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Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade (QLD Only) MEM30319

This qualification is designed for you to become a qualified tradesperson in the fabrication field. This qualification defines the skills and knowledge required of an engineering tradesperson – fabrication within metal, engineering, manufacturing...

Study Method Blended, In-class, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Boil maker +4
Outsource Institute (AUS) -  Course
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Diploma of Engineering – Technical (QLD Only) MEM50212

This qualification provides you with the practical skills and knowledge to draw and design the necessary specifications an engineering workshop needs to manufacture goods. This course develops on your existing knowledge in how to produce different engi...

Study Method Blended, In-class, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Engineering project officer +6
Outsource Institute (AUS) -  Course
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Advanced Diploma of Engineering – Mechanical (QLD Only) MEM60112

The Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical) is aimed towards those who are looking to advance in a technical paraprofessional role in manufacturing and mechanical control engineering fields. This course has a strong combination of technical skills...

Study Method Blended, In-class, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Electronics engineering tech... +4
Outsource Institute (AUS) -  Course
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Certificate IV in Engineering (QLD Only) MEM40119

The Certificate IV in Engineering has been designed for existing engineering tradespersons along with apprentices who choose to study at a higher level. The job role involves application of additional skills in the learners’ trade or cross skills from...

Study Method Blended, In-class, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Fitter and turner +6
Outsource Institute (AUS) -  Course
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Diploma of Engineering – Advanced Trade (QLD Only) MEM50119

This qualification has been designed for tradespersons who have previously completed an engineering qualification and are wishing to study at a higher level. This qualification defines the skills and knowledge required for employment as an Advanced Eng...

Study Method Blended, In-class, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Advanced engineering tradesperson &...
Outsource Institute (AUS) -  Course
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Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (QLD Only) MEM30219

This qualification is designed for you to become a qualified tradesperson in the mechanical field within the metal, engineering, manufacturing, and associated industries or other industries where engineering mechanical tradespeople work. This qualifica...

Study Method Blended, In-class, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Fitter and turner +5
Outsource Institute (AUS) -  Course
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Certificate III in Engineering – Technical (QLD Only) MEM30505

This specialised engineering course is designed for those who are entering a technical (non-trade) industry occupations. This qualification gives you an insight in how to organise and communicate information, interact with computing technology, and par...

Study Method Blended, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Engineering technician +5
Outsource Institute (AUS) -  Course
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Certificate III in Process Manufacturing (WA Only) MSM30116

This course is tailored to students interested in advanced production work utilising a range of different support functions related to producing products. You will gain skills across various process manufacturing sectors such as chemicals, minerals and...

Study Method In-class
Location Perth Western Australia +2
Job Outcomes Plant Operator +3
Industry Skills Training -  Course

Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation “Mechanical” (VIC ONLY) AUR20716

Are you looking to enter the automotive industry, or get a taste for the mechanical trade before undertaking an apprenticeship? This pre-apprenticeship course is designed to give you broad automotive knowledge as well as specialised skills in motor mec...

Study Method In-class
Location Geelong Victoria
Job Outcomes Apprentice motor mechanic
The Gordon Institute of TAFE -  Course

Certificate II in Engineering Studies “Mechanical, Fabrication and Composites” (VIC ONLY) 22209VIC 

Are you hoping to secure an apprenticeship and develop an engineering career in the metal fabrication, manufacturing or mechanical field? This course will give you the entry-level skills and knowledge to work in the engineering industry and increase yo...

Study Method In-class
Location Geelong Victoria
Job Outcomes Apprentice in metal or mechanical t...
The Gordon Institute of TAFE -  Course

Course in Engineering – Welding MIG TIG ARC (VIC ONLY) MEM40105

The course is designed for current engineering and fabrication apprentices, or qualified tradespeople.  You may work within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or at equivalent levels in other industries where engineering tr...

Study Method In-class
Location Geelong Victoria
Job Outcomes Welding certification toward... +2
The Gordon Institute of TAFE -  Course

Diploma of Engineering – Technical (VIC ONLY) MEM50212

Are you looking to develop your engineering career, or gain practical engineering experience before undertaking a university degree? This course is designed for those wanting to work as an engineering technician, carrying out tasks such as engineering...

Study Method In-class
Location Geelong Victoria
Job Outcomes Engineering technician ̵... +2
The Gordon Institute of TAFE -  Course

Career Outcomes in Engineering

When you complete an Engineering course, you’ll open a world of opportunities for yourself once you graduate. Some job titles that you may acquire, include:

  • Engineering Consultant
  • Biomedical Researcher
  • Engineering Manager
  • Specialist Service Officer
  • Government Planner
  • Entrepreneur
  • Private Planning Consultant
  • Researcher or Academic

Types of Courses

Diploma:

Start your journey towards becoming an Engineer by completing a nationally recognised Engineering or Engineering- Advanced Trade Diploma. Both courses will provide you with highly sought-after skills that will help you create a successful long-term career. They usually only take two years to complete, which means you’ll be entering the workforce in no time.

Postgraduate:

Postgraduate courses like the Master of Engineering (Engineering Management) will give you current, practical and applied skills and knowledge that will set you apart from the rest. Simply put, engineering is all about making things work. So, make your qualification work for you by completing one that will make you an in-demand candidate for prospective employers.

Job Outlook

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers:

Average job openings (between 10,001 and 25,000) are expected in this profession over the five years to November 2019.

The median weekly earnings for this occupation are above average. You can expect to earn around $1,818 (before tax) every week.

On average, full-time professionals work 42 hours per week.

Most (31.8%) Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers are aged between 25 and 35.

Men account for 92.6% of workers in this profession.

Civil Engineering Professionals:

Average job openings (between 10,001 and 25,00) are expected for Civil Engineers over the five years leading to November 2019.

In this profession, the median weekly earnings are $1,683 (before tax).

89.6% of Civil Engineers are Male.

25 to 34 is the most common age bracket for this occupation.

Study Online or In-class

If you’re more of a hands-on learner, you can complete many engineering courses on campus. Alternatively, if you’re pressed for time and require maximum flexibility while you study, you can complete an Engineering course online. Online learning allows you to study when and where you like, without the pressure of deadlines.

Is an Engineering Course Suitable for You?

If you’re intrigued by how things work, have excellent problem-solving abilities, can think critically, are good at making decisions and consider yourself a whiz at mathematics, then an Engineering course may be perfect for you.

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