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MEM50119 Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade (Engineering)

National ID: MEM50119 State ID: AD65
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Are you ready for an advanced engineering career?

When you complete the Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade (Engineering) you'll have specialist skills in hydraulic systems careers, as a technical specialist, supervisor, or advanced tradesperson.

This course will provide you with a specialisation in the field of Fluid Power which would be of benefit to any qualified tradesperson who is a mechanical fitter or fitter machinist.

This is a post trade qualification. You must be able to produce current Certificate III, trade papers, qualifications, or equivalent to study.

  • Modify fluid power control systems
  • Interpret technical manuals
  • Write technical reports
  • Research and analyse engineering data
  • Workplace health and safety

I have the following attributes:

  • Qualified tradesperson
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Enjoy technical and engineering activities
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good hand-eye coordination

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

This is a post trade qualification, you need to have competed a trade certificate or equivalent to apply.

For the Fluid Power stream you must have completed MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power), or equivalent.

You'll be able to access your personal timetable (find out how on our Timetables page), once you have paid your fees.

This Fluid Power Diploma stream will only be run with sufficient enrolments, please register your interest in doing this course by contacting

Study outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research will be required to successfully complete your course.

Bring your own device (BYOD) is encouraged but not essential. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study, for example text books and stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.

  • Advanced Engineering Tradesperson (Mechanical)
  • Welding Inspector
  • Welding Supervisor

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred option below to get started with your application.

Semester 1, 2024

Midland - On Campus - Part Time

Duration 24 Months
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Midland
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,200.00 $360.00 $1,560.00
Concession $400.00 $360.00 $760.00

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822


*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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