This course allows students to develop the skills required to become an engineering associate and gain knowledge of engineering principles relevant to the testing, inspection, drawing, adaptation, commissioning, management or operation of on-site equipment, plant and systems. There is the opportunity to tailor studies to areas of interest by selecting from majors in civil, electrical, mechanical or resources engineering or engineering geology. This course is based on the project-based learning philosophy which offers the opportunity to learn in context. This approach is designed to produce work-ready graduates with industry-relevant skills. For more course information, visit Associate Degree of Engineering.
Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Engineering Geology; Mechanical Engineering; Resources Engineering.
Students are required to complete 240 hours of Engineering Professional Practice prior to graduation. For full course requirements, visit Associate Degree of Engineering.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Engineering associate in public and private industry sectors including the energy; transportation; manufacturing; process; construction; mining and education industries.
Graduates satisfy the academic requirements for membership as Engineering Officers of Engineers Australia.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
4 years Part time