This program aims to impart the necessary mechanical engineering skills, and all the theory covered is tied to a practical outcome. Five threads run through the program to give you maximum, functional coverage in the field of mechanical engineering. These threads comprise of fundamentals of mechanical engineering technologies, applications of mechanical engineering technologies, energy systems, industrial automation, and management. Due to the global nature of mechanical engineering today, students are exposed to international standards.
The participants emerge from the course able to demonstrate specialised and integrated technical and theoretical knowledge, with considerable depth, in subject matter related to mechanical engineering.
Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to contribute to the capacity of mechanical engineering and related industries to maintain their competitiveness in a global marketplace through the application of latest technologies, value adding to existing products, process and services and the development of new, sustainable and innovative solutions.
This practical program avoids too much emphasis on theory. The lecturers presenting this advanced diploma are highly experienced engineers who have worked in the mechanical engineering industry. The delivery methodology — live and interactive webinars with the use of state-of-the-art technologies such as remote and virtual laboratories and simulation software — ensures you graduate with cutting-edge skills that are valued by employers around the world.
The program is composed of 17 modules and 2 units of competency. These modules cover a range of aspects to provide you with maximum practical coverage in the field of mechanical engineering.
|Module / Unit Number||Module / Unit Name||Duration|
|1||Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering (DMEFME601)||2 Weeks|
|2||Use basic mathematics in engineering (DCSBME604)||6 Weeks|
|3||Structural Mechanics (DMESME603)||5 Weeks|
|4||Mechanical Drive Systems (DMEMDS604)||5 Weeks|
|5||AC Electrical Motors and Drives (DMEEMD605)||2 Weeks|
|6||Pumps, Compressors and Turbines (DMEPCT606)||5 Weeks|
|7||Lubrication and Mechanical Seals (DMELMS607)||4 Weeks|
|8||Rotating Equipment Balancing, Alignment and Condition Monitoring (DMERCM608)||4 Weeks|
|9||Hydraulics (DMEHYD609)||5 Weeks|
|10||Pneumatics (DMEPNE610)||3 Weeks|
|11||Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning (DMEHVA611)||3 Weeks|
|12||Process Plant Layout, Piping and Pipeline Systems (DMEPPL612)||5 Weeks|
|13||Machinery Safety and Safe Lifting (DMEMSS613)||3 Weeks|
|14||Apply the fundamentals of professional engineering practice (DPEFPE619)||4 Weeks|
|15||Energy Efficiency (DMEENE615)||3 Weeks|
|16||Renewable Energy Systems (DMEREN616)||3 Weeks|
|17||Industrial Automation (DMEIAU617)||3 Weeks|
|18||Measurement and Control Systems (DMEMCS618)||4 Weeks|
|19||Management of Hazardous Areas (DMEHAZ619)||3 Weeks|
Student applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and the following minimum entry requirements are to be strictly adhered to:
Applicants must have at least a Year 12 or Cert III trade qualification or equivalent in a related field;
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This qualification is officially accredited within the Australian Qualifications Framework by the Training Accreditation Council (TAC), and EIT is approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) for delivery by EIT in all Australian states. EIT delivers this program to students worldwide.
This advanced diploma is accredited by Engineers Australia under the Dublin Accord. It is internationally recognized under the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) accords and the various signatories
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You are expected to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week learning the program material and completing assessments. This includes attending weekly webinars that run for about 90 minutes to facilitate class discussion and allow you to ask questions. This program is run online on an intensive part-time basis and has been designed to fit around full-time work. It will take 18 months to complete.
We understand that sometimes work commitments and personal circumstances can get in the way of your studies, so if at any point you feel that you are struggling with the pace of the course or finding a particular module challenging, you are encouraged to contact your designated learning support officer for assistance.
Applications are open for our upcoming intakes. Please ensure your application is submitted at least one week before the start date of the program.
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