Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)

Jobs and Skills WA: Engineering courses
Get a head start on your engineering apprenticeship!

The world of engineering offers many fantastic career opportunities, and skilled mechanical fitters and machinists are always in high demand!

By completing the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll boost your ability to get a full mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You'll gain skills and knowledge to be able to operate lathes and milling and drilling machines, make and assemble components, safely use hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

Half price
Pre-apprenticeship or Pre-traineeship
STEM
Industry: Engineering and Mining | Defence |
National course code: MEM20105 | WA State ID: AA49

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.

If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to operate lathes and milling and drilling machines, make and assemble components, safely use hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering  drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

 

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as mining, industrial, defence, automotive, or hydraulics.

Learn in specialised facilities

Our campuses provides students with a hands-on learning environment that feature industry-standard equipment, advanced technology and specialised workshop areas.

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge in a range of metals and engineering industry areas including mining, manufacturing and marine. You will learn skills in using tools, measuring, calculating, technical drawing and drafting, thermal cutting, metal lathes and milling machines. You will also learn about safety in the workplace, computing and math. You will practice the skills you are learning in the TAFE workshop and undertake work placement hours in a workshop outside of TAFE.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.


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