The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering programme shall produce semi-professionals who are:

1.    Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and social sciences to well-defined mechanical engineering procedures and practices

2.    Analyse well-defined mechanical engineering problems with respect to operation and maintenance, including troubleshooting

3.    Conduct investigations and assist in the design of solutions for mechanical engineering systems

4.    Apply appropriate techniques, resources, and engineering tools to well-defined mechanical engineering  activities, with an awareness of the limitations

5.    Demonstrate an awareness and consideration for societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and their consequent responsibilities

6.    Communicate effectively with the engineering community and society at large.

7.    Function effectively as an individual and as a member in diverse technical teams

8.    Demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering practices

9.    Demonstrate an awareness of management, business practices and entrepreneurship

10.  Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering practices, taking into account the needs for sustainable development

11.  Recognise the needs for professional development and to engage in independent and lifelong learning