Certificate IV in Engineering

Course Code: MEM40105
Study Area:
Automotive and Engineering


Start date: We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.

End date: Rolling enrolment

The qualification has been specifically developed to be delivered to people who are existing engineering tradespersons or delivered to apprentices in an engineering trade who choose to study at a higher level during their apprenticeship.

Free TAFE

You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.



Campus
 
  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Competency Based Completion

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Higher engineering tradesperson
  • Mechanical engineering trade discipline
  • Fabrication engineering trade discipline
  • Special class welder

Prerequisites
  • Employed as an apprentice, under a training agreement
  • Additional post trade qualification

Course overview

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required for employment as a Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson (Mechanical) - Level II, Special Class Engineering Tradesperson (Fabrication) - Level II, Special Class Engineering Tradesperson (Electrical/Electronic) - Level II within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or at equivalent levels in other industries where Engineering Tradespersons work. The qualification has been specifically developed to be delivered to people who are existing engineering tradespersons or delivered to apprentices in an Engineering Trade who choose to study at a higher level during their apprenticeship. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through an integrated combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal apprenticeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes. Training options : This course is available part time or full time. Flexible attendance arrangements can be made through agreement. Possible Careers: Employment as a Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class tradesperson. Selection process is undertaken through negotiation.

How to apply
 
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Individual interview

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • RPL
  • Written test
  • Practical Assessment
  • Observation
  • Knowledge Test

Learning options
  • Apprenticeship/Trainee
  • Blended

Key study areas
 
Occupational health and safety, engineering measurements, planning, organisational skills, communication, environmental sustainabillity, mathematical concepts, quality systems and procedures, machine shop operations, welding, fabrication, drawing interpretation, 2D/3D drawing and design, pneumatics, hydraulics, hand and power tool operations.

Further study opportunities
  • Diploma of Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma of Engineering, or an engineering degree with other providers

Fees

Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Apprenticeship
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$4,316.40
Concession - average total course fee*$863.28
Full fee - average total course fee*$20,592.00
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$1,980.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.


This page was last updated on 31/07/2019 1:13 PM





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