Diploma of Engineering
Diploma of Engineering
The Diploma of Engineering is your first step toward specialisations in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical engineering programs. With the skills you develop during your diploma studies at SIBT, you will be able to think logically, analyse problems and explore creative solutions to real world challenges. Graduates of the Diploma of Engineering will be qualified to gain entry level engineering technician positions using the practical and communication skills which they have acquired whilst studying at SIBT. Graduates are also able to articulate into the second year of a Bachelor of Engineering.
Your direct pathway to University
|International Students||Australian Students (FEE-HELP approved)|
8 or 12 months
March, July, October
The course can be completed over two or three sessions. It comprises of core (mandatory) and elective units. Students will study 8 units in total from the list below.
- COMM103 Writing and Research for Science and Engineering
- ITEC102 Introduction to Programming
- MATH099 Foundations of Mathematics OR MATH100 Mathematics A*
- ENGN100 Fundamentals of Digital Technology and Design
- MATH101 Mathematics B
- ITEC103 Introduction to Software Design
- ENGN101 Physics
- ENGN150 Fundamentals of Engineering Studies
Our friendly Student Advisors will help you to choose the most appropriate elective units for your program.
*Students are required to undertake a Maths Readiness Test prior to finalising enrolment. The Readiness Test will determine whether a student will study Foundations of Mathematics or Mathematics A in their first session.
To meet the entry requirements for this diploma program, it is assumed that students have completed Australian year 12 maths or equivalent. If not, students may be required to study a bridging subject or support maths program.
|Second year of your university degree|
Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus
Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil)
Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Electrical)
Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechanical)
Bachelor of Engineering Science (Civil)
Bachelor of Engineering Science (Electrical)
Bachelor of Engineering Science (Mechanical)
Successful completion of an SIBT Diploma will allow you to enter a bachelor’s degree at Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus with 8 units of credit.
You must complete and pass the required eight units for your Diploma. Graduates who achieve an overall average of 50% (taking into account all units attempted) will gain entry into Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus. Students who do not achieve this will be considered for entry on an individual basis.
Employment and career paths
Manufacturing, project and technology management, sales/service maintenance of technical equipment, energy conservation, electronics, sustainability, construction, water, electricity and infrastructure.
Average starting salaries
According to research conducted by Graduate Careers Australia (graduatecareers.com.au) average national graduate starting salaries are:
- Engineering: A$60,000
- Institution of Engineers Australia at the level of Professional Engineer