Certificate IV in


Delivery Mode: Face-to-Face

4 Years

Location: Workplace


Certificate IV in

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, fluid power, heavy fabrication, instrumentation, maintenance, plant mechanics, welding, including post-trade work.

Employment outcomes

  •  Engineering/Manufacturing Tradesperson

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Core Units

MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing

MEM11011 Undertake manual handling

MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements

MEM12024 Perform Computations

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM14006 Plan work activities

MEM16006 Organise and communicate information

MEM16008 Interact with computing technology

MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on the job training

MEM18001 Use hand tools

MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainability work practices

Elective Units

MEM12003 Perform precision mechanical measurement

MEM12026 Perform advanced trade calculations in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MEM16011 Communicate with individuals and small groups

MEM18021 Maintain hydraulic systems

MEM18010 Perform equipment condition monitoring and recording

MEM18011 Shut down and isolate machines/equipment

MEM18019 Maintain pneumatic systems

MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting

MEM07005 Perform general machining

MEM07006 Perform lathe operations

MEM07007 Perform milling operations

MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding

MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM05085 Select welding processes

MEM05052 Apply safe welding practices

MEM05056 Perform routine flux core arc welding

MEM05091 Welding using gas metal arc welding process

MEM18003 Use tools for precision work

MEM18005 Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings

MEM18006 Perform precision fitting of engineering components

MEM18007 Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies

MEM18009 Perform precision levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components

MEM18012 Perform installation and removal of mechanical seals

MEM18013 Perform gland packing

MEM18018 Maintain pneumatic system components

MEM18020 Maintain Hydraulic system components

MEM18055 Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

MEM27001 Maintain and repair stationary and mobile plant engine colling systems

MEM27032 Service combustion engines

Potential career pathways: 

 Engineering/Manufacturing Tradesperson

Entry requirements:

We require that you undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment to help us identify in advance any learning support assistance.

Tuition Fees:

This course is funded through the Queensland Government’s User Choice program. A student co-contribution fee may be required.


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Assessment will take place at the end of each unit using the following assessment Methods:

  • Knowledge Test
  • Practical demonstration
  • Third Party Report


On successful course completion Australian Skills Group will award the MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering, or a Statement of Attainment for units achieved in partial completion.