Charles Darwin University

Certificate II in Engineering Pathways - MEM20413

Charles Darwin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 00300K

This qualification is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. It is intended for people interested in exposure to an engineering or related working environment with a view to entering into employment in that area. This qualification will equip graduates with knowledge and skills which will enhance their prospects of employment in an engineering or related working environment.


  • 12 units: 4 core
  • 8 elective


  • Use engineering workshop machines
  • Undertake a basic engineering project
  • Organise and communicate information
  • Use power tools/hand held operations
  • Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment
  • Work in a team
  • Use hand tools
  • Use electric welding machines
  • Interact with computing technology
  • Use fabrication equipment
  • Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry
  • Pull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms
  • Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Adapt to work in industry

Study pathways

Pathways into the qualificationThis qualification will be typically accessed by direct entry.Pathways from the qualificationThis qualification delivers broad-based underpinning skills and knowledge in a range of engineering and manufacturing tasks which will enhance the graduates\u2019 entry-level employment prospects for apprenticeships, traineeships or general employment in an engineering-related workplace.Achievement of competence in units MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in a work environment, MSAPMSUP106AWork in a team, MEM16006AOrganise and communicate information, MEM16008AInteract with computing technology, MSAENV272BParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices, MEM18001CUse hand tools and MEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations will provide credit towards a range of manufacturing and engineering trade and production qualifications.Achievement of competence in all of the other units will provide advanced progress towards reaching competence in units contained in other metal and engineering qualifications.

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