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  • MEM40105

Certificate IV in Engineering

Foundry Technology
At a glance

At a glance

Take your career in the foundry industry to the next level with this post-trade, advanced qualification. Develop the specialised skills and knowledge required to work as a metallurgical or materials technician.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Metallurgical or Materials Technician
COURSE OUTCOME

MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering

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Course overview

Course overview

Take your career in the foundry industry to the next level with this post-trade, advanced qualification and develop the specialised skills and knowledge required to work as a metallurgical or materials technician. With demand for qualified foundry workers projected to rise over the next five years, now is the time to upgrade your skills and stand out in the workforce.

You will further develop your skills in metallurgy and associated methods. You will also learn how to supervise individual ferrous and non-ferrous melting and undertake prescribed tests on foundry-related materials. Our passionate, industry experienced teachers, combined with a $7.5 million foundry training facility, will give you everything you need to succeed.

Upon successful completion of this course you can work as a metallurgical or materials technician.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 9 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MSAENV272B
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MEM04020A
Supervise individual ferrous melting and casting operation
MEM04021A
Supervise individual non ferrous melting and casting operation
MEM04022A
Examine appropriateness of methoding for mould design
MEM04023A
Undertake prescribed tests on foundry related materials
MEM09009C
Create 2D drawings using computer aided design system
MEM09010C
Create 3D models using computer aided design system
MEM24003B
Perform basic magnetic particle testing
MEM30012A
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
MSATCM304A
Interpret basic binary phase diagrams

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.

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  • 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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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.

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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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