Certificate IV in Engineering
Course Code: MEM40119 | CRICOS Code: 112672F


Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Delivery Mode



104 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: MEM40119 | CRICOS Code: 112672F


This qualification defines the skills and knowledge required for a higher engineering tradesperson within metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries.

The skills associated with this qualification are intended to apply to a wide range of engineering work undertaken in the fields of refrigeration and air conditioning, casting and moulding, computer numerically controlled (CNC) programming, fluid power, heavy fabrication, instrumentation, maintenance, plant mechanics, marine electronics, mechatronics, patternmaking, robotics, toolmaking, welding and watch and clock services and repair, including post-trade work.

It provides the skills and knowledge for a person to understand and implement quality control techniques, exercise good interpersonal and communications skills, work from complex instructions and procedures, exercise discretion within the scope of responsibility, perform work under limited supervision either individually or in a team environment, be responsible for assuring the quality of their own work, provide trade guidance and assistance as part of a work team, perform non-trade tasks which are incidental or peripheral to the primary tasks and facilitate the completion of the whole task, inspect products and/or materials for conformity with established operational standards, operate lifting equipment incidental to their work and assists in the provision of training in conjunction with supervisors and trainers.

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. While there is no qualification entry requirement, it is assumed that the learner is either already a tradesperson with access to structured on and off-the-job training or is an apprentice under an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. It should not be used as a pre-employment or pre-apprenticeship program. It is specifically designed to cover the skills and knowledge required of workers employed as Engineering/Manufacturing Tradesperson – Special Class Level II as defined in the Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, in some jurisdictions units in this qualification may require a license. Licensing information is included in the relevant units of competency.

Course Duration/Fee
Course Duration: 104 Weeks
Course Fee: $AU 26,000
Non Tuition Fee: $AU 4,000
Estimated Total Course Cost: $AU 30,000
Mode of Delivery
Campuses : Windsor,Perth
Entry Requirements
The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of course commencement.
  • Some prospective students may be asked to undertake an LLN assessment or enrolment interview prior to acceptance.
  • Must have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution.
  • Must demonstrate English level of IELTS 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent, such as:
    • IBT 60
    • PTE 50
    • CAE 169
    • OET C
    • Duolingo 95
    • General English Advanced*
    • MOI Certificate
    • Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution.
  • Must have the ability to carry out workshop training involving physical activity, including lifting.
*General English Upper Intermediate is generally considered to be between 5-5.5 IELTS.

Lead College may also conduct an entry interview with all prospective students to confirm their details and ensure that the course selected is the most appropriate for their needs.

Intake Dates
2023 Intake Dates 2024 Intake Dates
30th January, 2023 29th January, 2024
06th March, 2023 04th March, 2024
24th April, 2023 22th April, 2024
29th May, 2023 27th May, 2024
17th July, 2023 15th July, 2024
21st August, 2023 19th August, 2024
09th October, 2023 07th October, 2024
13th November 2023 11th November 2024
Award Requirements

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering .

Career Pathway

These are potential routes for career progression:



Surface finishing

Sheet metalworking

Pathway From Qualification
Additional training opportunities stemming from this certification consist of pursuing the Advanced Trade Diploma in Engineering or other suitable qualifications.
Units Of Competency
The MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering requires the completion of the following Units
Core Units – 12 Units
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MEM14006 Plan work activities Plan work activities
MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18001 Use hand tools
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
MEM12024 Perform computations
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing
Elective Units – 15 Units
MEM05060 Perform welds to code standards using submerged arc welding process
MEM05062 Apply welding and welding related codes and standards
MEM03001 Perform manual production assembly
MEM03002 Perform precision assembly
MEM03003 Perform sheet and plate assembly
MEM03004 Perform electronic/electrical assembly (production)
MEM03006 Set assembly stations
MEM04002 Perform gravity die casting
MEM18092 Maintain and repair commercial and/or industrial refrigeration and/or air conditioning controls
MEM18093 Maintain and repair integrated industrial refrigeration and/or large air handling system controls
MEM18084 Commission and decommission split air conditioning systems
MEM18085 Install, service and repair domestic air conditioning and refrigeration appliances
MEM18086 Test, recover, evacuate and charge refrigeration systems
MEM18087 Service and repair domestic and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning equipment
MEM18088 Maintain and repair commercial air conditioning systems and components
** Please note: Electives are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.

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