Certificate II in Engineering Studies
|Campus||Shepparton - Fryers Street, Wangaratta - Docker Street|
The 22470VIC Certificate II in Engineering Studies is the recognised qualification to provide students with the skills and knowledge to undertake an apprenticeship in the engineering trades or with the foundation for professional engineering roles.
Certificate II in Engineering Studies will assist students in pursuing a career in the engineering, manufacturing or related industries through vocational or higher education pathways. Apprenticeships and traineeships can lead into a range of careers in design, manufacture, installation and repair of a wide range of products. As a qualified tradesperson, occupations may include boilermaker, welder, toolmaker/die maker, hydraulics/avionics/mechanical technician, draftsperson and mechanical fitter. This qualification also provides a pathway into Para-professional careers in the engineering industry such as a mechanical engineer, electrical engineer and surveyor.
A career in engineering allows you to work in a specialist trade area providing a secure future with great potential for self-employment and a skill set that equips you to enter a diverse range of manufacturing industries locally, interstate and overseas. This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to assist them in gaining an apprenticeship in the engineering trade.
Please note: this course is available as part of the 2019 Free TAFE Courses for eligible on-campus students.
The 22470VIC Certificate II in Engineering Studies is a prevocational course that is used to develop introductory skills mainly for young people entering the engineering industry. This course is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the Engineering Industry.
This course contains units from the MEM05 Metals and Engineering Training Package. Participants who successfully complete any of these units will be able to gain credit into other qualifications containing these units in any future studies. This course may be used as a pathway into a range of qualifications in manufacturing, engineering or related industries. Examples include:
- MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade
- MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade
- MEM30705 Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction
- MEM31112 Certificate III in Engineering Composites Trade
|Shepparton – Fryers Street||Pre Apprenticeship, Starts Feb, 4 days p/week, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri / 2019|
|Shepparton – Fryers Street||Pre Apprenticeship, Starts July, 4 days p/week, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri / 2019|
|Wangaratta – Docker Street||Pre Apprenticeship, Starts Feb, 4 days p/week, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri / 2019|
|Wangaratta – Docker Street||Pre Apprenticeship, Starts July, 4 days p/week, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri / 2019|
It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.
Student will be enrolled full time in 460 training hours.
You are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and participate in webinars, excursions or other organised activities.
Name: Brett Ambrosio
Location: Docker Street, Wangaratta
|Type||Average Enrolled Hours||Hourly Fee Rate||Indicative Tuition Fee||Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate||Total Govt Contribution|
|Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession||460||$0.53||$245.64||$14.00||$6,440.00|
Please note that the advertised fees relate to 2019. For enrolments this year, please contact us for confirmation.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.
Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:
- Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
- E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this course.
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
- Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
- Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
You may also be required to undertake an interview prior to entry into this course.
22470VIC – Core Units
VU22332 – Apply basic fabrication techniques
MEM13014A – Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
VU22331 – Perform basic machining processes
VU22329 – Report on a range of sectors in the manufacturing, engineering and related industries
VU22330 – Select and interpret drawings and prepare three dimensional (3D) sketches and drawings
MEMPE006A – Undertake a basic engineering project
MEM18001C – Use hand tools
22470VIC – Elective Units
MEM16008A – Interact with computing technology
MEM18002B – Use power tools/hand held operations
VU22333 – Perform intermediate engineering computations
VU22334 – Produce basic engineering components and products using fabrication and machining operations
VU22336 – Perform metal fabrication operations
VU22337 – Perform basic welding and thermal cutting processes to fabricate engineering structures
VU22338 – Configure and program a basic robotic system
VU22339 – Create engineering drawings using computer aided systems
VU22340 – Use 3D printing to create products
Assessment methods may include:
- Practical Observation
- Oral and/or written questioning
- Written report
- Third Party Report
Where performance is not directly observed and/or is required to be demonstrated over a period of time and/or in a number of locations, any evidence should be authenticated by colleagues, supervisors, clients or other appropriate persons.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
- Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
For further information regarding this course please call 1300 468 233.
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
- Aspirations/career goals
- Educational attainment and capability
- Literacy and numeracy skills
- Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.
Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.
Services include on campus supports and remote supports
- employment information
- activities etc.
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.
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