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Melbourne Polytechnic Epping

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

Would you like to work in the Engineering sector and gain essential skills? Our Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology is a blueprint for your engineering, drafting and design future. Our intensive course covers all the basics, so you can decide in which area you'll specialise.

Our Engineering Technology course offers three exciting Streams: Civil/Structural, Mechanical Building Services (MEP) and Mechanical Manufacturing. Our Industry Engagement programs allow us to offer great opportunities to enter the workforce or pursue further studies. Our course has obtained Provisional Accreditation by Engineers Australia.

Major Studies

We focus on specialised topics. These include:

  • Civil / Structural Design Drafting (CAD),
  • Reinforced Concrete, Steel and Roads and Drainage Projects,
  • Engineering Maths and Mechanics,
  • Engineering Surveying,
  • Engineering Construction Practices and Materials,
  • Solid Modelling and 3D Printing,
  • Robotics,
  • Computer Numeric Control (CNC),
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC).

Civil/Structural Engineering

Gain practical and technical skills to work with Civil Engineers in the design and construction of infrastructure projects.

This stream of the Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology allows you to work alongside Civil/Structural Engineers who are involved in the design and construction of buildings, bridges, frameworks, airports, railways, roads, dams and reticulation systems.

Mechanical Building Services (MEP)

Building Services Engineering is concerned with aspects of the built environment, involving air conditioning and mechanical ventilation, electrical light and power, fire services, Fire Safety Engineering, water and waste services, data and communications, security and access control, vertical transportation, acoustics in buildings and energy management.

Mechanical Manufacturing

Take your workshop engineering skills further.

This stream of the qualification allows you to assist senior designers, production supervisors and professional engineers who are involved with the design, development, evaluation, manufacture, installation, testing, operation, maintenance and management of machines, mechanical and mechatronic systems, automated systems and robotic devices, materials and materials handling systems, manufacturing equipment and process plants.

Employment Outcomes and Career Opportunities

You’ll gain a professional role within the Engineering sector depending on what stream you choose to specialise in. You may also wish to pursue further studies.

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) Draftsperson,
  • Reinforcement Scheduler/co-ordinator,
  • Contracts Administrator,
  • Estimating & Project Costing,
  • Assistant Engineering,
  • Assistant Project Manager / Construction Engineer,
  • Construction Materials Laboratory Technician,
  • Building Management Systems,
  • Automated Storage/Packaging Systems.


Assessment consist of written activities, assignments, reports, demonstrations, tests and a portfolio presentation.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Note: International students can gain an Australian nationally recognised engineering qualification for their current home country qualifications.

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First Instalment AUD3,925.00
Total duration 12 MONTH(S)

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Total number of students: 2190

Number of students - College: 5 - 25

Melbourne Polytechnic boasts some of the best training facilities in Australia. Many are designed to simulate real workplaces and provide services direct to the public or industry, from all of our campuses and training centres in Melbourne.

Formerly known as Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) we have a proud history that spans over 100 years delivering professional education programs in Melbourne, making us one of the most experienced providers of vocationally-oriented education courses in Australia. 

In 2014, we changed our name to Melbourne Polytechnic to encompass our two strengths in the educational sector:

  • providing higher education and vocational education, and
  • training to industry-focused students and professionals in Australia and from around the world.


  • Our international students come from over 70 different countries and study across six campuses and almost eighty courses.
  • We offer practical industry relevant training designed in consultation with leading practitioners.
  • We have outstanding student support, with free academic, financial, career and personal counselling, and free airport pick up.
  • Our onsite facilities offer leading edge technology and real life working conditions, like restaurants, salons and recording studios.
  • Every one of our qualifications is accredited nationally and recognised internationally.
  • We are goverment funded and owned.
  • Winner of the Australian Governments Premiers Award for Excellence in International Education (in 2014, runner up in 2015).
  • We employ motivated, passionate teachers who have extensive experience in their field and links to industry.
  • To study in Melbourne, the worlds most liveable city.


  • Melbourne Polytechnic Green Skills Centre
  • Aquaculture Training and Applied Research Centre
  • Meat and Fish Processing Facilities
  • Auditorium
  • Library
  • Free Student Parking
  • Cafeteria
  • Free wifi

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Epping VIC 3076

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