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Certificate I in Engineering

Qualification Attained*

* where all required units as per the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) are successfully completed

  • Certificate I in Engineering (MEM10105)

What will I get out of this program?

This qualification provides an opportunity for the student to acquire a range of basic skills in the engineering field. In addition to mandatory units other basic skills may include using hand tools, welding, soldering and the use of machines and applying protective coatings.

What job opportunities will I have?

Career opportunities in the manufacturing and engineering industry are:

  • Marine Craft Construction (Boat Building)
  • Diesel fitter
  • Fitter and turner
  • Boilermaker
  • Sheet metal worker

Do I need to have prior knowledge or work experience?

Sound Achievement in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent is recommended.

What can I study after this?

Participants successfully completing the Certificate I in Engineering have the opportunity to enter a Certificate II Traineeship or Certificate III Apprenticeship in a specialist manufacturing or engineering trade or may enrol into a Certificate IV or Diploma level engineering program.

What study options do I have?

This brochure contains information on 2 study options:

  1. Certificate I in Engineering Pre Apprenticeship - Fabrication Stream - Bracken Ridge
  2. Certificate I in Engineering Pre-Apprenticeship - Fitting and Machining - Acacia Ridge

Study Option: Certificate I in Engineering Pre Apprenticeship - Fabrication Stream - Bracken Ridge

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This pre-apprenticeship program is designed to skill prospective apprentices in engineering fabrication. The pathway aims to improve the skills base and employability of young people entering the engineering trades.

Delivery Package Number:
Prospective
Delivery Mode:
  • Face to face
Attendance Type:
Full Time
Training Centre:
Bracken Ridge
Entry Mode:
Direct Entry

How do I enrol?

Telephone
Phone our Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447 between 8am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and between 10am to 4.30pm on Friday.
NB: Payment can be made by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX) only.

Mail
Complete your Enrolment Selection Form, New Student Personal Details Form and post together with your payment to:

Client Service Centre
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech
Locked Mail Bag 2020
ARCHERFIELD, QLD, 4108
NB: Payment can be made by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX), cheque, and/or money order.

In Person
Please call 1800 654 447 to find your most convenient location and opening hours.
NB: Payment can be made by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX), cheque, money order, EFTPOS or cash.

When can I start?

The next available intake is 2 February 2015.

How long will it take?

Full time for 15 weeks, with optional work experience.

How much time will I commit?

Class attendance, Monday, Tuesday 8:00am to 4:30pm and Wednesday 8.00am to 12.00pm with optional work experience on Thursday and Friday.

How much will it cost?

Government Subsidised Course Fee - $1484 for the whole program.

Government Subsidised Course Fee - Concession - $1162 for the whole program.

Full Fee - $4116 for the whole program.

Government Subsidised Course fee is for any eligible Queensland resident who does not already hold, and is not currently enrolled in, a post-school certificate III or higher level qualification (this means any equivalent certificate III or higher level qualification, irrespective of whether the qualification is through a university degree, apprenticeship or traineeship pathway).

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession is for any student who meets the above criteria and holds a valid concession at time of enrolment. Concessions are available to holders, dependents or partners of a current and valid Health Care Concession card (HCC) or Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) or an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person. HCC and PCC cards will be validated with Centrelink at time of enrolment.

Full Fee is the fee charged for programs where the participant is not eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee requirements listed above.

Refunds will only be provided after enrolment if requested prior to start of study, unless exceptional circumstances exist. Please note that a refund charge will be applied at the time of issuing a refund.

Fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Please check at the time of enrolment for confirmed fees.

Additional Information

Participant can undertake optional Work experience up to 200hrs only after satisfactory completion of CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industry.

Related Documents

Study Option: Certificate I in Engineering Pre-Apprenticeship - Fitting and Machining - Acacia Ridge

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Completing this certificate at TAFE Queensland SkillsTech could lead to a range of career opportunities in the manufacturing and engineering industry. You’ll learn how to use relevant engineering machines, tools and materials. You’ll also learn about mechanical cutting and several types of manual welding and manual production assembly.

Delivery Package Number:
Prospective
Delivery Mode:
  • Face to face
Attendance Type:
Full Time
Training Centre:
Acacia Ridge
Entry Mode:
Expression Of Interest

How do I enrol?

This program is currently not open for direct enrolment and we are accepting Expression of Interest for our next intake. Please contact our Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447 or visit one of our Training Centres to register your interest in enrolling.

When can I start?

The next available intake is 2 February 2015.

How long will it take?

6 weeks.

How much time will I commit?

Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 3.45pm.

How much will it cost?

Government Subsidised Course Fee - $1456 for the whole program.

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession - $1157 for the whole program.

Full Fee - $4121 for the whole program.

