Certificate II in Engineering Studies

This course will give you broad-based foundation skills, and is designed to enhance your job prospects by making you more competitive when applying for an apprenticeship.
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
Wimmera - Horsham
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Wimmera - Horsham
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
-
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Length
16 weeks
Qualification Code
22470VIC

Free TAFE

This course is in the Free TAFE for Priority Courses list. Find out about the initiative and your eligibility

This course will give you broad-based, foundation skills in a range of engineering areas such as basic machining, fabrication and the use of hand and power tools. This will enhance your job prospects, and make you more competitive when applying for an apprenticeship. You will gain experience and knowledge of a range of occupations at engineering trade level which will give you a greater understanding of careers and opportunities within the engineering and manufacturing sector. This program may also give you up to one year of credit towards a Certificate III (apprenticeship) qualification.

 

  • Boiler maker
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Automotive engineer
  • Boilermaker
  • Electrical engineer/Electrician
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Metallurgical engineer

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.

PERFORM BASIC MACHINING PROCESSES
VU22331
UNDERTAKE A BASIC ENGINEERING PROJECT
MEMPE006A
USE HAND TOOLS
MEM18001C
APPLY BASIC FABRICATION TECHNIQUES
VU22332
SELECT AND INTERPRET DRAWINGS AND PREPARE THREE DIMENSIONAL (3D) SKETCHES AND DRAWINGS
VU22330
REPORT ON A RANGE OF SECTORS IN THE MANUFACTURING, ENGINEERING AND RELATED INDUSTRIES
VU22329
APPLY PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT
MEM13014A
PERFORM METAL MACHINING OPERATIONS
VU22335
CREATE ENGINEERING DRAWINGS USING COMPUTER AIDED SYSTEMS
VU22339
PERFORM BASIC WELDING AND THERMAL CUTTING PROCESSES TO FABRICATE ENGINEERING STRUCTURES
VU22337
PERFORM METAL FABRICATION OPERATIONS
VU22336
PRODUCE BASIC ENGINEERING COMPONENTS AND PRODUCTS USING FABRICATION AND MACHINING OPERATIONS
VU22334
PERFORM INTERMEDIATE ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONS
VU22333
CREATE ENGINEERING DRAWINGS USING COMPUTER AIDED SYSTEMS
VU20916
USE POWER TOOLS/HAND HELD OPERATIONS
MEM18002B
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 8.30am to 4.15pm

Delivery: Combination of classroom and online.

Entry requirements (year 12)

  • Completion of a pre-training review
  • Language, literacy and numeracy evaluation to year 10 standard
  • Basic computer skills
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking this course

Entry requirements (non year 12)

  • Completion of a pre-training review
  • Language, literacy and numeracy evaluation to year 10 standard
  • Basic computer skills
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking this course

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: LKZ

National course code: 22470VIC

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees you will pay depends on your eligibility for a Victorian Government subsidised place under the Skills First Program.

Find out more about eligibility here.

2023 total estimated tuition fees for Certificate II in Engineering Studies
Concession
Government Subsidised Place
Standard
Government Subsidised Place
Full Fee Place
(Not eligible for government subsidy)
$370$1,848$8,808

*Fees displayed are estimates for the total program and may change depending on individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are subject to change annually.

Visit our TAFE enrolment fees page for more information.

Material Fees

Material fees cover the cost of items which are purchased by the university and provided to the student, such as tools, materials, uniforms, textbooks, excursions and other incidentals associated with the program.

The estimated material fees for this program are $250

Eligibility Exemptions

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University through the Skills First eligibility exemptions initiative.

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 an eligibility exemption.

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2023.

Important Information

Direct Debit Payment Plans are available for eligible students to help manage the payment of tuition and material fees throughout the enrolment year (excluding Diploma/Advanced Diploma tuition fees).

Students accessing government-subsidised training under the Skills First Program need to be aware that enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Free TAFE: Under the Victorian Government Free TAFE initiative, some programs have free tuition for eligible students, however material fees (if applicable) will be payable by the student.  Free TAFE is subject to availability and eligibility requirements.

Visit the TAFE fees website. for further information on fees, payments and refunds.

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.

• Certificate III or IV in Engineering

• Engineering apprenticeship in Mechanical, Fabrication, Automotive or Electrical

• Diploma/Advanced Diploma in Engineering

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

Centre for Design and Construc

Course coordinator

Stuart Birkin