Diploma of Engineering

Advanced Trade (Mechanical Fitting & Refrigeration)

Next Start Date: 30th January 2023


18 Months

Payment Options Available

Delivery Mode: Face-to-Face


Diploma of Engineering

Advanced Trade (Mechanical Fitting & Refrigeration)

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required for employment as an engineering advanced tradesperson within the metal, engineering, manufacturing & associated industries as a Maintenance Fitter and/or Refrigeration technician. 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:

• Maintenance/Mechanical Fitter

• Refrigeration mechanic

Tuition Fees:

Contact us for fees and payment plan options

07 3889 8233

Trained hvac technician holding a voltage meter, performing preventative maintenance on a air conditioning condenser unit.
Male technician repairing outdoor air conditioner unit

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Units of Study

MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing

MEM11011 Undertake manual handling

MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements

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

MEM10002 Terminate and connect electrical wiring

MEM10006 Install machine/plant

MEM10009 Install refrigeration and air-conditioning plant and equipment

MEM10010 Install pipework and pipework assemblies

MEM12002 Perform electrical/electronic measurement

MEM12004 Perform precision electrical/electronic measurement

MEM13001 Perform emergency first aid

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

MEM18055 Dismantle, replace, and assemble engineering components

MEM18046 Fault find and repair electrical equipment/components up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c.

MEM18083 Handle fluorocarbon refrigerants according to regulations

MEM18084 Commission and decommission split air conditioning systems

MEM18085 Install, service and repair domestic air conditioning and refrigeration appliances

MEM18086 Test, recover, evacuate, and charge refrigeration systems

MEM18088 Maintain and repair commercial air conditioning systems and components

MEM18089 Maintain and repair central air handling systems

MEM18049 Disconnect/reconnect fixed wired equipment up to 1000 volts a.c/1500 volts d.c.

MEM18092 Maintain and repair commercial and/or industrial refrigeration and/or air conditioning controls

MEM18010 Perform equipment condition monitoring and recording

MEM18020 Maintain hydraulic system components

MEM18021 Maintain hydraulic systems

ASG Entry Requirements

Minimum age: 18 years

Academic suitability:

• Completion of Year 12 schooling; or

• An AQF Certificate IV level qualification or higher;


• Successful completion of ASG’s approved LLN

assessment at Exit Level 3 or higher.

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

pants & high-viz shirt.

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.


PH: +617 3889 8233



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