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MEM60112 Advanced Diploma of Engineering

National ID: MEM60112 | State ID: J368

Are you ready for a technically advanced engineering career?

Redefine your engineering future with the Advanced Diploma of Engineering. Develop specialised technical skills to step towards a future as an engineering technician, detailed drafter, or maintenance technician. Learn in an advanced training facility with industry-standard equipment and technology, to ensure that you graduate job-ready. 

Gain these skills:

  • carry out mechanical engineering drafting and design
  • analytical work involving manufacturing and fabrication techniques
  • understand the application of engineering principles, systems, and processes
  • draw and design mechanical equipment
  • maintain mechanical systems
  • workplace health and safety

Graduates are typically employed in areas such as computer aided design and drafting, process plant drafting and design, machine drafting and design, air conditioning drafting and design, shipbuilding drafting and design, plant maintenance supervision (building on a trade background), and other general engineering and technical positions.

Completion of the Advanced Diploma of Engineering opens up a range of further study options, and may produce advanced standing towards a university degree.

Specialist applied engineering facility at Munster campus

Students study this course at our state-of-the-art Applied Engineering building at Munster campus, featuring mechatronics labs and technical engineering workshop rooms. In our courses, you'll have access to modern equipment such as 3D printers, laser cutters, civil engineering compression labs to name just a few.

Want to study this course part time?

This course offers part time study options when remaining places are available following full time enrolments. To receive a text message the day before part time enrolment days on campus with a check on remaining places, visit our Register to study part time webform.
 

Find out why engineering design and automation are 'jobs of the future'

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements
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

   
This course is available as a traineeship.

Entrance requirements for traineeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

In a traineeship you also gain hands-on skills and work experience, and improve your employment prospects, while earning a wage. On successful completion you will gain a nationally recognised qualification which can lead to rewarding career options. The difference between a traineeship and an apprenticeship is that a traineeship can be either a full time or part time employment based training arrangement, usually for a nominal duration of 12 months or more, generally in a non-trade related area. 

To find out how to arrange a traineeship and study at South Metropolitan TAFE, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre closest to you.

Job opportunities

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

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Study pathway

Become a specialist in your field with university study

This course has a university study pathway as at 30 October 2019.

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical Power Engineering (H1264) – 24 Credits

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Instrumentation and Control Engineering (H1264) – 24 Credits

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Industrial Computer Systems Engineering (H1264) – 24 Credits

Murdoch University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Renewable Energy Engineering (H1264) – 24 Credits

Curtin University – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – 150-200 Credits

Curtin University – Bachelor of Science (Multidisciplinary Science) – 150-200 Credits

Edith Cowan University – Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) (Y44) – Up to 120 Credits

Edith Cowan University – Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Y45) – Up to 120 Credits

The information about university credit points and tuition costs provides a general guide only. To check the current credit arrangements and to find more information about how credits work at the listed university of your choice, visit TAFE International WA’s University Pathway Finder.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Munster - Classroom-Traineeship

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Duration 3 years
When All year round
Where Munster
How Part Time
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Semester 1

Munster - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 2 years
When Semester 1
Where Munster
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Munster - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 2 years
When Semester 2
Where Munster
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.
Page last updated December 06, 2019