Part Time Day
Course Start Date
8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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
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.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
This is a part time day course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 4 years.
You may also be required to complete additional 14 hours of study each week outside of class hours, including content review/Assessment preparation, workplace learning as part of the apprenticeship
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
Participants in this programme are apprentice who may have completed an introductory or part qualification and those from diverse backgrounds that have met the entry requirements through recognition of previous studies, work experience, life experience or a combination of them all.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
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
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 8.00am to 4.15pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
Workplace experience - unstructured on the job learning as part of their apprenticeship.
Assessment can include a variety of methods where students may need to gather evidence from their experience at work and / or evidence from their time in practical hands on workshop (TAFE NSW Campus Engineering workshop) and theory based assessments that could be completed without the access to a workplace or simulated workplace environment.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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
Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.
TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also 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.
|MEM05005B||Carry out mechanical cutting|
|MEM18003C||Use tools for precision work|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools|
|MEM16006A||Organise and communicate information|
|MEM14004A||Plan to undertake a routine task|
|MEM13014A||Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment|
|MEM12023A||Perform engineering measurements|
|MSAENV272B||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MEM11011B||Undertake manual handling|
|MEM07005C||Perform general machining|
|MEM12006C||Mark off/out (general engineering)|
|MEM07007C||Perform milling operations|
|MEM16008A||Interact with computing technology|
|MEM07006C||Perform lathe operations|
|MEM16007A||Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment|
|MEM15024A||Apply quality procedures|
|MEM15002A||Apply quality systems|
|MEM14005A||Plan a complete activity|
|MEM09002B||Interpret technical drawing|
|MEM18020B||Maintain hydraulic system components|
|MEM18018C||Maintain pneumatic system components|
|MEM18013B||Perform gland packing|
|MEM18012B||Perform installation and removal of mechanical seals|
|MEM18011C||Shut down and isolate machines/equipment|
|MEM18007B||Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies|
|MEM18006C||Repair and fit engineering components|
|MEM18005B||Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings|
|MEM18009B||Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components|
|MEM18055B||Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components|
|MEM17003A||Assist in the provision of on the job training|
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.
Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601
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