MSA30208 - Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology - CAD/Drafting

Duration: 6 months

Full Fee $7,700      QLD GOV Cert 3 Guarantee Subsidy Fee: $5,268      QLD GOV Cert 3 Guarantee Concession Fee: $4,964

These prices are for domestic students only.
International student course fees

This course is designed to give you knowledge and skills in Computer Aided Drafting and Mechanical Engineering to place you as a drafter in an engineering environment.  This course is offered both full-time and part-time.

Note: This Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology is not a trade qualification. It is a para-professional engineering course, leading to a technical position within engineering companies.

This qualification has seven specialist streams available including; CAD/Drafting, Manufacturing Operations, Technical Officer & Structural Steel Detailing.  At AIAS we offer the CAD/Drafting stream of the qualification however, students can elect to complete the units offered by us from other streams of study.

Job Outcome from this course

This qualification prepares people for

Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology - CAD/Drafting

Pathways / Further Study

Ten (10) of the units in this course also count towards the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Engineering with full credit to corresponding MEM competency codes.


For fees look at the appropriate enrolment form as subsidies may apply.

For more information contact our staff on +617 3343 8073 or email


All information was accurate at time of publication, however Australian Institute of Advanced Studies policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Certificate 3 Guarantee

Certificate 3 Guarantee supports the Queensland Government's Working Queensland jobs plan. The Certificate 3 Guarantee provides a government subsidy to support eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III qualification.

It also supports Queensland's Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing fee-free training in high priority qualifications.

For more information download: Certificate 3 Guarantee Student Factsheet