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Offering Info

Certificate II in Engineering

  • National Course Code: MEM20105
  • TAFE NSW code: MEM20105-01V09-20TAR-127

Location – Taree

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

10 Hours per week

Duration

32 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.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time blended course. You will need to attend approximately 8.1 hours of class for 1 day a week for 32 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours including private study, research and assignment preparations.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Are currently seeking employment in the Metal and Engineering industry.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support

Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.

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 Thursday from 8:00am to 3:30pm. 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?

You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Learner Resources. Costs will be advised upon orientation.

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

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
MEM07032B Use workshop machines for basic operations
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM12024A Perform computations
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM11011B Undertake manual handling
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held 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

Taree
Montgomery Crescent, Taree
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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