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Certificate II in Engineering Studies

Pre-apprenticeship Description

Get practical engineering skills you can build on. Spark your engineering career with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in Engineering Studies. This course will give you the practical skills & knowledge to prepare you for an apprenticeship or employment in Fitting & Machining, Metal Fabrication and other areas of the Engineering industry. Learn how to read basic technical drawings; learn to produce items using hand tools; progress to make more complex equipment using drill machines, guillotines, lathes and milling machines. Career opportunities: apprenticeship or traineeship in the metals and engineering industry. Please contact Melbourne Polytechnic's Engineering Department for the latest course commencement dates and any additional information.

Eligibility Requirements

Learners are best equipped to achieve the course outcomes if they have minimum language, literacy and numeracy skills that are equivalent to level 2 of the National Reporting Systems (NRS). Provides pre-employment training and pathways into apprenticeships and traineeships in the engineering industry. Accommodates entry into the wider manufacturing industry. Students who continue on to apprenticeship studies after completing the Certificate II will have the relevant units credited to their apprenticeship.

Contact Information

Pre-apprenticeship Contact Name

Mark Bullock


03 9269 8672


Pre-apprenticeship address

Cnr Waterdale Road and Bell Street
Heidelberg West VIC 3081

Pre-apprenticeship Start Date

31 December 2017

Hours Per Week

24 hours


16 weeks


Please contact Melbourne Polytechnic

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