MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical

Advance your career in a wide range of fields in engineering with this technical qualification. Develop your skills to become a mechanical engineering technician. According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, mechanical engineering draftspersons and technicians are specialised occupations that have high skill levels and earning potential. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who are reliable, work well in a team, and have a strong work ethic.

This course covers a comprehensive theoretical and semi-technical base for working in the mechanical, mechatronic, manufacturing and maintenance fields at a para-professional level. You will advance your skills in mathematics, materials science, quality assurance, engineering drawing and computing, as well as management and maintenance strategies. This course emphasises the transfer of theoretical concepts to practical real world applications to put you in the best position to advance your career.

Successful completion of this course will build your skills to a para-professional level and allow you to seek employment as a mechanical engineering technician. It will also put you on the path to further study.

Study mode

Online / On Campus

Course duration

12 months

Locations

247 Bradman Street, Acacia Ridge Queensland 4110

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
CAD Operator$1,800 weekly pay
Hydraulic Mechanic$1,350 weekly pay
Hydraulic Fitter$1,350 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Planning Engineer$2,850 weekly pay
Civil Engineer$2,500 weekly pay
Automation Engineer$2,350 weekly pay
Plant Engineer$2,350 weekly pay
Mechanical Engineer$2,350 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with TAFE Queensland to check your eligibility.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

The MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment options

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About this provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275