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Advance your engineering skills

This course provides a comprehensive theoretical and semi-technical base for working in the mechanical, mechatronic, manufacturing and maintenance fields at the para-professional level. You will advance your skills in mathematics, materials science, quality assurance, engineering drawing and computing, as well as management and maintenance strategies. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Acacia Ridge

Key dates and info

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 Daniel Jeong

Auto Mechanical

Since I was a kid I always liked cars. My favourite thing I've learnt is engines. Engines are like the hearts of cars; they are very complicated and precise. TAFE Queensland gives us the opportunity to do practical placement in a real workshop. As a student here, you get to do lots of really great things rather than just sitting inside reading books.

Daniel Jeong
Auto Mechanical
TAFE Queensland Skillstech



Practical skills, international qualifications.

Daniel, Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical

Daniel has had an interest in cars since he was a kid. He came to TAFE Queensland SkillsTech to get practical, real world skills to launch his automotive career. He loves the wonderful weather in Brisbane and spends his spare time playing soccer with friends he’s made from around the world.

Study Engineering at TAFE

Engineer your own future

Develop the practical and technical skills to design and draft various engineering applications and drawings for transport systems, pipelines, dams, bridges, high-rise buildings and plant, mining and industrial water and waste management facilities. Our courses will teach you how to set up machinery to enable the manufacture of engineering products, repair and replacing components, design and manufacture modifications to existing component parts, maintain plant and equipment, and construct and commission work

Key dates

Provider CRICOS/RTO Code Program CRICOS Code Location Workload Delivery Key Date

TAFE Queensland SkillsTech

CRICOS 02014M | RTO 31396

082048E Acacia Ridge Full Time Classroom 17/07/2017
05/02/2018
09/07/2018
04/02/2019
15/07/2019
10/02/2020

Entry requirements

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.  For more information visit Department of Immigration and Border Protection - Welfare Requirements For Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Location/s

Acacia Ridge
247 Bradman St
Acacia Ridge QLD 4110

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Personal protective equipment:

• Industrial footwear (steel capped boots) to conform with AS2210

• Clear safety glasses (AS 1336)

• Cotton shirt and pants.

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.

Materials list:

• Ballpoint pen

• Note book

• Scientific calculator.

Courses may require different resources, depending on your study location.

Timetable

Monday to Thursday - 8.00am to 5.00pm

Important Information

Students who successfully complete MEM60112 Advanced Diploma of Engineering – Technical can apply to continue their studies with:

  • CQ University Australia in a Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Specialisation) Dual Award or
  • University of Southern Queensland in an Associate Degree of Engineering

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires:

  • completion of the five (5)  mandatory units, and

  • completion of fifteen (15)  elective units, to bring the total number of units to twenty (20).
     

Group A and Group B elective units must be selected as follows:

  • up to eight (8)  general elective units from Group A

  • at least seven (7)  specialist elective units from Group B, to bring the total number of elective units to fifteen (15)

Mandatory Units

All 5 units must be completed
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information Mandatory
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology Mandatory
MEM30007A Select common engineering materials Mandatory
MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment Mandatory
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Mandatory

Group A Electives

Maximum of 8 units to be completed
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing Elective
MEM09204A Produce basic engineering detail drawings Elective
MEM12024A Perform computations Elective
MEM15001B Perform basic statistical quality control Elective
MEM30005A Calculate force systems within simple beam structures Elective
MEM30006A Calculate stresses in simple structures Elective
MEM30009A Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems Elective
MEM30017A Use basic preventative maintenance techniques and tools Elective
MEM30024A Participate in quality assurance techniques Elective
MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements Elective
MEM30033A Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models Elective
MEM30033A Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models Elective

Group B Electives

Minimum of 7 units to be completed
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MEM09155A Prepare mechanical models for computer-aided engineering (CAE) Elective
MEM12025A Use graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computations Elective
MEM13010A Supervise occupational health and safety in an industrial work environment. Elective
MEM22002A Manage self in the engineering environment Elective
MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics Elective
MEM23006A Apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering Elective
MEM23063A Select and test mechanical engineering materials Elective
MEM23109A Apply engineering mechanics principles Elective
MEM30029A Use workshop equipment and processes to complete an engineering project Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses.

