Melbourne 0

Melbourne Polytechnic Epping

Diploma of Engineering Technology

The Diploma of Engineering Technology is a blueprint for your engineering, drafting and design future and also makes up the first year of the Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology. Our multidisciplinary approach provides the opportunity to commence an Engineering program learning all essential basics before you specialise in one of three important streams - 1. Civil/Structural Engineering - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing

1. Civil/Structural

Enhance your knowledge and gain practical and technical skills to work with Civil Engineers in the design and construction of Infrastructure projects.

The Civil/Structural stream in the 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.

2. 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.

3. Mechanical Manufacturing

Take your workshop engineering skills further and prepare for increased responsibility and greater earning potential.

This stream of the qualification will allow 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 plant.

Get the skills to move up in Engineering

With a comprehensive practical content delivered by teachers with industry experience, the Diploma of Engineering Technology has obtained Provisional Accreditation by Engineers Australia.

Focusing on specialised topics such as 2D/3D Drafting, Design and Construction principles, Surveying, Robotics and Energy Management, the Diploma offers great opportunities to enter the workforce, go onto finished your Advanced Diploma and even gain pathways into Higher Education.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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.

Porduct SKU : 6440754

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

Availability: In stock

First Instalment AUD3,925.00
Total duration 12 MONTH(S)
You Receive
Enrolment Fee
Materials Fee
First Instalment
Tuition Fee


Enrolment Fee
Materials Fee
Micro Instalments
Special Price
Reduced tuition fee
Initial Payment




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

Media videos

Media gallery

Social Media




Melbourne, Cnr Cooper St & Dalton Rd
Epping VIC 3076

Contact us!

If you have any questions, write to us or call us
+61 2 808 436 31