Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119)

If you’re looking for a career that turns you into a qualified Higher Engineering Tradesperson, Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119) is for you. This course lets you upgrade your skills and knowledge to advance your career in the manufacturing and engineering industries.

With Gimbal Training, you can work and gain practical experience while acquiring your Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119) via RPL.

As booming industries with potential for growth, the engineering and fabrication industries are significant employers in Australia. Engineering can be a lucrative and rewarding career, and Gimbal Training can help you get there! If you’re someone who has an excitement to learn about how things work and how to fix them, then this certificate is for you. 

The Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119) covers everything from interpreting technical drawings and learning code standards to planning work and effective communication within the workplace. Our team focuses on providing you with the right qualification with relevant modules with a thorough examination of previous experience in the industry and training for the gaps in your knowledge. 

With a Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119) from Gimbal Engineering (RTO ID 31820), you can certify your experience in the field of engineering with training and skill assessments. Depending on your experience and prior skill, you may qualify for certain credits via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or skill assessments.

With a Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119), you can explore career pathways in the engineering and fabrication fields. Potential career options can be in the field of

  • Casting and moulding 
  • Fluid power
  • Heavy fabrication 
  • Instrumentation 
  • Welding
  • Floor managing 
  • Mechanical maintenance

This Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) will last 6-12 weeks depending on your progress.

The cost of the Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119) will depend on whether or not you are applying for government funding. It will also depend on whether you’re upgrading your qualification from a Certificate III in Engineering. Gimbal Training accepts flexible payment options for course fees.

For details on prices, please download our fees here.

While there are no entry requirements for this certificate, we do have a few recommendations that will help you prepare for the course. 

We recommend that you:

  • Hold a Certificate I, II or III in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Keep yourself in fair health to keep up with the demands of the job 
  • Have a flexible work schedule due to the odd hours of trade jobs 
  • Have a Year 10 Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) level

However, in order to successfully complete the course, you must do the  following:

  • Be employed full time or part-time
  • Have access to a workplace that provides the scope of work to complete the negotiated units of competency
  • Have access to a computer or suitable device and internet connectivity 
  • Have skills to complete online course work
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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 qualifications approved by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). If you want to acquire a certificate via RPL, you will need to enrol in courses such as this one to receive your qualification.

A Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119) can provide a solid foundation in engineering principles and practices, improving your employability and opening up various career opportunities in the engineering sector. Here are a few reasons why we recommend applying for one: 

Skill Development: 

A Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119) covers a range of essential engineering and fabrication skills, such as technical drawing, computer-aided design (CAD), engineering measurements, machining, and welding. This diverse skill set can increase your employability and give you basic knowledge across a range of engineering specialties.

Broadening Career Prospects: 

You can pursue job opportunities in various industries, including manufacturing, construction, mining, and maintenance. Potential roles include engineering technician, mechanical fitter, sheet metal worker, welder, maintenance planner, or production supervisor.

Pathway To Higher Education: 

This certificate can serve as a stepping stone towards more advanced qualifications, such as a diploma or a bachelor’s degree in engineering. These higher-level qualifications can further expand your career prospects and earning potential.

Yes, you can! You can send your details to Gimbal Training to begin the process. Once your previous experiences have been evaluated for the RPL, our course material can be accessed online. 

For more information on how to get started, feel free to check out our website. If you’d like to apply for this certificate, fill in this form and we will get back to you within two business days. Alternatively, you can 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