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Certificate II in Engineering (Metal Fabrication & Welding)

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  • Objectives
    These new engineering courses will equip you with comprehensive skills and knowledge to work in steel and metal industries. Each course has units of competencies selected to provide relevant skills in engineering production. The courses may include an introduction to computer use in relation to engineering work, use of hand and power tools, engineering science, fabrication techniques and quality concepts. Certificate II graduates will need to be indentured by an employer before they continue their training as an apprentice. Certificate II in Engineering graduates will be prepared to enter into an apprenticeship in the fitting and machining trade or the metal fabrication and welding trade.
  • Entry requirements
    To apply to study the Certificate II in Engineering you must complete a Direct Entry Application Form. There are no specific entry requirements for this course. You should be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts equivalent to a Year 10 qualification*. You may be required to attend an information session and your skills may be evaluated at this time. * If you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level required you may be accepted to study the Certificate II in Engineering, but you may be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program. You will be expected to have sound language, literacy, numeracy and communication skills to study the Diploma of Engineering (Advanced Trade). Contact Course Information or the School of Manufacturing for entry requirements information.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate II in Engineering (Metal Fabrication & Welding)
  • Course description
    Modules / Units of Competency
    There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate II in Engineering (Metal Fabrication & Welding). The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
     
    -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
    Perform Manual Production Assembly
    Perform Sheet and Plate Assembly
    Perform Routine Oxy Acetylene Welding
    Carry Out Mechanical Cutting
    Perform Brazing and/or Silver Soldering
    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
    Use Workshop Machines for Basic Operations
    Interpret Technical Drawing
    Undertake Manual Handling
    Perform Computations
    Use Hand Tools
    Use Power Tools/Hand Held Operations
     
    Duration
    The Certificate II in Engineering is a full-time 10-week course. Students can expect approximately 32 hours of class attendance each week.

    Student intakes are on demand.

    Selection Criteria
    Applicants for the Certificate II in Engineering are admitted in date order of receipt of applications.

    Pathways
    Links and options exist between various levels of study. Accredited pathways exist enabling students to move between courses within the Gordon and to other higher education institutions.

    Certificate II in Engineering (Metal Fabrication & Welding)

        * Apprentice in the fitting and machining trade
        * Apprentice in the welding and fabrication trade

            
    Certificate III in Engineering (Fabrication Trade)
            
    Diploma of Engineering (Advanced Trade)
     
    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to the RPL brochure that can be found under Downloads & Forms.
     
    Gordon Institute Support Services

    The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.

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