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MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: W233

Lay the foundation for a career in Engineering.

A Certificate II in Engineering will provide you with practical skills and knowledge in a range of metals and engineering industry areas.

You will also learn about safety in the workplace, computing and maths. You will practice the skills you have learned in a workshop environment. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required of workers employed as Engineering/Manufacturing Employees - Level III as defined in the Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award or in related industries where Engineering/ Manufacturing Employees work.

The qualification has been specifically developed to reflect the minimum training requirement specified in the Award for employment in the above occupation. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through a combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal traineeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes.

This course is an excellent opportunity to experience an insight into a future qualification as a Plant Mechanic. Units completed may assist you in gaining employment as an apprentice.

You will gain skills in:

  • Using tools
  • Measuring and calculating
  • Technical drawing and drafting
  • Load shifting
  • Thermal cutting
  • Using forging and casting equipment and
  • Welding.

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Work placement

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.

Important information

VET in Schools

This qualification is also available to VET in Schools students. For further information regarding this, students will need to contact their local school. Central Regional TAFE has a duty of care for all it's students. Special arrangements have been put in place to ensure the safety and well being of students under 18 years of age.

If you are looking for a trade that has many and varied employment opportunities, this qualification is a fantastic starting point. Mechanical cutting, thermal cutting, gouging and welding are all skills you will learn. After successful completion of this qualification you may choose to become a trades assistant, or progress to an Apprenticeship in a wide variety of fields, including Fabrication - Heavy (Boilermaker); Light (Sheetmetal); Welder or Heavy/Welder and Fitting and Machining. 

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a trades assistant.

Study pathway

Further study opportunities

This course is a pathway to Certificate III in Engineering which is an apprenticeship course. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

How to apply

Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year round

Northam Campus - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

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Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Available all year round
Where Northam Campus
How Face to face (class room)
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Page last updated May 28, 2019