Certificate II in Manufacturing Technology

Location

Brisbane, Queensland

Length

29 weeks including term breaks

Cricos Code

Domestic Students only

Course Code

MSM20216

This qualification gives individuals a broad foundation of skills and knowledge required in the manufacturing and engineering industry. Students will develop key employability skills to help them apply for an apprenticeship or traineeship. They will also be able to explore potential career pathways they would like to pursue.

In Australia, students successfully graduating from this qualification may receive a median salary of approx. $51,200 per year.

Course Overview

Students will develop key manufacturing skills through practical and hands-on work in a simulated or trial manufacturing workplace environment. They will have the opportunity to undertake on-the-job work placement to apply and enhance their skills.

Students will learn about:

  • Industry-standard programs and equipment (i.e. mechanical and fabrication equipment)
  • Quality standards and procedures
  • Interpreting product costs
  • Basic workshop machining operations
  • Operating manufacturing and fabrication equipment
  • Producing an object from plastic
  • Safe work practices
  • Communication skills
  • Career options within the engineering and manufacturing industry

STUDY OPTIONS:

At Intech Institute, we offer a range of study options to suit different types of students and their needs.

On-campus study

Study on campus and learn practical skills with our qualified trainer. You will have access to Intech’s fully fitted automotive and engineering workshop which provides a simulated engineering work environment.

VET In school

If you’re currently a high school student, you have the opportunity to gain a vocational qualification that may lead to employment or further study. This is a great stepping stone to become job-ready and build practical skills in a formal work environment.

A VET qualification may provide credit towards the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE).

Entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

QLD Domestic Students may be eligible to enrol under a QLD Funded Programs (subject to eligibility requirements).

Domestic Students
English and language, literacy and numeracy skills.

VET in School Students
English and language, literacy and numeracy skills.

What you'll learn

Qualification Rules and Structure

To achieve the MSM20216 Certificate II in Manufacturing Technology, ten (10) units of competency must be achieved.

Core Units:

  • five (5) core units of competency

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSMWHS200 Work safely
MSS402001 Apply competitive systems and practices
MSS402051 Apply quality standards
MSS402080 Undertake root cause analysis

Plus Elective Units:

  • five (5) elective units of competency, chosen as described below:
    • a minimum of one (1) unit must be selected from each of Group A and B
    • the remaining three (3) electives may be chosen from Groups A, B and C, with a maximum of two (2) from Group C

Group A

MSS402031 Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements

Group B

MSMPCII295 Operate manufacturing equipment
MSMPCII299 Make an object from plastic

 Group C

MEMPE001A Use engineering workshop machines
MEMPE004A Use fabrication equipment

INTERNSHIP/ ON-THE-JOB WORK PLACEMENTS:

Students are encouraged to seek industry work placement to gain the maximum benefit from the course. This is an opportunity to not only apply and practice the skills acquired in a formal work environment but to improve their capabilities. As a result, the student will not only meet but exceed their learning outcomes.

InTech may assist in securing industry work placements – Conditions apply.

Teaching and assessment

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
As a domestic student, you will attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required.

VET in School Students
Students completing this course in their school are required to attend face-to-face classes and workshops on school premises.

Resources Provided
Students attending full-time classes will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit, safety boots and Intech t-shirt on induction day.
We recommend students wear personal protective equipment suited to the engineering industry.

On induction /orientation day, students will receive:

  • Overview of each unit of competency
  • Methods of assessment
  • Student handbook
  • Training plan and schedule
  • Internship details and journal
  • Textbooks and study materials
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) overview
  • Work placement support
RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification. InTech offers you the chance to transfer your skills and experience and turn it into a Certificate II in Manufacturing Technology!

Candidates can demonstrate their skills through a combination of:

  • Portfolio of Evidence
    • Prior qualification (accredited and non-accredited)
    • Employment history (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    • Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    • References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    • Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop or classroom (if necessary)
  • Written/verbal testing (if necessary)

Apply for RPL or Credit Transfer today!

Career Pathways

Potential Career Pathways:

  • Apprenticeship
  • Technician and Trade Worker
Fees and funding

This qualification is funded by the Queensland Government under VET in School (VETiS).

Students currently enrolled in high school in Years 10, 11 or 12 can undertake this qualification under the VET in School program. VETiS is fully funded and is fee-free for high students.

VETiS: $0

How to apply

Ready to get started?

Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Professional accreditation and recognition

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with the Certificate II in Manufacturing Technology. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check www.training.gov.au.

Additional information

Further Progression: Students have the opportunity to progress onto the next level of qualification within the college.
We offer the following qualifications:

  • MEM30219 Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade
  • MEM30319 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade
  • or other relevant qualifications

Credits may also include units of competency contained within relevant skill sets and statements.

What Kind Of Student Are You?

You're a local student if you are:
  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or
  • an Australian permanent resident
You're an international student if you are:
  • intending to study on a student visa, or
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • not an Australian permanent resident or
  • a temporary resident of Australia
You're a working professional if you are:
  • currently working in Australia or Internationally
  • able to provide sufficient work evidence to obtain a qualification
  • willing to expand your future job prospects

If you're unsure please contact us at admissions@intech.edu.au