Kick-start your engineering career or begin a strong pathway for further study. You’ll gain a broad understanding of underpinning engineering principles, explore mechanical engineering, fabrication and more, and graduate ready for endless employment opportunities.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Apply foundational engineering principles
Put planning skills into action
Work with quality procedures and systems
Follow work, health and safety regulations and codes of practice
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience using manufactured or machined components that are commonly used in manufacturing industries
Strong study pathways to continue your training and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Completed Year 10 of high school
A good understanding of math and English
Current employment in the engineering and manufacturing industry
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Metal Engineering Process Workers perform routine tasks in manufacturing metal products.
Other jobs include: jewellery maker, engineering factory worker, production worker and warehouse operator (metal and engineering).
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate II in Engineering does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate II in Engineering does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate II in Engineering qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 20 units of competency, including 5 core and 15 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.