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Bachelor of Engineering Technology
CQUniversity - Rockhampton

Course outline

This course prepares students for a versatile career in engineering as a specialist in technology. It is a versatile degree with options to major in traditional engineering disciplines or pursue a career as an aircraft maintenance engineer through the aircraft maintenance (avionics) major. Choosing the civil, electrical or mechanical majors allows students to build in-depth knowledge of engineering concepts and be highly trained in software, simulating modelling and the ability to assist engineers with the technology design and systems management in an engineering project. Students who study the aircraft maintenance engineering (avionics or mechanical) major, will complete the first 1.5 years on campus at Aviation Australia Brisbane campus. The final 1.5 years of aircraft maintenance (avionics or mechanical) major is available either on-campus and online. Students who successfully complete the first 1.5 years of aircraft maintenance engineering (avionics or mechanical) major will be eligible to receive the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved Aviation Australia Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Avionics or Mechanical). For more course information, visit Bachelor of Engineering Technology.


Online students of this course will be required to attend a CQUniversity location or other designated location for compulsory residential schools in some units.


Aircraft Maintenance – Avionics; Aircraft Mainenance – Mechanical; Civil; Electrical; Mechanical

Other requirements

Students must complete 360 hours of Professional Engineering Practice, including a minimum of 240 hours of industry experience.For full course requirements, visit the course webpage.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Additional entry requirements

Applicants who hold a completed Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering – Avionics (10600NAT), or Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering – Mechanical (10599NAT) will have the Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C) prerequisite waived. Applicants should supply a copy of their completed qualification with their application.

Recommended study
Physics (Units 3 and 4, C); Design (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).
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Career opportunities

Engineering Technologists, having specialised in one of the disciplines of civil (structural), civil (municipal/transportation), mechanical (process), mechanical (energy), mechanical (design), electrical (electrical power) or electrical (control), find employment in national and international public and private industry sectors including the aviation, energy, transportation, manufacturing, process, construction, mining and education industries.


Upon completion, you will satisfy the academic requirements for membership with Engineers Australia as an Engineering Technologist.

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Offer rounds

16 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$7819 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Rockhampton & surrounds
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