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CERTIFICATE II IN ENGINEERING [MECHANICAL FITTER AND MACHINIST PRE-APPRENTICESHIP]

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA49

 

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to make machines, parts, and tools, work with pumps and hydraulics, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

The successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a trades’ assistant or gain an apprenticeship in the metals and engineering sector in the mechanical fitter or machinist metal trade area. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice or trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.

Many employers and Group Employer Schemes contact South Metropolitan TAFE throughout the year with a view to offering apprenticeships to students. Graduates of the Certificate II in Engineering have a greater chance of obtaining an apprenticeship than those without this qualification, because they have the knowledge, skills and competency that employers require.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Certificate III in Engineering apprenticeship

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Rockingham
Thornlie
Duration

1 semester (6 months) full time. Includes 150 hours work experience.

How Full Time (Pre-Apprenticeship)
When This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

The successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a trades’ assistant or gain an apprenticeship in the metals and engineering sector in the mechanical fitter or machinist metal trade area. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice or trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.

Many employers and Group Employer Schemes contact South Metropolitan TAFE throughout the year with a view to offering apprenticeships to students. Graduates of the Certificate II in Engineering have a greater chance of obtaining an apprenticeship than those without this qualification, because they have the knowledge, skills and competency that employers require.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Certificate III in Engineering apprenticeship

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

1 Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment MEM16007A W5548
Apply quality systems MEM15002A W5532
Apply quality procedures MEM15024A W5531
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment MEM13014A W5502
Plan to undertake a routine task MEM14004A W5512

3 Work Practice Coordination Modules

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
MODULE 3 (MID-POINT) AW868 AW868
MODULE 1 (PLACEMENT ARRANGED) AW866 AW866
MODULE 4 (COMPLETED) AW869 AW869
MODULE 2 (COMMENCED) AW867 AW867
MODULE 1 (PLACEMENT ARRANGED) AW866 AW866
MODULE 2 (COMMENCED) AW867 AW867
MODULE 4 (COMPLETED) AW869 AW869
MODULE 3 (MID-POINT) AW868 AW868
MODULE 2 (COMMENCED) AW867 AW867
MODULE 1 (PLACEMENT ARRANGED) AW866 AW866
MODULE 4 (COMPLETED) AW869 AW869
MODULE 2 (COMMENCED) AW867 AW867
MODULE 1 (PLACEMENT ARRANGED) AW866 AW866
MODULE 3 (MID-POINT) AW868 AW868
MODULE 3 (MID-POINT) AW868 AW868
MODULE 4 (COMPLETED) AW869 AW869

Electives

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Perform engineering measurements MEM12023A W5492
Undertake manual handling MEM11011B W5466
Organise and communicate information MEM16006A W5451
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components MEM18055B W5601
Interpret technical drawing MEM09002B W5418
Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment MEM07001B W5364
Perform manual heating and thermal cutting MEM05007C W5333
Carry out mechanical cutting MEM05005B W5331
Use workshop machines for basic operations MEM07032B W5378
Use comparison and basic measuring devices MEM12001B W5488
Use hand tools MEM18001C W5563
Use power tools/hand held operations MEM18002B W5574
  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications are open. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a South Metropolitan TAFE associate degree or higher education diploma, or a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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Page last updated March 24, 2017