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MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering

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Key details

Duration

2 year/s

This program is delivered over a period of 6 to 12 months. The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and/or units selected and will vary depending upon how long a student takes to reach the required competency level.

Intake

Locations

Alice Springs, Casuarina, Katherine, Tennant Creek
Not available to international students.

Course code

MEM20105

Overview

This course is available to continuing students only. Replacement course coming soon.

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required of workers employed as Engineering/manufacturing Employees - Level III as defined in the Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award or in related industries where Engineering/ Manufacturing Employees work.

The qualification has been specifically developed to reflect the minimum training requirement specified in the Award for employment in the above occupation. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through a combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal traineeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes.

APPLICATION

This qualification is designed to provide an industry recognised skills profile related to production work as an Engineering. Manufacturing Employee - Level III. Competence development would typically be undertaken through an Australian Apprenticeships arrangement where the integration of on and off-the-job training would be specified in the Training Plan associated with the Contract of Training between the employer and trainee.

Assessment of some units of competency must, where indicated, include evidence of the candidate's performance in a productive work environment where there is sufficient range of appropriate tasks and/or materials to cover the scope of application of those units. All outcomes must reflect the standard of performance required of the work associated with the Unit/s.

This qualification is not suited and should not be used for people who are not employed in an engineering production or manufacturing environment. It is not suited and should be used for school students unless they are formally engaged in a traineeship in accordance with the Australian Apprenticeships policy.

Career opportunities

Certificate II in Engineering graduates will be prepared to enter into an apprenticeship in the fitting and machining trade or the metal fabrication and welding trade.

Occupations relevant to this qualification inlcude: Engineering/Manufacturing employees.

Credit transfers and advanced standing

Skill recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.This can include skills from:

  • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
  • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
  • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.
Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.
For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact Student Central on 1800 061 963 (free call) or email Student.Central@cdu.edu.au.

Credit Transfer
Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.
Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.
In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.
Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.

Further training pathways from this qualification include but are not limited to MEM30319 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade, and MEM30219 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade.

Fees

2024 Fees

  Fee Type  2024 Course Fees
  NT Government supported*  $tbc
  Full Fee  $6,400.00 - $7,400.00

*This course is supported by the NT Government for eligible domestic students who are NT residents. A limited number of NT Government supported places are available, so secure your place now.

Fees shown are indicative and subject to change annually. Actual course fees may vary depending on the units chosen. International non-student visa-holders; study eligibility needs to be verified before enrolment. Fees may vary depending on the visa type.

For further clarification and information on fees, payment options, instalment plans, and refunds, contact CDU on 1800 061 963 or refer to TAFE Fees and Payments.

Fee exemptions

Exemptions apply to TAFE tuition fees for NTG supported courses only.

At the time of enrolment, students in these categories will be exempt from paying tuition fees:

  • Recipient of a Centrelink payment
  • Recipient of Department of Veterans Affairs benefits
  • Enrolled Secondary Students
  • Permanent residents with refugee or humanitarian status

Certified copy of the evidence must be provided at the time of enrolment.

If your course is delivered in a location that is listed on the NTG’s Location Categories for VET Funded Programs, with remote as the location category you may be eligible for the Remote 2 Location tuition fee exemption.

Delivery allowance for VET funded programs

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  • Recognition of prior learning accepted
  • Packages into higher education available for most courses
CDU trades student

Why study trades at CDU?

Whether you're an apprentice, a trainee, or already working in the industry, our trades courses are for you.

Start your career or upskill in a variety of areas from construction and electrotechnology to plumbing and metal trades. Wherever your interest lies, you'll learn from experts with industry-standard technologies and tools so you can graduate workplace ready.

  • NT's largest training provider
  • Access to specialised trade training facilities
  • Recognition of prior learning so you can qualify faster
VET-palmerston-cookery-flipped

Why study at CDU?

Study with the Northern Territory's largest training provider and gain industry-ready skills and experience.

  • Access to first-class facilities
  • Recognition of prior learning accepted
  • Packages into higher education available for most courses

What will I study?

To achieve MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering, a total of eighteen (18) units of competency must be completed comprising five (5) Core units and at least 30 points of Elective units as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below. The electives offered may vary between campuses.

Course structure

The total nominal hours for the sequence listed below is 320 - 370.
 

CodeModule/Unit of Competency

Points

Hours

CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
MEM13014AApply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment 10
MEM14004APlan to undertake a routine task 10
MEM15002AApply quality systems 20
MEM15024AApply quality procedures 10
MEM16007AWork with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment 10
 Total nominal hours - core units 60
SPECIALISATION UNITS OF COMPETENCY
MEM05005B*Carry out mechanical cutting220
MEM05007CPerform manual heating and thermal cutting220
MEM05012CPerform routine manual metal arc welding220
MEM05049BPerform routine gas tungsten arc welding220
MEM05050BPerform routine gas metal arc welding220
MEM09002BInterpret technical drawing440
MEM11011BUndertake manual handling220
MEM12023APerform engineering measurements530
MEM12024APerform computations330
MEM14005APlan a complete activity420
MEM16006AOrganise and communicate information220
MEM16008AInteract with computing technology220
MEM18001CUse hand tools220
MEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations220
MSAENV272BParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices330
 Total specialisation hours30 - 39260 - 310
 Total Nominal Hours 320 - 370

 

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

CDU Entry Requirements

There are no qualification entry requirements for this qualification. Students will need to demonstrate an appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy skills and knowledge to undertake a course at this level.

All of my lecturers were top notch former tradies with a solid grasp of what they were teaching. Whatever my issue was, they were always there for me. It was great.

Yron

CDU student

Yron VET Trades

All of my lecturers were top notch former tradies with a solid grasp of what they were teaching. Whatever my issue was, they were always there for me. It was great.

Yron

CDU student

Yron VET Trades

Course details

Accreditation

This is a current, nationally accredited qualification from the MEM05 Metal and Engineering Training Package.

Employability skills

Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au

Location and study mode

Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

Locations: Alice Springs, Casuarina, Katherine, Tennant Creek

Study Mode: On campus

Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Additional information

Sector
TAFE
Industry groups
ENGINEERING AND MINING
Occupation types
Metal Engineering Process Worker
Area of study
Metal Trades, Engineering and Mining, Engineering

Contact details

VET Engineering and Construction
Location: Casuarina & Alice Springs Campuses
Phone: 08 8946 7507 (CAS) 08 8959 5363 (ASP) Student Central 1800 061 963
Email: vet.mte@cdu.edu.au

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How to apply

How to apply for domestic students

CDU TAFE has several pathways for you to apply.

 

Visit How to apply for CDU TAFE courses for more information.

 

Admission requirements for domestic students

Before applying, you may want to check if you meet the admission requirements for studying with CDU.

 

CDU has many pathways to study, so don't worry if you don't meet the admission requirements right now. There is a study pathway to get you started on your journey.

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How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

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