Get the skills to excel in engineering-related careers in the manufacturing, mining, mineral processing, oil and gas and automotive industries. Learn from industry professionals and maximise your proficiency in project management and computer aided drafting.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Apply mathematical techniques
Organise and analyse information
Interact with computing technology and use computer aided drafting (CAD)
Use engineering design
Manage engineering projects
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience producing drawings for design specifications
The ability to interpret and create drawing components for equipment manufacturing
Experience planning environmental management projects
A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
An Australian Year 12 school certificate or its international equivalent
It is a requirement to have a high school pass in physics and mathematics to apply for this course OR
a Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)
This course is also offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
More than 5 years experience in the engineering or construction industry
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Mechanical Engineering Technicians conduct tests of mechanical systems, collect and analyse data, and assemble and install mechanical assemblies in support of Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists.
Other jobs include: design engineer, maintenance planner, technical supervisor/manager and sales engineer.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical) does not have any post-graduate courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 30 Units of competency, including 7 core and 23 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
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TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
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