QUALIFICATION

Certificate II in Engineering Pathways


National Code: MEM20413
TAFE SA Code: TP00677


Description

Explore your options and gain practical skills and knowledge with this entry-level engineering course and increase your prospects of gaining an engineering apprenticeship.

Duration
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Up to 5 months 

Part Time

Locations & Applications

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Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled





Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Total Fees for the 5 month course
Subsidised
$234 - $252
Concession
$234 - $252

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place during the enrolment process and may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$7,665

Student Services Fee (SSF) applies. Full-time student $20. Part-time student $10.

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Job roles include Trade assistance in Manufacturing and engineering and Trainee production worker.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate II in Engineering Pathways (MEM20413)
    This qualification delivers broad-based underpinning skills and knowledge in a range of engineering and manufacturing tasks which will enhance the graduates’ entry-level employment prospects for apprenticeships, traineeships or general employment in an engineering-related workplace. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 8 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    81%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2020 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all elective units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment 10
    Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry 20
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 30
    Undertake a basic engineering project 80

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Adapt to work in industry 30
    Interact with computing technology 20
    Organise and communicate information 20
    Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms 30
    Use electric welding machines 40
    Use engineering workshop machines 60
    Use fabrication equipment 40
    Use hand tools 20
    Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment 40
    Use power tools/hand held operations 20
    Work in a team 30
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