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MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering – Technical

MEM50212 – Diploma Of Engineering – Technical is part of the nationally recognized Metal and Engineering Training Package MEM05. It covers the skills and knowledge required for a draftsperson / technician 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 may lead to employment as an engineering draftsperson / technician 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.

Areas of study include:

  • Technical, Civil and Structural Engineering drafting
  • Computer-aided design (CAD) 2D and 3D
  • 3D surface modelling
  • Engineering design
  • Structural detailing
  • Engineering materials
  • Environmentally sustainable practices
  • Building Information Management (BIM)

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Engineering drafting personnel
  • Engineering technicians
  • Employment by other allied professions such as architects, town planners and builders.

Locations, 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
  • Information Session:  Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
    • Venue:  Room C2.07, C Block, Clarence Campus, 4a Bounty Street, Warrane
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Clarence Campus – Face to Face

  • Next Intake:  February 20019
  • Duration:  Full-time, face to face for first year
  • Information Session:  Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
    • Venue:  Room C2.07, C Block, Clarence Campus, 4a Bounty Street, Warrane
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

NORTH
Alanvale Campus

  • Rolling Intake, beginning in February  (Online only)
  • Information Session:  Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 12pm to 2pm
    • Venue:  Room A2.38, A Block, Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

NORTH WEST
Burnie Campus – Part-time (Online and Evening classes)

  • Rolling Intake, beginning in February
  • Information Session:  Monday, 21 January 2019, 4pm to 7pm
    • Venue:  Room D1.11, D Block, Burnie Campus, Mooreville Road, Burnie
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.  For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Fees and Payments

For fee and payment information relating to TasTAFE qualifications, please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

Eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma students who are unable to pay tuition fees up front are able to defer fees under the VET Student Loans scheme. Further details are available here https://www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/vetstudentloans/

Suitability

Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available here https://www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/current/student-support/

Outcome

MEM50212 – Diploma Of Engineering – Technical.

Qualification Requirements

MEM50212 – Diploma of Engineering – Technical comprises 20 units packaged as 5 core units and 15 electives.

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

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