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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.

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

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

How do I enrol?

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.

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

Client Service Centre
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech
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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.

Non-compulsory “Work Experience” is offered to participants who wish to find placement. Work Experience is to take place 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

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.


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 :

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
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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 4 November 2014.