Qualification details

MEM50211 - Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 25/Jun/2012
(View details for release 2) Replaced16/Mar/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced16/Jul/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MEM50205 - Diploma of Engineering - Technical 15/Jul/2011
Is superseded by and equivalent to MEM50212 - Diploma of Engineering - Technical 19/Dec/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industryWork safely in the construction industry N/A
MEA101B - Interpret occupational health and safety practices in aviation maintenanceInterpret occupational health and safety practices in aviation maintenance N/A
MEA105C - Apply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenance processesApply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenance processes N/A
MEA107B - Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specificationsInterpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications N/A
MEA108B - Complete aviation maintenance industry documentationComplete aviation maintenance industry documentation N/A
MEA109B - Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenancePerform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance N/A
MEA270A - Lay out avionic systemsLay out avionic systems N/A
MEA271A - Lay out avionic flight management systemsLay out avionic flight management systems N/A
MEA272B - Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in avionic engineering situationsApply basic scientific principles and techniques in avionic engineering situations N/A
MEA273A - Select and test avionic engineering materialsSelect and test avionic engineering materials N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312000 Building And Engineering Technicians 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 312 Building And Engineering Associate Professionals 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Manufacturing Technology,Boating Services,Systems Electrics,Technical Engineering,Mechanical Engineering,Electrotechnology Technical Support,Electrical Engineering 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Engineering Associate,Mechatronics Technician,Mechanical Engineering Technician,Marine Vessel Designer,Non-Destructive Testing Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312000 Building And Engineering Technicians 07/Oct/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 312 Building And Engineering Associate Professionals 07/Oct/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 07/Oct/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 02/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 3 - Elective units covering skills in detail drafting have been updated and new electives included. Outcomes are equivalent.

Release 2 - This qualification supersedes MEM50205

Description

Not Applicable

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, for employment at para-professional levels in the aeronautical and avionic fields in the Australian aviation industry, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) have requirements that must be met. Units designed to meet these requirements are included as electives in this qualification. Advice on the selection of electives to meet ADF and CASA requirements is given at the end of this qualification.

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Read, interpret and analyse information on specifications, design briefs, charts, lists, drawings and other applicable reference documents
  • Research, organise, analyse and communicate complex information from reference texts, manufacturer's catalogues and industrial magazines, websites, use of phone, email and fax
  • Communicate effectively across a range of communication networks in the workplace, including attending meetings and facilitating small group discussions and meetings on relevant engineering and trade related issues, writing memos or letters, making telephone calls
  • Produce, interpret and analyse engineering drawings, charts and graphs
  • Prepare and disseminate verbal or written technical information, instructions, work plans, reports, specifications and other documentation
  • Identify, access, interpret and analyse trade related information in an enterprise, including quality documentation, equipment manufacturer specifications, engineering data sheets, production and maintenance records and national standards.
  • Use engineering terminology and language appropriate to the situation and target audience
  • Write technical or non-technical reports that include some level of analysis and/or research

Teamwork

  • Work alone or as part of a team that may include apprentices, other tradespersons, technicians, engineers and production personnel
  • Provide clear and precise information to team members
  • Delegate and supervise work where appropriate

Problem-solving

  • Analyse information and data from operations, processes, and test results including determining trends from graphical data
  • Develop solutions and recommendations to trade related problems based on analysis of data
  • Apply mathematical techniques and scientific principles to engineering situations (Including arithmetic, algebraic expressions with one independent variable, two-dimensional geometry, trigonometry, linear functions, basic quadratic functions, basic statistical methods and statistical process control)
  • Perform hazard and risk analysis

Initiative and enterprise

  • Be capable of applying trade-Related skills and knowledge in new and different situations and contexts
  • Apply statistical processes to make recommendations solutions for equipment and and process improvements or to improve sustainability of operations
  • Make modifications to work plans and schedules to overcome unforeseen difficulties or developments
  • Initiate significant modifications to plant and equipment that lead to desired changes in performance

Planning and organising

  • Organise, sort, categorise and sequence information
  • Select and use planning techniques and tools to plan, sequence and prioritise work operations
  • Prepare, monitor and review work plans, schedules, programs and budgets

Self-management

  • Carry out work within given timeframe, process and quality constraints
  • Carry out work safely and in accordance with company policy and procedures and legislative requirements
  • Monitor work to ensure compliance with legislation, codes and national standards

Learning

  • Use manuals, online help and other reference materials as required to research technical information and data suitable and appropriate for advanced trade and technician applications
  • Identify and consult appropriate personnel and technical experts or other reference sources to obtain/verify information
  • Provide and communicate information to other team members
  • Provide on the job training and monitor trainee progress
  • Maintain knowledge of relevant legislative requirements, codes and standards.

