Dual Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology and Engineering

Get the essential technical skills to have an exciting career in the ever growing Engineering and Manufacturing Technology industry.

Advanced manufacturing and engineering technologies form the basis of future innovation in industry.  This dual qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to implement innovative technologies within industry operating in both global and local contexts.  Learn the practical skills and knowledge to carry out technical support functions in mechanical engineering research, design, manufacture operations, and maintenance. 

The Dual Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology and Engineering incorporates practical projects that can be used to build industry work portfolio providing you the platform from which to launch your career.  You will have access to specialised workshops and equipment that provide you with a realistic study environment to prepare you for employment.

QualificationCertificate III Manufacturing Technology
Certificate III Engineering - Technical
National CodeMSA30208
CRICOS Code091731M
DurationUp to 26 weeks including holidays
Course FeesTotal: $6,200
Tuition FeesA$6,000
Application Fees$200
Materials and texts$0
Delivery modeOn-campus, face-to face
Tempus LMSOnline assessment submission
Intake Dates 2017Every week

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Students require a completed Year 10 or equivalent; or,
Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies.

English language requirements: IELTS 5.0 (with no individual band less than 5.0) or equivalent

MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSS402051A Apply quality standards
MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
MEM12024A Perform computations
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) systems to produce basic drawing elements
MEM30032A Produce basic engineering drawings
MEM30033A Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models
MEM30007A Select common engineering materials
MEM30009A Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available for each Unit of Competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training or other expertise. Recognition will involve mapping and submission of evidence in a portfolio form to be assessed by Site Institute assessors.

Develop practical skills in innovation, computer assisted design, engineering applications and working effectively in technical fields. This course will prepare you for work in future industries that focus on manufacturing technology and technical engineering

Job Prospects
CAD/drafting, manufacturing operations, technician

The dual Cert III in Manufacturing Technology/Engineering – Technical provides a foundation for higher level Engineering-related qualifications including the Diploma of Engineering – Technical. Completion of a Site Institute Diploma will provide you with a pathway into a bachelor degree at leading Australian Universities. This means you can cut down the amount of time and money you need to complete your degree, or in some cases even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

Domestic students may be eligible for Queensland Government funding for this course under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program.

Fees for eligible students are as follows:

  • Year 12 Graduates: Free
  • Concessional students:$50
  • Non-concessional students: $250

See Certificate 3 Guarantee page for eligibility requirements.