MEM20413 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

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


This qualification applies to a learning and assessment environment, where access to structured on the job learning in a workplace may not be available. This qualification is only for delivery in learning institutions. The 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 Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade and Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered on a part- time basis in the classroom. 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. This course is currently in transition; the course code, title, units and content may change in the future and further information will be provided upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

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 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

13 Weeks

Units & Assessment
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment 10 $13.00
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information 20 $26.00
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology 20 $26.00
MEM18001C Use hand tools 20 $26.00
MEM18002B 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
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 30 $39.00
MSAPMSUP106A Work in a team 30 $39.00
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 $1,739 $1,811
Concession $741 $504
RPL Government Subsidised $1,247
RPL Concession $249
RPL Self-funded $1,663
Self-Funded $2,155 $2,246

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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.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
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Intake Campus Course Details
2023 February Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Classroom, Full Year, VET Delivery to Secondary Students