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MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)

National ID: MEM50212 State ID: WB84
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Gear up for a career in engineering

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.

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

The Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)  is geared toward mechanical design but does have some electrical, electronics and programming content.

  • Use and operate computer-aided (CAD) system to produce drawings and create 3D models
  • Set up basic hydraulic circuits
  • Apply technical mathematics
  • Produce basic engineering design drawings
  • Coordinate engineering projects
  • Environmentally sustainable work practices

I have the following attributes:

  • Mathematics ability
  • Eye for detail and accuracy
  • Technical and mechanical aptitude
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Free in '23  page for further information.

If this course is deemed competitive, you will be informed during your application via TAFE Admissions and additional entrance requirements will apply.

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

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

This course will be run at our East Perth campus with some lab work based at NMT's Perth campus (30 Aberdeen St building).

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

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.

Other job titles may include:

  • Junior Drafter
  • Junior Project Supervisor
  • Engineering Associate

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, 2023

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2023
Where East Perth
How Combined (Online and On Campus)
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $310.00 $310.00

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. 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

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2023
Where East Perth
How Combined (Online and On Campus)
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $310.00 $310.00

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. 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

Semester 2, 2022

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2022
Where East Perth
How Combined (Online and On Campus)
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,331.64 $275.00 $1,606.64

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. 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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