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Statement of Attainment training in Basic Engineering Drafting [extract from MEM50212]


In this course you will learn skills and knowledge in both manual and computer based (CAD) techniques for compilation of basic engineering drawings. You will also learn the procedures and communication skills required by the engineering industry.


Statement of Attainment - training in Basic Engineering Drafting [extract from MEM50212]

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


1 semester full time (approximately 10 hours per week) or part time equivalent.
Face to face classes.
Additionally, you will be expected to complete approximately 5 hours per week individual study including online activities, research, report writing, team work, skill development etc.

Cost Info:

The 2022 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:


Likely Job Outcome:

Engineering draftsperson.

Application Type:


Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Open entry.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level course, or enrol in the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 6 subjects

Core: Complete all 6

  • MEM16008A   Interact with computing technology
    • CIT Code: COMP173
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Description: This unit covers accessing, inputting and storing information used in manufacturing, engineering or related environments, using computing technology.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM30031A   Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
    • CIT Code: CADR148
      Cost: Standard $109.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to apply functions of computer-aided design (CAD) software programs that are typically used in the production of detail drawings.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM09002B   Interpret technical drawing
    • CIT Code: ENGR127
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit covers interpreting technical drawing applying to any of the full range of engineering disciplines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM30032A   Produce basic engineering drawings
    • CIT Code: ENGR260
      Cost: Standard $176.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers producing drawings or similar graphical representations where the critical dimensions and associated tolerances and design specifications are predetermined.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM16006A   Organise and communicate information
    • CIT Code: COMM153
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Description: This unit covers accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM22002A   Manage self in the engineering environment
    • CIT Code: ENGR280
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit covers performing work ethically and competently, making judgements about work priorities and information requirements to achieve effective working relationships and engineering outcomes.
      Prerequisites: MEM16006A Organise and communicate information

Related Courses

Diploma Engineering - Technical MEM50212
Statement Attainment training Advanced Engineering Drafting [extract from MEM50212]

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email