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Offering Info

Certificate II in Engineering

  • National Course Code: MEM20105
  • TAFE NSW code: MEM20105-01V09-20DCE-150

Location – Design Centre Enmore ( Jewellery )

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

16 Hours per week

Duration

17 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate II in Engineering leads to entry level engineering roles in a number of growing industries, and provides you with a direct study pathway into an engineering trade qualification. Gain a broad understanding of underpinning engineering principles, and use your electives to explore mechanical engineering, fabrication and more.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:

  • Foundation engineering principles and how to apply them
  • How to put your new planning skills in action
  • To work with quality procedures and systems
  • The essentials of work, health and safety regulations and codes of practice

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to get ahead in this industry:

  • Investigative and problem solving skills
  • Confident professional communication
  • Mechanical aptitude

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • Strong study pathways to continue your training and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities include:

  • Jewellery maker
  • Engineering factory worker
  • Production worker
  • Warehouse operator (metal and engineering)

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with:

  • Certificate III in Engineering - Trade qualification
  • Certificate IV in Engineering
  • Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade
  • Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)
  • Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechatronics)

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Emerging technology and increasing automation is predicted to disrupt all industries, particularly in manufacturing. Skilled engineers are needed to ensure that we can develop and apply engineering practices in innovative ways.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

WORK PLACEMENT

There is no work placement requirement for this qualification, as you will gain your experience on the job with your employer. However, this is a practical qualification.

To meet the completion requirements, you will need to be either in industry employment or have a traineeship and have access to appropriate workplace environments.

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Completed Year 10 of high school
  • A good understanding of math and English
  • Current employment in the engineering and manufacturing industry

If you need support in preparation for study, contact us about your options.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • To be able to successfully complete this course, you will need to prioritise time for skill development. Projects may include the use of specialist materials, tools and equipment, and require close attention to detail and safety.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Location: Design Centre Enmore, Building D, Level G, Room DG.08.

Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Location: Design Centre Enmore, Building D, Level G, Room DG.08.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Full Time Face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 2.5 days a week, for 17 weeks/ 4 months.

You may also be required to complete approximately 19.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, may include private study, assignment preparation and research (independent study, research, practice and assignments).


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • This introductory course is designed for students who have an interest in starting a career in Jewellery manufacture but have only limited, or no practical jewellery making experience or skills. It is most suitable for people looking to begin their study of jewellery manufacture in order to move into further educational opportunities.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 2.5 days a week. Alternatively, time table for multiple student groups will be generated when course starts, time table is subject to change without notice.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • In addition to your course fee, there will be additional ongoing material costs for metal, gems and tools. Depending on the type of materials, this could be from $50.00 to $100.00. All tools are loaned to students for one semester, however it is the student's responsibility to replace any lost or damaged tools.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Semester two starts July 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
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
Number Title
MEM08010B Manually finish/polish materials
MEM11011B Undertake manual handling
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM05006C Perform brazing and or silver soldering
MEM06007B Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM12001B Use comparison and basic measuring devices
MEM13003B Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
MEM13004B Work safely with molten metals/glass
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM07032B Use workshop machines for basic operations

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Operator-production worker or operator-process worker at level C12 under the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Design Centre Enmore
110 Edgeware Road, Enmore
Phone 131 601

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