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    • Course code
    • Location
    • Length
      Part Time

      6 years

      Full Time

      3 years

    • How to Apply
      January/February commencement: Full time and part time through VTAC with a Personal Statement form accessed through the VTAC user account, or direct to Chisholm by selecting the “Apply Now” button on the course page at chisholm.edu.au

    Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical and Manufacturing/ Mechatronics)

    Prepare for a career as an engineering technologist, specialising in mechanical and manufacturing or mechatronics.

    The Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical and Manufacturing or Mechatronics) meets the academic requirements for registration as an engineering technologist and is accredited by Engineers Australia.

    Through the Sydney Accord (an international recognition agreement for engineering qualifications), graduates will also be able to practise as engineering technologists in Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, Hong Kong, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.


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      During the course, you’ll develop advanced skills in areas such as engineering practice; project management; problem solving; programming concepts; engineering system designs; engineering scientific principles; instrumentation principles; manufacturing systems; and workplace safety.

      Experienced teachers, who are experts in the field, will guide you through the program, which involves a combination of theory and practice, plus practical work placement.

      This nationally recognised qualification may lead to employment in roles such as technical supervisor, production manager, systems engineer, maintenance engineer or plant engineer.

      The course can be completed part time over six years or full time over three years.

      Once complete, you can extend your skills by studying a postgraduate course, such as the Engineers Australia accredited conversion master degree program.

      Chisholm TAFE is the largest provider of tertiary and vocational education in Melbourne's south east. With state-of-the-art facilities, professional training and support, you'll enjoy studying at Chisholm. So why wait? Enquire now.

    • Possible job outcomes

        Technical Supervisor

        Production Manager

        Systems Engineer

        Maintenance Engineer

        Project Engineer

        Commissioning Engineer

        Plant Engineer

    • Sample units of study

      HEETMN405 - Practical Work Placement

      HEETMT404 - Engineering Practice IV

      HEETMT402 - Design of Fluid Power Engineering Systems

      HEETMT400 - Programming Concepts

      HEETCM100 - The Professional Engineering Technologist

      HEETMT401 - Instrumentation Principles

      HEETCM104 - Engineering Design and Practice

      HEETMN503 - Advanced Manufacturing Systems

      HEETCM102 - Engineering Scientific Principles

    • Costs

      Indicative annual tuition fee* (GST Exempt):
      Government subsidised:
      Government subsidised concession:
      Full fee: $ Fees for this course are between $234 - $1287 per subject.

      Materials fee:    (GST Inclusive)

      Student services and amenities fee**: 175.00  per year  (GST Inclusive)

      Ancillary fee: $25.00

      *Indicative fees as published are based on typical annual student contact hours per course, and are subject to change, given individual circumstances at enrolment.
      ** Concession rate $75, but only if concession rates are applicable for this course.
      Check here to see if you are eligible for government-subsidised training. Training to eligible students is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding.

    RPL and credit transfer

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      Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical and Manufacturing/ Mechatronics)

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    Applying and Enrolling

    To enrol at Chisholm, you need to apply, and then be accepted. Procedures to apply for courses vary. A TAFE application may go through VTAC, for example. In other cases the application may be direct to Chisholm or through your employer or school.

    With a successful Chisholm Institute of TAFE application, in some cases,  you may need to attend an information session or submit a portfolio prior to completing your enrolment.

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