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MEM31119 Certificate III in Engineering - Composites Trade

MEM31119 Certificate III in Engineering - Composites Trade

National ID MEM31119 State ID BEK4
Kickstart your composites trade career!

Become a tradesperson working with composites within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries.

Build a diverse career based on high-demand skills which offer a secure future.

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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 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

CampusesNaval Base.

When Continuous enrolment.

Study Mode Apprenticeship.

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required by a tradesperson working with composites/fibreglass. The composites tradesperson may work in a composites manufacturing or repair organisation, marine, vehicle or other organisation as a composites’ specialist. If you are looking to build a diverse career based on high-demand skills that offer a secure future, a Composites Apprenticeship could be for you!

  • composites work
  • selecting, handling, using and storing materials and components 
  • undertaking repairs and modifications
  • adjusting resin chemicals 
  • selecting and using joining techniques 

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All year round


When All year round
Where Naval Base
How Apprenticeship


National ID Unit title
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024 Perform computations
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
MEM14006 Plan work activities
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training
MEM18001 Use hand tools
MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
National ID Unit title
MEM13003 Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
MEM26001 Lay up composites using open moulding techniques
MEM26002 Lay up composites using vacuum closed moulding techniques
MEM26004 Make basic plugs for composites fabrication
MEM26005 Make basic moulds for composites fabrication
MEM26007 Select and use reinforcing appropriate for product
MEM26008 Select and use resin systems appropriate for product
MEM26009 Select and use cores and fillers appropriate for product
MEM26011 Determine materials and techniques for a composite component or product
MEM26013 Select and use composite processes or systems appropriate for product
MEM26014 Adjust resin chemicals for current conditions
MEM26015 Select and apply repair techniques
MEM26016 Select and use joining techniques
MEM26017 Prepare composite or other substrate surfaces
MEM26019 Finish a composite product

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