Diploma of

Engineering –Advanced Trade

(Mechanical Fitting & Refrigeration)

CRICOS Course Code: 100609

ANZCO - 342111

Career Pathway

2 years

Full Time 20 hours per week

Delivery Mode:

+160hrs industry placement


Diploma of Engineering –Advanced Trade

(Mechanical Fitting & Refrigeration)

CRICOS Course Code: 100609

ANZCO - 342111

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

Career Path 

  • Maintenance Fitter 

  • Refrigeration Technician 

Course Fees:

Tuition:   $22,000  

Non-tuition Fees: $1200

Enrolment Fee: $400

Total Course Cost: $23,600

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Course Structure:

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

MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM10002 Terminate and connect electrical wiring

MEM10009 Install refrigeration and airconditioning plant and equipment

MEM10010 Install pipework and pipework assemblies

MEM12002 Perform electrical/electronic measurement

MEM12003 Perform precision mechanical 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

MEM18010 Perform equipment condition monitoring and recording

MEM18011 Shut down and isolate machines/equipment

MEM18012 Perform installation and removal of mechanical seals

MEM18018 Maintain pneumatic system components

MEM18020 Maintain hydraulic system components

MEM18021 Maintain hydraulic systems

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

MEM18049 Disconnect/reconnect fixed wired equipment up to1000 volts a.c /1500 volts d.c.

MEM18055 Dismantle, replace, and assemble engineering components

MEM18083 Handle fluorocarbon refrigerants according to regulations

MEM18084 Commission and decommission split air conditioning systems

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

MEM18091 Maintain and repair multistage, cascade and/or ultra cold industrial refrigeration systems

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


You also need to supply your own PPE – steel cap 

boots, long pants & high-viz shirt. 

Qualification Pathway 

MEM80112 Graduate Diploma of Engineering 


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. 


On successful completion you will be awarded the AQF MEM50119 Diploma of Engineering – Advanced Trade (Refrigeration & Mechanical Fitting), or a Statement of Attainment in recognition of units achieved in partial completion. 

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. 

Career Path 

Maintenance Fitter 

Refrigeration Technician