VET Engineering

22470VIC Certificate II Engineering Studies


At Ranges TEC you can complete a nationally recognised entry-level course in Engineering Studies. Students will acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures systems and planning, plus some industry specific skills.

This course prepares you for a school or work-based apprenticeship as a Fitter and Turner or Mechanical Engineer.

Occupation Description

Mechanical engineering tradespersons carry out a range of mechanical work on machines, sub-assemblies and manufactured parts using a range of processes, tools and machines.

A mechanical engineering tradesperson may perform the following tasks:

  • Examine detailed drawings or specifications to find out job, material and equipment requirements
  • Set up and adjust metalworking machines and equipment
  • Operate machines to produce parts or tools by turning, boring, milling, planing, shaping, slotting, grinding or drilling metal stock or components
  • Fit and assemble metal parts, tools or sub-assemblies, including welding or brazing parts
  • Cut, thread, bend and install hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
  • Dismantle faulty tools and assemblies and repair or replace defective parts
  • Set up and/or operate hand and machine tools, welding equipment or computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines
  • Check accuracy and quality of finished parts, tools or sub-assemblies

Personal Requirements

  • Enjoy technical work
  • Be physically fit
  • Have good hand-eye coordination
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be able to work independently
  • Have practical ability
  • Demonstrate attention to detail
  • Have normal hearing
  • Have no skin allergies


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