The course cost indicated is for students on an international student visa. If you are visiting Australia on a non-student visa, (e.g. partner visa, working holiday, employer sponsor etc.) please contact us directly for the price applicable to you.

Costs

Location Cost Duration
Acacia Ridge, SkillsTech $12,000 1 Year

Outcome

MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical

Job prospects

  • Design drafters
  • Technician - Mechanical
  • Engineering Technologist
  • Assistant to a fully qualified Engineer

 Daniel Jeong

Auto Mechanical

Since I was a kid I always liked cars. My favourite thing I've learnt is engines. Engines are like the hearts of cars; they are very complicated and precise. TAFE Queensland gives us the opportunity to do practical placement in a real workshop. As a student here, you get to do lots of really great things rather than just sitting inside reading books.

Daniel Jeong
Auto Mechanical
TAFE Queensland Skillstech

Application Process

Applying to TAFE Queensland International is easy. You can submit an application at any time, but get in early as positions are limited. Follow the steps below to apply to study at TAFE Queensland.

Before you apply

  1. Check the evidence required to apply for your visa

    Before you apply to study at TAFE Queensland, you should check what documents and evidence you will need to provide to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) to support your visa application.

    How to check what evidence you will need to provide to obtain a visa:

    • Visit the Student Visa (subclass 500) page on the DIBP website
    • Scroll down to the Document Checklist Tool
    • Select the country listed on your passport
    • Enter 03020E in the Education Provider CRICOS code field
    • Answer the final question: I am one of the following
    • Click the Display Evidence button
    • Read through the Documentary Evidence List to find out what you will need to submit with your visa application

  2. Review Admissions criteria and key dates

    Some courses require you to meet additional entry requirements eg. Submit a portfolio or artwork with your application. Please check individual course requirements via the Course page.

  3. Prepare your certified supporting documents

    If you are an international student applying directly to TAFE Queensland, you will need to include certified copies of the following documents to support your application:

    • Copy of passport
    • Educational certificate and academic records
    • English language test results

  4. Applying as a mature aged student

    Mature age students (at least 21years of age and with work experience/other qualifications) may be admitted into a program without meeting the formal academic requirements.
    The following documentation is required to support your application:

    • Current CV
    • References on company letterhead from current or previous employers

    Where previous study/employment was conducted in English, submit a certified letter from the educational institution/employer confirming the language of instruction/employment was English.
  5. Under 18 students

    International student visa applicants under the age of 18 will only be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. For more information visit Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.

  6. Submit your application

    Submit your application and supporting documents through TAFE Queensland's online application portal or through a TAFE Queensland Registered Agent who can guide you through the enrolment process.

    Receive your Letter of Offer

    Accepting your Letter of Offer

    Note the expiry date for acceptance.

    • Meet all conditions as outlined in your Letter of Offer and Acceptance
    • Read and agree to the Terms and Conditions of your Letter of Offer and Acceptance
    • Read the International Student Refund Policy
    • Read the TAFE Queensland student rules
    • Pay the tuition fees as stated in your Letter of Offer
    • Pay for Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) as stated in your Letter of Offer, or arrange your own OSHC for the duration of your visa.

    Next Step

    Receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE -required for visa lodgement). You will use this document to apply for your student visa.

    Apply for your visa

    To apply for your student visa, visit the DIBP website and click Apply Now. Follow the steps to create your ImmiAccount and apply for your visa.

    Travel to Queensland and attend Orientation

    Once you have received your student visa, you can travel to Queensland ready to attend the TAFE Queensland International Orientation.

Orientation

At the beginning of each semester orientation events are hosted across TAFE Queensland locations.

TAFE Queensland recommends you arrive two weeks prior to your course start date to allow time to organise and settle into your accommodation and prepare for your studies.

International Orientation details are emailed to you prior to commencing your studies or they can be accessed via the Orientation Schedule.

Program specific orientations are also conducted one week prior to the start of study. This is an opportunity for you to meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule. 

Last updated on 19 April 2017

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