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Qualification details

MEM60105 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to MEM60111 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering 15/Jul/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 01/Dec/2005

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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MEM09004B - Perform electrical/electronic detail draftingPerform electrical/electronic detail drafting N/A
MEM09005B - Perform basic engineering detail draftingPerform basic engineering detail drafting N/A
MEM09141A - Represent mechanical engineering designsRepresent mechanical engineering designs N/A
MEM09142A - Represent mechatronic engineering designsRepresent mechatronic engineering designs N/A
MEM09151A - Apply computer aided modelling and data management techniques to mechanical engineering designsApply computer aided modelling and data management techniques to mechanical engineering designs N/A
MEM09152A - Apply computer aided modelling and data management techniques to mechatronic engineering designsApply computer aided modelling and data management techniques to mechatronic engineering designs N/A
MEM12005B - Calibrate measuring equipmentCalibrate measuring equipment N/A
MEM12022B - Program coordinate measuring machines (advanced)Program coordinate measuring machines (advanced) N/A
MEM12024A - Perform computationsPerform computations N/A
MEM12025A - Use graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computationsUse graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computations 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 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Manufacturing Technology,Mining,Electrical Engineering,Production Engineering,Systems Electrics,Mechanical Engineering 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Mechatronics Associate,Electronics Engineering Technologist,Manufacturing Systems Engineer,Mechanical Engineering Associate,Mine Mechanical Engineer,Production Engineer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312000 Building And Engineering Technicians 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 312 Building And Engineering Associate Professionals 25/May/2006 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 25/May/2006 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 01/Dec/2005 
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Entry Requirements

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Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Read, interpret and follow information on legislative and regulatory requirements, codes of practice, specifications, design briefs, charts, lists, drawings and other applicable reference documents
  • Access, organise and communicate information from reference texts, manufacturer's catalogues and industrial magazines, websites, use of phone, email and fax
  • Negotiate, develop, implement and document work instructions, outcomes and performance measures
  • Communicate complex ideas through presentations, meetings and one on one communication
  • Prepare reports, graphics, specifications and other documentation
  • Use standard engineering drawing symbols, references, terminology and scientific notation
  • Consult and advise internal and external clients to ensure clarification of requirements for projects or operations
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders and others to confirm specifications and discuss alternatives
  • Research, evaluate and report information on systems, techniques, requirements, options and solutions.

Teamwork

  • Work alone or as part of single and multi-disciplinary teams that includes other para-professionals, professionals, trades and production personnel
  • Provide clear and precise information to team members
  • Negotiate and communicate with stakeholders
  • Continually monitor and review team performance
  • Delegate and supervise work where appropriate

Problem-solving

  • Analyse and evaluate information to determine requirements, strategies and solutions (including benefit/cost analysis)
  • Apply and manipulate 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, significant figures)
  • Evaluate and rank engineering options
  • Evaluate environmental and sustainability performance of equipment and processes and make recommendations for improvements
  • Perform hazard and risk analysis
  • Identify and select common engineering materials by their principal properties
  • Diagnose performance and process problems

Initiative and enterprise

  • Be capable of applying skils and knowledge in new and different situations and contexts
  • Use judgement and discretion
  • Facilitate and capitalise on change and innovation
  • Generate innovative and creative ideas, approaches and solutions

Planning and organising

  • Design and plan documentation for particular applications
  • Plan and sequence work operations
  • Manage work priorities and resources
  • Prepare, monitor and review work plans, programs and budgets
  • Identify requirements and manage processes to ensure adequate resourcing, programming, maintenance and training for operations

Self-management

  • Manage own time and own processes
  • Complete tasks in a competent and timely manner
  • Set personal goals and plans
  • Gain and use feedback to improve personal performance
  • Address all legislation, codes and standards related to safety, environmental impact and sustainability issues

Learning

  • Undertake research by consulting appropriate personnel, technical experts, manuals, online help and other reference materials as required
  • Evaluate career options and develop career path strategy
  • Review and maintain academic development, work experience, ethical practice, indemnity, negotiation, consultation and human relations with respect to the practice of engineering
  • Manage learning opportunities in and outside the workplace
  • Mentor others
  • Identify options for professional development opportunities

