Get ready for a promotion or a raise in your earning potential! If you’ve completed the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) or you are already working in manufacturing and maintenance, consider Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Engineering, specialising in Maintenance.
Prepare yourself for the next level in manufacturing and maintenance
This program comprises the Maintenance stream of the Certificate IV in Engineering.
If you’ve completed the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) or you are already working in manufacturing and maintenance, you can go on to enhance your skills specifically in the maintenance of plant and equipment, plus the manufacturing and fitting of replacement parts for machinery.
Go for better jobs with in-demand skills
This qualification will enable you to apply for Service Maintenance Technician and Maintenance Manager roles across a wide variety of Engineering disciplines. You will develop finely tuned skills, to:
- condition, monitor and record equipment
- install and remove mechanical seals
- gland pack
- replace and assemble engineering components
- fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings
- level and align machines and engineering components
Choose the right fit for you
Melbourne Polytechnic also offers other streams of the Certificate IV in Engineering through the Engineering Department.
Trade Support Loan (TSL) program
Australian apprentices undertaking this course may be eligible for the Federal Government’s new Trade Support Loan (TSL) program.
**Please note for Units of Study (see below)
**Sample program is shown, students may select alternate units from the broad range available in the Certificate IV in Engineering qualification to best match their personal learning needs. Department staff can advise on options.
4 hours, one evening per week (360 hours)
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsThis program is offered as post trade study, so the participant would need to have a Certificate III qualification in the metals and engineering area.
Assessment MethodsOn completion of each competency the student will be internally assessed to determine whether the theory and practical outcomes have been achieved. With some competencies a theory examination may be required. The syllabus document for each competency lists the major learning outcomes and standard of assessment required.
MaterialsPersonal safety work wear required.
Pathways to further studyCompetencies completed may be used to assist students with further study in the Diploma of Engineering Technology.
Career PathwaysGraduates of this course may gain employment in the manufacturing field as maintenance fitters.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|MEM09009C||CREATE 2D DRAWINGS USING COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN SYSTEM||40|
|MEM16011A||COMMUNICATE WITH INDIVIDUALS AND SMALL GROUPS||20|
|MEM18005B||PERFORM FAULT DIAGNOSIS, INSTALLATION AND REMOVAL OF BEARINGS||40|
|MEM18006C||REPAIR AND FIT ENGINEERING COMPONENTS||60|
|MEM18009B||PERFORM LEVELLLING AND ALIGNMENT OF MACHINES AND ENGINEERING COMPONENTS||40|
|MEM18010C||PERFORM EQUIPMENT CONDITIONING MONITORING AND RECORDING||40|
|MEM18011C||SHUT DOWN AND ISOLATE MACHINES/EQUIPMENT||20|
|MEM18012B||PERFORM INSTALLATION AND REMOVAL OF MECHANICAL SEALS||20|
|MEM18013B||PERFORM GLAND PACKING||20|
|MEM18055B||DISMANTLE, REPLACE AND ASSEMBLE ENGINEERING COMPONENTS||30|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.