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MEM40412 Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting

MEM40412 Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting covers the skills and knowledge required for a draftsperson producing specialist engineering drawings within an engineering design environment. The course will provide an integrated knowledge of the technical and design systems as they pertain to engineering, as well as an understanding of the administrative processes necessary in achieving the desired outcomes for engineering projects.

This qualification could lead to employment as an engineering draftsperson in the fields of civil, structural or local government engineering, among others.

The units that TasTAFE offer to make up this course have been selected in consultation with industry to reflect their needs and to ensure that graduates are prepared with the skills that employers are looking for.  The skill-base you will develop in this course has been designed to be diverse enough to enable graduates to be adaptive to varying engineering and associated professional environments, to give the best possible employability outcomes for our students.

Career Opportunities

Engineering drafting personnel are employed in both government and private sector engineering offices.  The public sector areas in which engineering drafters gain employment include:  Housing, Health and Community Services, and building facilities departments of local, state and federal governments.  They are in high demand by other allied professions like architects, town planners and builders for their expertise.

Dates and Times

Australia wide – Online – Rolling Intake, beginning in February.

SOUTH
Clarence Campus – Part-time (Online and evening classes)

  • Rolling Intake, beginning in February – Places still available!
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Clarence Campus – Face to Face

  • Next Intake:  February 2019
  • Duration:  Full-time, face to face for one year
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

NORTH
Alanvale Campus

  • Rolling Intake, beginning in February (Online only) – Places still available!
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

NORTH WEST
Burnie Campus

  • Part-time (Online and evening classes) – beginning in February – Places still available!
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Areas of Study

  • Interacting with computer technology
  • Technical, civil and structural drafting
  • Reporting technical information
  • Sustainability
  • Computer aided design (CAD) 2D and 3D
  • Measure and sketch site information
  • Basic engineering drawing

Recognition

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Fees and Payments

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

Other Fees

Text books will be required.

Staff

All of our teachers have extensive work experience within and in conjunction with engineering.  They also hold a variety of professional and technical qualifications relevant to the broader engineering and construction industry.

Qualification Requirements

MEM40412 Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting comprises 15 units packaged as 4 core units and 11 electives.

All units below must be completed successfully to gain the qualification.

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