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Offering Info

Certificate II in Engineering

  • National Course Code: MEM20105
  • TAFE NSW code: MEM20105-01V09-20DCE-160

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.

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate II in Engineering as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can plan for the career you want.

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can enrol/enquire in this course now.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be employed in the engineering industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

WORK PLACEMENT

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

Non-trainees will need to be in either relevant employment or have access to appropriate simulated workplace environments to complete the learning and assessment requirements.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

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 help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

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

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 17 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 19.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, 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)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Tuesday from 8:30am to 4:30pm, and Wednesday from 9:00am to 11:00am. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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

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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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures
MEM15002A Apply quality systems
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Elective Units
Number Title
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM08010B Manually finish/polish materials
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM06007B Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing
MEM05006C Perform brazing and or silver soldering
MEM11011B Undertake manual handling
MEM12001B Use comparison and basic measuring devices
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM07032B Use workshop machines for basic operations
MEM13003B Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
MEM13004B Work safely with molten metals/glass

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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