Government Subsidised Course fee is for any eligible Queensland resident who does not already hold, and is not currently enrolled in, a post-school certificate III or higher level qualification (this means any equivalent certificate III or higher level qualification, irrespective of whether the qualification is through a university degree, apprenticeship or traineeship pathway).

Government Subsidised Course Fee – Concession is for any student who meets the above criteria and holds a valid concession at time of enrolment. Concessions are available to holders, dependents or partners of a current and valid Health Care Concession card (HCC) or Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) or an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person. HCC and PCC cards will be validated with Centrelink at time of enrolment.

Full Fee is the fee charged for programs where the participant is not eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee requirements listed above.

Refunds will only be provided after enrolment if requested prior to start of study, unless exceptional circumstances exist. Please note that a refund charge will be applied at the time of issuing a refund.

Fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Please check at the time of enrolment for confirmed fees.

Additional Information

Student Counsellors offer course guidance prior to enrolment to help you choose the right course to meet your goals.

Course Structure

Legend: C=Core Unit, E=Elective Unit

  1. Course Structure

    The requirement for the completion of this qualification consists of competency in 4 core and 9 elective units. Upon successful completion of all units you will receive a Certificate I in Engineering.

    TAFE Queensland SkillsTech has packaged and recommends the following units to provide students with a range of skills to meet pre and co-requisite requirements of units.

    This list of units should be used as a guide only and may be subject to change in response to industry requirements.

    Unit Type Unit Code Details
    C MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment  «more»This unit covers following occupational health and safety procedures in an engineering or similar work environment.
    C MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task  «more»This unit covers a person planning their own work where tasks involve one or more steps or functions and are carried out routinely on a regular basis. It includes the concepts of following routine instructions, specifications and requirements.
    C MEM15024A Apply quality procedures  «more»This unit covers applying established quality procedures to an employee's own work within a manufacturing, engineering or related environment.
    C MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment  «more»This unit covers operating in an interactive work environment. It covers contribution to a group effort in order to plan and carry out work. This includes identification of work roles, communication and cooperation with others.
    E MEM03001B Perform manual production assembly  «more»This unit covers assembling components and/or sub-assemblies in a production environment and testing the components and/or sub-assemblies to ensure compliance with specifications.
    E MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting * «more»This unit covers setting up and operating a range of mechanical cutting and holing equipment.
    E MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting  «more»This unit covers performing manual heating, thermal cutting and gouging including the assembly and disassembly and operation of the equipment on a range of materials (ferrous, non-ferrous and non-metallic) using a variety of methods.
    E MEM05013C Perform manual production welding  «more»This unit covers performing tacking or production welding, including spot welding using a range of methods and metallic and non-metallic materials in a production environment.
    E MEM07032B Use workshop machines for basic operations * «more»This unit covers basic machining in a maintenance or jobbing environment.
    E MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements  «more»This unit covers performing measurement skills requiring straight forward use of mechanical measuring devices and associated calculations.
    E MEM12024A Perform computations  «more»This unit covers estimating approximate answers to arithmetical problems, carrying out basic calculations involving percentages and proportions, and determining simple ratios and averages. The unit includes producing and interpreting simple charts and graphs.
    E MEM18001C Use hand tools  «more»This unit covers using a range of hand tools for a variety of general engineering applications.
    E MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations  «more»This unit covers using a range of hand held power tools and fixed power tools for hand held operations for a variety of general engineering applications.

*Please note prerequisites/corequisites exist for this unit. For further details, please contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447.

For current full unit descriptions, please search for this course at the National Training Information Website www.training.gov.au.

General Information

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Do you have industry experience you would like to recognise?
Prior to enrolment we are able to assess your skills via Credit Transfers or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
If you have completed an accredited program through another training provider you may be eligible to receive a Credit Transfer.
If you have relevant industry experience you may be eligible to receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
For further information please contact Recognition Services on 1800 654 447.

Centrelink/Austudy

Financial assistance may be available in the form of contacting Centrelink:
Youth Allowance and Austudy 13 24 90
Newstart Allowance 13 28 50
Abstudy 132317

Time to Pay

Time to Pay is available for eligible applicants for further information please contact our Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447.

How do I find out more?

For more information about this or other programs that TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offers plese contact us by the following options:

Phone : 1800 654 447
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 10.00am to 4.30pm.

Email : SkillsTech.Enquiries@tafe.qld.edu.au

In Person :
Office Hours Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 10.00am to 4.30pm.
Acacia Ridge: 247 Bradman Street, ACACIA RIDGE
Eagle Farm: 776 Kingsford Smith Drive, EAGLE FARM

Office Hours Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm.
Bracken Ridge: 157 Norris Road, BRACKEN RIDGE

Mail :
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech
Locked Mail Bag 2020
ARCHERFIELD QLD 4108

Fax : 07 3633 5033

TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offer pre-enrolment career guidance. For details on this or to book an appointment please call 1800 782 000.

Information correct as at 22 October 2014.

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