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Build the future you want with civil or mechanical engineering

Civil and mechanical engineering are two essential in-demand trades. Civil engineers help create the built environment with the design, construction and maintenance of key infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, and railways, airports, water and sewage systems, and public buildings. Mechanical engineers design, manufacture, and use machinery in a range of industrial settings.

Study an engineering trades course with TAFE SA and build your career as a fitter and turner, maintenance fitter, toolmaker, machinist, CAD drafter, and CNC operator.

Associate Degrees in Engineering

Keep your options open with an Associate Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Design & Drafting, or Site Management from TAFE SA. Take your place in the workforce as a paraprofessional or high skills employee and start building your career. Or transition with us to a university degree using the study credits you’ve already earned. Get the best of both worlds with a TAFE SA Associate Degree.

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Engineering Apprenticeships

TAFE SA helps students and apprentices at Roxby Downs to gain hands-on experience and skills in the mining industry in partnership with BHP Billiton. TAFE SA is committed to delivering quality training alongside industry partners in some of South Australia's most remote locations.

Toolmaking Apprenticeship

Christine always wanted to get into the design drafting field. After spending some time at university, she decided to apply for a mechanical engineering apprenticeship through TAFE SA and hasn't looked back since. She now works as a Change Request Coordinator in the engineering department at Electrolux.
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