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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.

Study Mode On-campus
Units/Credits
Availability EmeraldGladstone CityMackay OoraleaRockhampton City
Duration1 year or 2 years part-time study.
Intake Dates
There is one course intake for 2018, available in February.
Full course cost$5040.00
Subsidised course cost$1188.00
Subsidised Concession course cost$756.00

For Clermont and Dysart State High School students: this course is delivered in partnership with your respective schools.  Students should contact: principal@clermontshs.eq.edu.au or admin@dysartshs.eq.edu.au.

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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 Units
  • 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)
Elective Units
  • 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

VET in Schools (VETiS)

On-campus

This course is available to study on-campus, thorough the VETiS program at the following locations:

CQUniversity Emerald 

Delivered at Clermont State School 

Classes will commence from the week beginning 29 January and will be held in one week blocks per school term. Classes will be held on Mondays to Thursdays from 7.30 am - 4.30 pm and on Fridays from 7.30 am - 2.30 pm. Teaching staff will advise students when blocks will be held.

Delivered at Dysart State School 

Classes will commence from the week beginning 16 March and will be held in one week blocks per school term. Classes will be held on Mondays to Thursdays from 7.30 am - 4.30 pm and on Fridays from 7.30 am - 2.30 pm. Teaching staff will advise students when blocks will be held.

CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea 

Classes will commence from the week beginning, 12 February and will be held weekly on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays from 9 am – 4 pm. On the first day of class, students are to meet outside the Engineering building.

CQUniversity Rockhampton

Classes will commence from the week beginning 12 February and will be held weekly on Tuesdays from 8 am - 4pm. On the first day of class, students are to meet at campus reception. 

CQUniversity Gladstone City

Classes will commence from the week beginning 12 February and will be held on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 8.30 am - 3.30 pm. On the first day of class, students are to meet at campus reception. 

Timing

There is one course intake for 2018, available in February.

Duration and dates

1 year or 2 years part-time study.

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $5040.00

Subsidised course cost: $1188.00

Subsidised Concession course cost: $756.00

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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:

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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