Not available for international students.
Engineers are interested in how things work and are employed to design, invent, create, maintain and improve everything from buildings to bridges and aircrraft, to plastics and computers.
This course provides pre-employment training and pathways in the engineering manufacturing or related industries, and entry into the wider engineering industry.
This course is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) program and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.
It will provide you with a range of engineering skills such as computer aided design 2D and 3D, design principles, fabrication techniques and the use of hand and power of tools.
The course is designed to give you the technical knowledge and skills to design and create 3D engineering models using cutting edge software such AutoCAD and Inventor.
As a student you will also be eligible to download the software for free.
You will also balance your technical skills with practical engineering skills by learning how to use relevant engineering equipment, such as a computer controlled plasma cutter.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
When undertaking the course, you must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL student.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) course and is part of your VCE or VCAL program. You may be eligible for up to five unit credits towards your VCE.
You may also elect to undertake a Scored Assessment, to receive a contribution to the Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) and to gain a study score.
This course is a pathway to the Certificate IV in Engineering, which can be tailored to help you gain employment as a junior
Holmesglen receives numerous inquires from employers seeking trained AutoCAD and Inventor personnel as demand exceeds supply in this field.
The course is also a pathway to university as it gives you an introduction to engineering degree courses by giving you the technical knowledge and a range of skills for relevant engineering fields.
Further training opportunities exist at certificate level studies in engineering in a number of fields, including fabrication, mechanical trade, air-conditioning and refrigeration. Degree courses in engineering can also be completed.
How to apply
If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.
T: 03 9209 5109
For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.