Advanced Diploma of Engineering - MEM60112

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00122A

This qualification is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. It provides a comprehensive technical and theoretical base for working in the mechanical, mechatronic, manufacturing and maintenance fields at the para-professional level. This program includes a broad knowledge base of theoretical concepts which are transferred to practical applications.

Structure

  • 30 units: 7 core
  • 23 elective

Subjects

  • 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
  • Select mechanical machine and equipment components
  • Evaluate moulding tools and processes
  • Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy
  • Work safely with ionizing radiation
  • Evaluate rapid tooling applications
  • Undertake basic process planning
  • Coordinate servicing and fault-finding of HVACR control systems
  • Select and test mechatronic engineering materials
  • Represent aeronautical engineering designs
  • Perform engineering activities
  • 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
  • Apply configuration management procedures in engineering project management
  • Lay out and set up aircraft systems
  • Manage self in the engineering environment
  • Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems
  • Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
  • Participate in quality assurance techniques
  • Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance
  • Apply basic aircraft design characteristics
  • Undertake value analysis of product or process costs in terms of customer requirements
  • Set up basic pneumatic circuits
  • Complete a building thermal performance survey
  • Perform penetrant testing
  • Evaluate stamping and forging tools
  • Apply statistics to operational processes
  • Perform advanced statistical quality control
  • Contribute to the design of heat exchanger systems
  • Select and apply avionic engineering methods, processes and construction techniques
  • Lay out avionic systems
  • Perform radiographic testing
  • Integrate maintenance fundamentals into an engineering task
  • Evaluate rolling tools and processes
  • Prepare basic programs for programmable logic controllers
  • Organise and communicate information
  • Develop business plans in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
  • Apply mechanical engineering analysis techniques
  • Produce electrical schematic drawings
  • Develop recommendations for basic set up time improvements
  • Program coordinate measuring machines (advanced)
  • Analyse and map a value stream
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability
  • Apply engineering mechanics principles
  • Apply basic aircraft power plant design characteristics
  • Produce basic engineering detail drawings
  • Manage people relationships
  • Apply basic just in time systems to the reduction of waste
  • Undertake basic production scheduling
  • Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in avionic engineering situations
  • Develop a levelled pull system for operations and processes
  • Perform mechatronics engineering design drafting
  • Apply basic economic and ergonomic concepts to evaluate engineering applications
  • Determine and establish information collection requirements and processes
  • Select and apply aeronautical engineering methods, processes and construction techniques
  • Use hand tools
  • Develop a proactive maintenance strategy
  • Use planning software systems in operations
  • Develop competitive systems and practices for an organisation
  • Apply automated systems principles and techniques in avionic engineering situations
  • Ensure process improvements are sustained
  • Develop the application of enterprise control systems in an organisation
  • Perform ultrasonic thickness testing
  • Integrate mechatronic fundamentals into an engineering task
  • Perform basic penetrant testing
  • Design a process layout
  • Assist in the analysis of a supply chain
  • Maintain/supervise the application of quality procedures
  • Apply computer-aided modelling and data management techniques to avionic engineering designs
  • Evaluate programmable logic controller and related control system component applications
  • Undertake supervised procurement activities
  • Perform basic radiographic testing
  • Analyse loads on frames and mechanisms
  • Plan and design aeronautical engineering projects
  • Evaluate jigs and fixtures
  • Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S
  • Facilitate the development of a new product
  • Apply calculus to engineering tasks
  • Evaluate suitability of materials for engineering-related applications
  • Apply scientific principles and techniques in avionic engineering situations
  • Measure and analyse noise and vibration
  • Prepare a simple production schedule
  • Evaluate fluid power systems
  • Evaluate thermodynamic systems and components
  • Represent avionic engineering designs
  • Interpret occupational health and safety practices in aviation maintenance
  • Manage competitive systems and practices responding to individual and unique customer orders
  • Perform magnetic particle testing
  • Coordinate sales and promotion of engineering-related products or services
  • Develop and manage a plan for a simple manufacturing related project
  • Perform ultrasonic testing
  • Improve cost factors in work practices
  • Interact with computing technology
  • Perform eddy current testing
  • Apply systems engineering procedures to engineering design project management
  • Use graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computations
