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CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING - COMPOSITES TRADE

National ID: MEM31112 | State ID: W992

 

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required by a tradesperson working with composites within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries, or other industries where composites tradespersons work. 

People with this qualification may work in a large manufacturing organisation, a smaller workshop, a repair facility, a defence or a government facility. 

The composites tradesperson may work in a composites manufacturing or repair organisation, or they may work in an aerospace, civil construction, general manufacturing, marine, vehicle or other organisation as a composites specialist.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification would provide you with the opportunity to work in a large manufacturing organisation, a smaller workshop, a repair facility, a defence or a government facility.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering and MEM50105 Diploma of Engineering -- Advanced Trade or other relevant qualifications.

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Where Henderson
Duration
How Apprenticeship
When This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

Successful completion of this qualification would provide you with the opportunity to work in a large manufacturing organisation, a smaller workshop, a repair facility, a defence or a government facility.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering and MEM50105 Diploma of Engineering -- Advanced Trade or other relevant qualifications.

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

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For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Phase 1

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Plan to undertake a routine task MEM14004A W5512
Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials MEM13003B W5505
Interpret technical drawing MEM09002B W5418
Use power tools/hand held operations MEM18002B W5574
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment MEM13014A W5502

Phase 2

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Store and handle composite materials MEM26010A WC765
Make basic plugs for composites fabrication MEM26004A WC759
Lay up composites using open moulding techniques MEM26001A WC756
Apply quality systems MEM15002A W5532
Interact with computing technology MEM16008A W5452
Perform engineering measurements MEM12023A W5492
Apply quality procedures MEM15024A W5531

Phase 3

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices MSAENV272B D3655
Select and use resin systems appropriate for product MEM26008A WC763
Make basic moulds for composites fabrication MEM26005A WC760
Organise and communicate information MEM16006A W5451
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment MEM16007A W5548

Phase 4

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Select and use reinforcing appropriate for product MEM26007A WC762
Select and use composite processes or systems appropriate for product MEM26013A WC768
Select and use cores and fillers appropriate for product MEM26009A WC764
Adjust resin chemicals for current conditions MEM26014A WC769
Lay up composites using vacuum closed moulding techniques MEM26002A WC757
Determine materials and techniques for a composite component or product MEM26011A WC766

Phase 5

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Select and use joining techniques MEM26016A WC771
Finish a composite product MEM26019A WC774
Select and apply repair techniques MEM26015A WC770
Prepare composite or other substrate surfaces MEM26017A WC772
Assist in the provision of on the job training MEM17003A W5552
Perform computations MEM12024A W5449
Plan a complete activity MEM14005A W5513
Form and integrate fibre-reinforced structures MEM25002B W5715
  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications are open. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students, contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a South Metropolitan TAFE associate degree or higher education diploma, or a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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