Diploma of Engineering - Technical

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Get set for a great career using exciting technologies!

Looking for an advanced technical qualification recognised all over Australia? The Diploma of Engineering —- Technical is the course for you! 

You'll learn how to use computer-aided design (CAD) systems; select and use common engineering materials; apply mathematical techniques and mechanics principles in engineering design; follow sustainable work practices; set up basic pneumatic circuits;  design basic mechanical systems; produce a range of engineering drawings and models; coordinate engineering projects; and so much more!

This qualification has a focus on the defence industry. 

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Industry: Engineering and Mining
National course code: MEM50212 | WA State ID: J367

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Are you ready for a technically advanced engineering career?

Advance your career with a technical engineering qualification. The Diploma of Engineering - Technical covers a diverse range of theoretical and technical skills for pursuing a career in the mechanical, mechatronic, manufacturing and maintenance engineering fields. This course emphasises the transfer of theoretical concepts to practical real-life applications to ensure our students graduate with job-ready skills. 

Gain these skills:

  • engineering drafting and design
  • analytical work involving manufacturing and fabrication techniques
  • application of engineering principles, systems and processes
  • drawing and designing mechanical equipment
  • maintain mechanical systems
  • workplace health and safety
  • produce basic engineering drawings
  • operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
  • set up basic pneumatic circuits
  • contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems
  • apply engineering mechanics principles
  • apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering
  • select and test mechanical engineering materials
  • coordinate engineering projects

Completion of this course opens up a range of further study options, and may also produce advanced standing towards a relevant university degree.

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.