MEM20413 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This qualification is intended for people interested in exposure to an engineering or related working environment with a view to entering into employment in that area. This qualification will equip graduates with knowledge and skills which will enhance their prospects of employment in an engineering or related working environment.


This qualification is not linked to a specific job. It either imparts background skills and knowledge required for entering an industry, or provides a particular focus that can be applied to jobs across a range of industries and occupations.


Further training pathways from this course include MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade and MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

17 Weeks

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment 10 $15.00
MEMPE005A Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry 20 $20.00
MEMPE006A Undertake a basic engineering project 80 $80.00
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 30 $33.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
MEM05004C Perform routine oxy acetylene welding 20 $22.00
MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting 20 $22.00
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting 20 $22.00
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding 20 $22.00
MEM07032B Use workshop machines for basic operations 20 $22.00
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing 40 $44.00
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements 30 $33.00
MEM12024A Perform computations 30 $33.00
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task 10 $15.00
MEM15002A Apply quality systems 20 $22.00
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures 10 $15.00
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information 20 $22.00
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment 10 $15.00
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology 20 $22.00
MEM18001C Use hand tools 20 $22.00
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations 20 $22.00
MEMPE001A Use engineering workshop machines 60 $60.00
MEMPE002A Use electric welding machines 40 $40.00
MEMPE003A Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment 40 $40.00
MEMPE004A Use fabrication equipment 40 $40.00
MEMPE007A Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms 30 $30.00
MSAPCI101A Adapt to work in industry 30 $30.00
MSAPMSUP106A Work in a team 30 $30.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Project
  • Practical task
  • Knowledge based test
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $1,779
Concession $702
RPL Government Subsidised $816
RPL Concession $163
RPL Self-funded $1,224
Self-Funded $2,187

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Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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Intake Campus Course Details
2019 January Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Classroom Based
2019 January Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Classroom Based
2019 January Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Classroom Based
2019 January Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based