Diploma of Engineering Technology

Victoria University (VU)

This course aims to equip students with the skills to implement and utilise engineering solutions in mechanical, civil and manufacturing engineering applications requiring substantial theoretical concepts; analyse, diagnose and plan with respect to mechanical, civil construction and manufacturing engineering solutions that have a basis in engineering technology; and use complex technical information and concepts to plan and implement solutions for a range of engineering environments and contexts.

Entry Requirements:

Relevant Certificate II, III or IV

Subjects you can Study:

Apply principles of OHS in the work environment; Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements; Use hand tools; Organise and communicate information; Perform basic machining processes; Select common engineering materials; Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment; Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices. Plus electives.

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City Flinders
City King
City Queen
Sunshine Yes Part time 2 years
Sydney
Footscray Nicholson
Sunshine Yes Full time 1 year
Footscray Park
St Albans
Werribee
Victoria University is the only university in Australia to use the block teaching model, which has been in operation throughout Sweden and parts of North America for more than four decades.

First-year and second-year students at Victoria University complete one subject every four weeks, are assessed, and then proceed to the next four-week unit. Immersion in each subject allows students to master it, rather than juggling four units at once. From 2020, all students will be taught in this way.

Victoria University is one of only six Australian universities to combine higher education and vocational and further education with its Victoria University Polytechnic, which is based on multiple university campuses. The Polytechnic creates pathways direct to the workforce or to university degrees.

VU College offers English language courses, pathway diplomas and courses for international students at its Melbourne and Sydney campuses as well as offshore with international education partners.

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