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Mechanical Engineering Draftspersons prepare detailed drawings and plans of mechanical engineering work in support of Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists.


  • prepares drawings, plans and designs for mechanical engineering work under the direction of mechanical engineers and engineering technologists
  • assists mechanical engineers and engineering technologists in the design of mechanical equipment and plants.

To become a Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson

  • You usually need a certificate III, IV or diploma in engineering or mechanical engineering to work as a Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson. Some workers have university qualifications.

    Take a Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting

Skills employers are looking for

  • Mechanical Design

  • AutoCAD

  • Communication Skills

  • Revit

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • HVAC

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