Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

Course Description

Enhance your opportunities to gain a complete apprenticeship by undertaking this course offering real-world skill development in the engineering and manufacturing industry.

This course will give you an introduction to the engineering and manufacturing industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations.

You will learn:

  • essential work health and safety requirements
  • communication skills
  • work planning, and
  • interact with computing technology
  • use of power tools and fabrication equipment
  • complete a basic engineering project

Career Opportunities

The qualification is suited to VET in Schools programs for high school students considering employment in the Construction Industry, or anyone looking to work as a labourer or handyman. This qualification is a pathway course for those looking to enrol in further study in carpentry, construction, furniture making, plumbing, electrical studies, and landscaping.

Core Units

Course Requirements

To successfully achieve this qualification, you must complete twelve units of competency. There are four core units and eight elective units.

  • Sound ability in English and Mathematics, or equivalent.
  • All students must acquire and wear the correct PPE. This includes protective eyewear, protective footwear, and protective clothing.
  • MEM13014A
    Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • MEMPE005A
    Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry
  • MSAENV272B
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • MEMPE006A
    Undertake a basic engineering project

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Elective Units

    Work in a team
  • MEMPE002A
    Use electric welding machines
  • MEM16008A
    Interact with computing technology
  • MEMPE004A
    Use fabrication equipment
  • MEM16006A
    Organise and communicate information
  • MEM18001C
    Use hand tools
  • MEM18002B
    Use power tools/hand held operation
  • MEMPE001A
    Use engineering workshop machines

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Course Delivery

  • This course is a combination of practical and theory work undertaken at your school or at a DGT Training Facility.
  • Contact us for information on training locations in South East Queensland.

Program Length

  • One day per week across the school year for VET in Schools (VETiS) students.
  • 12 weeks for learners enrolled outside a VETiS program.

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Eligibility criteria applies. Contact DGT for more information.

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