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Certificate III in Engineering - Technical

Qualification Attained*

* where all required units as per the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) are successfully completed

  • Certificate III in Engineering - Technical (MEM30505)

What will I get out of this program?

Draw your skills for technical engineering from TAFE Queensland SkillsTech. This program will provide you with the skills and knowledge required for design and drafting. You’ll learn about computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting; inspection; quality control; supplier evaluation; laboratory nondestructive testing; technical purchasing; and design and development work (prototypes) in product and process areas.

What job opportunities will I have?

Upon successful completion participants will be able to work as an Engineering Technician.

Do I need to have prior knowledge or work experience?

Participants must be employed as a trainee and have signed a Registered Training Contract.

Study Option: Certificate III in Engineering - Technical (CAD) - Traineeship - Acacia Ridge

Delivery Package Number:
Delivery Modes:
  • Flexible
  • Workplace Delivery
Attendance Type:
Part Time
Training Centre:
Acacia Ridge
Entry Mode:

How do I enrol?

This program is an apprenticeship/traineeship. You must be employed as an apprentice or trainee, and must have signed a Registered Training Contract to be eligible to undertake training in this program. School based apprenticeships may also be available.

When can I start?

You may enrol and commence study at any time through the year.

How long will it take?

One year Part Time.

How much time will I commit?

Approximately 4 hours per week.

How much will it cost?

TAFE Queensland SkillsTech charge an additional annual General Utility Fee of $40 per calendar year to be paid at time of enrolment.

This is a government funded program and concessions may be available for eligible students at the time of enrolment. Refunds will be provided where an apprentice has been enrolled into training but does not attend. Credit may remain on the system if students are continuing with training.

Fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Please check at the time of enrolment for confirmed fees.

General Information

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Do you have industry experience you would like to recognise?
Prior to enrolment we are able to assess your skills via Credit Transfers or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
If you have completed an accredited program through another training provider you may be eligible to receive a Credit Transfer.
If you have relevant industry experience you may be eligible to receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
For further information please contact Recognition Services on 1800 654 447.


Financial assistance may be available in the form of contacting Centrelink:
Youth Allowance and Austudy 13 24 90
Newstart Allowance 13 28 50
Abstudy 132317

Time to Pay

Time to Pay is available for eligible applicants for further information please contact our Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447.

How do I find out more?

For more information about this or other programs that TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offers please contact us by the following options:

Phone : 1800 654 447
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 10.00am to 4.30pm.

Email :

In Person :
Office Hours Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 10.00am to 4.30pm.
Acacia Ridge: 247 Bradman Street, ACACIA RIDGE
Eagle Farm: 776 Kingsford Smith Drive, EAGLE FARM

Office Hours Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm.
Bracken Ridge: 157 Norris Road, BRACKEN RIDGE

Mail :
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech
Locked Mail Bag 2020

Fax : 07 3633 5033

TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offer pre-enrolment career guidance. For details on this or to book an appointment please call 1800 782 000.

Information correct as at 12 August 2014.