Version Effective: 27th of March, 2018
Version Effective: 27th of March, 2018

MEM20413 - Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

Course Details

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 For detailed information on Course Fees, visit 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

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

  1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
  2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
  3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

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

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 4 core units
  2. Complete 8 elective units
Please select a course structure from the options below:
VET in Schools (VETiS) - Rockhampton

1 year part-time

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core Units
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment More Information Training.gov Details
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE006A Undertake a basic engineering project More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE005A Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
Enrol in all units at once.
MEM18001C Use hand tools More Information Training.gov Details
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE003A Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment More Information Training.gov Details
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE001A Use engineering workshop machines More Information Training.gov Details
MSAPCI101A Adapt to work in industry More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE002A Use electric welding machines More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE007A Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 MEM13014A - Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
2 MEM18001C - Use hand tools
2 MEM18002B - Use power tools/hand held operations
3 MEMPE003A - Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment
4 MSAENV272B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
5 MEM16006A - Organise and communicate information
6 MEMPE001A - Use engineering workshop machines
7 MSAPCI101A - Adapt to work in industry
8 MEMPE002A - Use electric welding machines
9 MEMPE007A - Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms
10 MEMPE006A - Undertake a basic engineering project
10 MEMPE005A - Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry


VET in Schools (VETiS) - Gladstone

1 year part-time
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment More Information Training.gov Details
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE006A Undertake a basic engineering project More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE005A Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
Enrol into all units at once.
MEM18001C Use hand tools More Information Training.gov Details
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE003A Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment More Information Training.gov Details
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information More Information Training.gov Details
MSAPCI101A Adapt to work in industry More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE002A Use electric welding machines More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE007A Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE001A Use engineering workshop machines More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 MEM13014A - Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
2 MEM18001C - Use hand tools
2 MEM18002B - Use power tools/hand held operations
3 MEMPE003A - Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment
4 MSAENV272B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
5 MEM16006A - Organise and communicate information
6 MSAPCI101A - Adapt to work in industry
7 MEMPE002A - Use electric welding machines
8 MEMPE007A - Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms
9 MEMPE001A - Use engineering workshop machines
10 MEMPE006A - Undertake a basic engineering project
10 MEMPE005A - Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry


VET in Schools (VETiS) - Mackay

18 months part-time
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE006A Undertake a basic engineering project More Information Training.gov Details
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE005A Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information More Information Training.gov Details
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations More Information Training.gov Details
MEM18001C Use hand tools More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE007A Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE001A Use engineering workshop machines More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE002A Use electric welding machines More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE003A Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment More Information Training.gov Details
MSAPCI101A Adapt to work in industry More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 MEM13014A - Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
2 MEM16006A - Organise and communicate information
3 MEM18002B - Use power tools/hand held operations
3 MEM18001C - Use hand tools
4 MEMPE007A - Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms
5 MEMPE001A - Use engineering workshop machines
6 MEMPE006A - Undertake a basic engineering project
7 MEMPE002A - Use electric welding machines
8 MEMPE003A - Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment
9 MSAENV272B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
10 MEMPE005A - Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry
11 MSAPCI101A - Adapt to work in industry


VET in Schools (VETiS) - Emerald (Dysart and Clermont State High Schools)

18 months part-time
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment More Information Training.gov Details
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE005A Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE006A Undertake a basic engineering project More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
MEM18001C Use hand tools More Information Training.gov Details
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE003A Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment More Information Training.gov Details
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information More Information Training.gov Details
MSAPCI101A Adapt to work in industry More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE002A Use electric welding machines More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE007A Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms More Information Training.gov Details
MEMPE001A Use engineering workshop machines More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 MEM13014A - Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
2 MEM18001C - Use hand tools
3 MEM18002B - Use power tools/hand held operations
4 MSAENV272B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
5 MEMPE003A - Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment
6 MEM16006A - Organise and communicate information
7 MSAPCI101A - Adapt to work in industry
8 MEMPE002A - Use electric welding machines
9 MEMPE005A - Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry
10 MEMPE007A - Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms
11 MEMPE001A - Use engineering workshop machines
12 MEMPE006A - Undertake a basic engineering project


Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

VET in Schools (VETiS) - Rockhampton

On-campus

Gladstone City

February: Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Part Time

VET in Schools (VETiS) - Emerald (Dysart and Clermont State High Schools)

On-campus

Emerald

February: Part Time

VET in Schools (VETiS) - Mackay

On-campus

Mackay

February: Part Time

VET in Schools (VETiS) - Gladstone

On-campus

Gladstone City

February: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

Please note that VETiS students are required to be enrolled into all units for 2019 at the time of initial enrolment.


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/student-life/new-students