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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Toolmaking)

National Course Code: MEM30205


The nationally recognised Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade (Toolmaking) will teach you the skills you need to specialise in the toolmaking trade. Use your attention to detail and technical ability to learn skills that are transferrable across a range of exciting industries.


Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:

  • Technical drawing and interpretation
  • Precision fitting techniques
  • Mechanical maintenance and overhaul techniques
  • Engineering principles
  • Marking out techniques
  • Communication and planning skills
  • WHS regulations and codes of practices

Develop skills and knowledge in the design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing, fault finding, commissioning, maintenance and service of:

  • Mechanical equipment and machinery
  • Fluid power systems
  • Stationary and mobile equipment
  • Instruments, refrigeration and computer-controlled machine tools


Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career, including:

  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills to interpret technical drawings
  • Mechanical aptitude to use appropriate tools
  • Communication skills to work as part of a team


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level

Career opportunities:

  • Toolmaker


Strengthen your knowledge and advance your career opportunities with these engineering study options:

  • Certificate IV in Engineering
  • Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade


The manufacturing and engineering industry employs around 590,000 workers in Australia and contributes $74 billion in gross value to our economy.

This course is superseded by MEM30298. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.


This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • Part Time Day

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Ultimo, Main Campus (Toolmaking - Apprenticeship): Part Time Day

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,220.00
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