Diploma of Engineering - Technical - MEM50212

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00103D

This qualification is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. It is for people aiming at employment in the metal and engineering industry in occupations at engineering technician level carrying out tasks as engineering design and quality control/assurance monitoring. Students will gain compulsory competencies in organising and analysing information, interacting with computing technology and selecting engineering materials. They will also gain a range of elective competencies current or intended employment, such as CAD, drafting, quality control/assurance, basic fluid power, basic mechanical design, production scheduling, cost estimating and non-destructive testing.


  • 20 units: 5 core
  • 15 elective


  • Produce schematic drawings for hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power systems
  • Undertake basic process planning
  • Perform basic eddy current testing
  • Perform computations
  • Implement competitive systems and practices
  • Lay out avionic flight management systems
  • Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations
  • Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy
  • Work safely with ionizing radiation
  • Design a basic single zone duct distribution system
  • Undertake basic process planning
  • Select and test mechatronic engineering materials
  • Detail bearings, seals and other componentry in mechanical drawings
  • Represent aeronautical engineering designs
  • Apply aeronautical engineering fundamentals to support design/development of engineering projects
  • Perform basic magnetic particle testing
  • Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications
  • Exercise external quality assurance
  • Lay out and set up aircraft systems
  • Manage self in the engineering environment

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
SMB (Ballarat) Domestic: $11,750
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