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.
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Length
16 weeks
Qualification Code
22470VIC

Free TAFE

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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.

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

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: LKZ

National course code: 22470VIC

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
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 8.30am to 4.15pm

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

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.

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

2020 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 2020.

Other study costs

Students must wear full-length cotton drill overalls and steel-capped leather work boots. Suggested: Auto darkening welding mask. Welding gloves. Safety glasses.

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.

 

 

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