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Are you geared up for a big career working with the big gear?
When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical - Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprentice.
You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry working on:
- bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks
- inspecting and servicing transmissions
- fuel injection systems
- hydraulics and batteries
- troubleshooting basic faults and
- workplace safety and health
Learn in our specialised campuses!
Our campuses provides students with a hands-on learning environment that feature industry-standard equipment, advanced technology and specialised workshop areas.
This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.
|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|
This course includes work placement
Please be aware that industries and employers have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic which has meant that in some cases it may not be currently possible to place students in a prospective employment opportunity. If that occurs, students will be able to complete training in a simulated workplace on campus.
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.
To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.
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