AIME’s MEM40412 Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting provides training on the skills needed to gain employment as a draftperson in the engineering industry.

The skills cover all aspects of drafting required to working with engineers and skilled trades in manufacturing enterprises.

There are no pre-requisites for the course but an indication of suitability to undertake the course would be if you possessed any of but not limited to qualifications such as  a Certificate III in any science/engineering discipline, the MEM30505 Certificate II in Engineering/Technical or are a Year 12 graduate including a Year 12 maths unit. Alternatively if you have experience as an industrial technician you may be eligible to enter the course. The lecturer will advise on your eligibility at your interview.


The following table lists the units of competence included in the course:

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM16006 Organise and communicate information

MEM16008 Interact with computing technology

MEM12024 Perform computations

MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements

MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing

MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MEM09204A Produce basic engineering detail drawings

MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements

MEM30006A Calculate stresses in simple structures

MEM30033A Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models

MEM09211A Produce drawings or models for industrial piping

MEM09213A Produce schematic drawings for hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power systems

For detailed fee information including how the fees are charged please contact our office.

The student will be required to attend 534 hours of face-to-face training over a period of 12 months (note there is no training in January). In addition the student should expect to spend 390 hours in personal time reviewing and refreshing material provided in the course.

The student will be advised at enrolment the precise number of hours required to attend training each week. The training will take place over either two or three days per week and will vary from Term to Term.

To apply to enrol in this course please complete the application form or contact AIME by email at or phone 08 9399 6007.

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