Course Title: Complete an engineering project

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Complete an engineering project

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to proceed from a client’s brief to the preparation of design and development briefs, engineering solutions, design and detail drawing, written reports of tasks, processes and design outcomes, and the oral presentation of technical information. This competency concerns the synthesis of a large number of competencies in a holistic manner to demonstrate the ability to carry out a substantial engineering design project in entirety.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

All core Advanced Diploma units and other units that are relevant to the specific project.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EAX040B Complete an engineering design project


1. Design an engineering solution involving standard and proven design techniques from a client’s brief

2. Draw preliminary, general arrangement, design and detail drawings

3. Interpret the brief and clarify client’s requirements

4. Prepare concept proposal

5. Prepare written report of tasks, processes and design outcomes

6. Present technical information

7. Review the design

Learning Outcomes

Refer to the elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

NYC (<50%) Not Yet Competent

CAG (50-59%) Competent - Pass

CC (60-69%) Competent - Credit

CDI (70-79%) Competent - Distinction

CHD (80-100%) Competent - High Distinction