Certificate II in Engineering Studies (Pre Apprenticeship)

Course Code
Course Type
Apprenticeship / Traineeship; Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Course Location
Yallourn; Sale
Course Duration
Full Time: 12-20 weeks
Course Cost
Students should consult with their Careers Advisor or VETiS Co-ordinator to obtain further information on program costs.
Study Modes
On Campus; Full Time
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • February 2014

Sale Campus
Paul Burgess
Phone: (03) 5142 2493
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: p.burgess@federationtraining.edu.au

Yallourn Campus
Mick Lewis
Phone: (03) 5127 0253
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: m.lewis@federationtraining.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

In this course you'll gain nationally recognised skills that will give you a head start on obtaining an engineering apprenticeship or traineeship.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be eligible to be assessed for a National Certificate of Competency.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Engineering Apprentice

Entry Requirements

To undertake a VETiS Program with GippsTAFE, participants must be enrolled with a secondary education provider or school


This is VCE VET accredited course

This course contains a VCE Scored Assessment

Course participants will be eligible to apply for TWO Block Credits for Units 1 & 2 in their first year

Course participants will be eligible to apply for TWO Block Credits for Units 3 & 4 in their second year

Opportunities For Further Study

Course Structure

Unit Name Unit Code
Year 1 and 2
MEM13014A Apply Principles of Occupational Health and Safety in work environment
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operation
VU20909 Develop an individual career plan for the engineering industry
Perform basic machining processes
Apply basic fabrication techniques
Year 3 and 4
MEM12024A Perform computations
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
VU20910 Produce basic engineering sketches and drawings
VU20911 Handle engineering materials
MSS402040A Apply 5S procedures
VU20903 Produce basic engineering components and products using fabrication or machining
Perform basic welding and thermal cutting processes to fabricate engineering structures