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Offering Info

Certificate II in Engineering

  • National Course Code: MEM20105
  • TAFE NSW code: MEM20105-01V09-20DUB-005

Location – Dubbo, Myall Street

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

4 Hours per week

Duration

18 Months

  • 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.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time evening, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 4 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 54 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 1.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and research.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This Offering is for students seeking employment in the Metal Fabrication and Welding Industry

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 on Monday from 5.30pm to 9.30pm. 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

What you will need: Pen/s and notebook, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). It is your responsibility to supply your Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Due to safety and hygiene regulations, students are to supply their own protective equipment. A standard list of items meeting the relevant Australian Standards should include.

  • Welding helmet ? shade 10 to 11 - Talk to Teacher
  • Approved Australian Standards Oxy-Acetylene goggles ? shade 5
  • Full leather gauntlet gloves
  • Clear safety glasses
  • Approved hearing protection
  • Cotton work clothing (overalls, cotton drill trousers, cotton drill shirt etc)
  • Leather work boots ? NOT shoes
  • Welding jacket (Jackets will be loaned to students from the store or you can supply your own)
    No synthetic materials should be worn ? the above equipment is required by all students undertaking courses within the Metal Fabrication and Welding section.

TAFE conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.

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

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
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM15002A Apply quality systems
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Elective Units
Number Title
MEM05004C Perform routine oxy acetylene welding
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05013C Perform manual production welding
MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM12024A Perform computations
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding

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

Dubbo, Myall Street
Myall Street Campus, Dubbo
Phone 131 601

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