What will I learn?

Develop the specialist skills you’ll need to work as an Engineering Technician with this advanced technical qualification.

This qualification has been designed to give you the advance technical skills you will need to seek employment as an Engineering Draftsperson or Technician in the fields of civil, structural or local government engineering, or to work alongside other allied professions such as architects, town planners and builders.

This course focuses on the skills and knowledge required for a Draftsperson/Technician producing specialist engineering drawings within an engineering design environment. Throughout this course, you will gain a deep understanding of the integration of technical and design systems as they relate to engineering, as well as the administrative processes you’ll need to achieve successful outcomes for engineering projects.

You’ll learn how to organise and communicate information, master a range of computer applications and technology and apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment.

Areas of study include technical, civil and structural engineering drafting, computer-aided design (CAD 2D and 3D), 3D surface modelling, engineering design, structural detailing, engineering materials, environmentally sustainable practices and Building Information Management (BIM).

The units in this course have been selected in consultation with industry to reflect their needs and to ensure that you will be prepared with the specific skills that employers are looking for. The skills-base you will develop in this course has been designed to be diverse enough for you to adapt to varying engineering and associated professional environments and to give you the best possible employability outcomes.

Successful completion of this course will prepare you for employment in a number of different Engineering-related careers in sectors as diverse as mining, manufacturing, oil and gas, and the automotive industry.


Core units

  • 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

Career opportunities

  • Engineering Drafting Officer
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Mechatronics Technician



Study options

Full Time (92 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $26,500 for the entire course
Start date

7 February 2022, 18 July 2022


Clarence Campus

4A Bounty Street,



7018, HOBART, Australia

Online/Distance (92 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $26,500 for the entire course
Start date

7 February 2022, 18 July 2022

Entry requirements

For international students

This course has the following essential entry requirements:

Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB);

A certificate showing that a prospective student has been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English) 3; or at a level in a framework that preceded the AQF that is equivalent to level 4 or above in the AQF, OR

Displaying competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through the approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test.

English language requirements:

IELTS: 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

TOEFL (Internet): 46–59

TOEFL Paper: 527–549

PTE: 42–49

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


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