Certificate II in Engineering Studies

Course code: 22470VIC

The aim of this course is to provide students with skills and knowledge in machine processing, fabrication techniques and using power tools and computers for engineering related work activities. It provides pre-employment training and pathways in the engineering, manufacturing or related industries and accommodates entry into the wider engineering industry.

Are you suitable?

Consider this course if you:

  • Are interested in working with metal
  • Enjoy design and fabrication
  • Like making things with your hands
  • Are practical, patient, methodical and persistent
  • Enjoy using logical processes to solve problems
  • Are interested in a career in the engineering or manufacturing industries

For more information about this course, download the Information Booklet.

  • Sample competencies covered in Unit 1 & 2 include:
    • Use hand tools
    • Use power tools/hand held operations
    • Produce basic engineering graphics
  • Sample competencies covered in Unit 3 & 4 include:
    • Perform computations
    • Produce basic engineering sketches and drawings
    • Handle engineering materials

Box Hill Institute (Elgar Campus)
Kangan Institute (Richmond Campus)
Ringwood Training
Northern College of the Arts and Technology

Box Hill Institute
RTO Number: 4687

Kangan Institute
RTO Number: 3077

Ringwood Secondary College trading as Ringwood Training
RTO Number: 22475

Northern College of the Arts and Technology
RTO Number: 6736

Box Hill Institute (Elgar Campus)
Units 1 & 2 | Wednesdays | 1.30pm – 5.00pm
Units 3 & 4 | Wednesdays | 1.30pm – 5.00pm

Kangan Institute (Richmond Campus)
Units 1 & 2 | Wednesdays | 1.30pm – 5.30pm
Units 3 & 4 | Wednesdays | 1.30pm – 5.30pm

Ringwood Training
Units 1 & 2 | Wednesdays | 12.00pm – 4.30pm
Units 3 & 4 | Wednesdays | 2.30pm – 7.00pm

Northern College of the Arts and Technology
Units 1 & 2 | Wednesdays | 1.30pm – 5.30pm or 8.30am – 12.30pm
Units 3 & 4 | Thursdays | 1.30pm – 5.30pm

Part Time / Face to Face

This is a two year course.

Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

80 hours of work placement (over two years) is strongly recommended.

Contact the VET Coordinator at your Secondary College for specific information regarding your College’s application process. Your VET Coordinator and/or staff from your Secondary College will assist you with planning for your VCE or VCAL certificate and will advise you where a VET Course fits within this plan. They will also give you information about travel arrangements and any costs associated with VET Courses.

For information on the IMVC Application Process please go to About VET Delivered in Schools.

Contact your school to discuss fees for VET Courses.

VCAL: This program contributes to the Industry Specific Skills Strand and may also contribute to the Work Related Skills Strand.

VCE: Students may be eligible to receive recognition of up to three units of credit at the Units 1 & 2 level and a Units 3 & 4 sequence.

ATAR: Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for the Units 3 & 4 sequence must undertake scored assessment for the purposes of gaining a study score. This study score can contribute directly to the primary four or as a fifth or sixth study.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrician
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Boiler Maker
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automotive engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Metallurgical Engineer

Kangan Institute students are required to provide their own safety gear including long-sleeved overalls and leather upper boots.

Ringwood Training students will be required to purchase a long sleeve shirt, Access Workwear is suggested. Clear lens safety glasses will be supplied, further details will be supplied at the Information Session.

NCAT, at the end of the year, will send a letter to the home address of all students in regards to additional requirements: e.g. uniform (protective clothing must be worn) and workbooks. All students must provide their own safety glasses, hearing protectors and tape measures. In addition, NCAT will only accept students into Year 2 if they have completed Year 1 with NCAT.