Courses

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

1. Civil/Structural - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing

22228VIC

Would you like to work in the Engineering sector and gain essential skills? Our Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology is a blueprint for your engineering, drafting and design future. Our intensive course covers all the basics, so you can decide in which area you'll specialise.

Our Engineering Technology course offers three exciting Streams: Civil/Structural, Mechanical Building Services (MEP) and Mechanical Manufacturing. Our Industry Engagement programs allow us to offer great opportunities to enter the workforce or pursue further studies. Our course has obtained Provisional Accreditation by Engineers Australia.

Major Studies

We focus on specialised topics. These include:

  • Civil / Structural Design Drafting (CAD)
  • Reinforced Concrete, Steel and Roads and Drainage Projects
  • Engineering Maths and Mechanics
  • Engineering Surveying
  • Engineering Construction Practices and Materials
  • Solid Modelling and 3D Printing
  • Robotics
  • Computer Numeric Control (CNC)
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Civil/Structural Engineering

Gain practical and technical skills to work with Civil Engineers in the design and construction of infrastructure projects.

This stream of the Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology allows you to work alongside Civil/Structural Engineers who are involved in the design and construction of buildings, bridges, frameworks, airports, railways, roads, dams and reticulation systems.

Mechanical Building Services (MEP)

Building Services Engineering is concerned with aspects of the built environment, involving air conditioning and mechanical ventilation, electrical light and power, fire services, Fire Safety Engineering, water and waste services, data and communications, security and access control, vertical transportation, acoustics in buildings and energy management.

Mechanical Manufacturing

Take your workshop engineering skills further.

This stream of the qualification allows you to assist senior designers, production supervisors and professional engineers who are involved with the design, development, evaluation, manufacture, installation, testing, operation, maintenance and management of machines, mechanical and mechatronic systems, automated systems and robotic devices, materials and materials handling systems, manufacturing equipment and process plants.

Employment Outcomes and Career Opportunities

You’ll gain a professional role within the Engineering sector depending on what stream you choose to specialise in. You may also wish to pursue further studies.

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) Draftsperson
  • Reinforcement Scheduler/co-ordinator
  • Contracts Administrator
  • Estimating & Project Costing
  • Assistant Engineering
  • Assistant Project Manager / Construction Engineer
  • Construction Materials Laboratory Technician
  • Building Management Systems
  • Automated Storage/Packaging Systems

Assessment

Assessment consist of written activities, assignments, reports, demonstrations, tests and a portfolio presentation.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Note: International students can gain an Australian nationally recognised engineering qualification for their current home country qualifications.

Local Students

Code

22228VIC

VTAC Code

Preston 6900669414
Epping 6900269414

Campuses

EPPING, HEIDELBERG, PRESTON

Department

Professional Practice
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 2 years
1400 hours International: 12 months

Part-time: available


Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Blended, Face-to-face, Online, Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$4250
Ineligible:$8600
Materials:$152

Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

  • written activities/assignments/reports
  • oral questioning/demonstration
  • test
  • portfolio presentation

Materials

Lists of required materials, books and timetables will be provided at course induction or class enrolment by the teaching department

Entrance Requirements

  • successfully completion of Year 12 VCE studies, or equivalent, including units in English and Mathematics
  • mature age students with relevant experience may also apply
  • applicants without the necessary study prerequisite may be required to undertake additional bridging units of study in mathematics and communication
  • All applicants must have successfully completed the Diploma of Engineering Technology (22229VIC)

Pathways to further study

Melbourne Polytechnic provides seamless pathways towards higher qualifications. Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma, you will receive 12 subjects/1.5 years credit into Melbourne Polytechnic Engineers Australia Accredited program HEBETC Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) Civil Engineering Pathways

Career Pathways

As a graduate of this course you may gain employment in your specialised industry, covering Building and Structural Construction, Steel Fabrication, Building Services, Machinery/Material handling, food and beverage production, Fluid power and Aerospace

Enrolment Intake

  • February

International Students

Code

22228VIC

CRICOS Code

080804A

Campuses

PRESTON, EPPING, HEIDELBERG

Duration

Full-time: 2 years
1400 hours International: 12 months

Modes of Delivery

Blended, Face-to-face, Online, Classroom

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $7100
  • Tuition fees per year: $14200
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Entrance Requirements


Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher, to include studies in mathematics or physics
English: Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0, Pearson PTE Academic 42 overall with no individual communicative skill below 36, or Melbourne Polytechnic recognised equivalency. Note: Diploma of Engineering Technology is a pre-requisite for international students

Assessment Methods

  • written activities/assignments/reports
  • oral questioning/demonstration
  • test
  • portfolio presentation

Materials

Lists of required materials, books and timetables will be provided at course induction or class enrolment by the teaching department

