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Certificate III in Engineering Production Systems

National ID: MEM30105 | State ID: W236

 

This qualification will give you a significant head-start for a range of careers: electroplating, foundry work, plant mechanic, ship builder and more. South Metropolitan TAFE has specialty workshops and equipment to provide you with a realistic study environment that will prepare you well for employment in these highly demanded trades. Our lecturers are dedicated and supportive professionals who are passionate about their trade and dedicated to providing a high quality of training that is industry relevant. At Thornlie campus this qualification is delivered as a metal fabrication pathway.

Besides the normal entry TAFE Admissions full-time course, an additional full-time delivery of this course is delivered for Women under the Women in Engineering banner.  Applications for this delivery should come direct to South Metropolitan TAFE ACEPT Campus.

Applications for the normal entry course should be made to TAFE Admissions.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This qualification will provide you with practical skills and knowledge in a range of engineering production areas. You may learn skills in using tools, making calculations, mechanical cutting, fabrication, and manual production assembly. You may also learn skills in thermal heating and cutting, production welding, general machining, numerically controlled and computerised numerically controlled machining, drawing interpretation, manual handling, and mechanical maintenance and servicing. You will learn about safety in the workplace and quality controls. You will practice the skills you have learned in a workshop environment.

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

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion provides graduates with the entrance requirements to other metals and engineering qualifications. These qualifications include;

Certificate III in Engineering

Certificate of Trade Studies (apprenticeship qualification)

Credit transfer to these qualifications is possible for relevant competencies already achieved.

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Munster
Duration Two semesters full-time.
How Full Time (On Campus)
When Available Semester 2, 2017

This qualification will provide you with practical skills and knowledge in a range of engineering production areas. You may learn skills in using tools, making calculations, mechanical cutting, fabrication, and manual production assembly. You may also learn skills in thermal heating and cutting, production welding, general machining, numerically controlled and computerised numerically controlled machining, drawing interpretation, manual handling, and mechanical maintenance and servicing. You will learn about safety in the workplace and quality controls. You will practice the skills you have learned in a workshop environment.

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

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion provides graduates with the entrance requirements to other metals and engineering qualifications. These qualifications include;



Certificate III in Engineering



Certificate of Trade Studies (apprenticeship qualification)



Credit transfer to these qualifications is possible for relevant competencies already achieved.

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

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 

1 Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment MEM13014A W5502
Apply quality procedures MEM15024A W5531
Apply quality systems MEM15002A W5532
Assist in the provision of on the job training MEM17003A W5552
Interact with computing technology MEM16008A W5452
Organise and communicate information MEM16006A W5451
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices MSAENV272B D3655
Perform computations MEM12024A W5449
Perform engineering measurements MEM12023A W5492
Plan a complete activity MEM14005A W5513
Plan to undertake a routine task MEM14004A W5512
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment MEM16007A W5548

2 Group A Production Stream Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Perform electrical/electronic measurement MEM12002B W5494
Use hand tools MEM18001C W5563
Use power tools/hand held operations MEM18002B W5574

3 Group B Specialisation Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components MEM18055B W5601
Interpret technical drawing MEM09002B W5418
Perform manual soldering/desoldering - electrical/electronic components MEM05001B W5302
Terminate and connect electrical wiring MEM10002B W5457
  • 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.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below, 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.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

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 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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Page last updated August 23, 2017