Develop your skills for employment within the fabrication and mechanical engineering industry with this pre-apprenticeship course. With successfully completed units, you may gain credits into an apprenticeship in various mechanical engineering, fabrication 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.
Students undertaking the Certificate II in Engineering Studies have the option to undertake practical placement, providing opportunity in obtaining ‘real life’ experience and building connections with local employers as part of their course.
Dates / Locations
#### When You Can Enrol
Apply now for the course commencing in August.
#### Delivery Schedule
**2021 Course Dates**
Session 2 course beginning mid August (Tues-Thurs)
**Optional practical placement with local employers included in this time**
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
Info Events / Sessions
No info events or info sessions available.
#### Compulsory Units
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM18001C Use hand tools
VU22329 Report on a range of sectors in the manufacturing, engineering and related industries
VU22330 Select and interpret drawings and prepare three dimensional (3D) sketches and drawings
VU22331 Perform basic machining processes
VU22332 Apply basic fabrication techniques
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
VU22333 Perform intermediate engineering computations
VU22334 Produce basic engineering components and products using fabrication and machining operations
VU22335 Perform metal machining operations
MEMPE006A Undertake a basic engineering project
#### Learning Outcomes
This course can be tailored to your desired engineering stream, therefore learning outcomes are varied. Some may include:
- 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
ON-CAMPUS, PART-TIME: 6 MONTHS
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
From 1 January 2019, Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that will pay your tuition fees to study in this selected course at Wodonga TAFE, if you’re eligible, subject to minimum numbers.
Government Funded $480.00 (Tuition $480.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $96.00 (Tuition $96.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $7,200.00 (Tuition $7,200.00, Materials $0.00)
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.
You must be at least 16 years of age to enrol.
You must supply your own safety boots; safety glasses and appropriate flame resistant clothing for workshop activities (not loose clothing as this is an OH&S hazard)
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 trades person in the future, occupations may include:
- Toolmaker/mechanical technician
- Mechanical fitter.
This qualification also provides a pathway into careers in the engineering industry such as a mechanical, fabrication or electrical engineer
By successfully completing this course you will receive a nationally recognised AQF Qualification.
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.
How to apply
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