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MEM30505(W240) - Certificate III in Engineering-Technical

What is this course about?

This qualification will provide you with practical skills and knowledge to carry out technical support functions in mechanical engineering research, design, manufacture operations, and maintenance. You will learn skills in computer aided drafting, computing, materials testing, mechanical and steelwork design. You will also learn about safety in the workplace, quality controls, maths, and science. You will practice the skills you have learned in a engineering environment.

What are the courses for further study and career opportunities?

Courses for further study include Diploma of Engineering-Technical and Advanced Diploma of Engineering.

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to progress towards becoming an engineering associate.

Further career pathway information is available at:

Where can I study this course?

Campus: Carlisle Campus
What is the course duration?: One semester full-time.
Study mode: Full-Time
What do I learn?: Read Unit List

What are the entrance requirements?

Skill Level Basic
Well Developed
Highly Developed
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How much does this course cost?

Students from overseas, please check for the course costs. 

For Australian citizens (and / or permanent residents) residing in Western Australia: 

Polytechnic West’s estimated fees for 2014 are now available at the following link:

Students in Diploma and above qualifications may be assisted through having access to a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET FEE-HELP scheme, if they are a Citizen of Australia (OR on a Permanent Humanitarian Visa and resident in Australia for the duration of the course).

Concessions will continue to be available for eligible courses at certificate levels I through to IV. Eligible students include holders of either a health care or pensioner concession card, recipients of AUSTUDY, ABSTUDY, or Youth Allowance, and young people aged 15 to 17 years.

These fees were current as at August 2013. More detailed information is available here 

Important dates for applicants are here 

What is the next step?

This course is available for Semester 2, 2014.

For full-time courses, apply at when applications are open, (other times contact us here for your options)

For Higher Education courses, apply at Higher Education Apply

For Open University Australia courses, contact

For part-time or access course enrolment dates, contact us here

For International Students, contact

For Apprenticeships and Traineeships, you must be employed as an apprentice or trainee to commence your study

For all other enquiries contact us here