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Metal and Engineering

Course Description: 

Metal and Engineering is a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course. It provides students with the opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised qualification that can be used to obtain employment or undertake further training within the industry. In this course students must undertake the mandatory element of Work Placement and can obtain a Certificate I in Engineering if they complete all Units of Competency to a competent level.

QUALIFICATION: MEM10105 Certificate I in Engineering 

What will I be doing in this course?

In Metal and Engineering, students will have the opportunity to gain skills in safe work practices, routine work activities, working with others, quality procedures and systems, the use of hand and power tools, technical drawing and engineering measurement. Skills gained in this industry transfer to other industries.

Students will need to complete a total of 70 hours work placement in the Metals industry in order to successfully achieve their HSC. (35 hours in Year 11, 35 hours in Year 12)

How will this course help me in the future?

Metal and Engineering provides students with the opportunity to obtain national vocational qualifications for employment in the Metals industry.

Students will be able to develop knowledge and skills to enable them to be an effective Metals worker.

Skills acquired in this course are transferable to other industries. Metal and Engineering occupations include:

  • Fitter
  • Toolmaker
  • Engineering Draftsperson
  • Boat Builder/Repairer
  • Mechanical, Production or Marine Engineer.