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Diploma of Engineering - Technical [Mechanical]

National ID: MEM50212 | State ID: WB84

 

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge in electrical machinery, mechanical principles and mechanical equipment to produce drawings for design specifications.

Gaining a range of computer aided drafting (CAD) skills, you will be able to interpret and create drawings components for the manufacture of equipment. Learning about fluid power will give you the skills and knowledge to set up and connect hydraulic equipment.

The Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical) shares the same first semester with the Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechatronics). In simple terms, mechanical and mechatronics have many common elements, but as the name suggests mechanical is more geared toward mechanical design but does have some electrical, electronics and programming content.

You can always switch streams between the two by choosing the correct electives. 

Mechanical engineering is applied across a wide variety of employment areas including:

  • Mining and mineral processing
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Aviation and shipbuilding industries
  • Electrical power generation and distribution
  • Road and rail transport
  • Defence
  • Agriculture, fishing and food processing

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an engineering technician.

Junior drafter, junior project supervisor, mechanical technician

Further study opportunities:

Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)
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Where Northbridge Building 2
Duration

One year (2 semesters) full time.

HowFull-Time
International Students
Part-Time
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2018
Available Semester 2, 2018
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Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

 

International Students

Check TAFE International WA to confirm this course is available to international students. You will pay your tuition fees to TIWA.

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Certificate III in Engineering or related field

Stage 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environmentMEM30012AW5428
Coordinate engineering projectsMEM22013AWE912
Interact with computing technologyMEM16008AW5452
Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elementsMEM30031AWE078
Organise and communicate informationMEM16006AW5451
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSAENV272BD3655
Perform laboratory proceduresMEM15010BW5520
Produce basic engineering drawingsMEM30032AWE079
Select common engineering materialsMEM30007AW5446
Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D modelsMEM30033AWE080
Stage 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply technical mathematicsMEM23004AWE917
Calculate force systems within simple beam structuresMEM30005AW5444
Calculate stresses in simple structuresMEM30006AW5445
Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systemsMEM30009AW5448
Integrate manufacturing fundamentals into an engineering taskMEM14091AWE909
Perform mechanical engineering design draftingMEM09157AWE901
Select electrical equipment and components for engineering applicationsMEM23111AWE926
Set up basic hydraulic circuitsMEM30010AW5262
Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuitsUEENEEE003BW7805
Use workshop equipment and processes to complete an engineering projectMEM30029AWE970
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Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please view your application process here.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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Was available Semester 1, 2018
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Available Semester 2, 2018

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