AIME’s MEM30505 Certificate III in Engineering - Technical provides training on the skills needed to gain entry level employment in the drafting profession.

The units can also be used as credits in the two Certificate IV courses (note that Certificate III Engineering qualifications gained through an apprenticeship are required to study for the Certificate IV in Engineering (Maintenance)).

The course covers:

  • Reading and interpreting technical drawings as per Australian standards AS1100
  • creating technical drawings using AS1100
  • engineering metrology
  • the performance of basic non-destructive tests to identify defects in parts and components: and
  • applying sustainable work practices.


The following tables list the units of competence included in the course:

Core Units

MEM16006A Organise and communicate information

MEM16008A Interact with computing technology

MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units

MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing

MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements

MEM12024A Perform computations

MEM18001C Use hand tools

MEM24001B Perform basic penetrant testing

MEM24003B Perform basic magnetic particle testing

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

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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