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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.

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/

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Automotive Technology

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

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

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/

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Automotive Technology

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 

01 Phase 1

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Perform engineering measurements MEM12023A W5492
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components MEM18055B W5601
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment MEM16007A W5548
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
Apply quality procedures MEM15024A W5531
Plan to undertake a routine task MEM14004A W5512
Use hand tools MEM18001C W5563

02 Phase 2

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Perform general machining MEM07005C WA647
Perform brazing and or silver soldering MEM05006C S7596
Perform computations MEM12024A W5449
Carry out mechanical cutting MEM05005B W5331
Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding MEM05049B W5324
Perform manual heating and thermal cutting MEM05007C W5333
Apply quality systems MEM15002A W5532

03 Phase 3

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Use tools for precision work MEM18003C W5584
Select welding processes MEM05051A W5327
Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing MEM06007B W5352
Assist in the provision of on the job training MEM17003A W5552
Organise and communicate information MEM16006A W5451
Plan a complete activity MEM14005A W5513
Undertake manual handling MEM11011B W5466
Interact with computing technology MEM16008A W5452

04 Phase 4

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process MEM05019D WA644
Install pipework and pipework assemblies MEM10010B W5453
Perform geometric development MEM05037C WA646
Apply safe welding practices MEM05052A W5328
Perform routine gas metal arc welding MEM05050B W5326

05 Phase 5

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Repair and fit engineering components MEM18006C WA652
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices MSAENV272B D3655
Install machine/plant MEM10006B W5461
Maintain pneumatic system components MEM18018C W5561
Maintain hydraulic system components MEM18020B W5564
Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components MEM18009B W5635
  • 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 (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 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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