Technology

  • Use computing technology to access, input and store information
  • Apply engineering knowledge and principles
  • Search computer databases and internet for technical information and data suitable and appropriate for advanced trade applications
  • Inspect engineering plant, equipment and systems for optimum operation and undertake modifications as required

Packaging Rules

The minimum requirements for achievement of the Diploma of Engineering - Technical are:

  • completion of the five (5) core units of competency listed below, and
  • fifteen (15) elective units, to bring the total number of units to twenty (20).

Elective units must be selected as follows:

  • up to eight (8) general elective units from the list in Group A,
  • at least seven (7) specialist elective units from Group B, to bring the total number of elective units to fifteen (15).

Three (3) appropriate Group B electives may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Diploma level. Note that the elective units listed below include all of the units that are approved for selection from the MEM05 Training Package for use in this qualification. This meets the NQC requirement that one sixth of the total units must be able to be selected from other qualifications in the same Training Package.

Note that when selecting elective units any prerequisite units must also be completed. Note that prerequisites can only count towards the number of electives required if they are listed in the groups below (refer to units and prerequisites listing in Appendix 2).

Additional qualification descriptors

The following additional descriptors are approved for use with this qualification: Mechanical, Mechatronics, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Aeronautical, Avionic.

Core units 

  • Select all of the units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

MEM16006A

Organise and communicate information

MEM16008A

Interact with computing technology

MEM30007A

Select common engineering materials

MEM30012A

Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Electives units 

Group A - general electives

  • Select up to eight (8) units from this list.

Unit code

Unit title

Prerequisites

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

MEM09202A

Produce freehand sketches

MEM09203A

Measure and sketch site information

MEM09204A

Produce basic engineering detail drawings

*

MEM09205A

Produce electrical schematic drawings

*

MEM09206A

Produce drawings for mechanical services

*

MEM09207A

Produce drawings for reticulated services

*

MEM09208A

Detail fasteners and locking devices in mechanical drawings

*

MEM09209A

Detail bearings, seals and other componentry in mechanical drawings

*

MEM09211A

Produce drawings or models for industrial piping

*

MEM09212A

Produce detailed drawings of steel to non-steel connections

*

MEM09213A

Produce schematic drawings for hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power systems

*

MEM09216A

Interpret and produce curved 3-D shapes and patterns

MEM09217A

Prepare plans for pipe and duct fabrication

*

MEM09218A

Participate in drafting projects for building services

*

MEM09219A

Prepare drawings for fabricated sheet metal products

*

MEM12024A

Perform computations

MEM13013B

Work safely with ionizing radiation

MEM15001B

Perform basic statistical quality control

MEM16003B

Provide advanced customer service

MEM16012A

Interpret technical specifications and manuals

MEM16014A

Report technical information

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM24001B

Perform basic penetrant testing

*

MEM24003B

Perform basic magnetic particle testing

*

MEM24005B

Perform basic eddy current testing

*

MEM24007B

Perform ultrasonic thickness testing

*

MEM24009B

Perform basic radiographic testing

*

MEM30005A

Calculate force systems within simple beam structures

*

MEM30006A

Calculate stresses in simple structures

*

MEM30008A

Apply basic economic and ergonomic concepts to evaluate engineering applications

MEM30009A

Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems

*

MEM30010A

Set up basic hydraulic circuits

MEM30011A

Set up basic pneumatic circuits

MEM30013A

Assist in the preparation of a basic workplace layout

MEM30014A

Apply basic just in time systems to the reduction of waste

MEM30015A

Develop recommendations for basic set up time improvements

MEM30016A

Assist in the analysis of a supply chain

MEM30017A

Use basic preventative maintenance techniques and tools

MEM30018A

Undertake basic process planning

MEM30019A

Use resource planning software systems in manufacturing

MEM30020A

Develop and manage a plan for a simple manufacturing related project

MEM30021A

Prepare a simple production schedule

MEM30022A

Undertake supervised procurement activities

MEM30023A

Prepare a simple cost estimate for a manufactured product

MEM30024A

Participate in quality assurance techniques

*

MEM30025A

Analyse a simple electrical system circuit

*

MEM30026A

Select and test components for simple electronic switching and timing circuits

*

MEM30027A

Prepare basic programs for programmable logic controllers

MEM30028A

Assist in sales of technical products/systems

MEM30031A

Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements

MEM30032A

Produce basic engineering drawings

MEM30033A

Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models

*

CPCCOHS1001A

Work safely in the construction industry

MEA101B

Interpret occupational health and safety practices in aviation maintenance

MEA105C

Apply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenance processes

*

MEA107B

Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications

MEA108B

Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation

*

MEA109B

Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals in aviation maintenance

*

MEA270A

Lay out avionic systems

*

MEA271A

Lay out avionic flight management systems

*

MEA340A

Lay out and set up aircraft systems

*

MEA341A

Apply basic aircraft design characteristics

*

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

MSATCS301A

Interpret architectural and engineering design specifications for structural steel detailing

