1 year full time / 2 years part time
The perfect introduction into the world of Advanced Manufacturing. Students learn advanced technology applications, robotics, mechanics, automation using PLCs and microcontrollers, electronics and instrumentation, computer aided design, solid modelling and additive manufacturing technologies (3D printing).
Completion of this course creates exciting opportunities to enter the workforce or can put you on the path to further study.
In the course of your studies, you’ll assist senior designers, production supervisors and engineers involved in the design and management of mechanical and mechatronic systems.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s dedicated state-of-the-art engineering facilities include a purpose built Robotics Workshop, fully equipped with Industrial Robots and Automation technology.
The Engineering Technology Programs focus on developing your employability skills and enabling you to be Industry job-ready.
Melbourne Polytechnic provides seamless pathways towards higher qualifications. Upon successful completion of the Diploma you can pathway to 22479VIC Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Mechatronic Engineering Design).
Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.
Interactive learning in a face-to-face environment. Classes will be held at a Melbourne Polytechnic campus or partner institute.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|MEM13014A||Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment||Elective||10|
|MEM16006A||Organise and communicate information||Core||20|
|MEM16008A||Interact with computing technology||Core||20|
|MEM22001A||Perform engineering activities||Core||60|
|MEM22002A||Manage self in an engineering environment||Core||40|
|MEM23003A||Operate and program computers||Elective||80|
|MEM23004A||Apply technical mathematics||Core||80|
|MEM23109A||Apply engineering mechanics principles||Core||60|
|MEM30007A||Select common engineering materials||Core||40|
|MEM30012A||Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment||Core||40|
|MEM30031A||Operate computer aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements||Core||40|
|VU21174||Program control systems||Elective||60|
|VU21176||Utilise digital electronics for control applications||Elective||60|
|VU21232||Program, operate and select a robotics system||Elective||60|
|VU22330||Select and interpret drawings and prepare three dimensional (3D) sketches and drawings||Core||20|
|VU22451||Investigate advanced technology applications in the manufacturing industry and related industries||Core||60|
|VU22452||Use communication network concepts and practices in manufacturing and engineering||Core||40|
|VU22497||Annotate and create assemblies using solid models||Elective||80|
|VU22567||Use extended features of computer aided drafting (CAD)||Elective||40|
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|Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$250||$250|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2021. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form from the Apply Now page.
You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment.
Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend our Skills and Job Centre, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
For Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Read more about them here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 1300 635 276 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
When we receive your application, the International Office will be in contact with you shortly to discuss your application and provide you additional instructions.
If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call 1300 635 276
Nationally Recognised Training This course is government accredited and has national recognition.
Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.