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Offering Info

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

  • National Course Code: MEM30205
  • TAFE NSW code: MEM30205-01V06-19WLB-007

This course is superseded

Location – Wollongbar Campus

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

Anytime

Hours Per Week

8

Duration

3 Years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This course is for people employed as apprentice mechanical fitters and machinists in the manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas. You will gain the competencies required to work as a mechanical tradesperson in
these areas.

You will acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures, systems and planning, engineering measurement, computations and computer technology plus some industry-specific skills in mechanical fitting and machining that are relevant to your current or intended employment.

The course duration will vary depending on the training pathway agreed to between you, your employer and the TAFE college.
There is no qualification entry requirement. It is assumed that the learner is engaged as an apprentice under a Training Contract and that the learner is receiving appropriate structured on-the-job training while undertaking this
qualification.
Please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course.

Your attendance day will depend on any CT/RPL units with stage 1 classes on Tuesdays.
Depending on each student's existing skillset and experience, self-directed study may be required.

A message for young people under 17 years of age-If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE to do so.
You will be required to attend one day per week from 8am to 4:30pm. Classes run Tuesday to Thursday each week. Face to face attendance is for?8 hours per week for 105 weeks.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

A range of criteria apply for course fees and to access government subsidised training.

Remember, TAFE NSW provides a range of easy and flexible payment options for students or a nominated third party. (If a nominated third party is covering the cost of your fees, a letter of authority or purchase order will be required).

Use the Calculate Your Fee button for your indicative course fee and to check if you qualify for government subsidised training, including an exemption or concession.

When your enrolment is complete, and you have paid the applicable fees, you will be entitled to attend class, participate in training, sit for examinations, receive educational awards, use amenities and services and receive an active TAFEcard (which provides access to library resources).

In addition to your course fee, there may be some additional charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students own expense.

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Core Units
Number Title
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024A Perform computations
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity
MEM15002A Apply quality systems
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
MEM17003A Assist in the provision of on the job training
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective Units
Number Title
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices
MEM07005C Perform general machining
MEM07006C Perform lathe operations
MEM07007C Perform milling operations
MEM07021B Perform complex lathe operations
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM12003B Perform precision mechanical measurement
MEM12006C Mark off/out (general engineering)
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18003C Use tools for precision work
MEM18005B Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings
MEM18006C Repair and fit engineering components
MEM18009B Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components
MEM18018C Maintain pneumatic system components
MEM18020B Maintain hydraulic system components
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.
Mechanical tradesperson (traditionally referred to as Fitting and Machining Tradesperson) at level C10 under the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Wollongbar Campus
Sneaths Road, Wollongbar
Phone 131 601

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