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Diploma of Engineering - Technical MEM50212

Overview

This program will give you the engineering skills and knowledge required for an engineering draftsperson producing engineering drawings or a technical officer involved in basic project management, procurement and sales within an engineering or manufacturing work environment.

Qualification: Diploma of Engineering - Technical MEM50212
Program No: DP-FE30
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 2 semesters full-time (approx. 20 hours per week of classes) or part-time equivalent.
Cost:

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

Likely Job Outcome: Engineering draftsperson or a technical officer involved in drafting, basic project management, procurement and sales often with a consulting engineering firm.
Application Type: Public
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Additional Information

This program has pre-requisite requirements. All prerequisites must be achieved. Discuss with a CIT teacher during enrolment to ensure you have met these requirements.

In this program you will need a scientific calculator and textbooks worth approximately $500. Your teacher will advise you about these materials on enrolment.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

To be successful in this program, it is recommended that you have appropriate numeracy skills. On entry, you may need to demonstrate this by undertaking a numeracy assessment. You may be required to undertake additional Foundation Skills subjects to support your learning in this program.

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 literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. 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 the lower level program. Please visit Education and Community 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 infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 20 subjects (5 Core and 15 Electives)

Complete all 18 subjects

  • 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
  • MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
    • CIT Code: COMP173
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit covers accessing, inputting and storing information used in manufacturing, engineering or related environments, using computing technology.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM30007A Select common engineering materials
    • CIT Code: ENGR204
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit covers recognising common materials used in engineering, assisting in the selection of a material for a specific application, and using test results to evaluate the properties of materials.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
    • CIT Code: MATH182
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit covers applies the concepts of mathematics  to appropriate and simple engineering situations within the individual's area of engineering expertise.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    • CIT Code: ENVI143
      Cost: $95.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to effectively find out current resource use and carry out improvements, in own work area, including those that reduce the negative environmental impacts of work practices.
      This unit of competency applies to operators/team members who are required to follow procedures to work in an environmentally sustainable manner. This maximises the environmental performance of the process and the organisation, ensures regulatory compliance, and aims to minimise environmental risks and impacts.
      This unit of competency applies to all sectors of the manufacturing industry and members of its value chain. It may also be applied to all sections of an organisation, including office and warehouse. This unit will need to be contextualised for the industry sector, organisation and section.
      This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team/work group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
    • CIT Code: CADR148
      Cost: $80.00
      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
  • 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
  • MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
    • CIT Code: ENGR127
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit covers interpreting technical drawing applying to any of the full range of engineering disciplines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM23006A Apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering
    • CIT Code: ENGR275
      Cost: $160.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the application of fluid and thermodynamic principles to engineering applications. It includes sustainability issues; fundamental scientific principles; fundamentals of vacuum technology; properties of gases and liquids; heat transfer due to conduction, convection and radiation heat and compression processes; closed and open systems; continuity, enthalpy and energy transfers related to compressors, boilers, turbine heat exchangers, heat engines, refrigerators and heat pump performance. It also includes fluid systems and components, forces on floating and submerged bodies, turbine and pumping systems, and jet forces on blades and plates.
      Prerequisites: ENGR274 MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics
  • MEM23109A Apply engineering mechanics principles
    • CIT Code: ENGR276
      Cost: $120.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency covers the application of mechanics and strength of materials principles to devices, machines and systems and their components in order to identify key mechanical properties. It includes a range of basic analyses of static and dynamic loads and moments, stresses and deflections, velocities and accelerations.

      Prerequisites: ENGR274 MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics
  • MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics
    • CIT Code: ENGR274
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency covers the application of mathematical analysis, graphical and software techniques to engineering problems. It includes exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric equations involving single and double angles, sequences and series, two dimensional vector analysis, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS503 Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
    • CIT Code: OHSS411
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the systematic management of work health and safety (WHS) risk.
      It applies to individuals who provide specialised knowledge, systematic approaches and guidance to a range of personnel.

      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
  • MEM22015A Source and estimate engineering materials requirements
    • CIT Code: ENGR281
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to locate and approve a materials source and estimate materials requirements against a specification or bill of materials for engineering-related operations. This includes consideration of quantities, quality and capacity of suppliers to supply in accordance with a supply plan.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSATCS301A Interpret architectural and engineering design specifications for structural steel detailing
    • CIT Code: ENGR250
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to interpret design related information required for the commencement of a structural steel detailing project
      Prerequisites: ENGR127 MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
  • MEM09221A Create 3-D model assemblies using computer-aided design (CAD) system
    • CIT Code: ENGR240
      Cost: $210.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers preparing the 3-D computer-aided design/drafting (CAD) environment, creating and modifying 3-D model assemblies and producing output to inform manufacture or assembly.
      Prerequisites: CADR148 MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
      ENGR127 MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
  • MEM09210A Create 3-D solid models using computer-aided design (CAD) system
    • CIT Code: ENGR241
      Cost: $210.00
      Description: This unit covers preparing the 3-D computer-aided drafting (CAD) environment, creating and modifying 3-D solid models, and producing output from the 3-D model.
      Prerequisites: CADR148 MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
      ENGR127 MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
  • MEM09157A Perform mechanical engineering design drafting
    • CIT Code: ENGR268
      Cost: $160.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the preparation of design drawings or graphics used in the mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering and related industry sectors. The unit includes working with a design brief or concept prepared by an engineer or other designer as well as the specification of items, functions, limits, fits, tolerances, and other engineering information required for the eventual production of fully detailed drawings. The unit requires the design drawing to be performed using appropriate computer-aided design (CAD) and other drafting techniques that include sketching, computer graphics and the application of drawing standards.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • Complete one elective group only - Mechanical or Civil

Mechanical Engineering - complete 2 of 2

  • MEM30010A Set up basic hydraulic circuits
    • CIT Code: ENGR272
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

       This unit covers setting up and selecting components associated with single linear hydraulic systems.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM30011A Set up basic pneumatic circuits
    • CIT Code: ENGR273
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

       This unit covers setting up and selecting components associated with single linear pneumatic systems.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Civil Engineering - complete 2 of 2

  • CPCCSV5007A Undertake site surveys and set-out procedures for building projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG156
      Cost: $150.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake site surveys and set out procedures for civil and residential building projects. It includes the use of basic measuring and levelling equipment, recording and interpretation of data, and evaluation of and compliance with relevant legislation.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSL973012 Perform site investigation activities
    • CIT Code: SCNC134
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency covers the ability to prepare for and conduct activities, such as excavations, sampling and testing, as part of a site investigation team. Personnel are expected to identify common site problems and seek advice to deal with situations beyond their own technical competence.
      This unit of competency is applicable to laboratory assistants working under the close supervision of a senior technician in the construction, mining and drilling industry sectors.
      While no specific licensing or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication, laboratory operations are governed by relevant legislation, regulations and/or external accreditation requirements. Local requirements should be checked.

      Prerequisites: Nil

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au