Certificate III in Engineering - Technical

Course Code: MEM30505
Study Area:
Automotive and Engineering

Start date: We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.

End date: Rolling enrolments

This course provides training for engineering technicians and may be undertaken as part of a traineeship. Graduates will have the skills to be involved in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and design including prototyping, inspection, quality control, laboratory, non-destructive testing, technical purchasing, estimating and production planning.

  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time / Part time / Blended - Traditional Classroom - 1 - Year/s
  • Off campus - Traineeship - 1 - Year/s


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Engineering technician

  • Individual interview
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills

Course overview

Provides training for engineering technicians. It may be undertaken as part of a traineeship. This qualification is from the Metal and Engineering Training Package. It is designed for students interested in careers in manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas. It provides a starting point for a career as a technician in the industry. The skills outcome will enable the graduate to be involved in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and design including prototyping, inspection, quality control, laboratory, non-destructive testing, technical purchasing and estimating. For a trainee employed on a full time basis, the course should be completed in 12 months from the time employment begins.

How to apply
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Individual interview

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Project
  • Written test

Learning options
  • Traineeship

Key study areas
Hydraulics and pneumatics, CAD drafting (both 2D and 3D), mathematics and science.

Further study opportunities
  • Diploma of Engineering - Technical


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$1,730.20
Concession - average total course fee*$346.04
Full fee - average total course fee*$5,186.50
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$287.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

This page was last updated on 5/09/2017 11:57 AM

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