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MEM20205

Certificate II in Engineering

Production Technology

Launch your engineering career with this specialised trade qualification and get the skills you need to do production work as an engineering or manufacturing employee.

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NEXT INTAKE Traineeship: Acacia Ridge Starts anytime
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY Apprenticeships and traineeships

Course overview

Launch your engineering career with this specialised trade qualification in production technology. This qualification has been specifically developed to meet the minimum training requirements for employment as an engineering/manufacturing employee level IV.

In this course you'll gain manufacturing industry skills across a range of welding processes including MIG and TIG welding — otherwise known as gas metal arc welding (GMAW) and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). You'll also learn how to lift and move materials manually, interpret technical drawings, use mechanical measuring devices, and perform computations used in a range of engineering disciplines.

Successful completion of this qualification will set you up for a career in manufacturing, engineering or related environments.

What can I do?

  • Metal Engineering Process Worker
  • Engineering Production Process Worker

Course outcome:

MEM20205 Certificate II in Engineering - Production Technology

World-class facilities

TAFE Queensland's multi-million dollar training facilities will provide you with a practical experience that is as close to real-life as it gets. Our training spaces house the latest engineering equipment and technology for you to build your skills, ready for entry into the industry.

Flexible training options

TAFE Queensland understands the flexibility needed to fit your training in with your work arrangements. With a range of options we will ensure your training plan suits you and your employer.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units listed on your individual training plan.

Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM12023A
    Perform engineering measurements
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM12023A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers performing measurement skills requiring straight forward use of mechanical measuring devices and associated calculations.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Perform engineering measurements

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM13014A
    Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM13014A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers following occupational health and safety procedures in an engineering or similar work environment.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM14004A
    Plan to undertake a routine task
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM14004A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers a person planning their own work where tasks involve one or more steps or functions and are carried out routinely on a regular basis. It includes the concepts of following routine instructions, specifications and requirements.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Plan to undertake a routine task

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM15002A
    Apply quality systems
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM15002A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers working within a quality improvement system, either individually or in a team situation.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply quality systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM15024A
    Apply quality procedures
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM15024A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers applying established quality procedures to an employee's own work within a manufacturing, engineering or related environment.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply quality procedures

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM16006A
    Organise and communicate information
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM16006A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Organise and communicate information

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM16007A
    Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM16007A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers operating in an interactive work environment. It covers contribution to a group effort in order to plan and carry out work. This includes identification of work roles, communication and cooperation with others.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM17003A
    Assist in the provision of on the job training
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM17003A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers assisting in the provision of on the job training to others while undertaking normal duties.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Assist in the provision of on the job training

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSAENV272B
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    MSAENV272B
    Unit description :

    This competency covers the outcomes required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements including those reducing negative environmental impacts of work practices. This unit is based on the sustainability guideline standard GCSSUS01A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Acacia Ridge
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Eagle Farm
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE

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Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20205)

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Certificate II in Engineering

COURSE CODE: MEM20205
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Students must be employed as an apprentice and have a signed Registered Training Contract, stating TAFE Queensland is the Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).

The Queensland Government's Apprenticeships Info website provides information about apprenticeships and traineeships (including school-based) in Queensland.

For further information about probationary periods for this trade qualification, visit Queensland Training Information Service.

Resources required

Students must have the following items for all classes from the first day of attendance:

Work wear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Students who do not meet these minimum standards of work wear and PPE will not be permitted entry into workshops.

  • Protective clothing – long cotton drill trousers, and short or long-sleeved cotton drill shirt
  • Eye protection – must comply with AS1336 or AS1337
  • Protective footwear – safety toe, leather upper, non-slip – must comply with AS2210

General equipment

  • Training Record book
  • Calculator - scientific
  • Notebook
  • Pen - blue/black and red

Students must have the following items for particular classes as specified below:

Specialised equipment

  • Mechanics gloves – must comply with AS2161
Need to know

Expired qualification
This accredited course is expiring. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 31 December 2022.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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