  • Source and estimate engineering materials requirements
  • Apply avionic engineering fundamentals to support design and development of engineering projects
  • Determine and improve process capability
  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models
  • Integrate mechanical fundamentals into an engineering task
  • Apply production and service control techniques
  • Apply avionic system design principles and techniques in avionic engineering situations
  • Manage workplace learning
  • Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team
  • Prepare mechanical models for computer-aided engineering (CAE)
  • Set up basic hydraulic circuits
  • Perform laboratory procedures
  • Assist in sales of technical products/systems
  • Select common engineering materials
  • Undertake root cause analysis
  • Perform mechanical engineering design drafting
  • Develop and manage sustainable energy practices
  • Manage 5S system in an organisation
  • Apply advanced algebra and numerical methods to engineering tasks
  • Select and test components for simple electronic switching and timing circuits
  • Contribute to the design of heating systems
  • Evaluate industrial robotic applications
  • Perform basic statistical quality control
  • Apply computer-aided modelling and data management techniques to aeronautical engineering designs
  • Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
  • Integrate manufacturing fundamentals into an engineering task
  • Contribute to the design of commercial and industrial exhaust systems
  • Evaluate thermal loads for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration
  • Apply technical mathematics
  • Calculate force systems within simple beam structures
  • Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation
  • Select electrical equipment and components for engineering applications
  • Coordinate continuous improvement and technical development
  • Evaluate rapid prototyping applications
  • Apply automated systems principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Monitor a levelled pull system of operations
  • Mistake proof an operational process
  • Coordinate resources for an engineering project or operation
  • Manage a value stream
  • Undertake proactive maintenance analyses
  • Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
  • Operate and program computers and/or controllers in engineering situations
  • Select and test mechanical engineering materials
  • Evaluate computer integrated manufacturing systems
  • Coordinate engineering-related manufacturing operations
  • Optimise cost of a product or service
  • Prepare mechatronic models for computer-aided engineering (CAE)
  • Evaluate microcontroller applications
  • Schedule material deliveries
  • Evaluate rapid manufacturing processes
  • Apply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenance processes
  • Apply metallurgy principles
  • Apply manufactured product design techniques
  • Plan and design avionic engineering projects
  • Apply cost factors to work practices
  • Analyse plant and equipment condition monitoring results
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Calculate stresses in simple structures
  • Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy for a seasonal or cyclical business
  • Coordinate engineering projects
  • Analyse manual handling processes
  • Apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering
  • Use resource planning software systems in manufacturing
  • Evaluate continuous improvement processes
  • Evaluate manufacturing processes
  • Apply basic electro and control scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering
  • Evaluate maintenance systems
  • Use SCADA systems in operations
  • Conduct product and/or process capability studies
  • Manage environmental effects of engineering activities
  • Apply mechatronic engineering analysis techniques
  • Apply statistics and probability techniques to engineering tasks
  • Design an experiment
  • Assist in the preparation of a basic workplace layout
  • Select and test avionic engineering materials
  • Contribute to the design of hydronic systems
  • Apply scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations
  • Analyse a simple electrical system circuit
  • Establish non-destructive tests
  • Use workshop equipment and processes to complete an engineering project
  • Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area
  • Supervise occupational health and safety in an industrial work environment.
  • Calibrate measuring equipment
  • Undertake process capability improvements
  • Develop a Just in Time system
  • Prepare a simple cost estimate for a manufactured product
  • Produce basic engineering drawings
  • Investigate electrical and electronic controllers in engineering applications
  • Manage relationships with non-customer external organisations
  • Contribute to the design of industrial refrigeration systems
  • Evaluate hydrodynamic systems and system components
  • Perform maintenance-related integrated logistic support management activities
  • Select and test aeronautical engineering materials
  • Use basic preventative maintenance techniques and tools
  • Contribute to the design of a commercial refrigeration system
  • Develop quick changeover procedures
  • Apply aeronautical system design principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations
  • Facilitate a Just in Time system

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City Domestic: $31,500
International: $36,000
No information available Yes
  • Full-time

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