MEM20219 Certificate II in Engineering - Production Technology

This Certificate II traineeship will give you the base level skills, knowledge and competencies required to work in an engineering workshop or factory.

MEM20219 Certificate II in Engineering - Production Technology has been developed for those who would like to gain entry-level employment into the metals, engineering and associated industries.

Trainees who undertake this traineeship will be able to achieve outcomes based on the manufacturing, engineering, production and/or process industries. Trainees will primarily be engaged in production work, including the set up and operation of:

  • Automatic, semi-automatic, single purpose and computer numeric (CNC) machines
  • Production lathes, welding processes and major manufacturing production lines
  • Monitoring, servicing, repairing and assembly of mechanical, fabrication, electrical and metal product machines.
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Study ModeWorkplace Training
Total Units24 (7 Core units + 17 Elective units)
Duration of CourseUp to 24 months
RecognitionNationally recognised training
Start DateEnrol anytime

Entry requirements


Minimum age

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.


Computer requirements

In order to complete the online components of this course you will need regular access to the following:

  • Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points;
  • Internet: High speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL

Career outcomes

  • Metal Engineering Worker
  • Engineering Process Worker
  • Production Machinist
  • Foundry Worker

Course units

Pathways to further study

If your goal is to progress to higher level skills or management, this certificate course will provide a solid foundation upon which to progress into the following;

  • Certificate III in Engineering
  • Certificate IV in Engineering