Course Start Date
02 Feb 2021
8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally recognised Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade is your pathway to becoming a fitting machinist, fitter and turner or CNC machinist. Discover skills in traditional and emerging technologies and be ready to join in-demand industries like mechanical engineering, oil and gas drilling, Defence Force construction and power generation.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:
- Technical drawing and interpretation
- Engineering principles
- Communication and planning skills
- WHS regulations and codes of practices
Be skilled in fitting and machining techniques including:
- Lathe machine and milling machine operations
- Surface grinding
- Machine and equipment installation and alignment
- Precision measurement and fitting techniques
- Maintenance and overhaul procedures
- Fluid power
- Computer-controlled equipment
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career, including:
- Problem solving and troubleshooting skills
- Mechanical aptitude to use appropriate tools
- Communication skills to work as part of a team and understand mechanical terminology
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- Fabrication tradesperson
- Pressure welder
GROW YOUR CAREER
Strengthen your knowledge and advance your career opportunities with these engineering study options:
- Certificate IV in Engineering
- Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade
The manufacturing and engineering industry employs around 590,000 workers in Australia and contributes $74 billion in gross value to our economy.
This course is superseded.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.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a part-time evening, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 3 years.
You may also be required to complete approximately 9 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including "Each Learner is supplied with a workbook for the unit they are studying. Learners log into the Moodle in their unstructured learning hours to complete the missing key words, phrases/passages in the workbook as part of their assigned homework. At the beginning of each lesson, learners are given a POP Quiz on the assigned subject at the completion of the quiz the teacher will go through the answers with the class. In the workshop learners, complete practical tasks as part of their practical component of the unit assessment, teachers mark the tasks using the marking guide and record the results in the class roll book.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are employed as an Apprentice
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. This will be available toward the end of 2021, you will be notified of your options and will be transferred to the new course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- 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
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. 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?
A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the commencement date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. Please contact us on 13 79 74 for further information.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- please be advised there is an additional materials fee of $750 for the duration of the course.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
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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 all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 13 7974.
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|MEM07006C||Perform lathe operations|
|MEM07007C||Perform milling operations|
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|MEM17003A||Assist in the provision of on the job training|
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|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|
|MEM18011C||Shut down and isolate machines/equipment|
|MEM18018C||Maintain pneumatic system components|
|MEM18020B||Maintain hydraulic system components|
|MEM18055B||Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components|
|MSAENV272B||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
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.Enrol Now
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