*

MSATCS302A

Detail bolts and welds for structural steelwork connections

*

UEPMNT419A

Perform Civil Drafting

Prerequisites:

Where a unit has prerequisites then those prerequisite units can only be used in the count towards the total number of units where they are listed in the table above.

Group B - specialist electives

  • Select at least seven (7) units from this list to bring the total number of elective units to fifteen (15).

Unit code

Unit title

Prerequisites

MEM09011B

Apply basic engineering design concepts

MEM09210A

Create 3-D solid models using computer-aided design (CAD) system

*

MEM09214A

Perform advanced engineering detail drafting

*

MEM09215A

Manage detail drafting projects

*

MEM09220A

Apply surface modelling techniques to 3-D drawings

*

MEM09221A

Create 3-D model assemblies using computer-aided design (CAD) system

*

MEM09222A

Interpret and maintain or restore original drawings

*

MEM09141A

Represent mechanical engineering designs

*

MEM09142A

Represent mechatronic engineering designs

*

MEM09143A

Represent aeronautical engineering designs

*

MEM09144A

Represent avionic engineering designs

*

MEM12005B

Calibrate measuring equipment

*

MEM12022B

Program coordinate measuring machines (advanced)

*

MEM12025A

Use graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computations

*

MEM13010A

Supervise occupational health and safety in an industrial work environment

*

MEM14001B

Schedule material deliveries

MEM14002B

Undertake basic process planning

MEM14003B

Undertake basic production scheduling

MEM14081A

Apply mechanical engineering fundamentals to support design and development of projects

*

MEM14082A

Apply mechatronics fundamentals to support design and development of engineering projects

*

MEM14083A

Apply aeronautical fundamentals to support design and development of engineering projects

*

MEM14084A

Apply avionic fundamentals to support design and development of engineering projects

*

MEM15007B

Conduct product and/or process capability studies

*

MEM15008B

Perform advanced statistical quality control

*

MEM15010B

Perform laboratory procedures

MEM15011B

Exercise external quality assurance

*

MEM15012B

Maintain/supervise the application of quality procedures

*

MEM18016B

Analyse plant and equipment condition monitoring results

*

MEM22002A

Manage self in the engineering environment

*

MEM22006A

Source and estimate materials

*

MEM22009A

Manage technical sales and promotion

*

MEM23001A

Apply advanced mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment

*

MEM23002A

Apply calculus in engineering situations

*

MEM23003A

Operate and program computers and/or controllers in engineering situations

*

MEM23041A

Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in mechanical engineering situations

MEM23051A

Apply basic electro and control scientific principles and techniques in mechanical and manufacturing engineering situations

MEM23052A

Apply basic electro and control scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations

MEM23061A

Select and test mechanical engineering materials

MEM23062A

Select and test mechatronic engineering materials

MEM23071A

Select and apply mechanical engineering methods, processes and construction techniques

MEM23072A

Select and apply mechatronic engineering methods, processes and construction techniques

MEM23073A

Select and apply aeronautical engineering methods, processes and construction techniques

*

MEM23074A

Select and apply avionic engineering methods, processes and construction techniques

*

MEM24002B

Perform penetrant testing

*

MEM24004B

Perform magnetic particle testing

*

MEM24006B

Perform eddy current testing

*

MEM24008B

Perform ultrasonic testing

*

MEM24010B

Perform radiographic testing

*

MEM24011B

Establish non-destructive tests

*

MEM24012C

Apply metallurgy principles

CPPBDN5013A

Develop and collaborate on building information models for small-scale building design projects

MEA272B

Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in avionic engineering situations

