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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

  • National Course Code: MEM30205
  • TAFE NSW code: MEM30205-01V07-19NEW-999

This course is superseded

Location – Newcastle

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

Anytime

Hours Per Week

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Duration

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  • 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.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section

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.

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As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

Training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

This course is not available for non-apprentices.

Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.

Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training.

To study this course as a NSW Apprentice please enquire now or call 131 601.

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

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Elective Units
Number Title
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MEM12024A Perform computations
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures
MEM15002A Apply quality systems
MEM17003A Assist in the provision of on the job training
MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
MEM18008B Balance equipment
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
MEM18004B Maintain and overhaul mechanical equipment
MEM18007B Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies
MEM18020B Maintain hydraulic system components
MEM18018C Maintain pneumatic system components
MEM12006C Mark off/out (general engineering)
MEM07021B Perform complex lathe operations
MEM18005B Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings
MEM07005C Perform general machining
MEM18013B Perform gland packing
MEM07008D Perform grinding operations
MEM18012B Perform installation and removal of mechanical seals
MEM07006C Perform lathe operations
MEM18009B Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components
MEM07007C Perform milling operations
MEM12003B Perform precision mechanical measurement
MEM18006C Repair and fit engineering components
MEM11011B Undertake manual handling
MEM18003C Use tools for precision work

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

Newcastle
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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