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Offering Info

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

  • National Course Code: MEM30205
  • TAFE NSW code: MEM30205-01V07-19LHG-006

This course is superseded

Location – Lithgow College

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

8

Duration

30 Weeks

  • 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.
Before you enrol, you will need a USI number. Please visit www.usi.gov.au and create a USI number. You will need at least one form of identification.
- PPE is to be supplied by the student including: safety glasses and hearing protection (all items must meet Australian standards)
- Clothing requirements: long sleeve cotton shirt and pants (cotton drill type) and work boots

This course is for Apprentices employed in the Fitting and Machining Trade.
Attendance is day release 8:00am until 4:30pm. An attendance calendar is supplied to all apprentices.

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.

There is a fee of $400 per year to cover materials for this course

Incidental Cost
  • Course Related Materials Charge - $400.00

Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

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If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Elective Units
Number Title
MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05051A Select welding processes
MEM07005C Perform general machining
MEM07006C Perform lathe operations
MEM07007C Perform milling operations
MEM07011B Perform complex milling operations
MEM07021B Perform complex lathe operations
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM09003B Prepare basic engineering drawing
MEM12003B Perform precision mechanical measurement
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
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18003C Use tools for precision work
MEM18004B Maintain and overhaul mechanical equipment
MEM18005B Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings
MEM18006C Repair and fit engineering components
MEM18007B Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies
MEM18009B Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components
MEM18018C Maintain pneumatic system components
MEM18020B Maintain hydraulic system components
MEM18038B Maintain wheels and tyres
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MEM10006B Install machine/plant
MEM18012B Perform installation and removal of mechanical seals
MEM12006C Mark off/out (general engineering)
MEM07008D Perform grinding operations
MEM18013B Perform gland packing

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.

Course Location

Lithgow College
Hill Street, Lithgow
Phone 131 601

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