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MEM20413 - Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

Overview

At a glance

This qualification equips you with knowledge and skills which will enhance your prospects of employment in an engineering or related working environment. Successful completion of this course enhances your employment opportunities if you are seeking an apprenticeship in the engineering trade, and will give you direct and indirect skills associated with apprenticeship trades relevant to the engineering industry.

This qualification is designed to give you employability skills including communication, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self-management and hands on skills relevant to the industry.

The qualification is suited to VET in Schools programs or learners with no previous connection to the engineering industry or relevant employment history.

Application Mode On-campus
Courses/Units
Twelve (12) units must be successfully completed – four (4) core units and eight (8) electives.
Availability EmeraldGladstone CityMackay OoraleaRockhampton City
DurationSee availabilities
Intake Dates
See availabilities
Full course cost$4,800.00
Unit cost$400.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

Hours of Study

Approximately 340 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration may vary slightly across locations.

Career Opportunities

Apprenticeships including Boilermaker, Sheet Metal Worker, Fitter, Fitter and Turner, Welder, Mechanical Machinist, Factory Worker, or Metal Production Assistant.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment

Program Structure

You are required to complete 12 units of competency, including 4 core units and 8 elective units.

Visit the handbook to find out more about the course structure.

Units

Standard Course Structure

Core
  • Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment (MEM13014A)
  • Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry (MEMPE005A)
  • Undertake a basic engineering project (MEMPE006A)
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (MSAENV272B)
Electives
  • Organise and communicate information (MEM16006A)
  • Use hand tools (MEM18001C)
  • Use power tools/hand held operations (MEM18002B)
  • Use engineering workshop machines (MEMPE001A)
  • Use electric welding machines (MEMPE002A)
  • Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment (MEMPE003A)
  • Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms (MEMPE007A)
  • Adapt to work in industry (MSAPCI101A)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.

Availabilities

CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea - VET in Schools

This course is available as part of the VET in Schools Program at CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea campus.

Commencing February 2017, classes will be held one day per week on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays from 8.30 am - 3.30 pm.


Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses. For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page www.cqu.edu.au/vetis or your School HOD.

Timing

Next intake for this course will be Term 1, 2017.

Duration and dates

12 months.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City - VET in Schools

This course is available as part of the VET in Schools Program at CQUniversity Rockhampton City campus.

Commencing February 2017, classes will be held one day per week on Wednesdays or Thursdays from 8.30 am - 3.30 pm.


Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses. For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page www.cqu.edu.au/vetis or your School HOD.

Timing

Next intake for this course will be Term 1, 2017. Expressions of interest can be sent via your School VET Co-ordinator.

Duration and dates

Attendance one (1) day per week

CQUniversity Emerald - VET in Schools (partnered with school Dysart and Clermont)

It is proposed that this course will be delivered at Dysart State High School and Clermont State High School.

Attendance will be at Dysart SHS or Clermont SHS. 

This course is available as part of the VET in Schools program in partnership with schools in the Emerald region. Students undertaking this course will need to be in Year 11 in 2017.

Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses. For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page www.cqu.edu.au/vetis or your School HOD.

 

 

Timing

Next intake for this course will be Term 1, 2017. Expressions of interest can be sent via your School VET Co-ordinator.

Duration and dates

2 years.

CQUniversity Gladstone City - VET in Schools

This course is available as part of the VET in Schools Program at CQUniversity Gladstone City campus.

CLASS DETAILS (students will attend one day per week)

Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses. For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page www.cqu.edu.au/vetis or your School HOD.

Timing

Next intake for this course will be Term 1, 2017. Expressions of interest can be sent via your School VET Co-ordinator.

Duration and dates

Attendance one (1) day per week

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $4,800.00

Unit cost: $400.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists

Scholarships

Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply

Applying

Certificate, diploma and advanced diploma-level courses

To enquire about intake dates or to submit an application:

  • call 13 27 86, or
  • visit us at reception at one of our locations.

For further information

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 13 27 86.

You can also register your interest to stay up-to-date with course developments, application timelines and events happening in your area.

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