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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z)

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: WT90

 

Are you looking for a spark to ignite your career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z) you'll be ready for a career in the heavy plant industry.

You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the industry, including diagnosing and repairing drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, steering, wiring and circuits, controlling systems, and workplace safety and health.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z) 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.

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Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z) you'll be ready for a career in the heavy plant industry.

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

Further study opportunities:

  • MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering (Maintenance)

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Thornlie
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.

GROUP 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environmentMEM13014AW5502
Apply quality proceduresMEM15024AW5531
Perform engineering measurementsMEM12023AW5492
Use hand toolsMEM18001CW5563
Use power tools/hand held operationsMEM18002BW5574
GROUP 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering componentsMEM18055BW5601
Interpret technical drawingMEM09002BW5418
Maintain engine cooling systemsMEM18024BW5568
Organise and communicate informationMEM16006AW5451
Perform computationsMEM12024AW5449
Plan to undertake a routine taskMEM14004AW5512
GROUP 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and rectify drive line and final drivesMEM18044CW5589
Plan a complete activityMEM14005AW5513
Service hydraulic systemsAURTTA2006WF374
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environmentMEM16007AW5548
GROUP 4
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and rectify braking systemsMEM18035BW5580
Diagnose and rectify low voltage electrical systemsMEM18030BW5575
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSAENV272BD3655
GROUP 5
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply quality systemsMEM15002AW5532
Diagnose and rectify low voltage charging systemsMEM18037BW5581
Diagnose and rectify low voltage starting systemsMEM18031BW5576
Perform engine bottom-end overhaulMEM18033BW5578
Test compression ignition fuel systemsMEM18026CW5570
GROUP 6
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Maintain steering systemsMEM18041BW5586
Maintain suspension systemsMEM18040BW5585
Repair hydraulic systemsAURTTA3013WF381
GROUP 7
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist in the provision of on the job trainingMEM17003AW5552
Diagnose and maintain electronic controlling systems on mobile plantMEM18047BW5592
Diagnose and rectify automatic transmissionsMEM18043CW5588
Interact with computing technologyMEM16008AW5452
Test, recover, evacuate and charge refrigeration systemsMEM18086BW5622
Tune diesel enginesMEM18029BW5573
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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 to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • 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.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, 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 to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • 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.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, 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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