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MEM20219

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:

MEM20219 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
  • MEM11011
    Undertake manual handling
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM11011
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency defines the skills and knowledge required to lift and move materials manually and/or using basic manual handling equipment in a wide range of environments

    Pre-requisite unit :
    MEM13015 , MEM16006
  • UNIT NAME
  • Undertake manual handling

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM12023
    Perform engineering measurements
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM12023
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency defines the skills and knowledge required to perform measurements requiring straightforward use of mechanical measuring devices which incorporate visual inspections representing units of measurement and associated calculations in a range of manufacturing, engineering and related environments. Measurements may be expressed in metric or imperial units.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    MEM13015 , MEM16006
  • UNIT NAME
  • Perform engineering measurements

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM13015
    Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM13015
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency defines the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in manufacturing and engineering work situations, including planning routine work and participating in and following work health and safety (WHS) procedures.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM16006
    Organise and communicate information
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM16006
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to access, organise and communicate information related to production, maintenance or associated processes or tasks that apply in manufacturing, engineering or related environments.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    MEM13015
  • UNIT NAME
  • Organise and communicate information

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM17003
    Assist in the provision of on the job training
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM17003
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency defines the skills and knowledge required to assist in the provision of on-the-job training to others while undertaking normal duties and it may involve the replacement of normal duties with training duties for limited periods of time.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    MEM13015 , MEM16006
  • UNIT NAME
  • Assist in the provision of on the job training

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM18001
    Use hand tools
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM18001
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency defines the skills and knowledge required to use a range of hand tools for a variety of general engineering applications.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    MEM11011 , MEM13015 , MEM16006
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use hand tools

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSMENV272
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    MSMENV272
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with environmental regulations, identify environment issues and minimise the risks of negative impact on work and carry out improvements in own work area.
  • 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 - Production Technology (MEM20219)

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Certificate II in Engineering - Production Technology

COURSE CODE: MEM20219
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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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Students must be employedin an engineering production or manufacturing environment or as a trainee 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

  • 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

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
  • 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. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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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