MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering

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


The Certificate II in Engineering gives you the entry level skills and knowledge you will need to get a head start in the engineering and manufacturing fields. You will develop basic level skills in OHS use of hand tools use of power tools machining operations fabrication techniques and engineering sketching and drawing.


This qualification could lead to employment as an apprentice as a labourer or workshop assistant. You will gain employable skills but you will also be equipped with the basic knowledge to proceed into further education in this area. You might like to think about a direct pathway into the Certificate III in Engineering.


Certificate III in Engineering

Course Delivery

This qualification takes One Year to complete. Delivered as a twelve month traineeship.

Entry Requirements

You will need to provide your own safe footwear and appropriate clothing. All other personal protection equipment (PPE) is provided by SuniTAFE. 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 individuals 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

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment 10 $15.00
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task 10 $15.00
MEM15002A Apply quality systems 20 $25.00
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures 10 $15.00
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment 10 $15.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
MEM05004C Perform routine oxy acetylene welding 20 $25.00
MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting 20 $25.00
MEM05006C Perform brazing and or silver soldering 20 $25.00
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting 20 $25.00
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding 20 $25.00
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding 20 $25.00
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding 20 $25.00
MEM07001B Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment 20 $25.00
MEM07029B Perform routine sharpening/maintenance of production tools and cutters 40 $50.00
MEM07032B Use workshop machines for basic operations 20 $25.00
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing 40 $50.00
MEM11010B Operate mobile load shifting equipment 40 $50.00
MEM11011B Undertake manual handling 20 $25.00
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements 30 $37.50
MEM12024A Perform computations 30 $37.50
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity 20 $25.00
MEM16005A Operate as a team member to conduct manufacturing, engineering or related activities 20 $25.00
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information 20 $25.00
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology 20 $25.00
MEM18001C Use hand tools 20 $25.00
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations 20 $25.00
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 30 $37.50
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

2022 2023
Government Subsidised $1,448 $1,513
Concession $627 $651
Apprenticeship $1,448 $1,513
Apprenticeship Concession $627 $651
Traineeship $1,448 $1,513
Traineeship Concession $627 $651
RPL Government Subsidised $1,026 $1,077
RPL Concession $205 $215
RPL Self-funded $1,368 $1,436
Self-Funded $1,790 $1,872

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.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2022 February Mildura Campus Full Time, Employer Based (Trainee), Full Year