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Certificate II in Engineering Pathways (MEM20413)

Course summary

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.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
  • - Engineering and Built Environment
  • - VET in Schools
Skill Area
  • - Engineering
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

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


Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Summary
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 12 units, consisting of:
4 core units and 8 elective units.
Core Units
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEMPE005A Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry
MEMPE006A Undertake a basic engineering project
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective Units
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEMPE001A Use engineering workshop machines
MEMPE002A Use electric welding machines
MEMPE003A Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment
MEMPE007A Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms
MSAPCI101A Adapt to work in industry
Study Sequence
Enrol into all units at once. 

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL

Course Intakes

VET in Schools (VETiS)

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

Duration and dates
1 year or 2 years part-time study.


Summary

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. 


For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

No related course found.

Third Party Services arrangement

Clermont State High School provides the following services on behalf of CQUniversity for this course:
  • Recruitment of senior students enrolled at Clermont State High School
  • Provision of educational or support service
Senior students should email: principal@clermontshs.eq.edu.au

Dysart State High School provides the following services on behalf of CQUniversity for this course:
  • Recruitment of senior students enrolled at Dysart State High School
  • Provision of educational or support services
Senior students should email: admin@dysartshs.eq.edu.au

Resource Requirements

Students are required to supply their own personal protective equipment as required including appropriate clothing and footwear. Such items include:
  • Cotton drill long pants
  • Cotton drill short or long sleeved shirt 
  • Steel capped boots
  • Safety glasses

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

What else might I find useful?

Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student