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Certificate IV in Engineering

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The Certificate IV in Engineering is specifically targeted at existing engineering tradespeople or apprentices in an engineering trade who want to study at a higher level during their apprenticeship. Get the most up-to-date skills with the latest technology.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
MEM40119
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$4,964 total

About this course

The Certificate IV in Engineering is specifically targeted at existing engineering tradespeople or apprentices in an engineering trade who want to study at a higher level during their apprenticeship.

Get the most up-to-date skills with the latest technology. Learn computer numerical control (CNC) for brake pressing, rolling, and plasma cutting, and programmable logic control (PLC) for running process machinery. Focus on maintenance, fabricating products to industry standards, or machining and tool making.

Our trainers are experts and business owners in their fields, and you'll learn the practical skills and knowledge to help you succeed in the workforce. This course can be delivered on campus or as an apprenticeship.

This course is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme as well as the JobTrainer initiative, for eligible students.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to ensure the course suits your needs and aspirations, and that you are likely to complete the course successfully.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your apprenticeship/traineeship contract prior to applying for this course.

Study locations

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Career pathways

This course prepares you to work as a Mechanical Engineering Trades Worker. You may find work in the following contexts:

  • Electricity generation maintenance
  • Electrotechnology
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Air-conditioning and refrigeration
  • Fabrication engineering
  • Systems electrics

Working in this industry can also be physically demanding. Applicants should consider their physical ability to complete the job role e.g. bending, lifting, manual handling etc.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.