The course provides the basic knowledge of practical skills at an entry level necessary to work effectively in a wide range of engineering environments. Students will study basic engineering and perform practical hand skills as well as welding, lathe operation and milling. It focuses on four main areas: Production, Mechanical, Engineering and Fabrication.
- Completion of a Certificate II
- Contributes to VCE with Units 1, 2, 3, and 4
- Eligible to gain a study score contributing towards your ATAR results
- Credit towards a VCAL certificate
- Gain valuable work skills in an industry work place
There are many career opportunities for students who have completed a VET Engineering Certificate.
- TAFE for certificate level courses
- University when combined with your VCE, degree and diploma courses available through most universities
First Year Course Certificate II in Engineering Studies 22470VIC (RTO Northern Bay College # 22518)
|MEM13014A||Apply principles of Occupational Health & Safety in work environment|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools|
|VU22329||Report on a range of sectors in the manufacturing, engineering and related industries|
|VU22330||Select and interpret drawings and prepare three dimensional (3D) sketches and drawings|
|VU22331||Perform basic machining processes|
|VU22332||Apply basic fabrication techniques|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations|
|VU22339||Create engineering drawings using computer aided systems|
Elective units are also offered, including basic fabrication techniques, basic machining processes and engineering drawing using computer aided systems.
There are no pre-requisites for VET Engineering first year. However, students must have a keen interest in the engineering industry and be supported by good literacy and numeracy levels with at least a pass at Year 9 level. Queries regarding any fees payable for this course should be directed to the VET Coordinator at your home school.