MEA273A

Select and test avionic engineering materials

MEA342A

Apply basic aircraft power plant design characteristics

*

MEA349B

Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations

MEA350A

Select and test aeronautical engineering materials

MSACMC410A

Lead change in a manufacturing environment

MSACMC610A

Manage relationships with non-customer external organisations

MSACMC611A

Manage people relationships

MSACMC612A

Manage workplace learning

MSACMS400A

Implement a competitive manufacturing system

MSACMS401A

Ensure process improvements are sustained

MSACMS600A

Develop a competitive manufacturing system

MSACMS601A

Analyse and map a value chain

*

MSACMS602A

Manage a value chain

*

MSACMS603A

Develop manufacturing related business plans

MSACMT230A

Apply cost factors to work practices

MSACMT260A

Use planning software systems in manufacturing

MSACMT261A

Use SCADA systems in manufacturing

MSACMT280A

Undertake root cause analysis

MSACMT421A

Facilitate a Just in Time (JIT) system

MSACMT430A

Improve cost factors in work practices

MSACMT432A

Analyse manual handling processes

MSACMT440A

Lead 5S in a manufacturing environment

MSACMT450A

Undertake process capability improvements

*

MSACMT451A

Mistake proof a production process

MSACMT452A

Apply statistics to processes in manufacturing

MSACMT460A

Facilitate the use of planning software systems in manufacturing

*

MSACMT461A

Facilitate SCADA systems in a manufacturing team or work area

*

MSACMT481A

Undertake proactive maintenance analyses

MSACMT482A

Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy

MSACMT620A

Develop quick changeover procedures

MSACMT621A

Develop a Just in Time (JIT) system

*

MSACMT630A

Optimise cost of product

*

MSACMT631A

Undertake value analysis of product costs in terms of customer requirements

*

MSACMT640A

Manage 5S system in a manufacturing environment

MSACMT650A

Determine and improve process capability

*

MSACMT660A

Develop the application of enterprise systems in manufacturing

MSACMT661A

Determine and establish information collection requirements and processes

MSACMT670A

Develop and manage sustainable energy practices

MSACMT671A

Develop and manage sustainable environmental practices

MSACMT675A

Facilitate the development of a new product

*

MSACMT681A

Develop a proactive maintenance strategy

MSATCS501A

Detail standardised structural connections

*

MSATCS502A

Detail structural steel members

*

MSATCS503A

Incorporate structural steel detailing into fabrication and construction project management

MSATCS504A

Detail ancillary steelwork

*

Prerequisites:

Where a unit has prerequisites then those prerequisite units can only be used in the count towards the total number of units where they are listed in the table above.

In addition to the above, the minimum requirements for this qualification can also be met by holders of the MEM30505 Certificate III in Engineering -Technical or equivalent subject to the completion of the specified Core units of competency as well as the additional elective units drawn from Group B.

Packaging advice to meet Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) requirements

In order to meet the requirements of both Regulators for employment as para-professionals in aeronautical and avionic fields in the Australian aviation industry, electives must be selected as described below for the Aeronautical and Avionic streams.

Aeronautical stream

  • Select the following seven (7) units from Group A.
  • MEA101B

    Interpret occupational health and safety practices in aviation maintenance

    MEA105C

    Apply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenance processes

    MEA107B

    Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications

    MEA108B

    Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation

    MEA109B

    Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals

    MEA340A

    Lay out and set up aircraft systems

    MEA341A

    Apply basic aircraft design characteristics

    • Select the following seven (7) units from Group B.
    • MEA342A

      Apply basic aircraft power plant design characteristics

      MEA349B

      Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations

      MEA350A

      Select and test aeronautical engineering materials

      MEM09143A

      Represent aeronautical engineering designs

      MEM14083A

      Apply aeronautical fundamentals to support design and development of engineering projects

      MEM23052A

      Apply basic electro and control scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations

      MEM23073A

      Select and apply aeronautical engineering methods, processes and construction techniques

      To bring the total number of electives to fifteen (15), one (1) additional unit can be chosen from Groups A or B, or from diploma level units in the Aeroskills Training Package.

      Avionic stream

      • Select the following seven (7) units from Group A
      • MEA101B

        Interpret occupational health and safety practices in aviation maintenance

        MEA105C

        Apply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenance processes

        MEA107B

        Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications

        MEA108B

        Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation

        MEA109B

        Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals

        MEA270A

        Lay out avionic systems

        MEA271A

        Lay out avionic flight management systems

        • Select the following five (5) units from Group B
        • MEA272B

          Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in avionic engineering situations

          MEA273A

          Select and test avionic engineering materials

          MEM09144A

          Represent avionic engineering designs

          MEM14084A

          Apply avionic fundamentals to support design and development of engineering projects

          MEM23074A

          Select and apply avionic engineering methods, processes and construction techniques

          To bring the total number of electives to fifteen (15), another three (3) units are to be selected as follows:

          • a minimum of two (2) additional units must be chosen from Group B
          • a maximum of one (1) additional unit can be chosen from Group A, or from Diploma level units in the Aeroskills Training Package.

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