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MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering – Technical

MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering – Technical is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. It is for people aiming at employment in the metal and engineering industry in occupations at engineering technician level carrying out tasks as engineering design and quality control/assurance monitoring. Students will gain compulsory competencies in organising and analysing information, interacting with computing technology and selecting engineering materials. They will also gain a range of elective competencies current or intended employment, such as CAD, drafting, quality control/assurance, basic fluid power, basic mechanical design, production scheduling, cost estimating and non-destructive testing.

Career Opportunities

Beyond the Advanced Diploma options are full-time employment (usually with consulting engineers in the design office) and a university degree in engineering, which will give credit for the Advanced Diploma.

Graduates will also develop the following employability skills:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Initiative and enterprise
  • Planning and organising
  • Self-management
  • Learning
  • Technology

Dates and Times

AUSTRALIA WIDE – ONLINE

SOUTH
Clarence Campus

  • Also available by Distance – Ongoing/Flexible Enrolments, supported by Face to Face Tutorials
  • Information sessions for 2018 intake:
    • Wednesday, 22 November 2017 – 5.30pm to 7.30pm
    • Venue: Room C2.07, C Block,  Clarence Campus,  4A Bounty Street, Warrane
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

NORTH
Alanvale Campus

  • Available by Distance – Ongoing/Flexible Enrolments, supported by Face to Face Tutorials
  • Information sessions for 2018 intake:
    • Tuesday, 21 November 2017 – 11am to 1pm
    • Venue: Room A2.39, A Block, Alanvale Campus, 54a Alanvale Road, Newnham
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

NORTH WEST
Burnie Campus

  • Also available by Distance – Ongoing/Flexible Enrolments, supported by Face to Face Tutorials
  • Information sessions for 2018 intake:
    • Monday, 20 November 2017 – 5.30pm to 7.30pm
    • Venue: Burnie Campus, 41-43 Mooreville Road, Burnie
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Student induction process
An induction for new students will be held at the first class, to provide the following information:

  • Course structure, content and delivery methods
  • Assessment methods and processes
  • Recognition
  • Student support services
  • Enrolment process, policy and fees
  • Relevant policies and procedures (see Student Information Brochure)
  • Resources required and provided
  • Language, literacy and numeracy support services available
  • Use of the CAD computer lab
  • OH&S as it relates to use of equipment and resources
  • A tour of campus facilities
  • Evacuation procedure

Learning Options

The following blend of training is offered:

  • Online
  • Self Paced
  • Research activities
  • Print based learning material
  • Individual projects

Assessment Process

Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health and Safety procedures must be followed.

Students will be assessed using various methods relevant to the particular unit. This can include:

  • Projects
  • Scenarios
  • Questioning

Workplace assessment and workplace projects are not generally employed due to issues of commercial in confidence processes and contractual requirements of enterprise clients.

Assessment details for individual units are available from the Learning Leader.

Recognition

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

Fees and Payments

2017:
Tasmanian Students:  $5,225
Commercial Students:  $12,310

Please note that other fees, for example text books are not included

This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan
For further details on Fees and Payments please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

Qualification Requirements

At least 20 units are required to successfully complete this qualification comprising of 5 core units and 15 elective units.

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