Go Back  British Expats > Living & Moving Abroad > Australia
Reload this Page >

HND in Mechanical Engineering

HND in Mechanical Engineering

Old Sep 13th 2020, 4:34 pm
  #1  
Just Joined
Thread Starter
 
Joined: Aug 2020
Posts: 8
ADCOOK is an unknown quantity at this point
Default HND in Mechanical Engineering

I’m going out to Australia with my level 4 apprenticeship in fabrication and welding and a HND in Mechanical Engineering, what would be the process in getting my HND converted to a graduate certificate?

will it be a full skills assessment, or will it just be a fee to pay and they will transfer it to the Australian equivalent?

Would a graduate certificate in Australia be entry requirement for an honours degree still. Or does it work completely different?

regards

AC
ADCOOK is offline  
Old Sep 14th 2020, 6:05 am
  #2  
BE Forum Addict
 
verystormy's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2007
Location: Scotland
Posts: 3,260
verystormy has a reputation beyond reputeverystormy has a reputation beyond reputeverystormy has a reputation beyond reputeverystormy has a reputation beyond reputeverystormy has a reputation beyond reputeverystormy has a reputation beyond reputeverystormy has a reputation beyond reputeverystormy has a reputation beyond reputeverystormy has a reputation beyond reputeverystormy has a reputation beyond reputeverystormy has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: HND in Mechanical Engineering

I would speak to a agent about that as it is complex
verystormy is offline  
Old Sep 19th 2020, 3:25 am
  #3  
BE Enthusiast
 
keel's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2002
Location: Northumberland to Maida Vale Perth
Posts: 968
keel has a reputation beyond reputekeel has a reputation beyond reputekeel has a reputation beyond reputekeel has a reputation beyond reputekeel has a reputation beyond reputekeel has a reputation beyond reputekeel has a reputation beyond reputekeel has a reputation beyond reputekeel has a reputation beyond reputekeel has a reputation beyond reputekeel has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: HND in Mechanical Engineering

From What I remember an HND in Mechanical Engineering is equivalent to an advanced certificate in Engineering here in Oz. HNC would be a certificate in Engineering. What degree are you looking at doing?
keel is offline  
Old Sep 22nd 2020, 4:34 am
  #4  
MODERATOR
 
old.sparkles's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: slough - Adelaide
Posts: 27,422
old.sparkles has a reputation beyond reputeold.sparkles has a reputation beyond reputeold.sparkles has a reputation beyond reputeold.sparkles has a reputation beyond reputeold.sparkles has a reputation beyond reputeold.sparkles has a reputation beyond reputeold.sparkles has a reputation beyond reputeold.sparkles has a reputation beyond reputeold.sparkles has a reputation beyond reputeold.sparkles has a reputation beyond reputeold.sparkles has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: HND in Mechanical Engineering

Originally Posted by keel View Post
From What I remember an HND in Mechanical Engineering is equivalent to an advanced certificate in Engineering here in Oz. HNC would be a certificate in Engineering. What degree are you looking at doing?
I had my HNC assessed as Diploma level. The migrant services team in Adelaide at the time were able to do it if it was on the guidelines. HND is equivalent to advanced diploma.

Oh, and just finishing up an honours degree after 4 1/2 years of study alongside full time working

Where are you headed OP?
old.sparkles is offline  
Old Nov 19th 2020, 12:18 am
  #5  
Coventry to Caloundra....
 
joeyballantyne's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2005
Location: Caloundra, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Posts: 533
joeyballantyne has a reputation beyond reputejoeyballantyne has a reputation beyond reputejoeyballantyne has a reputation beyond reputejoeyballantyne has a reputation beyond reputejoeyballantyne has a reputation beyond reputejoeyballantyne has a reputation beyond reputejoeyballantyne has a reputation beyond reputejoeyballantyne has a reputation beyond reputejoeyballantyne has a reputation beyond reputejoeyballantyne has a reputation beyond reputejoeyballantyne has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: HND in Mechanical Engineering

Originally Posted by old.sparkles View Post
I had my HNC assessed as Diploma level. The migrant services team in Adelaide at the time were able to do it if it was on the guidelines. HND is equivalent to advanced diploma.

Oh, and just finishing up an honours degree after 4 1/2 years of study alongside full time working

Where are you headed OP?
just agreeing with you old sparkles - a HND will be assessed as an advanced diploma, a level 6 qualification, whereas a graduate certificate is a level 8 qualification. The grad cert is normally studied after the bachelor degree which is level 7 or 8.
Here's the full list of OZ level qualifications https://www.aqf.edu.au/aqf-levels
So I don't see any way that the HND will be converted to a grad certificate unfortunately.
But the HND should get the OP into an honours degree
If the OP is headed to QLD there's a mob who assess qualifications for free - depending on visa status - https://desbt.qld.gov.au/training/tr...osqrecognition
Good luck OP!
joeyballantyne is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.