Part Time Day
Course Start Date
7 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This course is superseded.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 day course. You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 108 weeks.
You may also be required to complete additional 14 hours of study each week outside of class hours, including content review, assessment preparation, and workplace learning as part of the apprenticeship."
"IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
Participants in this programme are apprentices 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.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:
- an apprentice (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
- employed full time
- signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal
- Student must be engaged in Apprenticeship prior to enrolment in this course.
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
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)
- 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 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:
- This course is for apprentices, engaging in a Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter Stream). Registration with state training services is required.
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
|MEM07005C||Perform general machining|
|MEM05005B||Carry out mechanical cutting|
|MSAENV272B||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MEM18003C||Use tools for precision work|
|MEM07006C||Perform lathe operations|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools|
|MEM13014A||Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment|
|MEM15024A||Apply quality procedures|
|MEM18006C||Repair and fit engineering components|
|MEM18009B||Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components|
|MEM18012B||Perform installation and removal of mechanical seals|
|MEM18018C||Maintain pneumatic system components|
|MEM18055B||Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components|
|MEM11011B||Undertake manual handling|
|MEM12023A||Perform engineering measurements|
|MEM14004A||Plan to undertake a routine task|
|MEM16006A||Organise and communicate information|
|MEM14005A||Plan a complete activity|
|MEM17003A||Assist in the provision of on the job training|
|MEM09002B||Interpret technical drawing|
|MEM12006C||Mark off/out (general engineering)|
|MEM15002A||Apply quality systems|
|MEM16007A||Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment|
|MEM16008A||Interact with computing technology|
|MEM07007C||Perform milling operations|
|MEM18005B||Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings|
|MEM18007B||Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies|
|MEM18011C||Shut down and isolate machines/equipment|
|MEM18013B||Perform gland packing|
|MEM18020B||Maintain hydraulic system components|
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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