• Course Code
  • MEM40105
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course; Free TAFE
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • Flexible: combination of day and night classes depending on student numbers and availability 1320 hours units may be selected to achieve desired skill set
  • Starting Date
  • Ongoing enrolments
  • Location
  • Yallourn
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Course Overview

Certificate IV is at a post trade level and will require ACSF level 4 literacy/numeracy and the ability to undertake independent learning. The units selected will give a range of employment outcomes that could include welder certification, welding supervision and inspection.


Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV Engineering.

Career Opportunities

  • Welder certification
  • Welding supervision and inspection

Opportunities for Further Study

Diploma of advanced trade

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

ACSF level 4 literacy/numeracy and the ability to undertake independent learning. Work references and industry experience as per A.S. 1796


ACSF level 4 literacy/numeracy and the ability to undertake independent learning. Work references and industry experience as per A.S. 1796

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Course Modules

To attain this qualification a total of 109 points must be achieved; comprising 12 core units and 109 points.

Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units  
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024A Perform computations
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures
MEM15002A Apply quality systems
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
MEM17003A Assist in the provision of on the job training
MSAENV272B Participate In Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
Group A Specialisation electives (14)
MEM05024B Perform welding supervision
MEM05025C Perform welding/fabrication inspection
MEM05026C Apply Welding Principles
MEM05042B Perform welds to code standards using flux core arc welding process
MEM05043B Perform welds to code standards using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05044B Perform welds to code standards using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM05045B Perform pipe welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05046B Perform welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05053A Set and edit computer controlled thermal cutting machines
MEM07023C Program and set up CNC manufacturing cell
MEM09009C Create 2D drawings using computer aided design system
MEM09010C Create 3D models using computer aided design system
MEM10008B Undertake commissioning procedures for plant and/or equipment
MEM12003B Perform precision mechanical measurement
Group B electives
MEM03003B Perform sheet and plate assembly
MEM05004C Perform routine oxy acetylene welding
MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM05006C Perform Brazing And/Or Silver Soldering
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05008C Perform advanced manual thermal cutting, gouging and shaping
MEM05009C Perform automated thermal cutting
MEM05010C Apply Fabrication, Forming And Shaping Techniques

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

  • completion of all core units of competency listed below, and
  • completion of units from the Group A Specialisation electives listed below to the value of at least 12 points, and
  • completion of Group B electives listed below to bring the total value to at least 109 points.

Points associated with prerequisites count towards the total

Appropriate Group B elective units to the value of 22 points may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Certificate IV. Note that the elective units listed below include all of the units that are approved for selection from the MEM Training Package for use in this 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.


Practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, theory test

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