Fast track your career in engineering with a Certificate I in Engineering

Certificate I in Engineering

Course overview:

Get a leg up in the industry and paid while you learn with this entry-level engineering course. You will gain practical skills and knowledge increasing your prospects in gaining an apprenticeship. This course covers seven TAFE accredited units, including:

  • Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry
  • Undertake a basic engineering project
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Interact with computing technology
  • Use engineering workshop machines
  • Use electric welding machines
  • Use oxy-acetylene and soldiering equipment
  • Use fabrication equipment
  • Pull apart and reassemble engineering mechanisms.
  • Fusion Welding Proficiency ISO 9606

Duration: 11-week paid full-time course.
Location: Townsville
Study mode: A combination of 8 weeks training and 2-3 weeks placement and support from our team.

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Education and employment pathways

This course will build practical skills and knowledge in Engineering, enabling you to get the best possible start in your career:

  • Stand out from the apprenticeship application crowd
  • Explore your options into further education and / or employment
  • Step into your pathway to begin your career in:
    • Manufacturing (Fabrication, Sheet Metal, Fitting & Turner)
    • Advanced Manufacturing (3D Printing, CNC Machining)
    • Recreational Vehicles

Eligibility requirements

You may be eligible for our Pre-Apprenticeship Program. To meet the criteria, you must:

  • be committed to a career in the industry
  • have your own car and license
  • have left school
  • Full rights to work in Queensland.
  • Applicants may be considered against eligibility criteria.

If you’re unsure if you qualify, we can still find the right career path for you. Talk to our team about the options and vacancies available to get you on the path to a rewarding career.

Community Solutions encourages applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, and cultures. This includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse), the LGBTQI+ community, and people with disability. We value inclusivity and are committed to adjusting our recruitment process to ensure accessibility and support of an applicant’s needs.

Why Community Solutions?

Individuals like you have worked with us for more than 40 years to gain the skills and knowledge for a career in Engineering. We will help train and support you through your course and placement from start to finish.