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Are you an Engineering Tradesperson, Foreman, Leading Hand or other Supervisor looking to gain new skills, recognise your existing trade or advance your career?

Blue Dog Training’s Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40105 - Higher Engineering Tradesperson) is designed for existing tradespeople including Boilermakers, Fitters, Diesel Fitter, Sheet Metal, Light Vehicle Mechanic, etc.

  • Our flexible blended learning model means students can study at their own pace with theory available online, 24/7
  • With no block releases our students stay on the job, covering their practical skills as part of their day-to-day work
  • Dedicated trade qualified trainers ensure a 92% completion rate, compared to the industry average of 55%

With Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and funding options available, the Certificate IV in Engineering will set you on the right path to further career success.

Upskill Your Forkforce

As a government priority course in QLD and NSW, the Certificate IV in Engineering attracts up to $8,000 in funding incentives to employers, per individual/employee enrolment.

Eligible QLD and NSW employers will receive the following government incentives:

+ $1500
Within the first 6 months
+ $2500
Upon completion
of the course
+ $4000
For applicants over 25
at 12 months

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Email:trades@bluedogtraining.com.au

Upskill Your Forkforce
Class Information
Boilermaker
Units Approx. 33 RPL Units
(96 Points)
PLUS Certificate IV units to be completed
(See "Units Breakdown")
Estimated Duration 1 year (including RPL)
Cost Employer’s, Apprentices and Trade professionals may be entitled to subsidised training incentives provided by the Department of Education and Training.
Enrolment Form
Fitter and/or Turner
Units Approx. 33 RPL Units
(96 Points)
PLUS Certificate IV units to be completed
(See "Units Breakdown")
Estimated Duration 1 year (including RPL)
Cost Employer’s, Apprentices and Trade professionals may be entitled to subsidised training incentives provided by the Department of Education and Training.
Enrolment Form
Sheet Metal Worker
Units Approx. 33 RPL Units
(96 Points)
PLUS Certificate IV units to be completed
(See "Units Breakdown")
Estimated Duration 1 year (including RPL)
Cost Employer’s, Apprentices and Trade professionals may be entitled to subsidised training incentives provided by the Department of Education and Training.
Enrolment Form
Diesel Fitter
Units Approx. 33 RPL Units
(96 Points)
PLUS Certificate IV units to be completed
(See "Units Breakdown")
Estimated Duration 1 year (including RPL)
Cost Employer’s, Apprentices and Trade professionals may be entitled to subsidised training incentives provided by the Department of Education and Training.
Enrolment Form
Note
This is a guide only. Course units and duration may vary depending on prior experience (RPL) and the evidence provided. Individual training plans will vary in accordance with this as well.
Units Breakdown
MEM14001B (Planning)
Unit Description Schedule material deliveries
Hours 80
Weighting (Points) 8
MEM14002B (Planning)
Unit Description Undertake basic process planning
Hours 80
Weighting (Points) 8
MEM14003B (Planning)
Unit Description Undertake basic production scheduling
Hours 80
Weighting (Points) 8
MEM16001B (Communication)
Unit Description Give formal presentations and take part in meetings
Hours 20
Weighting (Points) 2
MEM16004B (Communication)
Unit Description Perform internal/external customer service
Hours 20
Weighting (Points) 2
MEM16011A (Communication)
Unit Description Communicate with individuals and small groups
Hours 20
Weighting (Points) 2
MEM17001B (Training)
Unit Description Assist in development and deliver training in the workplace
Hours 20
Weighting (Points) 2
MEM17002B (Training)
Unit Description Conduct workplace assessment
Hours 20
Weighting (Points) 2
MEM30012A (Engineering technician)
Unit Description Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
Hours 40
Weighting (Points) 4
MSMENV272 (Environmental)
Unit Description Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Hours 30
Weighting (Points) 3
Expected Duration

Expected Duration

The expected course duration is 12 months. This mau be shorter depending on any eligible RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) credits.

Classes Information
Units Breakdown
Expected Duration
Trade Backgrounds Units Estimated Duration Cost Sample Training Plan
Boilermaker Approx. 33 RPL Units
(96 Points)
PLUS Certificate IV units to be completed
(See "Units Breakdown")
1 year (including RPL) Employer’s, Apprentices and Trade professionals may be entitled to subsidised training incentives provided by the Department of Education and Training.
Fitter and/or Turner Approx. 33 RPL Units
(96 Points)
PLUS Certificate IV units to be completed
(See "Units Breakdown")
1 year (including RPL) Employer’s, Apprentices and Trade professionals may be entitled to subsidised training incentives provided by the Department of Education and Training.
Sheet Metal Worker Approx. 33 RPL Units
(96 Points)
PLUS Certificate IV units to be completed
(See "Units Breakdown")
1 year (including RPL) Employer’s, Apprentices and Trade professionals may be entitled to subsidised training incentives provided by the Department of Education and Training.
Diesel Fitter Approx. 33 RPL Units
(96 Points)
PLUS Certificate IV units to be completed
(See "Units Breakdown")
1 year (including RPL) Employer’s, Apprentices and Trade professionals may be entitled to subsidised training incentives provided by the Department of Education and Training.
Note: This is a guide only. Course units and duration may vary depending on prior experience (RPL) and the evidence provided. Individual training plans will vary in accordance with this as well.
Compulsory Units Must achieve competency adding up to 132 Points – Generally the trade RPL will be 96 points plus 36 points from the list below
Unit Code Unit Description Hours Weighting (Points)
Planning
MEM14001B Schedule material deliveries 80 8
MEM14002B Undertake basic process planning 80 8
MEM14003B Undertake basic production scheduling 80 8
Communication
MEM16001B Give formal presentations and take part in meetings 20 2
MEM16004B Perform internal/external customer service 20 2
MEM16011A Communicate with individuals and small groups 20 2
Training
MEM17001B Assist in development and deliver training in the workplace 20 2
MEM17002B Conduct workplace assessment 20 2
Engineering technician
MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment 40 4
Environmental
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 30 3
NOTE: Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) will be taken into consideration and will affect the structure of the Elective units undertaken within the course.

Expected Duration

The expected course duration is 12 months. This mau be shorter depending on any eligible RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) credits.

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