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


In this program 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.

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - training in Basic Engineering Drafting [extract from MEM50212]
Program No: SA-BD40
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 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:

2018 - Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

2019 - New enrolment fee arrangements will be introduced. The $40 Services and Amenities fee will be included in the total subject costs. Indicative program cost may vary slightly and the subject costs displayed will also change. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

Indicative Cost: $500
Likely Job Outcome: Engineering draftsperson.
Enrolment Type: Register Your Interest

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

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 program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. 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 program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • 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

Core - Complete all 6

  • MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
    • CIT Code: COMP173
      Cost: $40.00

      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: $100.00
      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: $80.00

      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: $160.00
      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: $40.00
      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: $80.00
      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: COMM153 MEM16006A Organise and communicate information

Related Courses

Diploma Engineering - Technical MEM50212

More Information

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