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  • MEM40105
  • 095198F

Certificate IV in Engineering

At a glance

At a glance

Take your career in engineering to the next level with this advanced, post-trade qualification.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Higher Engineering Tradesperson
  • Special Class Engineering Tradesperson
COURSE OUTCOME

MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering

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Course overview

Course overview

Take your career in engineering to the next level with this advanced, post-trade qualification. You can choose to specialise your engineering skills in mechanical, electrical/electronic, fabrication, diesel fitting, or fitting and turning.

In this course you will further enhance your skills in your existing trade or add to your skill set from other trades. Depending on your specialisation you may develop advanced skills in the design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing, fault finding, commissioning, maintenance, and service of equipment and machinery. You may also gain skills in the fabrication of structures and assemblies, manufacture of sheet metal work, and use of relevant machinery, equipment and joining techniques. Our industry experienced teachers will provide you with the support you need to succeed.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to work across a variety of engineering related industries as a Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II . You will also have the ability to pursue further study in this area.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Cluster
MEM12023A
Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024A
Perform computations
MEM13014A
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM14004A
Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM14005A
Plan a complete activity
MEM15002A
Apply quality systems
MEM15024A
Apply quality procedures
MEM16006A
Organise and communicate information
MEM16007A
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
MEM16008A
Interact with computing technology
MEM17003A
Assist in the provision of on the job training
MSAENV272B
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Cluster
ICTTC136B
Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACA Restricted Rule
MEM03001B
Perform manual production assembly
MEM03003B
Perform sheet and plate assembly
MEM05004C
Perform routine oxy acetylene welding
MEM05005B
Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM05006C
Perform brazing and or silver soldering
MEM05007C
Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05008C
Perform advanced manual thermal cutting, gouging and shaping
MEM05010C
Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
MEM05011D
Assemble fabricated components
MEM05012C
Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05015D
Weld using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05016C
Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05017D
Weld using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05018C
Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05019D
Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM05020C
Perform advanced welding using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM05023C
Weld using submerged arc welding process
MEM05026C
Apply welding principles
MEM05036C
Repair/replace/modify fabrications
MEM05037C
Perform geometric development
MEM05038B
Perform advanced geometric development - cylindrical/rectangular
MEM05039B
Perform advanced geometric development - conical
MEM05040B
Perform advanced geometric development - transitions
MEM05042B
Perform welds to code standards using flux core arc welding process
MEM05043B
Perform welds to code standards using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05044B
Perform welds to code standards using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM05045B
Perform pipe welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05046B
Perform welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05047B
Weld using flux core arc welding process
MEM05048B
Perform advanced welding using flux core arc welding process
MEM05049B
Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050B
Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05051A
Select welding processes
MEM05052A
Apply safe welding practices
MEM07005C
Perform general machining
MEM07006C
Perform lathe operations
MEM07007C
Perform milling operations
MEM07011B
Perform complex milling operations
MEM07021B
Perform complex lathe operations
MEM09002B
Interpret technical drawing
MEM10001C
Erect structures
MEM11011B
Undertake manual handling
MEM12007D
Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes
MEM13001B
Perform emergency first aid
MEM18001C
Use hand tools
MEM18002B
Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18003C
Use tools for precision work
MEM18006C
Repair and fit engineering components
MEM18018C
Maintain pneumatic system components
MEM18019B
Maintain pneumatic systems
MEM18020B
Maintain hydraulic system components
MEM18021B
Maintain hydraulic systems
MEM18055B
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
MEM20001A
Produce keys
MEM20002A
Assemble and test lock mechanisms
MEM20003A
Install and upgrade locks and hardware
MEM20004A
Gain entry
MEM20005A
Install and maintain door control devices/systems
MEM20006A
Maintain and service mechanical locking devices
MEM20007A
Plan and prepare a masterkey system
MEM20008A
Develop and implement a masterkey system
MEM20009A
Gain entry and reinstate fire and security containers
MEM20010A
Gain entry and reinstate automotive locking systems
MEM20011A
Service and repair fire and security containers
MEM20012A
Service and repair mechanical automotive locking systems
MEM20013A
Service automotive transponder systems
MEM20014A
Perform a site security survey
MEM30012A
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
PRSTS202A
Install security equipment/system
PRSTS302A
Program security equipment/system
PRSTS303A
Test installed security equipment/system
PRSTS304A
Commission/decommission security equipment/system
PRSTS305A
Identify and diagnose electronic security equipment/ system fault
PRSTS307A
Maintain and service security equipment/system
PRSTS317A
Provide estimate and quote
PRSTS319A
Modify and repair security equipment/system

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

You must hold a Cerificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade to undertake this post trade course.

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

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

Employers - for further information visit Australian Apprenticeships Pathways.

The Queensland Government's Apprenticeships Info website also provides information to Queenslanders about apprenticeships, traineeships and school-based system.

Selection criteria

Domestic Students
There are no Selection criteria requirements for Domestic Students

 

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.  For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of safety glasses, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, leather gloves to AS2161, and hair protection. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing.

If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland