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Certificate II in Engineering

MEM20105

Certificate II in Engineering – MEM20105

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Course Overview

The Certificate II in Engineering is the recognised Pre-apprenticeship pathway to become a qualified Engineer.

Studying your Pre-apprenticeship with GOTAFE, you'll get to use your problem solving skills every day. Learning in our professional facilities, you'll gain experience in everything from welding and fabrication to interpreting technical drawings. Get hands-on practice welding, and learn about composites, fabrication, mechanics and machining. You'll also learn important skills in communication and safety practices.

We work with local employers to make sure you're learning the skills you'll actually use in the workforce when you begin your Apprenticeship.

This course is delivered as a Pre-apprenticeship.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Engineering or Manufacturing industries as an Apprentice.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the:

  • MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade
  • MEM30705 Certificate III in Engineering Marine Construction
  • MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade

Course Dates & Times

Currently there are no upcoming sessions available for this course. To register your interest in this course, click the "Register Your Interest" button at the top of this page.

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard
$1,015.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$205.00
3. Subsidised Trainee
$1,015.00
4. Subsidised Trainee (Concession)
$205.00
5. Full Fee
$1,364.00
Course Materials
$342.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.

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
  • Excursions

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 Bookshop. 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 qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • 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
Core Units
MEM13014A
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM14004A
Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM15002A
Apply quality systems
MEM15024A
Apply quality procedures
MEM16007A
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Elective Units
MEM03001B
Perform manual production assembly
MEM03003B
Perform sheet and plate assembly
MEM04018B
Perform general woodworking machine operations
MEM05004C
Perform routine oxy acetylene welding
MEM05005B
Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM05006C
Perform brazing and or silver soldering
MEM05007C
Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05012C
Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05013C
Perform manual production welding
MEM05017D
Weld using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05019D
Weld Using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process
MEM05049B
Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050B
Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05051A
Select welding processes
MEM05052A
Apply safe welding practices
MEM07001B
Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment
MEM07003B
Perform machine setting (routine)
MEM07004B
Perform machine setting (complex)
MEM07005C
Perform General Machining
MEM07015B
Set computer controlled machines/processes
MEM07024B
Operate and monitor machine/process
MEM07028B
Operate computer controlled machine/processes
MEM07032B
Use workshop machines for basic operations
MEM08010B
Manually finish/polish materials
MEM08014B
Apply protective coatings (basic)
MEM09002B
Interpret technical drawing
MEM10010B
Install pipework and pipework assemblies
MEM11004B
Undertake dogging
MEM11010B
Operate mobile load shifting equipment
MEM11011B
Undertake manual handling
MEM11021B
Perform advanced operation of load shifting equipment
MEM11022B
Operate fixed/moveable load shifting equipment
MEM12001B
Use comparison and basic measuring devices
MEM12006C
Mark Off/Out (General Engineering)
MEM12023A
Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024A
Perform computations
MEM13001B
Perform emergency first aid
MEM13002B
Undertake occupational health and safety activities in the workplace
MEM13003B
Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
MEM14005A
Plan a complete activity
MEM15004B
Perform inspection
MEM16005A
Operate as a team member to conduct manufacturing, engineering or related activities
MEM16006A
Organise and communicate information
MEM16008A
Interact with computing technology
MEM17003A
Assist in the provision of on the job training
MEM18001C
Use hand tools
MEM18002B
Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18003C
Use tools for precision work
MEM18011C
Shut down and isolate machines/equipment
MEM18013B
Perform gland packing
MEM18055B
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
MEM24001B
Perform basic penetrant testing
MEM30012A
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
MSAENV272B
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
UEENEEP024A
Attach Cords And Plugs To Electrical Equipment For Connection To A Single Phase 230 Volt Supply
UEENEEP026A
Conduct In-service Safety Testing Of Electrical Cord Connected Equipment And Cord Assemblies

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Demonstration
  • Online Assessments

Brett Ambrosio

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.

You are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and participate in webinars, excursions and other organised activities.

You are encouraged to attend all scheduled appointments with your GOTAFE Trainer/Assessor.

Students will undertake simulated workplace experience within the GOTAFE workshop on campus.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.

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.

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

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

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.

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.

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