MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering – Technical

CRICOS: 091732K


Advanced engineering and manufacturing technologies form the basis of future innovation in industry. Workforce skills in these areas are key to increasing efficiency, productivity and competitiveness of modern manufacturing. The Diploma of Engineering – Technical provides you with the practical skills in organising and analysing information, interacting with computing technology and selecting engineering materials.


Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. and must have completed Year 12 or equivalent. Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies. English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 (with no individual band less than 5.0) or equivalent.

Key dates and fees

Course fees
Duration: 4 terms over 52 weeks
Intake dates 2018: Jan 22, Apr 16, Jul 16, Oct 8


This Diploma prepares students for careers as a CAD Draftsperson, Mechanical Engineering Technician, or mid-entry level positions in the general Engineering industry. Completion of this Diploma can provide you with a pathway into a Bachelor degree at leading Australian Universities. Take advantage of our articulation arrangement with Southern Cross University and gain a full year of credit into their Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours).

Hear from real students

Site Institute students share their experiences about studying with us.


Home country: Brazil

The teachers at Site Institute have a lot of practical experience as they have worked in their fields for many years, and now share their know-how and experience with us in class.


Home country: Italy

I like to study new things and new ways. I love to improve myself. I have a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s degree in Italy, but they are not recognised in Australia. It’s better for me to improve and learn international things that are recognised everywhere for my future.