Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105)

Looking to start your career in engineering and fabrication? Get your foot in the door with Gimbal Training. Completing Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105) means you can access better career opportunities in the engineering and fabrication fields. 

With Gimbal Training, you can work and gain practical experience while completing your Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105) via RPL.

The Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105) is an entry-level qualification that provides foundational knowledge and practical skills in engineering principles and techniques. This nationally-recognised course is an ideal starting point for individuals looking to begin a career in engineering and manufacturing. The curriculum covers various topics, including basic machining, hand and power tools, welding, and workplace safety.

With Gimbal Engineering (RTO ID 31820), you can work on your engineering theory and practical skills with access to our traineeship.

With a Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105), you’ll be qualified to do jobs like: 

  • Welders assistant 
  • Fabrication assistant 
  • Sheet metal worker 
  • Production worker 

At Gimbal Training, we are focused on bringing you quality trainers and opportunities for
apprenticeships that help you excel in your field. 

With a Certificate 2 in Engineering, you can explore career pathways within the field of engineering maintenance.

This traineeship will last about 12 months, depending on your progress.

The cost of the Certificate II in Engineering will depend on whether or not you are eligible for government funding. Gimbal Training accepts flexible payment options for this course.

For details on prices, please download our fees here.

This course does not have any entry requirements. 

For more information on the process, feel free to refer to these links for NSW and QLD.

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How RPL Is Assessed

With our simple six-step process, you’ll have your formal qualification in a short period of time.

Step 1: Enquiry

Speak to one of our friendly team members and provide to get started on your consultation.

Step 2: Pre-enrolment

In this step, we ensure you are eligible for an RPL by asking you the necessary questions and giving you login details for our online platform. Collect and organise your experience for your assessor with a combination of workplace documents, interviews, videos and reports from previous employers. 

The assessor will then make contact to discuss your application, explain the process and let you know what further evidence is required including workplace documents, references and videos

Step 3: Enrolment

In this step you complete an online knowledge test, provide any additional video evidence and complete an interview with the Assessor on the technical aspects of your qualification

Step 4: Gap Training

After an assessment, your assessor may decide you need further training to address the gaps in your knowledge or practical skills and will advise you how to proceed.

Step 5: Assessment Outcome

The assessor creates a report with a recommendation based on the evidence you have provided, outcome of written test and interviews. This is submitted to the Compliance department for approval.

Step 6: Final Approval

You are issued your nationally recognised qualification and provided with the necessary documents.

Frequently asked questions

Yes! Gimbal Engineering (RTO ID 31820) only offers nationally recognised certifications approved by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). If you want to acquire a certificate via traineeship, you will need to enrol in courses such as this one to receive your certification.

When comparing a traineeship in Certificate II in Engineering to traineeships in other engineering certificates, there are several benefits unique to the Cert II level:

Entry-Level Accessibility: 

The Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105) is an entry-level qualification, making it more accessible to individuals with limited prior knowledge or experience in the engineering field. This certificate allows those just beginning their careers or considering a career change to gain a foothold in the industry.

Foundational Skills Development:

A traineeship at the certificate II level focuses on building fundamental skills and knowledge in various engineering disciplines. This foundation is crucial for those looking to progress in their careers and can make the transition to more advanced training smoother.

Diverse Career Exploration: 

As the Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105) covers a broad range of engineering principles and techniques, a traineeship at this level allows you to explore various engineering pathways, such as mechanical, electrical, and fabrication. This exposure can help you make more informed decisions about your career path.

Improved Employability For Entry-Level Positions: 

A traineeship in Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105) can enhance your employability for entry-level positions within the industry. Gaining practical experience alongside the foundational knowledge of engineering principles can make you more attractive to employers seeking candidates for entry-level roles.

While a traineeship in Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105) has its unique benefits, it is essential to consider your career goals and interests when choosing the most suitable engineering certificate.

If you’re keen to expand your skill set and knowledge, you can read more about Certificate III in Engineering – Fixed & Mobile Plant Mechanic (MEM31419) or the Certificate IV in Engineering(MEM40119).

While your theoretical course material can be completed online, your trainers will visit the site every year to mark you off on your practical skills.

For more information, feel free to fill in this form with your details or give us a call.

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  • The qualifications we offer can only be undertaken through by an employed Apprentice or through the formal trade recognition assessment process (RPL) for those that have been in the industry for a minimum of 4 years