Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson measuring a prototype part while making a 3D digital model

Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson

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

Overview

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

Day-to-day

  • 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.

Occupation snapshot
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Moderate
Apprenticeships may be available

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

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