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Metals and engineering

Two Unit Board Developed Course (BDC) Category B

Working in the metal and engineering industry involves:

  • constructing, assembling, installing, modifying, repairing and maintaining machines, instruments and tools
  • designing machinery, parts, computer hardware and electronic circuits, using 3D graphics and drafting skills
  • managing clients and staff, overseeing quotes and information, leading projects.

This course is designed for students who wish to develop knowledge and skills to commence a career and be an effective employee in the engineering and manufacturing industry. Students who are assessed as competent in sufficient units of competency will be eligible for a full Certificate qualification; partial completion will lead to a Statement of Attainment.

Further information is available on the Metal and engineering syllabus website.

Compulsory units

  • MEM16007A – Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
  • MEM12023A – Perform engineering measurements
  • MEM13014A – Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • MEM12024A – Perform computations
  • MEM14004A – Plan to undertake a routine task
  • MEM15002A – Apply quality systems
  • MEM15024A – Apply quality procedures
  • MEM18001C – Use hand tools
  • MEM18002B – Use power tools/hand held operations.

Possible elective units

  • MEM03003B – Perform sheet and plate assembly
  • MEM05004C – Perform routine oxy acetylene welding
  • MEM05003B – Perform soft soldering
  • MEM03001B – Perform manual production assembly
  • MEM05007C – Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
  • MEM05012C – Perform routine manual metal arc welding
  • MEM07023B – Use workshop machines for basic operations
  • Students will also complete additional HSC content to fulfil the NSW NESA syllabus/examinable requirements for this course.