MSA30208 Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology

MEM30505 Certificate III in Engineering – Technical

CRICOS 091731M and CRICOS: 091730A


Advanced manufacturing and engineering technologies form the basis of future innovation in industry.  This dual Certificate III level qualification provides the foundation skills and knowledge required to implement innovative technologies in the modern workplace. In this course you will work on practical projects that will enable you to create 3D CAD designs, use 3D printers, apply mechanical engineering techniques and theory to the building and programming of drones.


Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. and must have completed Year 11 or equivalent. Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies. English language requirements: IELTS 5.0 (with no individual band less than 5.0) or equivalent.

Key dates and fees

Course fees
Duration: 2 terms over 28 weeks
Intake dates 2018: Jan 22, Apr 16, Jul 16, Oct 8


This Certificate III course prepares students for entry level positions in the manufacturing and technical Engineering industries. Completion of this Certificate can provide you with direct pathway into our Diploma of Engineering – Technical with up to 6 months credit. Site’s Diploma provides a further pathway into a Bachelor degree at leading Australian Universities. Check our Diploma of Engineering – Technical for more details on articulation arrangements in place.

Hear from real students

Site Institute students share their experiences about studying with us.


Home country: Brazil

I particularly appreciated the fact that Site Institute helps students who are looking for job opportunities. Thanks to Site Institute, I am now confident in joining a reputed organisation, which will give me the chance to apply my English skills in a professional context.

Site Institute is located in the heart of Brisbane which makes travelling really easy. There are plenty of coffee shops and eateries around to enjoy.


Home country: Brazil

As an International Student, Site Institute gave me the opportunity to meet like-minded students from different parts of the world. I was able to make new friends which enhanced my experience at Site.

The lecturers and trainers at Site were extremely insightful. I was able to learn from their professional experiences and apply it to my learning.

Queensland State Funding for Domestic Students

Yr. 12 Graduates

$ Free

Full course

Concessional students

$ 50

Full course


$ 250

Full course

Domestic students may be eligible for Queensland Government funding for this course under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program.
See Certificate 3 Guarantee page for eligibility requirements.
Fees for eligible students in table.