Certificate II in Engineering

This hands-on course is designed for people looking to enter an apprenticeship as a welder, metal fabricator, machinist (fitter and turner), maintenance technician in the metal trades manufacturing industry or who are already doing some metal trade work and would like to gain accreditation and a pathway to a full apprenticeship. During this course you will be introduced to a range of fundamental skills used in the manufacturing industry metal trades industry. This course can also provide credit.

Graduates from Certificate II in Engineering Studies will have basic factual, technical and procedural knowledge in a defined area of work and learning covering a range of engineering streams and related area. The aim of this course is to provide pre-employment training and a pathway into the engineering, manufacturing or related industries. A graduate of this course will be eligible to undertake a work-based traineeship or apprenticeship in a range of related areas. They are also eligible to enrol in Certificate III qualifications in the engineering, manufacturing or related areas and seek entry level employment in the engineering, manufacturing or related industries To be awarded the qualification, Certificate II in Engineering Studies, participants must successfully complete eleven (11) units consisting of seven (7) core units and four (4) elective units.

  • Welder
  • Metal manufacturing operator
  • Machinist
  • Maintenance fitter

This hands-on course is designed for people looking to enter an apprenticeship as a welder, metal fabricator, machinist (fitter and turner), maintenance technician in the metal trades manufacturing industry or who are already doing some metal trade work and would like to gain accreditation and a pathway to a full apprenticeship.

