, steel cap boots and a high-visibility vest, sometimes known as hi-vis or hi-viz, that has highly reflective properties. They will also need to purchase long sleeved tops and long trousers. The approximate cost of these items is between AUD $200-AUD $500. Further details will be provided upon commencement
Start date

31 January 2022

Venue

Regency Park Campus

137 Days Road,

REGENCY PARK,

South Australia,

5010, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent
  • Satisfactory completion of Year 12 with Year 12 Maths or overseas equivalent
  • Students without Year 12 Maths will be required to complete Certificate III in Engineering - Technical as a prerequisite to this course.

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

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