Certificate II in Engineering Studies

Course Code
22209VIC
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Department
Engineering
Course Location
Yallourn
Course Duration
Full Time: 12 weeks
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
On Campus; Full time
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014

17 weeks.

Enquiries

Mick Lewis
Phone: (03) 5127 0220
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: mickl@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

Do you like to solve problems? Are you technically-minded and good at maths? If so, a career in engineering could be for you!

Engineering trades people use scientific knowledge and technology to solve problems and create practical solutions in all aspects of everyday life.

At GippsTAFE, you'll train under expert staff to develop current industry skills in the mechanical and fabrication streams of engineering.

You'll gain nationally recognised skills that will give you a head start on obtaining an engineering apprenticeship or traineeship.

What you will learn

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • Use hand tools
  • Use power tools/hand held operation
  • Develop an individual career plan for the engineering industry
  • Perform basic machining processes
  • Apply basic fabrication techniques
  • Apply electrotechnology principles in an engineering work environment
  • Use computers for engineering related work activities
  • Produce basic engineering sketches and drawings
  • Perform basic computational principles in engineering work activities
  • Use basic engineering concepts to plan the manufacture of engineering components
  • Handle engineering materials
  • Produce basic engineering components and products using fabrication and machining.
  • Perform basic welding and thermal cutting processes to fabricate engineering structures.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Engineering apprentice.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be at least 16 years old.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

Assessment is competency based and includes observation, written assignments, tests and practical application in simulated workplace conditions.

Opportunities For Further Study

Course Structure

                                                                         
Course Structure
Core Modules
MEM12024A
Perform computations
MEM13014A
Apply principles of Occupational Health and Safety in work environment
MEM16006A
Organise and communicate information
MEM16008A
Interact with computing technology
MEM18001C
Use hand tools
MEM18002B
Use power tools/hand held operation
MSAENV272B
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
VU20909
Develop an individual career plan for the engineering industry
VU20910
Perform basic engineering sketches and drawings
VU20911
Handle engineering materials
MSS402040A
Apply 5S procedures
Electives
VU20912
Perform basic machining processes
VU20913
Apply basic fabrication techniques
VU20903
Produce basic engineering components and products using fabrication and machining
VU20915
Perform basic welding and thermal cutting processes to fabricate engineering structures
340 Core Hours
Elective Modules
VBN782
Perform basic welding and thermal cutting processes to fabricate engineering structures