Certificate I in Engineering

The minimum requirements for achievement of the Certificate I in Engineering are:

completion of all of the core units of competency listed below, and

completion of elective units listed below to the value of at least 24 points.

Points associated with prerequisites count towards the total (refer to units and prerequisites listing in Appendix 2, Volume 1).

Appropriate elective units to the value of 5 points may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Certificate I. Note that the elective units listed below include all o the units that are approved for selection from the MEM Training Package for use qualification. This meets the NQC requirement that one sixth of the total units must be able to be selected from other qualifications in the same Training Package.

Registered Training Organisations must seek a determination from Manufacturing Skills Australia in respect of the allocation of points values for units of competency drawn from other Training Packages or accredited courses.


Subjects

Core units

select all of the units from this list

Unit code

Unit title

add topic MEM13014A

Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment

add topic MEM14004A

Plan to undertake a routine task

add topic MEM15024A

Apply quality procedures

add topic MEM16007A

Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

Elective units

select units from this list to the value of at least 24 points, including any prerequisites.

Unit code

Unit title

P

add topic MEM03001B

Perform manual production assembly

4

add topic MEM03002B

Perform precision assembly

4

add topic MEM03003B

Perform sheet and plate assembly

4

add topic MEM03004B

Perform electronic/electrical assembly (production)

8

add topic MEM03006B

Set assembly stations

2

add topic MEM04004B

Prepare and mix sand for metal moulding

4

add topic MEM04008B

Fettle and trim metal castings/forgings

4

add topic MEM04018B

Perform general woodworking machine operations

4

add topic MEM05001B

Perform manual soldering/desoldering - electrical/electronic components

4

add topic MEM05003B

Perform soft soldering

2

add topic MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

2

add topic MEM05005B

Carry out mechanical cutting

2

add topic MEM05006B

Perform brazing and/or silver soldering

2

add topic MEM05007C

Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

2

add topic MEM05012C

Perform routine manual metal arc welding

2

add topic MEM05013C

Perform manual production welding

2

add topic MEM06001B

Perform hand forging

4

add topic MEM06007B

Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing

2

add topic MEM07001B

Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment

2

add topic MEM07003B

Perform machine setting (routine)

4

add topic MEM07024B

Operate and monitor machine/process

4

add topic MEM07028B

Operate computer controlled machines/processes

2

add topic MEM07029B

Perform routine sharpening/maintenance of production tools and cutters

4

add topic MEM07030C

Perform metal spinning lathe operations (basic)

8

add topic MEM07032B

Use workshop machines for basic operations

2

add topic MEM08001B

Perform wire, jig and barrel load/unload work

4

add topic MEM08002C

Pre-treat work for subsequent surface coating

4

add topic MEM08004B

Finish work using wet, dry and vapour deposition methods

4

add topic MEM08009C

Make up solutions

2

add topic MEM08010B

Manually finish/polish materials

6

add topic MEM08011B

Prepare surfaces using solvents and/or mechanical means

2

add topic MEM08012B

Prepare surfaces by abrasive blasting (basic)

4

add topic MEM08014B

Apply protective coatings (basic)

4

add topic MEM08016B

Control blast coating by-products, materials and emissions

1

add topic MEM11005B

Pick and process order

4

add topic MEM11006B

Perform production packaging

2

add topic MEM11007B

Administer inventory procedures

4

add topic MEM11008B

Package materials (stores and warehouse)

2

add topic MEM11009B

Handle/move bulk fluids/gases

4

add topic MEM11011B

Undertake manual handling

2

add topic MEM11013B

Undertake warehouse receival process

4

add topic MEM11016B

Order materials

2

add topic MEM12001B

Use comparison and basic measuring devices

2

add topic MEM12002B

Perform electrical/electronic measurement

2

add topic MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

5

add topic MEM12024A

Perform computations

3

add topic MEM13001B

Perform emergency first aid

1

add topic MEM13002B

Undertake occupational health and safety activities in the workplace

3

add topic MEM13003B

Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials

2

add topic MEM13004B

Work safely with molten metals/glass

2

add topic MEM14005A

Plan a complete activity

4

add topic MEM15001B

Perform basic statistical quality control

2

add topic MEM15002A

Apply quality systems

2

add topic MEM15003B

Use improvement processes in team activities

4

add topic MEM16004B

Perform internal/external customer service

2

add topic MEM16005A

Operate as a team member to conduct manufacturing, engineering or related activities

2

add topic MEM16006A

Organise and communicate information

2

add topic MEM16008A

Interact with computing technology

2

add topic MEM17003A

Assist in the provision of on the job training

2

add topic MEM18001C

Use hand tools

2

add topic MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

2

add topic MEM18013B

Perform gland packing

2

add topic MEM18038B

Maintain wheels and tyres

2

add topic MEM19001B

Perform jewellery metal casting

6

add topic MEM19002B

Prepare jewellery illustrations

4

add topic MEM19003B

Handle gem materials

2

add topic MEM19006B

Replace watch batteries

1

add topic MEM19009B

Perform investment procedures for lost wax casting process

1

add topic MEM19010B

Produce rubber moulds for lost wax casting process

2

add topic MEM19011B

Perform wax injection of moulds for lost wax casting process

2

add topic MEM19014B

Perform hand engraving

4

add topic MEM19015B

Perform jewellery enamelling

4

add topic MEM19016B

Construct jewellery components

4

add topic MEM19017B

Fabricate jewellery items

6

add topic MEM20001A

Produce keys

4

add topic MEM20002A

Assemble and test lock mechanisms

6

add topic MEM20003A

Install and upgrade locks and hardware

4

add topic MEM25001B

Apply fibre-reinforced materials

2

add topic MEM25002B

Form and integrate fibre-reinforced structures

4

add topic MEM25004B

Fair and shape surfaces

2

add topic MEM25006B

Undertake marine sheathing operations

2

add topic MEM25007B

Maintain marine vessel surfaces

4

add topic MEM25014B

Perform marine slipping operations

2

add topic MEM50002B

Work safely on marine craft

1

add topic MEM50003B

Follow work procedures to maintain the marine environment

1

add topic MEM50004B

Maintain quality of environment by following marina codes

1

add topic MEM50009B

Safely operate a mechanically powered recreational boat

2


Pathways...

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Entry Requirements

Not Applicable


Licensing Information

Not Applicable


Employability Skills

QUALIFICATION SUMMARY

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Communication

Read and interpret routine information on written job instructions and standard operating procedures. May include simple drawings

Follow verbal instructions

Enter routine and familiar information onto proforma and standard workplace forms

Orally report routine information

Use basic numeracy skills for undertaking comparison measurements

Teamwork

Work alone or as part of a team

Identify work roles, communicate and cooperate with others

Problem-solving

Check material/product for conformance to specification

Identify waste and correct procedures for disposal

Identify routine problems/faults in machine/process/equipment operations and act/report as required

Initiative and enterprise

Be capable of applying skills and knowledge to specified situations and contexts

Identify actual and foreseeable workplace hazards/problems during course of work

Minimise wasteful use of resources including materials and services in own work

Planning and organising

Select, prepare and lay out or assemble materials and equipment correctly

Conduct pre-start checks on machinery/equipment

Plan steps required to complete routine task

Identify sequence of activities/operations

Self-management

Adhere to all safety requirements

Perform work in accordance with job instructions and work procedures

Learning

Clarify tasks and required outcomes with appropriate personnel

Technology

Use dedicated tools, equipment and machines