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Offering Info

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

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

This course is superseded

Location – Wollongong Campus

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

Anytime

Hours Per Week

7.5

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.
This course is for students who have completed their Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade. Students enrolling in this qualification will undertake study in AS1796 pressure welding (Practical and Theory), Advanced Maths, Non destructive testing and CAD Drafting (2D and 3D). Students will be required to bring steel cap boots, cotton drill work clothes, pens, pencils, paper, calculator, safety glasses and a welding shield.

Students must be an apprentice to complete this course. If you are not an apprentice, please contact the teaching staff on 131 601 to discuss your options prior to enrolment, as other training options may be available.

Student will undertake RUReady testing prior to undertaking any study.

Students will be required to bring steel cap boots, cotton drill work clothes, pens, pencils, paper, calculator, safety glasses and a welding shield.

For any students wishing to apply for Recognition of prior learning and/or credit transfer please provide this information to the teaching section prior to starting the course so that accurate fees can be calculated for this course. For any study completed more than 10 years ago, this will be treated as Recognition or Prior Learning not Credit transfer under Smart and Skilled guidelines.

Please note - subject to availablity, students may be eligible to apply for the NSW Department of Industry Jobs for Tomorrow Scholarship. https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/for-students/scholarships/jobs-of-tomorrow-scholarships

To request further information, click on Enquire Now and we will advise you when a new offering is available. Courses are run subject to minimum student enrolments.
Students must be an apprentice to complete this course. If you are not an apprentice, please contact the teaching staff on 131 601 to discuss your options prior to enrolment, as other training options may be available.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy: Students are required to supply and wear PPE. This includes safety boots, cotton drill trousers, long sleeve shirt and safety glasses.
This course is delivered in a variety of attendance modes. Students will be provided a course schedule when details are confirmed. Please contact 131 601 and one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.

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.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. In claiming the concession or exemption, students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.

You may be eligible for the Fee Free Apprenticeship which will be verified at enrolment.

Thank you for your interest in this course. To request further information click on Enquire Now. You can also contact TAFE NSW on 131 601 to speak with one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants.
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

Wollongong Campus
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

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