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MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering (CNC Machining)

National ID: MEM40119 State ID: AD27
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Are you looking to design a career in manufacturing?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Engineering (Computer Numerical Control) you'll have specialist skills in engineering, machining, and manufacturing, opening up a career as a manufacturing supervisor, production manager, or team leader.

You will gain the practical skills and knowledge to set up, program, inspect, and operate NC and CNC machines.

The Certificate IV in Engineering (CNC Machining) is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships(opens in a new tab)  section for more information.

  • Create 2D and 3D models using computer aided design
  • Write 2D and 3D program code
  • Interpret technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy technical activities
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Able to work accurately and have good hand-eye coordination
  • Safety conscious

This course remains FEE FREE in 2024! The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government for WA residents.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on the Skills Ready page for further information.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.

This is the 48 month CNC Machining apprenticeship pathway and you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Study outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research will be required to successfully complete your course.

Bring your own device (BYOD) is encouraged but not essential.
If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study, for example text books and stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.

  • Higher Engineering Tradesperson
  • Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II

This list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Please note You can visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred option below to get started with your application.

Semester 1, 2024

Midland - Apprenticeship

Duration 4 Years
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Midland
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $1,565.00 $1,565.00

Free training

The free training is available to residents of Western Australia, and eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training, as outlined on the Free job ready skill sets page and the Infection control training page.  Tuition and resource fees will apply for non-eligible students.

Enquiries regarding course 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

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This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the Study options and next steps section above.