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Overview

Engineering Technologists analyse and modify new and existing engineering technologies and apply them in the testing and implementation of engineering projects.

Day-to-day

  • analyses existing technology
  • makes recommendations on how to improve existing technologies
  • runs technology through testing procedures and notes findings
  • prepares drawings of new technologies.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

To become an Engineering Technologist

  • You usually need a bachelor degree in a relevant engineering discipline to work as an Engineering Technologist. In some states, training may also be available through Vocational Education and Training (VET).

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  • Registration may be required in some states and territories. In addition, Engineers Australia has a non-compulsory National Engineering Register.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Product Development

  • Research

  • Building Relationships

  • Problem Solving

  • Project Management

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