Recognition of Prior Learning

MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering

This qualification defines the skills and knowledge required for a higher engineering tradesperson within metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries.

It provides the skills and knowledge for a person to – understand and implement quality control techniques,

  • exercise good interpersonal and communications skills,
  • work from complex instructions and procedures,
  • exercise discretion within the scope of responsibility,
  • perform work under limited supervision either individually or in a team environment,
  • be responsible for assuring the quality of their own work,
  • provide trade guidance and assistance as part of a work team,
  • perform non-trade tasks which are incidental or peripheral to the primary tasks and facilitate the completion of the whole task,
  • inspect products and/or materials for conformity with established operational standards,
  • operate lifting equipment incidental to their work and assists in the provision of training in conjunction with supervisors and trainers.

Course Overview

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, casting and moulding, computer numerically controlled (CNC) programming, fluid power, heavy fabrication, instrumentation, maintenance, plant mechanics, marine electronics, mechatronics, patternmaking, robotics, toolmaking, welding and watch and clock services and repair, including post-trade work.


RPL Course Fees


Fee for Service
$ 2250
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QLD Residents

If eligible funded by the Department of Small Business and Training (DESBT)
$1.60 per nominal hour
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NSW residents

(MEM30305 & MEM30205 holders)
$ 550
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Apprenticeship PaTHWAY

MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering

Duration: Nominal term – 48 months


Location: On the job

Delivery model: Combination of online and face to face at your workplace


There are no formal entry requirements for you to undertake this qualification through an
apprenticeship pathway.

However, in order to successfully complete the course the following must be in place:

  • learner must be signed into a formal training contract
  • employed full time or part time
  • access to a workplace that provides the scope of work to complete the negotiated units of competency
  • access to a computer or suitable device, internet connectivity and intermediate computer
  • skills to complete online course work
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