Certificate II in Engineering Studies



About this Course

Develop your skills for employment within the engineering industry with this pre-apprenticeship course. With successfully completed units you will gain credits into an apprenticeship in various engineering and manufacturing careers including general machining, fabrication and welding. It's a great way of getting your foot in the door, as it shows not only understanding and skills, but a dedication to your chosen trade area.

Learning Outcomes

This course can be tailored to your desired engineering stream, therefore learning outcomes are varied. Some may include: - Machining - Tool and equipment safety and operation - Using computer-aided design and drafting - Applying mathematics to engineering - Basic fabrication - Perform computations and produce engineering graphics - Cutting, grinding, and turning operations

Compulsory Units

MEM12024A Perform computations MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment MEM16006A Organise and communicate information MEM16008A Interact with computing technology MEM18001C Use hand tools MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices VU20909 Develop an individual career plan for the engineering industry VU20910 Produce basic engineering sketches and drawings VU20911 Handle engineering materials MSS402040A Apply 5S procedures

Selectable Units

Additional selectable units may apply.


The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. You will be assessed through a combination of practical work skills and theory testing, through observation, class exercises, participation, written assignments and tests.


By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification

Job Opportunities

Training and pathways in the engineering, manufacturing or other related industries. Apprenticeships and traineeships can lead into a range of careers in design, manufacture, installation and repair of a wide range of products. If you become a qualified tradesperson in the future, occupations may include - Boilermaker - Welder - Toolmaker/mechanical technician - Draftsperson - Mechanical fitter This qualification also provides a pathway into careers in the engineering industry such as a mechanical, fabrication or electrical engineer

Delivery Methods

- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus


- McKoy Street Main Campus VIC


Full-time: 14 weeks (3 days/week)

When You Can Start

Semester 1: 13 March 2018 Semester 2: 31 July 2018

Delivery Schedule

**2018 Dates** - **Semester 1:** 13/3/18 to 28/6/18 (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) - **Semester 2:** 31/07/2018 to 15/11/2018 (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) Time: 8.00am-4.30pm

Entry Requirements

- You must be at least 16 years of age to enrol. - You must supply your own safety boots and work-safe clothing.


Government Funded $390.00 (Tuition $390.00, Materials $0.00) Concession $78.00 (Tuition $78.00, Materials $0.00) Fee For Service $1,170.00 (Tuition $1,170.00, Materials $0.00)

Fees Additional Information

The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the Enrol Now tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.

Materials Included In Fees

- Reference books - Materials used

Application Procedure

Apply via the ‘Apply online now’ button in the course information page. If the course is not available for online application, you can download an enrolment form via the ‘Apply Now’ tab on our website. Alternatively, please feel free to contact our friendly customer service team on 1300 69 8233 or email

Other Information

Can lead to studies in MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade.

For More Information


Customer Service


1300 MY TAFE (1300 69 8233)


02 6055 6611



87 McKoy Street, West Wodonga, Vic, 3690


PO Box 963, Wodonga Vic 3689