Diploma of Engineering

Advanced Trade (Diesel Fitting/Mechanical Fitting)

CRICOS Course Code: 100609


2 Years

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Diploma of

Advanced Trade (Diesel Fitting/Mechanical Fitting)

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required for employment as an engineering advanced tradesperson within the metal, engineering, manufacturing & associated industries as a Diesel Fitter &/or Maintenance Fitter. Very practical in approach it allows for the development of key skills over time through the completion of job tasks in a simulated environment.

Employment Opportunities

  • On successful course completion students will be dual trade qualified as a Mechanical Engineering tradesperson, equipped to obtain employment as a
  • Diesel Fitter &/or Maintenance fitter


Career Pathways:

  • Further study in MEM60119 Advanced Diploma of Engineering

  • Articulation into university in Associate Degree In Engineering

Course Fees:

Tuition:   $22000  

Resources:    $300 per semester

Enrolment Fee:    $400 (non-refundable)

Total Course Cost: $23,600

Fabric worker in protective uniform cutting metal pipe on the work table with an electric grinder in the industrial workshop.

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Units of Study:

MEM09002: Interpret technical drawing

MEM11011: Undertake manual handling

MEM12023: Perform engineering measurement

MEM12024: Perform Computations

MEM12025: Use graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computations

MEM12026: Perform advanced trade calculations in a manufacturing, engineering, or related environment

MEM13015: Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM14006: Plan work activities

MEM16006: Organise and communicate information

MEM16008: Interact with computing technology

MEM16009: Research and analyse engineering information

MEM16011: Communicate with individuals and small groups

MEM16012: Interpret technical specifications and manuals

MEM16014: Report technical information

MEM17003: Assist in the provision of on-the-job training

MEM18001: Use hand tools

MEM18002: Use power tools/handheld operations

MSMENV272: Participate in environmentally sustainability work practices

MEM05006: Perform brazing and/or silver soldering

MEM05007: Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM18003: Use tools for precision work

MEM18005: Perform fault diagnosis, installation, and removal of bearings

MEM18006: Perform precision fitting of engineering components

MEM18007: Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies

MEM18009: Perform precision levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components

MEM18012: Perform installation and removal of mechanical seals

MEM18018: Maintain pneumatic system components

MEM18020: Maintain hydraulic system components

MEM18055: Dismantle, replace, and assemble engineering components

MEM27002: Test and repair compression ignition systems

MEM27004: Maintain and repair engine lubrication systems

MEM27005: Tune Diesel engines

MEM27006: Diagnose and rectify batteries, low voltage sensors and circuits

MEM27007: Diagnose and rectify low voltage starting systems

MEM27008: Maintain induction, exhaust, and emission control systems

MEM27009: Diagnose and rectify braking systems

MEM27010: Diagnose and rectify low voltage charging systems

MEM27012: Maintain mobile plant suspension systems

MEM27013: Maintain steering system

MEM27015: Diagnose and rectify drive line and final drives

MEM18011: Shutdown and isolate machines and equipment

MEM12003: Perform precision mechanical cutting

MEM18010: Perform equipment condition monitoring and recording

MEM18019: Maintain pneumatic systems

MEM18021: Maintain hydraulic systems

MEM18022: Maintain fluid power controls

ASG Entry Requirements:

Minimum age: 18 years

Academic suitability:

• Completion of Year 12 schooling or higher

• English proficiency at a minimum of IELTS 5.5

You also need to supply your own PPE – steel cap boots, longpants &

high-viz shirt.


Employment Opportunities:

On successful course completion students will be dual

trade qualified as a Mechanical Engineering tradesperson,

equipped to obtain employment as a:

• Maintenance Fitter

• Diesel Fitter

Student Services:

We offer a range of support services to assist you in achieving a successful course outcome. This includes tutorial support and Language, Literacy & Numeracy assistance where required. Please contact us to discuss any other individual needs.


Assessment takes place at the end of each unit with a Knowledge Test and Practical Demonstration & throughout the course with a holistic project due at the end of each semester.


18 months

2 days a week

over 3 semesters