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MEM50119 Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade

National ID: MEM50119 State ID: BEK0
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Are you an engineering tradie ready to progress in your field and take your skills to an advanced level?

This nationally recognised qualification will help you upskill and increase your employability, making you job ready for roles such as Advanced Engineering Tradesperson – Level II within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries.

You'll gain a specialist skillset enhancing your abilities in technical drawing which is an essential component of communicating ideas in engineering. You'll also strengthen your knowledge of interpreting technical manuals and specifications, writing technical reports and analysing engineering data, whilst gaining knowledge of the latest computing technologies in the field.

You'll learn advanced post-trade skills such as design and assembly, manufacturing, installation, testing, fault-finding, fabrication, machining and more.

The course will also equip you with comprehensive skills in electrical engineering to help you progress towards a career as an Engineering Associate or Technical Officer.

Become a highly skilled operator, work on specialist situations and engineer your career!

This is a post trade qualification — you must be able to produce current trade papers, qualifications, or equivalent for enrolment.

For those already working in industry, you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning. To find out if you're eligible, visit the RPL page.


  • interpret technical manuals
  • write technical reports
  • research and analyse engineering data
  • workplace health and safety

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • comfortable and able to work in a physical environment
  • be a qualified tradesperson
  • have good hand-eye coordination
  • have good problem solving skills

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

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

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

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Duration 12 Months
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