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Diploma of Engineering - TechnicalDrafting - AE07

  • Diploma

Pursue your career in a wide range of engineering fields by completing this qualification.

Key details

Degree Type
Course Code
MEM50222, 112005H
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$15,400 per year / $16,640 total
International Fees
$15,400 per year / $16,640 total

About this course

Pursue your career in a wide range of engineering fields by completing this qualification. This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge in electrical machinery, mechanical principles and mechanical equipment to produce drawings for design specifications.

Learn how to use and operate computer-aided design (CAD) to produce drawings and create 3-D models, set up basic hydraulic circuits, apply technical mathematics and produce basic engineering design drawings. In addition you will coordinate engineering projects and learn environmentally sustainable work practices.

On completion of this course, you will be able to work in a number of different engineering related careers including mining and mineral processing, manufacturing, the oil and gas industry and the automotive industry. Please note that this course at North Metropolitan TAFE has a strong drafting focus and it will be delivered in specialised classrooms across both East Perth and Perth campus. Your class locations will be provided at the commencement of each semester and detailed in your timetable.

Entry requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 6.0 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Equivalent to Australian Year 12 with a pass in Year 11 Maths is required for entry into this course.

  • OR Completion of MEM30522 Certificate III in Engineering - Technical is required for entry into this course.

Please view Admission requirements for your country of origin.

Study locations

East Perth


Career pathways

Career opportunities
  • Engineering Draftsperson
  • Engineering Techician
Career opportunities
  • Engineering Draftsperson
  • Engineering Techician
  • Engineering Draftsperson
  • Engineering Techician
  • Course structure

    To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 20 units. These 20 are comprised of 5 core units and 15 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

    Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

    Core units
      National ID
      Unit title
    • MEM16006
      Organise and communicate information
    • MEM16008
      Interact with computing technology
    • MEM22002
      Manage self in the engineering environment
    • MEM30012
      Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
    • MSMENV272
      Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    Elective units
      National ID
      Unit title
    • CPPBDN6106
      Produce building information modelling for building design projects
    • MEM09157
      Perform mechanical engineering design drafting
    • MEM09229
      Read and interpret technical engineering drawings
    • MEM11011
      Undertake manual handling
    • MEM12023
      Perform engineering measurements
    • MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
    • MEM18001 Use hand tools
    • MEM22013 Coordinate engineering projects
    • MEM30007 Select common engineering materials
    • MEM30009 Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems
    • MEM30029 Use workshop equipment and processes to complete an engineering project
    • MEM30031 Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
    • MEM30032 Produce basic engineering drawings
    • MEM30033 Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3D models
    • VU22490 Produce structural steel drawings