This qualification defines the skills and knowledge required of an Engineering Technician within metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries.
The skills associated with this qualification are intended to apply to a wide range of technical engineering discipline areas including mechanical, mechatronics, manufacturing, maintenance, and heating ventilation air-conditioning, engineering drafting and refrigeration and air conditioning in manufacturing, engineering and related industries. The qualification provides the opportunity to develop theoretical knowledge and technical skills in either a specific discipline area or across a broad field of technical work and learning.
This qualification should not be used for VET in Schools unless the students are formally engaged in a traineeship in accordance with the Australian Apprenticeships policy.
In some jurisdictions, units in this qualification may relate to licensing or regulatory requirements. Licensing and regulatory information is included in the relevant units of competency.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. Local regulations should be checked.