MEM40105 | Certificate IV in Engineering

Course Code

Course Title
Certificate IV in Engineering

Course Duration
2 Years

Study Mode
Flexible – online, onsite, on campus

Start Date
Enrol Anytime


Course Description

The Certificate IV in Engineering has been designed for existing engineering tradespersons along with apprentices who choose to study at a higher level. The job role involves application of additional skills in the learner’s trade or cross skills from other trades. Job roles may include the design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing, fault finding, commissioning, maintenance and service of equipment and machinery, equipment and joining techniques. Machinery and equipment can include fluid power systems, stationary and mobile equipment, instruments, refrigeration and the use of computer controlled machine tools.


  • MEM05045B – Perform pipe welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process
  • MEM05019D – Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
  • MEM05042B – Perform welds to code standards using flux core arc welding process
  • MEM05043B – Perform welds to code standards using gas metal arc welding process


  • MEM18054B – Fault find, test and calibrate instrumentation systems and equipment
  • MEM18060B – Maintain, repair control instrumentation – single and multiple loop control systems
  • MEM18062B – Install, maintain and calibrate instrumentation sensors, transmitters and final control elements
  • MEM18067B – Tune control loops – multi controller or multi element systems


  • MEM18018C – Maintain pneumatic system components
  • MEM18020B – Maintain hydraulic system components
  • MEM18011C – Shut down and isolate machines/equipment
  • MEM05036C – Repair/replace/modify fabrications
  • MEM18006C – Repair and fit engineering components

Fluid Power

  • MEM12005B – Calibrate measuring equipment
  • MEM18019B – Maintain pneumatic systems
  • MEM18021B – Maintain hydraulic systems
  • MEM18022B – Maintain fluid power controls
  • MEM18023B – Modify fluid power system operation
  • MEM18016B – Analyse plant and equipment condition monitoring results

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

  • MEM1888AA – Maintain and repair commercial air conditioning systems and components
  • MEM10013A – Install split air conditioning systems and associated pipework
  • MEM18084A – Commission and decommission split air conditioning systems
  • MEM18086B – Test, recover, evacuate and charge refrigeration systems
  • MEM12023A – Perform engineering measurements
  • MEM12024A – Perform computations
  • MEM13014A – Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • MEM14004A – Plan to undertake a routine task
  • MEM14005A – Plan a complete activity
  • MEM15002A – Apply quality systems
  • MEM15024A – Apply quality procedures
  • MEM16006A – Organise and communicate information
  • MEM16007A – Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
  • MEM16008A – Interact with computing technology
  • MEM17003A – Assist in the provision of on the job training
  • MSAENV272B – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

The minimum requirements for achievement of the Certificate IV in Engineering are:

  • Completion of all core units of competency listed, and
  • Completion of units from the Group A Specialisation electives to the value of at least 12 points, and
  • Completion of Group B electives to bring the total value to at least 109 points.

Appropriate Group B elective units to the value of 22 points may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Certificate IV.

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