Pathways to further study

Melbourne Polytechnic provides seamless pathways towards higher qualifications. Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma, you will receive 12 subjects/1.5 years credit into Melbourne Polytechnic Engineers Australia Accredited program HEBETC Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) Civil Engineering Pathways

Career Pathways

As a graduate of this course you may gain employment in your specialised industry, covering Building and Structural Construction, Steel Fabrication, Building Services, Machinery/Material handling, food and beverage production, Fluid power and Aerospace

Enrolment Intake

  • February
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Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
MEM13014A APPLY PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT 10
MEM16006A ORGANISE AND COMMUNICATE INFORMATION 20
MEM18001C USE HAND TOOLS 20
MEM22001A Perform engineering activities 60
MEM22002A MANAGE SELF IN AN ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT 40
MEM30007A SELECT COMMON ENGINEERING MATERIALS 40
MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment 40
MEM30031A OPERATE COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN (CAD) SYSTEM TO PRODUCE BASIC DRAWING ELEMENTS 40
MSAENV272B PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 30
VU20903 PRODUCE BASIC ENGINEERING COMPONENTS AND PRODUCTS USING FABRICATION AND MACHINING 60
VU20910 PRODUCE BASIC ENGINEERING DRAWINGS AND SKETCHES 20
VU20912 PERFORM BASIC MACHINE PROCESSES 40
VU21092 Apply advanced statics principles to engineering problems 60
VU21098 APPLY MATHEMATICAL SOLUTIONS TO ENGINEERING PROBLEMS 80
VU21100 APPLY PRINCIPLES OF MECHANICS TO ENGINEERING PROBLEMS 60
VU21101 APPLY PRINCIPLES OF STRENGTH OF MATERIALS TO ENGINEERING PROBLEMS 60
VU21103 APPLY CALCULUS TO ENGINEERING PROBLEMS 40
VU21109 SELECT AND MAINTAIN BEARING AND ROTARY SHAFT ASSEMBLIES 40
VU21124 Implement site investigation procedures 60
VU21125 APPLY CONSTRUCTION PRINCIPLES TO CIVIL ENGINEERING WORKS 60
VU21126 APPLY PRINCIPLES OF MATERIALS TO CIVIL ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS 60
VU21127 Apply environmental issues to engineering projects 40
VU21128 APPLY PRINCIPLES OF MECHANICS TO ENGINEERING STRUCTURES 40
VU21129 APPLY SURVEYING FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECTS 40
VU21130 PERFORM MEASUREMENTS AND LAYOUT TASK ON CONSTRUCTION SITE 40
VU21136 PRODUCE REINFORCED CONCRETE DRAWINGS 40
VU21137 PRODUCE ADVANCED ENGINEERING DRAWINGS FOR A REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURE 40
VU21138 PRODUCE STRUCTURAL STEEL DRAWINGS 40
VU21139 PRODUCE ADVANCED ENGINEERING DRAWINGS FOR A STEEL STRUCTURE 40
VU21140 PRODUCE STRUCTURAL STEEL SHOP DRAWINGS 40
VU21142 PRODUCE DRAWINGS TO ENABLE URBAN ROAD CONSTRUCTION 40
VU21143 PRODUCE ENGINEERING DRAWINGS FOR A STORMWATER RETICULATION SYSTEMS 20
VU21144 APPLY SURVEYING COMPUTATIONS TO ENGINEERING PROBLEMS 40
VU21157 USE ADVANCED 2D AND 3D COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING TECHNIQUES 80
VU21159 APPLY COMPUTER BASED SOLID MODELLING TECHNIQUES 80
VU21160 Use extended features of CAD 40
VU21161 Manage CAD systems 40
VU21166 WRITE AND MODIFY BASIC CNC PROGRAMS 40
VU21177 Analyse refrigeration systems 100
VU21178 Design a basic single zone duct distribution system 40
VU21180 Design a commercial refrigeration system 100
VU21185 Determine psychrometric processes and system performance 60
VU21189 Design commercial and industrial exhaust systems 40
VU21192 Estimate refrigeration heat load 20
VU21201 SET UP FLUID POWER CONTROLLED ENGINEERING SYSTEMS 80
VU21202 DESIGN FLUID POWER CONTROLLED ENGINEERING SYSTEMS 60
VU21203 APPLY HYDRAULIC PRINCIPLES IN ENGINEERING 60
VU21204 APPLY PNEUMATIC PRINCIPLES IN ENGINEERING 60
VU21232 PROGRAM, OPERATE AND SELECT A ROBOTICS SYSTEM 60
VU21233 PLAN AND MANAGE A ROBOTICS SYSTEM 60
VU21244 Apply principles of hydraulics to pipe and channel flow 80
VU21400 APPLY SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES 60

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