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The Charles Darwin University (CDU) Engineering, IT and Environment College delivers a First Nations pre-engineering course ideal for candidates working in an engineering environment who want to explore further study in engineering. The course offers practical and immersive exercises and activities that allow students to improve report writing and oral presentation skills and integrate fundamental science knowledge in solving engineering problems.
Credit transfers and advanced standing
Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.
VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.
The fee for this course is $4,000.00.
International VET Package
Why study at CDU?
Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.
- Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
- Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
- Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
- Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond
What will I study?
To complete the First Nations Pre-Engineering Course (Non-Award) students are required to complete the following unit.
Upon successful completion a Certificate of Achievement will be issued.
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This course is for First Nations people working in industry or government who would like to explore the career aspects and further studies in engineering.
The people-first approach to flexibility and supportive learning environment at CDU meant I could find a balance with study, work and family life.
Although wearing many hats has been challenging at times, the variety in my workload has also exposed me to more opportunities and on-the-job learning in a short amount of time.
Location and study mode
Study Mode: On campus
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How to apply
How to apply direct to CDU
Applications to CDU must be submitted online.
You will need a valid email address to create your online account.
Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.
There is no application fee when you apply online.
Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply
Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.
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