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MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)

MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID MEM20105 State ID AA49

Make and fix all things mechanical

This course will help you to obtain a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship that includes making machines, parts, and tools.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.


When Semester 2, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to operate lathes and milling and drilling machines, make and assemble components, safely use hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering  drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

  • Make machines, parts, and tools
  • Work with pumps and hydraulics
  • Use workshop machines, hand and power tools
  • Measuring and technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 2, 2024


Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2024
Where Midland
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $892.20
(Tuition fee* $502.20 + Resource fee $390.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $538.80
(Tuition fee* $148.80 + Resource fee $390.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have been applied to the Tuition Fee total displayed under Course Fees. Tuition Fee capping is not reflected in the fees displayed when looking at the cost per unit. Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types. They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students. Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822


*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822



National ID Unit title
AW866 Module 1 (placement arranged)
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures
MEM15002A Apply quality systems
AW867 Module 2 (commenced)
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task
AW868 Module 3 (mid-point)
AW869 Module 4 (completed)


National ID Unit title
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024A Perform computations
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM07032B Use workshop machines for basic operations
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity
MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

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This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the SELECT YOUR PREFERRED CAMPUS AND APPLY section above.

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