MEM60112 Advanced Diploma of Engineering
Redefine your engineering career with this high-level course. Develop the specialised skills and knowledge required to become a mechanical engineering technician or associate. According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook service, mechanical engineering draftspersons and technicians are specialised occupations that have high skill levels and earning potential. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who are reliable, work well in a team, and have a strong work ethic.
In this course you will gain detailed drafting and design skills, and learn how to oversee the installation and maintenance of machinery. You will also develop your knowledge of engineering processes and principles, project management, quality systems, and team building. Our supportive, industry experienced teachers will give you all the support you need to succeed.
Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a mechanical engineering technician or associate. You can also continue with further tertiary study in this area.
- A Nationally Recognised qualification upon successful completion of the course
- Fun and flexible delivery of training and assessment by experienced industry trainers and assessors
- The opportunity to choose a career path through recognised qualifications
- Learning of new skills
- Develop your existing skills further, or have your existing skills recognised with a nationally recognised qualification
- Meet new people and gain confidence in your employment skills
Pathways from the qualification
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (Honours)
Bachelor of Engineering (Automotive Engineering) (Honours)
For Domestic Students:
Completion of MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering – Technical is required for entry into this course.
Our expert team will carefully assess your experience including past qualifications, relevant skills, and industry knowledge. Information about your knowledge and experience will be aligned to the relevant components of the qualification. You will receive recognition for the units or modules in which you have demonstrated either competency or similarity of learning outcomes, and you will only need to complete any remaining units to receive the qualification.
The cost for RPL in a VET course will vary depending on the number of units of competency you successfully gain recognition for, the fee structure of the course and any assessment or training required. You will be provided with an approximate cost for your unique situation when you apply.
To apply for RPL simply submit an enquiry so we can provide you with the appropriate application form. Along with this form you will also need to supply any relevant documentation that supports your application including existing qualifications and evidence of your previous roles.
Post All units from qualifications.
Students need to complete Thirty (30) units of competency, consisting of:
- 7 Core units
- 23 Elective units
|Organise and communicate information
|Interact with computing technology
|Perform engineering activities
|Manage self in the engineering environment
|Select common engineering materials
|Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
|Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
|Use hand tools
|Use graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computations
|Produce basic engineering drawings
|Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
|Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
|Undertake supervised procurement activities
|Use computer-aided design (CAD) system to create and display 3-D models
|Calculate stresses in simple structures
|Perform mechanical engineering design drafting
|Perform mechatronics engineering design drafting
|Produce basic engineering detail drawings
|Produce electrical schematic drawings
|Undertake basic process planning
|Undertake basic production scheduling
|Apply technical mathematics
|Apply statistics and probability techniques to engineering tasks
|Apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering
|Apply calculus to engineering tasks
|Apply advanced algebra and numerical methods to engineering tasks
|Evaluate rapid prototyping applications
|Evaluate rapid manufacturing processes
|Evaluate rapid tooling applications
*The above units have listed pre-requisite units that are listed within the Training Package and the AIE Engineering Qualifications Overview. All elective units are included and accounted for within the unit selection and order of delivery.
Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.
Locations: AIE Campus – Broadmeadows, Melbourne; Workplace
Study Mode: On campus, Workplace
Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.
Australian Institute Of Engineering as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.
Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.
In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for credit transfer Form available from AIE campus, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from AIE Website.
Your completed Application for credit transfer form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to AIE either in person or by email. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.
Work alone or as part of single and multi-disciplinary teams that includes other para-professionals, professionals, trades and production personnel
4 Years in apprenticeship contract.
Your part in the enrolment process is triggered by you completing an Application Form to study with Australian Institute of Engineering.
To apply and enrol in this course with Australian Institute of Engineering you will be required to complete the following steps:
Read and understand the information contained in this course brochure and the Student Information Handbook.
Complete and sign the Application Form to declare that you understand all of the information provided and confirm your interest in the selected course. This will include providing a range of information and documents to support your application.
Return the Application Form to Australian Institute of Engineering.
You will then receive a Letter of Offer and Written Agreement confirming your enrolment details which must be signed and returned to confirm your enrolment with Australian Institute of Engineering.
Undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test and Pre Training Review (PTR) at Australian Institute of Engineering prior to your commencement of the course.
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS can contact our friendly staff at +61 3 9302 1296 with any questions about the course or how to apply.
Costs for this program are as follows:
Admin fees: $250
Tuition fees: $16000
Material & Equipment fees: $1000
Total : $17250
(Above tuition fees apply for admission by direct entry.
Refund arrangements are provided within the Student Information Handbook and must be read and understood prior to enrolment.
Contact our friendly team at Australian Institute of Engineering at:
Australian Institute of Engineering
Head Office (Melbourne Campus)
60 Belfast Street,
BROADMEADOWS, VIC 3047
Telephone: +61 3 9302 1296