MEM10119 Certificate I in Engineering

Award Course


This entry level qualification is intended for enrolled school students interested in the metals engineering industry 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 a metal engineering or related working environment.


This qualification is not linked to a specific job. It imparts background skills and knowledge required for entering the engineering industry. It provides exposure to skills that can be applied to a range of jobs across the engineering industry.


Further training pathways from this course include Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade.

Course Delivery

Course delivery information for VETDSS students only: Courses are delivered at SuniTAFE each Friday as per the VETDSS schedule. Students will be required to attend each week, during the school terms, from the 10/02/23 to 27/10/23. Costs will vary between programs and the invoice for the program costs including tuition and materials, will be sent to your home school.

Entry Requirements

Students must be enrolled in to a suitable secondary school with appropriate contractual arrangement with SuniTAFE for the delivery of this course. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. This PTR 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 or if any potential barriers to learning are to be expected.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
MEM07032 Use workshop machines for basic operations 20 $26.00
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling 20 $26.00
MEM12024 Perform computations 30 $39.00
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering 40 $52.00
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information 20 $26.00
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology 20 $26.00
MEM18001 Use hand tools 20 $26.00
MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations 20 $26.00
MEMPE001A Use engineering workshop machines 60 $78.00
MEMPE002A Use electric welding machines 40 $52.00
MEMPE004A Use fabrication equipment 40 $52.00
MEMPE005A Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry 20 $26.00
MEMPE006A Undertake a basic engineering project 80 $104.00
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

2023 2024
Government Subsidised $0 $0
Concession $0 $0
RPL Government Subsidised $0
RPL Concession $0
RPL Self-funded $0
Self-Funded $0 $0

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
2023 January Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Classroom, Full Year, VET Delivery to Secondary Students