Metal Trades

MEM20413 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

MEM20413 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways is intended for people interested in exposure to an engineering or related working environment, for example Boilermaking, Welding, Fitting, Machining, Sheetmetal and Engineering.

Career Opportunities

This qualification delivers broad-based underpinning skills and knowledge in a range of engineering and manufacturing tasks which enhance the graduates’ entry level employment prospects for apprenticeships, traineeships or general employment in an engineering – related workplace.

Dates and Times

Bender Drive Campus

  • Next Intake:  5 September – 9 December 2016
  • Duration:  12 weeks, 4 days a week, Monday to Thursday – 8.30am to 4pm
  • Venue:  Bender Drive, Derwent Park
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register

Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:   Rolling Intake
  • Duration:  14 weeks, 3 days per week, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest
  • Enquirers will be contacted as one person finishes another will be contacted to commence.

George Town Trade Training Centre

  • Introduction to Welding Skill Set  (TASMSS0036)
  • 2016 Intake
  • Start Date:  To be advised
  • Duration:  6 weeks, 2 days per week
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest for the 2016 Intake

Devonport Campus

  • Intake 2:   26 July 2016
  • Duration:  3 days per week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 9am to 3.30pm
  • Venue:  A Block, Valley Road, Devonport
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest
  • Expressions of Interest will still be accepted until the end of August

We are also now taking Expressions of Interest for 2017 intake

Learning Options

The learning program should develop trade-like skills.  As an example, it is about being introduced to welding, how it can be used to join metal and having the opportunity to weld some metal together.  Similarly, with machining, the focus should be on using engineering tools and equipment to produce or modify objects.


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Resources and Equipment

Student Requirements:

1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Combination overalls
  • Steel capped boots
  • Safety glasses (clear)
  • Welding equipment:  Welding helmet, Welding gloves & Oxy acetylene goggles/shield

2.  Mechanical Aptitude:  Students are required to complete a written suitability test.

3.  Basic literacy and numeracy.

4.  Prescribed Stationery.

Fees and Payments

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Qualification Requirements

This qualification comprises 4 core units and 8 elective units.

Work Placement
MSAPC1101A Adapt to work in industry is a unit of competency that provides the opportunity for work placement.


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