Certificate II in Engineering

Swinburne University of Technology

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
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Prahran
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Higher Education Prahran
Croydon
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