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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: W237

 

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade you'll be looking at a trades career as a machinist metal, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to create and work with metal fabrications and equipment, testing and troubleshooting mechanical instruments, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, welding, thermal cutting, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade is an apprenticeship: you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade you'll be looking at a trades career as a machinist metal, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

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

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Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Rockingham
Duration
HowApprenticeship
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

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

View our 2017 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative 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.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

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 

Units

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

01 Phase 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environmentMEM13014AW5502
Apply quality proceduresMEM15024AW5531
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering componentsMEM18055BW5601
Interpret technical drawingMEM09002BW5418
Perform engineering measurementsMEM12023AW5492
Plan to undertake a routine taskMEM14004AW5512
Use hand toolsMEM18001CW5563
Use power tools/hand held operationsMEM18002BW5574
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environmentMEM16007AW5548
02 Phase 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply quality systemsMEM15002AW5532
Carry out mechanical cuttingMEM05005BW5331
Perform brazing and or silver solderingMEM05006CS7596
Perform computationsMEM12024AW5449
Perform general machiningMEM07005CWA647
Perform manual heating and thermal cuttingMEM05007CW5333
Perform routine gas tungsten arc weldingMEM05049BW5324
03 Phase 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist in the provision of on the job trainingMEM17003AW5552
Interact with computing technologyMEM16008AW5452
Organise and communicate informationMEM16006AW5451
Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealingMEM06007BW5352
Plan a complete activityMEM14005AW5513
Select welding processesMEM05051AW5327
Undertake manual handlingMEM11011BW5466
Use tools for precision workMEM18003CW5584
04 Phase 4
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply safe welding practicesMEM05052AW5328
Install pipework and pipework assembliesMEM10010BW5453
Perform geometric developmentMEM05037CWA646
Perform routine gas metal arc weldingMEM05050BW5326
Weld using gas tungsten arc welding processMEM05019DWA644
05 Phase 5
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Install machine/plantMEM10006BW5461
Maintain hydraulic system componentsMEM18020BW5564
Maintain pneumatic system componentsMEM18018CW5561
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSAENV272BD3655
Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering componentsMEM18009BW5635
Repair and fit engineering componentsMEM18006CWA652
How to apply

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), 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, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), 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, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), 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, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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