CERTIFICATE IV IN ENGINEERING

CERTIFICATE IV IN ENGINEERING

Course Code
:
MEM40105
Department
:
Construction & Industrial
Study Area(s)
:
Engineering
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Part-time day(4 years)
Part-time night(4 years)
Flexible(4 years)

Start Date(s): We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time
End Date(s): Rolling enrolments
Days and Time: TBA

Course Overview

A Certificate IV in Engineering, known as Higher Engineering Trade, is a continuation of a trade course (Certificate III) at a higher level. The course will cover higher level post-trade skills such as computer controlled machining or advanced welding, fluid power and AutoCAD.

This engineering course enables students to become a qualified Higher Engineering Tradesperson.

The Certificate IV in Engineering is a part-time course spanning 4 years, offered at our Broadmeadows and Richmond campuses within our dedicated training facilities, comprising of new and modern machinery, ensuring what you learn on campus reflects industry standards. As a large educational provider, our students also have access to a wide range of student support services and resources such as the Library and Learning Centre as well as our very own Employment Centre to ensure that your study experience is a positive one.

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Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
MEM10.4BENTER AND CHANGE PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLER OPERATIONAL PARAMETERS20
MEM10.5BCOMMISSION PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLER PROGRAMS40
MEM16.10AWRITE REPORTS20
MEM18.18CMAINTAIN PNEUMATIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS38
MEM18.19BMAINTAIN PNEUMATIC SYSTEMS40
MEM18.1CUSE HAND TOOLS20
MEM18.20BMAINTAIN HYDRAULIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS40
MEM18.21BMAINTAIN HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS40
MEM18.22BMAINTAIN FLUID POWER CONTROLS80
MEM18.23BMODIFY FLUID POWER SYSTEM OPERATION80
MEM18.2BUSE POWER TOOLS/HAND HELD OPERATIONS20
MEM18.3CUSE TOOLS FOR PRECISION WORK40
MEM18.53BMODIFY FLUID POWER CONTROL SYSTEMS60
MEM18.6BREPAIR AND FIT ENGINEERING COMPONENTS60
MEM7.18CWRITE BASIC NC/CNC PROGRAMS40
MEM7.19CPROGRAM NC/CNC MACHINING CENTRE20
MEM7.24BOPERATE AND MONITOR MACHINE/PROCESS40
MEM7.28BOPERATE COMPUTER CONTROLLED MACHINES/PROCESSES20
MEM7.5BPERFORM GENERAL MACHINING80
MEM7.6BPERFORM LATHE OPERATIONS40
MEM9.10CCREATE 3D MODELS USING COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN SYSTEM40
MEM9.2BINTERPRET TECHNICAL DRAWING40
MEM9.3BPREPARE BASIC ENGINEERING DRAWING80
MEM9.9CCREATE 2D DRAWINGS USING COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN SYSTEM80

How will I be assessed?

A mixture of practical tutorials, project work and written tests will be used in assessing this course. Assessment is a necessary part of this program, to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge set out in the competency standards.You will be advised in advance about the assessment procedure and criteria. There will also be opportunity for appeal and reassessment and you will be provided with this information.

What will I study?

Certificate IV in Engineering is a work-based training program involving completion of competency units amounting to 136 points. There are a number of standard core competencies to be completed but most competencies are chosen to suit the type of employment. The available competencies are listed in the Industry Handbook for the Metal; Engineering Training Package.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

 

For Business and Industry


We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2018 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Average annual course fee#
 
Concession
Average annual course fee#
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Full Fee
Average annual course fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$3049.20
$610
$13210
Apprentice/Trainee
$
$
$

Table 2

Material Fees
per SC hour :
$0
Consumable Fees
per SC hour :
$1241.57748

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2018 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:
Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2018: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
1360 1320 $2.31 $0.46 $10.01

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2018. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Call the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233), 9279 2222 or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule.

Can I apply?

You are eligible to apply if you are aged 15 years or over and have an employer or have completed an apprenticeship in this field or have been offered an apprenticeship in the specific area of specialisation. You may receive credit for previous studies including Certificates in Engineering

Where and how can I study?

This course is available at the Broadmeadows campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

The advanced skills gained in this course will mean advanced trade qualifications leading to better career development possibilities in the relevant trade.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

Once you have completed your apprenticeship and the Certificate IV in Engineering you will be recognised by the industry as a qualified Higher Engineering Tradesperson. From there your career can take off in any number of directions.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate IV in Engineering (Higher Engineering Trade). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

The course can provide a pathway into the Diploma, Advanced Diploma at TAFE or professional engineering qualifications at university.

How do I apply?

If you wish to apply for this course as an apprentice, your employer will register your intention to enrol through a registered Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) provider. If you have completed your apprenticeship and wish to enrol in the Certificate IV in Engineering as a post-trade qualification please contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233), 9279 2222 or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a direct entry application.