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  • MEM40412

Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting

At a glance

At a glance

Progress your career in engineering drafting with this advanced qualification. Develop your skills in computer aided drafting (CAD) and 3D modelling to become a technical officer or draftsperson.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Technical Officer
  • CAD Draftsperson
  • Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson
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MEM40412 Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting

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Course overview

Course overview

Develop your skills in technical drawing and design with this advanced qualification. Become a draftsperson or technical officer and open the possibilities of further study and career advancement. Your technical and design skills will be in demand in a range of industries, such as building and construction, civil construction and engineering, where more specialised skills are needed.

This course will assist you to develop skills in the creation of drawings and specifications for almost any purpose from engineering components to large structures. You will learn hand sketching and develop extensive skills in computer aided design (CAD) and 3D modelling. Choose from a variety of streams including engineering drawing, math and specialised CAD operations.

Successful completion of this course will give you the opportunity to become a practicing designer, draftsperson or technician. It will add to your skill set as a tradesperson or drawing office assistant to advance your engineering design career and put you on the path to further study.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 11 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MEM16006A
Organise and communicate information
MEM16008A
Interact with computing technology
MEM30012A
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
MSAENV272B
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MEM09002B
Interpret technical drawing
MEM09201A
Work effectively in an engineering drafting workplace
MEM09202A
Produce freehand sketches
MEM09204A
Produce basic engineering detail drawings
MEM09210A
Create 3-D solid models using computer-aided design (CAD) system
MEM09220A
Apply surface modelling techniques to 3-D drawings
MEM09221A
Create 3-D model assemblies using computer-aided design (CAD) system
MEM12023A
Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024A
Perform computations
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
MSS402051A
Apply quality standards

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

A sound achievement in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent is recommended and highly desirable.

Resources required

It is recommended that you 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 use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Auto CAD and Inventor Software - Free download option is available - http://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/all

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.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland