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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.

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

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)

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 

GROUP 1

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment MEM13014A W5502
Perform engineering measurements MEM12023A W5492
Use power tools/hand held operations MEM18002B W5574
Use hand tools MEM18001C W5563
Apply quality procedures MEM15024A W5531

GROUP 2

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Maintain engine cooling systems MEM18024B W5568
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components MEM18055B W5601
Perform computations MEM12024A W5449
Organise and communicate information MEM16006A W5451
Plan to undertake a routine task MEM14004A W5512
Interpret technical drawing MEM09002B W5418

GROUP 3

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Service hydraulic systems AURTTA2006 WF374
Diagnose and rectify drive line and final drives MEM18044C W5589
Plan a complete activity MEM14005A W5513
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment MEM16007A W5548

GROUP 4

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices MSAENV272B D3655
Diagnose and rectify low voltage electrical systems MEM18030B W5575
Diagnose and rectify braking systems MEM18035B W5580

GROUP 5

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and rectify low voltage charging systems MEM18037B W5581
Perform engine bottom-end overhaul MEM18033B W5578
Diagnose and rectify low voltage starting systems MEM18031B W5576
Test compression ignition fuel systems MEM18026C W5570
Apply quality systems MEM15002A W5532

GROUP 6

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Repair hydraulic systems AURTTA3013 WF381
Maintain steering systems MEM18041B W5586
Maintain suspension systems MEM18040B W5585

GROUP 7

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Test, recover, evacuate and charge refrigeration systems MEM18086B W5622
Diagnose and maintain electronic controlling systems on mobile plant MEM18047B W5592
Diagnose and rectify automatic transmissions MEM18043C W5588
Tune diesel engines MEM18029B W5573
Interact with computing technology MEM16008A W5452
Assist in the provision of on the job training MEM17003A W5552
  • 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.
  • Online courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information
    call: 1800 001 001 or email: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au
  • 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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