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MEM50212 / MEM60112 | 095200F / 095201E

Diploma of Engineering Technical / Advanced Diploma of Engineering

International students

Study engineering in Australia with this advanced-level dual qualification. Become a mechanical engineering technician or engineering associate, or go onto further study in this field.

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TIME 2 years / Full Time NEXT START DATE 06 Feb 2023
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY International
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
International
$24,800

Course overview

Start your engineering career in Australia with this advanced-level dual qualification. Develop the specialised skills and knowledge required to become a mechanical engineering technician or associate. Being part of the engineering industry offers many opportunities to be involved in a range of high remuneration projects driven by technology and design.

In this course you will gain detailed drafting and design skills as well as learn how to oversee the installation and maintenance of machinery. You will also develop your knowledge of engineering processes and principles, project management, quality systems, and team building. Our supportive, industry-experienced teachers will give you all the support you need to succeed.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a mechanical engineering technician or associate. You can also continue with further tertiary study in this area.

What can I do?

  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Engineering Associate
  • Engineering Technologist

Course outcome:

MEM50212 / MEM60112 Diploma of Engineering Technical / Advanced Diploma of Engineering

Pathways to uni

TAFE Queensland's partnerships with Australia's top universities means you will be credited for your time with us if you decide to upgrade your qualification. Successful completion of your course will qualify you for credit towards an Associate Degree of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering with Central Queensland University (CQU).

Dual award

Take advantage of our dual award offerings and get two qualifications instead of one. In most cases you will only need to complete a few additional units to upgrade your qualification. Save time, enhance your job prospects, and add value to your skill set.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 23 elective units listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM16006A
    Organise and communicate information
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM16006A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Organise and communicate information

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM16008A
    Interact with computing technology
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM16008A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers accessing, inputting and storing information used in manufacturing, engineering or related environments, using computing technology.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Interact with computing technology

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM22001A
    Perform engineering activities
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM22001A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the performance of technical aspects of engineering work in accordance with established engineering principles and practices.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    MEM16006A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Perform engineering activities

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM22002A
    Manage self in the engineering environment
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM22002A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers performing work ethically and competently, making judgements about work priorities and information requirements to achieve effective working relationships and engineering outcomes.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    MEM16006A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage self in the engineering environment

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM30007A
    Select common engineering materials
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM30007A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers recognising common materials used in engineering, assisting in the selection of a material for a specific application, and performing tests to evaluate the properties of materials.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Select common engineering materials

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM30012A
    Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM30012A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers applies the concepts of mathematics to appropriate and simple engineering situations within the individual's area of engineering expertise.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSAENV272B
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    MSAENV272B
    Unit description :

    This competency covers the outcomes required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements including those reducing negative environmental impacts of work practices. This unit is based on the sustainability guideline standard GCSSUS01A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Acacia Ridge
06 Feb 2023
2 years
Full time 4 days per week
Classroom
  • International: $24,800
Acacia Ridge
10 Jul 2023
2 years
Full time 4 days per week
Classroom
  • International: $24,800

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Diploma of Engineering Technical / Advanced Diploma of Engineering (MEM50212 / MEM60112)

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Diploma of Engineering Technical / Advanced Diploma of Engineering

COURSE CODE: MEM50212 / MEM60112
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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International student payment

Our preferred payment method is telegraphic transfer or credit card using Western Union Global Pay for Students or the Flywire Payment Portal. Western Union and Flywire both allow you to complete your payment in your own currency using a telegraphic transfer with no processing fees or delays. 
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Important Information

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Entry requirements
  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - View a list of all English Language tests accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • 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. View the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.  For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Selection criteria

Domestic Students
There are no selection criteria requirements for domestic students.

International Students
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - View a list of all English Language tests accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • 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. View more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.
  • Successful completion of Diploma of Engineering – Technical (MEM50212)

Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place.  TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).

Resources Required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Courses may require different resources, depending on your study location;

Personal protective equipment:

  • Industrial footwear (steel capped d boots) to conform with AS2210
  • Clear safety glasses (AS 1336)
  • Cotton shirt and pants.

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.

Materials list:

  • Ballpoint pen
  • Note book
  • Scientific calculator
International Important Information

The advertised course cost and duration will be broken down as per the following: 

This cost for the Diploma is only available when packaged with the Advanced Diploma

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

For International students

International students can either apply directly through our TAFE Queensland International Application portal, or through one of our education agents. Our registered agents can assist you with your visa application and guide you through the enrolment process. If you are from this list of countries, you will need to apply through an agent.
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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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