Technology

  • Apply engineering knowledge and principles
  • Select and apply engineering techniques and associated technologies, software and hardware
  • Use technology appropriately to manage work priorities and commitments
  • Use a CAD program, computer and peripherals

Packaging Rules

The minimum requirements for achievement of the Advanced Diploma of Engineering are:

  • completion of the seven core units of competency listed below, and
  • completion of 23 elective units, to bring the total number of units to 30.

Group A and Group B elective units must be selected as follows:

  • up to eight general elective units from the list in Group A
  • at least 15 specialist elective units from Group B, to bring the total number of elective units to 23

Note that when selecting elective units any prerequisite units must also be completed and count towards the required number of elective units (refer to units and prerequisites listing in Appendix 2, Volume 1).

Five appropriate Group B electives may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Advanced Diploma.

Note that the Group A and B elective units listed below include all the MEM units that are approved for selection 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.

Additional qualification descriptors 

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

Core units 

  • select all of the units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 

MEM16006A

Organise and communicate information

MEM16008A

Interact with computing technology

MEM22001A

Perform engineering activities

MEM22002A

Manage self in the engineering environment

MEM30007A

Select common engineering materials

MEM30012A

Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective units 

Group A  - general 

  • select up to eight units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 

MEM12024A

Perform computations

MEM13013B

Work safely with ionising radiation

MEM15001B

Perform basic statistical quality control

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

MEM30001A

Use computer aided drafting systems to produce basic engineering drawings

MEM30002A

Produce basic engineering graphics

MEM30003A

Produce detailed engineering drawings

MEM30004A

Use CAD to create and display 3D models

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

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

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 

  • select at least fifteen units from this list to bring the total number of elective units to twenty three

Unit code 

Unit title 

MEM09004B

Perform electrical/electronic detail drafting

MEM09005B

Perform basic engineering detail drafting

MEM09141A

Represent mechanical engineering designs

MEM09142A

Represent mechatronic engineering designs

MEM09151A

Apply computer aided modeling and data management techniques to mechanical engineering designs

MEM09152A

Apply computer aided modeling and data management techniques to mechatronic engineering designs

MEM12005B

Calibrate measuring equipment

MEM12022B

Program coordinate measuring machine (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

MEM14061A

Plan and design mechanical engineering projects

MEM14062A

Plan and design mechatronic engineering projects

MEM14063A

Plan and design manufacturing engineering projects

MEM14064A

Plan and design maintenance engineering projects

MEM14081A

Apply mechanical engineering fundamentals to support design and development of projects

MEM14082A

Apply mechatronics 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 application of quality procedures

MEM18016B

Analyse plant/equipment condition monitoring results

MEM22003A

Manage engineering resources

MEM22004A

Manage engineering projects

MEM22005A

Manage engineering operations

MEM22006A

Source and estimate materials

MEM22007A

Manage environmental effects of engineering activities

MEM22008A

Manage change and technical development

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

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

MEM23081A

Apply scientific principles and techniques in mechanical engineering situations

MEM23082A

Apply scientific principles and techniques in mechatronic engineering situations

MEM23083A

Apply industrial engineering principles and techniques in manufacturing engineering situations

MEM23091A

Apply mechanical system design principles and techniques in mechanical engineering situations

MEM23092A

Apply automated systems principles and techniques in engineering situations

MEM23093A

Apply plant and process design principles and techniques in engineering situations

MEM23094A

Apply maintenance systems principles and techniques in engineering situations

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

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

MSACMS604

Manage competitive manufacturing processes in a jobbing shop environment

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

MSACMT622

Design a process layout

MSACMT623

Develop a levelled pull system of manufacturing

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

MSACMT652

Design an experiment

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

MSACMT683A

Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy for a seasonal or cyclical manufacturing operation

MSAENV672B

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

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 the MEM50205 Diploma of 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.