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

APPLY PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT
MEM13014A
PLAN TO UNDERTAKE A ROUTINE TASK
MEM14004A
APPLY QUALITY SYSTEMS
MEM15002A
APPLY QUALITY PROCEDURES
MEM15024A
WORK WITH OTHERS IN A MANUFACTURING, ENGINEERING OR RELATED ENVIRONMENT
MEM16007A
PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES
MSMENV272
PERFORM MANUAL PRODUCTION ASSEMBLY
MEM03001B
PERFORM PRECISION ASSEMBLY
MEM03002B
PERFORM SHEET AND PLATE ASSEMBLY
MEM03003B
PERFORM ELECTRONIC/ELECTRICAL ASSEMBLY (PRODUCTION)
MEM03004B
REWORK AND REPAIR (ELECTRONIC/ELECTRICAL PRODUCTION)
MEM03005B
SET ASSEMBLY STATIONS
MEM03006B
OPERATE MELTING FURNACES
MEM04001B
PERFORM GRAVITY DIE CASTING
MEM04002B
OPERATE PRESSURE DIE CASTING MACHINE
MEM04003B
PREPARE AND MIX SAND FOR METAL MOULDING
MEM04004B
PRODUCE MOULDS AND CORES BY HAND (JOBBING)
MEM04005C
OPERATE SAND MOULDING AND CORE MAKING MACHINES
MEM04006B
POUR MOLTEN METAL
MEM04007B
FETTLE AND TRIM METAL CASTINGS/FORGINGS
MEM04008B
PERFORM GENERAL WOODWORKING MACHINE OPERATIONS
MEM04018B
PERFORM REFRACTORY INSTALLATION AND REPAIR
MEM04019B
PERFORM MANUAL SOLDERING/DESOLDERING - ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
MEM05001B
PERFORM HIGH RELIABILITY SOLDERING AND DESOLDERING
MEM05002B
PERFORM SOFT SOLDERING
MEM05003B
PERFORM ROUTINE OXY ACETYLENE WELDING
MEM05004C
CARRY OUT MECHANICAL CUTTING
MEM05005B
PERFORM BRAZING AND/OR SILVER SOLDERING
MEM05006B
PERFORM MANUAL HEATING AND THERMAL CUTTING
MEM05007C
APPLY FABRICATION, FORMING AND SHAPING TECHNIQUES
MEM05010C
ASSEMBLE FABRICATED COMPONENTS
MEM05011D
PERFORM ROUTINE MANUAL METAL ARC WELDING
MEM05012C
PERFORM MANUAL PRODUCTION WELDING
MEM05013C
WELD USING MANUAL METAL ARC WELDING PROCESS
MEM05015D
WELD USING GAS METAL ARC WELDING PROCESS
MEM05017D
WELD USING GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING PROCESS
MEM05019D
APPLY WELDING PRINCIPLES
MEM05026C
PERFORM GEOMETRIC DEVELOPMENT
MEM05037C
WELD USING POWDER FLAME SPRAYING
MEM05041B
PERFORM ROUTINE GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING
MEM05049B
PERFORM ROUTINE GAS METAL ARC WELDING
MEM05050B
PERFORM HAND FORGING
MEM06001B
PERFORM HAMMER FORGING
MEM06002B
CARRY OUT HEAT TREATMENT
MEM06003C
PERFORM DROP AND UPSET FORGING
MEM06005B
PERFORM BASIC INCIDENTAL HEAT/QUENCHING, TEMPERING AND ANNEALING
MEM06007B
PERFORM OPERATIONAL MAINTENANCE OF MACHINES/EQUIPMENT
MEM07001B
PERFORM MACHINE SETTING (ROUTINE)
MEM07003B
PERFORM GENERAL MACHINING
MEM07005C
PERFORM LATHE OPERATIONS
MEM07006C
PERFORM MILLING OPERATIONS
MEM07007C
PERFORM GRINDING OPERATIONS
MEM07008D
SET COMPUTER CONTROLLED MACHINES/PROCESSES
MEM07015B
OPERATE AND MONITOR MACHINE/PROCESS
MEM07024B
PERFORM ADVANCED MACHINE/PROCESS OPERATION
MEM07025B
PERFORM ADVANCED PLASTIC PROCESSING
MEM07026B
PERFORM ADVANCED PRESS OPERATIONS
MEM07027B
OPERATE COMPUTER CONTROLLED MACHINES/PROCESSES
MEM07028B
PERFORM ROUTINE SHARPENING/MAINTENANCE OF PRODUCTION TOOLS AND CUTTERS
MEM07029B
PERFORM METAL SPINNING LATHE OPERATIONS (BASIC)
MEM07030C
PERFORM METAL SPINNING LATHE OPERATIONS (COMPLEX)
MEM07031C
USE WORKSHOP MACHINES FOR BASIC OPERATIONS
MEM07032B
OPERATE AND MONITOR BASIC BOILER
MEM07033B
OPERATE AND MONITOR INTERMEDIATE CLASS BOILER
MEM07034A
PERFORM WIRE, JIG AND BARREL LOAD/UNLOAD WORK
MEM08001B
PRE-TREAT WORK FOR SUBSEQUENT SURFACE COATING
MEM08002C
PERFORM ELECTROPLATING OPERATIONS
MEM08003C
FINISH WORK USING WET, DRY AND VAPOUR DEPOSITION METHODS
MEM08004B
PREPARE AND PRODUCE SPECIALISED COATINGS
MEM08005B
PRODUCE CLEAR AND/OR COLOURED AND/OR SEALED ANODISED FILMS ON ALUMINIUM
MEM08006B
CONTROL SURFACE FINISH PRODUCTION AND FINISHED PRODUCT QUALITY
MEM08007B
OPERATE AND CONTROL SURFACE FINISHING WASTE TREATMENT PROCESS
MEM08008B
MAKE UP SOLUTIONS
MEM08009C
MANUALLY FINISH/POLISH MATERIALS
MEM08010B
PREPARE SURFACES USING SOLVENTS AND/OR MECHANICAL MEANS
MEM08011B
PREPARE SURFACES BY ABRASIVE BLASTING (BASIC)
MEM08012B
PREPARE SURFACES BY ABRASIVE BLASTING (ADVANCED)
MEM08013B
APPLY PROTECTIVE COATINGS (BASIC)
MEM08014B
APPLY PROTECTIVE COATINGS (ADVANCED)
MEM08015B
CONTROL BLAST COATING BY-PRODUCTS, MATERIALS AND EMISSIONS
MEM08016B
INTERPRET TECHNICAL DRAWING
MEM09002B
CREATE 2D DRAWINGS USING COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN SYSTEM
MEM09009C
TERMINATE AND CONNECT ELECTRICAL WIRING
MEM10002B
INSTALL SPLIT AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS AND ASSOCIATED PIPEWORK
MEM10013A
ERECT/DISMANTLE SCAFFOLDING AND EQUIPMENT
MEM11001C
ERECT/DISMANTLE COMPLEX SCAFFOLDING AND EQUIPMENT
MEM11002C
UNDERTAKE DOGGING
MEM11004B
PICK AND PROCESS ORDER
MEM11005B
PERFORM PRODUCTION PACKAGING
MEM11006B
ADMINISTER INVENTORY PROCEDURES
MEM11007B
PACKAGE MATERIALS (STORES AND WAREHOUSE)
MEM11008B
HANDLE/MOVE BULK FLUIDS/GASES
MEM11009B
OPERATE MOBILE LOAD SHIFTING EQUIPMENT
MEM11010B
UNDERTAKE MANUAL HANDLING
MEM11011B
PURCHASE MATERIALS
MEM11012B
UNDERTAKE WAREHOUSE RECEIVAL PROCESS
MEM11013B
UNDERTAKE WAREHOUSE DISPATCH PROCESS
MEM11014B
ORDER MATERIALS
MEM11016B
ORGANISE AND LEAD STOCKTAKES
MEM11017B
ORGANISE AND MAINTAIN WAREHOUSE STOCK RECEIVAL AND/OR DISPATCH SYSTEM
MEM11018B
Mon - Fri (times vary) approx 25 hours per week

Entry requirements (year 12)

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: HZJ

National course code: MEM20105

Fees are subject to change annually.

Tuition and material fees (if applicable) will be charged at enrolment.

For further information regarding tuition and material fees, please view 2021 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) .  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Fee assistance: VET Student Loans may be available for eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma enrolments.

For further information on paying your fees please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2021 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2021.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

Federation TAFE

Course coordinator

Ballarat - SMB - Stuart Birkin