Advance your technical engineering career when you study. Learn a wide range of practical and computing skills, develop your ability to create engineering specifications and graduate ready to take the next step in your technical engineering career.
This course is superseded.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:
Interact with computing technology
Apply mathematical techniques
Create technical drawings and specifications
Advanced computer-aided design (CAD)
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience to create drawings and specifications (from engineering components to large structures)
Confidence to liaise with industry stakeholders to produce drawings to specifications
Skills to use industry-specific programs and software
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Digital, numerical and literacy skills equivalent to a Year 12 level of education
An interest in changing to a technical engineering role
An eye for detail and good spatial awareness skills
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 Draftspersons and Technicians assist in mechanical engineering research, design, manufacture, construction, operation and maintenance of machines, manufacturing equipment, mechanical installations and facilities.
Other jobs include: Advanced engineering tradesperson and Manufacturing management
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting does not have any related 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 Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 15 Units of competency, including 4 core and 11 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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