Diploma of Engineering

Advanced Trade (Mechanical Fitting & Welding)

Next Start Date: 30th January 2023


18 Months

Payment Options Available

Delivery Mode: Face-to-Face


Diploma of Engineering

Advanced Trade (Mechanical Fitting & Welding)

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 Fiitter &/or Welder. 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:

• Welder

• Diesel Fitter

Tuition Fees:

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07 3889 8233


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Semester 1:

MEM         MEM05006:  Perform brazing and/or silver soldering

MEM05007:  Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

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

Semester 2:

MEM12003: Perform precision mechanical 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

MEM18010: Perform equipment condition monitoring and   recording

MEM18011: Shutdown and isolate machines and equipment

MEM18012: Perform installation and removal of mechanical seals

MEM18018: Maintain pneumatic system components

MEM18020  Maintain hydraulic system components

MEM18021: Maintain hydraulic systems

MEM18055: Dismantle, replace, and assemble engineering components

Semester 3:

MEM05005: Carry out mechanical cutting

MEM05011: Assemble fabricated components

MEM05012: Perform routine manual metal arc welding

MEM05015: Weld using manual metal arc welding process

MEM05016: Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process

MEM05017: Weld using gas metal arc welding process

MEM05018: Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process

MEM05026: Apply welding principles

MEM05036: Repair, replace and/or modify fabrications

MEM05043: Perform welds to code standards using gas metal arc  welding process

MEM05050: Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM05051: Select welding processes

MEM05052: Apply safe welding practices

MEM05056: Perform routine flux core welding

MEM12007: Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes

ASG Entry Requirements

Minimum age: 18 years

Academic suitability:

~ Australian Year 12 Certificate; or

~ An AQF Certificate IV level qualification or higher

~ Successful completion of LLN assessment at ACSF Level 3

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