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MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering

Who is this Qualification for?
MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering covers the skills and knowledge required for employment as a Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineer Tradesperson (Mechanical) – Level II, Special Class Engineering Tradesperson (Fabrication) – Level II, Special Class Engineering Tradesperson (Electrical/Electronic) – Level II within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or at equivalent levels in other industries where Engineering Tradespersons work.

The qualification has been specifically developed to be delivered to people who are existing engineering tradespersons or delivered to apprentices in an Engineering Trade who choose to study at a higher level during their apprenticeship.

Job roles may include the design, assembly, manufacture and service of equipment and machinery, the fabrication of structures and assemblies, manufacture of sheet metal work, as well as use of relevant machinery, equipment and joining techniques. Machinery and equipment can include fluid power systems, stationary and mobile equipment, instruments, refrigeration, and the use of computer controlled machine tools.

This is a Nationally Recognized qualification.

Prerequisite Requirements
As per individual units of competency chosen within this qualification.

Program Overview
This is a competency-based program.

If you are a holder of a Trade Certificate (i.e. Certificate III in Engineering) then an additional 36 elective points are required to articulate to MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering only.

The minimum requirements for achievement of the MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering with no Trade Certificate are;

  • completion of all core units of competency
  • completion of elective units from Group A to the value of at least 12 points and;
  • completion of elective units from Group B to a maximum of 87 points, to bring the total value of elective units to at least 99 points

Relevance to engineering workplace requirements can be tailored via selections of elective units.

Program Delivery Modes


MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering

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 where the mix of on and off-the-job training would be specified in the Training Plan associated with the Contract of Training between the employer and apprentice.

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit for relevant units of competency achieved should be granted towards this qualification for those who have completed MEM30219 Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade, MEM30319 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade, MEM30405 Certificate III in Engineering – Electrical/Electronic Trade, MEM30619 Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture, MEM30719 Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction, MEM30819 Certificate III in Locksmithing, MEM31019 Certificate III in Watch and Clock Service and Repair, or other relevant qualifications.

Further training pathways from this qualification include MEM50119 Diploma of Engineering or other relevant qualifications.

Participants may continue studies through enrolment in a university degree, applying for articulation on a case-by-case basis.


How to apply?
Please complete our online enquiry form or phone us on 03 9769 5155 to discuss your training requirements.