Diploma of Engineering - Technical (MEM50222)

What’s a Diploma of Technical Engineering?

Are you already in the engineering industry and looking for a way to stand out and get an officially recognised qualification? Or have you been thinking about getting into the engineering field but you aren’t sure where to start? Getting a Diploma of Engineering Technical (MEM50222) could be the perfect option for you. This qualification is a paraprofessional training that equips you to work in a technical position in an engineering company. With this type of training under your belt, you’ll be able to apply your skills to pursue a rewarding career in the engineering industry.

When you study a Diploma of Engineering Technical course, you’ll learn how to use mathematical techniques and graphic design to draw specifications for the manufacturing or mechanical engineering industry. This hands-on course will teach you about engineering drawing, mechanical design, CAD, mathematics, and materials science. You’ll also learn about cost estimation, production and scheduling, and quality control. By pairing our course with your current work experience or internship opportunities you will be able to practically apply the skills and knowledge you learn in your studies to your workplace.

Course Code


Course Title

Diploma of Engineering - Technical

Course Duration

2 Years

Study Mode

Flexible - Online, onsite, on campus

Why get a Technical Engineering Diploma?

Getting a Technical Engineering Diploma is a great way to open up new career opportunities and increase your earning potential. Mechanical engineering technicians are highly skilled and have excellent job prospects in Australia. Because engineering is an ever-changing industry, you’ll have the opportunity to add to your skills as you gain experience in your career.

Having a qualification shows future employers that you have the skills and knowledge to make a valuable contribution to a team. Whether you’d like to pursue a career in manufacturing, mechanical, mechatronic, or maintenance engineering, a Technical Engineering Diploma will put you on a path to reaching your goals.

A few potential job opportunities include:

What will I learn in a Diploma of Engineering Technical Online & Onsite course?

The Diploma of Engineering Technical course includes five compulsory units of competency plus fifteen elective units. This ensures that you have all the skills and knowledge you need for your new role in the engineering industry. The core competency units include:

Core Units Of Competency

  • MEM16006 Organise and communicate information
  • MEM16008 Interact with computing technology
  • MEM30007 Select common engineering materials
  • MEM30012 Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
  • MSAENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Not only will your course cover technical knowledge, but it will also teach you important interpersonal skills you need to be successful. These include teamwork, communication, problem-solving, planning, and self-management. Developing these skills will help you work well within a team and take on responsibility so you can continue to advance your career.

International Student Requirements

At the Outsource Institute, we offer our Diploma of Engineering – Technical for international students. Students must be able to meet our minimum requirements in the English language.

Don’t meet our English language entry requirements, yet? Outsource Institute have partnered with English Language providers, Union Institute of Language [UIL] and Navitas English to provide international students and their families with certainty and direct entry pathway packages into our Engineering programs. Contact us today to learn more.

Please note the packaging rules: The minimum requirements for achievement of the MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering – Technical are: Completion of the five (5) core units of competency, and Fifteen (15) elective units, to bring the total number of units to twenty (20) Elective units must be selected as follows: Up to eight (8) general elective units from the list in Group A At least seven (7) specialist elective units from Group B, to bring the total number of elective units to fifteen (15) Note that when selecting elective units any prerequisite units must also be completed. Note that prerequisites can only count towards the number of electives required if they are listed in the groups below (refer to units for details). Three (3) appropriate Group B electives may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at the Diploma level.

Why Study Outsource Institute's Technical Engineering Diploma?

Here at Outsource Institute, we only select the best and most qualified instructors to teach you how to succeed in the real world. We’ve created meaningful partnerships with Australia’s industry leaders so you can be confident that your training will translate into useful knowledge in your field of study. When you study with us, you’re joining our network of passionate tradies and professionals who are working to keep industry standards high.

We offer a range of flexible engineering courses & learning options so you can study in a way that works for you. If you’d like to learn in person at our Brisbane campus, we have onsite course options for you. If you’d prefer to study online, we offer online training so you can fit your coursework into your current work schedule. The important thing is that we’re here to help you reach your goals in a way that suits your lifestyle and learning preferences.

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Payment Options For The Diploma of Engineering Technical (MEM50222) Course

We know that worrying about paying for further study can be a barrier to going after your career goals. That’s why we offer interest-free payment plans for our students. Depending on where you live, you might also qualify for government funding for your Diploma of Engineering Technical (MEM50222) course. Whatever your situation, we’re here to support you so you can get the training you need to succeed. Get in touch with us to chat about how we can help you find a payment option that works for you.

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