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Course Info

Certificate III in Engineering - Technical

National Course Code: MEM30505

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Engineering - Technical is your first step into a career in the world of engineering. You will learn the underpinning principles of engineering design in a range of specialist areas, and become prepared for further study or a trade apprenticeship.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Organise and communicate information
  • Interact with computing technology
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Strengthen your mechanical aptitude
  • Fire up your passion for engineering design
  • Enhance your communication skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • Opportunities to secure an apprenticeship or traineeship in engineering
  • A strong technical foundation to build on with continued specialist studies

Career Opportunities:

  • Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your learning to the next level with a TAFE NSW engineering study pathway:

  • Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting
  • Diploma in Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)
  • Advanced Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical)

Locations

This course is currently available at 3 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • An interest in engineering design, principles and concepts
  • Enthusiasm for practical skills in engineering and related areas
  • Mechanical aptitude

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned so far and identify what knowledge or skills need further development. In this course you will undertake:

  • Theory based knowledge assessments
  • Practical based skills assessments

The Certificate III level course provides you with a strong foundation in engineering principles that underpin all future studies.

Certificate IV enables you leverage your base knowledge gained in the Certificate III and direct your career into a specialist engineering field.

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Safe work practices
  • Technical drawing
  • Computer Aided Drawing (CAD)
  • Using basic power tools and hand tools
  • Materials science and material testing

You will work on a real world project drafting technical drawings of engineering components commonly used in manufacturing industries.

TAFE NSW offers you a variety of online and on campus study environments - industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities - to enhance your learning and employability.

This first-step qualification provides a pathway into rapidly growing sustainable engineering industries, such as solar and wind energy, mechanical automations and robotics.

This qualification provides you with a pathway into new and emerging technologies like sustainable engineering for solar and wind energy, mechanical automations and robotics.

This course is the first step to a career of endless possibilities.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Combination
  • Variable
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Gosford: Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 Year

Newcastle (Drafting): Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Enquire Now

Newcastle (Mechanical Design): Variable, Combination

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
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