Certificate II in Engineering - Production Technology

Certificate II   NRT
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  • Engineering - Production Technology course details

    Course description and aims

    This course is for people who need the competencies to work at the
    intermediate production operator level in manufacturing, engineering and
    related industry areas.

    You will acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, occupational
    health and safety, quality procedures systems and planning, engineering
    measurement plus some industry-specific skills in a production or process area
    relevant to your current or intended employment.

    The course duration will vary depending on the training pathway agreed to
    between you, your employer and the TAFE college.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Operator-production worker or operator-process worker at level C11 under the
    Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award.

    Recommended Pathways

    Students may enter this course directly. They would normally be expected to be
    in, or seeking relevant employment. They may proceed to higher level
    qualifications within this training package as explained in Section 7.1.

    If students have undertaken this qualification with the support of their
    employer it would be expected that they would be employed in positions at AQF
    II (level C11 in the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award) in the


    When you finish this course you may be eligible to enrol in other courses in
    the MEM05 Metal and Engineering Training Package.

    Expected Outcomes

    This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required of workers employed
    as Engineering/ Manufacturing Employees - Level IV as defined in the
    Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award or in related
    industries where Engineering/ Manufacturing Employees work.

    The qualification has been specifically developed to reflect the minimum
    training requirement specified in the Award for employment in the above
    occupation. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that
    competency will be developed through a combination of on and off-the-job
    learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal traineeship. The
    qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment

    This qualification is designed to provide an industry recognised skills profile
    related to production work as an Engineering/ Manufacturing Employee - Level IV.
    Competency development would typically be undertaken through an Australian
    Apprenticeships arrangement where the integration of on and off-the-job training
    would be specified in the Training Plan associated with the Contract of Training
    between the employer and trainee.

    Assessment of some units of competency must, where indicated, include evidence
    of the candidate's performance in a productive work environment where there is a
    sufficient range of appropriate tasks and/or materials to cover the scope of
    application of those units. All outcomes must reflect the standard of
    performance required of the work associated with the Unit/s.

    This qualification is not suited and should not be used for people who are not
    employed in an engineering production or manufacturing environment. It is not
    suited and should not be used for school students unless they are formally
    engaged in a traineeship in accordance with the Australian Apprenticeships

    Refer to training.gov.au. for further information

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Enrol at any location

    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    2 Years
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    7 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    Course Fee:
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
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    About offering:


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Tuesday 12 December 2017 or Tuesday 30 January 2018, between 8:30am to 07:00pm at TAFE NSW Ultimo, Cnr Thomas & Jones Street, Ultimo, Building N, Ground Level, Room NG:23.

    Your actual timetable will be provided at the information session so it is important that you attend.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 3.5 to 7 hours of class a week over 2 years. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, 5:30pm till 9:00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    MEM13014AApply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment10
    MEM15024AApply quality procedures9
    MEM15002AApply quality systems18
    MEM05052AApply safe welding practices36
    MEM17003AAssist in the provision of on the job training18
    MEM06003CCarry out heat treatment54
    MEM05005BCarry out mechanical cutting18
    MEM09002BInterpret technical drawing36
    MEM08010BManually finish/polish materials54
    MEM16006AOrganise and communicate information18
    MEM06007BPerform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing18
    MEM05006CPerform brazing and or silver soldering18
    MEM06005BPerform drop and upset forging36
    MEM12023APerform engineering measurements45
    MEM06002BPerform hammer forging36
    MEM06001BPerform hand forging36
    MEM05007CPerform manual heating and thermal cutting18
    MEM05050BPerform routine gas metal arc welding18
    MEM05049BPerform routine gas tungsten arc welding18
    MEM05012CPerform routine manual metal arc welding18
    MEM05004CPerform routine oxy acetylene welding18
    MEM03003BPerform sheet and plate assembly36
    MEM14004APlan to undertake a routine task9
    MEM06006CRepair springs36
    MEM05051ASelect welding processes18
    MEM18001CUse hand tools18
    MEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations18
    MEM05017DWeld using gas metal arc welding process36
    MEM05019DWeld using gas tungsten arc welding process36
    MEM05015DWeld using manual metal arc welding process36
    MEM16007AWork with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment9



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