Certificate II in Engineering

Federation University

This qualification is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. It is for people employed at the basic production operator level in manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas. Students will gain the base level competencies required by an operator working in these areas. They will also acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures systems and planning, plus some industry specific skills.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education; Basic literacy and numeracy

Structure:

5 core units; plus electives to the value of at least 30 points

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment; Plan to undertake a routine task; Apply quality systems; Apply quality procedures; Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment. Specialisation: Perform routine oxy acetylene welding; Carry out mechanical cutting; Perform manual heating and thermal cutting; Perform routine manual metal arc welding; Perform manual production welding; Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding; Perform routine gas metal arc welding; Perform hand forging; Use workshop machines for basic operations; Use comparison and basic measuring devices; Plan a complete activity; Use hand tools; Use power tools/hand held operations.

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gippsland (Churchill)
Wimmera (Horsham)
Brisbane
Mount Rowan (Rural Science)
Berwick
Wendouree (Rural Science)
Camp Street (Ballarat)
Mount Helen (Ballarat)
SMB (Ballarat)

Federation University Australia is a modern, progressive university providing high-quality vocational and higher education across a national and international network of campuses.

With a distinguished history dating back to 1870, we are the third-oldest higher education provider in Australia.

Our aim is to make a real difference to the lives of every student as well as the communities we help build and are proud to be part of.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a wide range of programs through higher education and TAFE, so you can find the right pathway to career success.

Our campuses are closely connected with local communities — providing more options for work-based learning and graduate employment — further enhancing our university regions.

Join our diverse community of 25,000 students, and gain access to networks across our campuses in Victoria (Ballarat, Berwick, Gippsland and the Wimmera), Brisbane, and with partner providers in Australia, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China and Malaysia.

Our areas of study are categorised into seven broad fields – education, business, engineering, information technology, arts, nursing and health and life sciences. Choose a topic of interest in any field — from primary education, criminal justice, visual arts and accounting to civil engineering, games development, occupational therapy, sports science and psychology.

With such a wide range of options available, you’ll have the ability to explore your passions and shape who you are to influence your future.

Research conducted at Federation University is world-class. Under the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) rankings, we have achieved the highest possible five-out-of-five rating in seven research areas:

  • Nursing
  • Human movement and sports science
  • Environmental sciences
  • Applied mathematics
  • Clinical sciences
  • Civil engineering
  • Environmental science and management

A further 11 research areas are ranked above or equal to world standard.

We host Australia’s largest regional technology park accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM. The University’s Tech Park Central, in the heart of Ballarat, enables businesses to have a presence at our School of Mines Ballarat (SMB) campus.

Tech Park Central gives our students access to invaluable workplace experience in global organisations. It also helps foster international research collaborations focused on solving real-world problems and making a difference in people’s lives.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. Other features of our campuses include cafes, art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, childcare facilities, and range of events and clubs.

At Federation University you can be assured that your program of study will have industry credibility and recognition. Employers highly rate our graduates and we will prepare you well for your chosen career.

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