CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING - MECHANICAL TRADE

CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING - MECHANICAL TRADE

Course Code
:
MEM30205
Department
:
AVIATION, ENGINEERING & SECURITY
Study Area(s)
:
Engineering
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Part-time day(4 years)

Start Date(s): We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time
End Date(s): Rolling enrolments
Days and Time: weekdays 8am to 4pm

Course Overview

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade prepares students for a career as a tradesperson, with prospective occupations including maintenance fitter, toolmaker and fitter/machinist.

This is an Australian Apprenticeship course, combining paid work with training. Mature age people can also apply for apprenticeships.

The Certificate II in Engineering - Mechanical Trade is a part-time course spanning 4 years, offered at our Broadmeadows and Richmond campuses within our dedicated training facilities, comprising of new and modern machinery, ensuring what you learn on campus reflects industry standards. As a large educational provider, our students also have access to a wide range of student support services and resources such as the Library and Learning Centre as well as our very own Employment Centre to ensure that your study experience is a positive one.

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Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
MEM11.11BUNDERTAKE MANUAL HANDLING20
MEM12.23APERFORM ENGINEERING MEASUREMENTS30
MEM12.24APERFORM COMPUTATIONS30
MEM12.6BMARK OFF/OUT (GENERAL ENGINEERING)40
MEM12.7CMARK OFF/OUT STRUCTURAL FABRICATIONS AND SHAPES80
MEM13.14BAPPLY PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT10
MEM13.3BWORK SAFELY WITH INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS AND MATERIALS20
MEM14.4APLAN TO UNDERTAKE A ROUTINE TASK10
MEM14.5APLAN A COMPLETE ACTIVITY20
MEM15.24AAPPLY QUALITY PROCEDURES10
MEM15.2AAPPLY QUALITY SYSTEMS20
MEM16.6AORGANISE AND COMMUNICATE INFORMATION20
MEM16.7AWORK WITH OTHERS IN A MANUFACTURING, ENGINEERING OR RELATED ENVIRONMENT10
MEM16.8AINTERACT WITH COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY20
MEM17.3AASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF ON THE JOB TRAINING20
MEM18.18CMAINTAIN PNEUMATIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS38
MEM18.1CUSE HAND TOOLS20
MEM18.2BUSE POWER TOOLS/HAND HELD OPERATIONS20
MEM18.3CUSE TOOLS FOR PRECISION WORK40
MEM18.55BDISMANTLE, REPLACE AND ASSEMBLE ENGINEERING COMPONENTS30
MEM18.5BPERFORM FAULT DIAGNOSIS, INSTALLATION AND REMOVAL OF BEARINGS40
MEM18.6BREPAIR AND FIT ENGINEERING COMPONENTS60
MEM18.9BPERFORM LEVELLING AND ALIGNMENT OF MACHINES AND ENGINEERING COMPONENTS40
MEM5.49BPERFORM ROUTINE GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING20
MEM5.4CPERFORM ROUTINE OXY ACETYLENE WELDING20
MEM5.50BPERFORM ROUTINE GAS METAL ARC WELDING20
MEM6.7BPERFORM BASIC INCIDENTAL HEAT/QUENCHING, TEMPERING AND ANNEALING20
MEM7.5BPERFORM GENERAL MACHINING80
MEM7.6BPERFORM LATHE OPERATIONS40
MEM7.7BPERFORM MILLING OPERATIONS40
MEM7.8CPERFORM GRINDING OPERATIONS40
MEM9.2BINTERPRET TECHNICAL DRAWING40

How will I be assessed?

You will need to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. You may be assessed by a combination of written assignments or tests, oral tests and practical assessments in class, or at work. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment and the how it will operate. If required, you will have the chance for reassessment and appeal.

What will I study?

An apprenticeship is a work-based training program involving completion of competency units amounting to 100 points. There are a number of standard core competencies to be completed but most competencies are chosen to suit the type of employment. The available competencies are listed in the Industry Handbook for the Metal and Engineering Training Package.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

 

For Business and Industry


We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2018 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Average annual course fee#
 
Concession
Average annual course fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Average annual course fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$0.0
$
$
Apprentice/Trainee
$972
$194.4
$2781

Table 2

Average material
fees per annum *

$0


Average consumable
fees per annum*
$1.5


# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2018 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:
Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2018: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
1000 270 $3.60 $0.72 $10.30

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2018. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Call the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

To start an apprenticeship, you need to find a job as an apprentice and sign a training contract with your employer. (Year 11 or Year 12 is usually an advantage). You may receive credit for previous studies.

Where and how can I study?

The course is undertaken at the Broadmeadows campus. You will undertake the equivalent of one day training per week at Broadmeadows as part of your job. The fourth year is usually spent entirely on the job.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead you to work in occupations such as fitter/machinist, maintenance fitter or toolmaker. As a tradesperson you would generally be involved in the installation and overhaul of mechanical plant and associated equipment.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will be a qualified tradesperson with skills that are recognised by the industry. From there, your career can take off in any number of directions. Many employers pay their tradespeople well above the award rate for their skills.

What qualifications will I receive?

When you successfully complete this course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

You may continue on to further specialist studies or higher level studies, such as Certificate IV in Engineering.

How do I apply?

Apprentices should contact the Call Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au to enrol. Apprentices are forwarded an Apprentice Placement Form when their employer registers them with the Victorian Qualifications Authority and should present this form on enrolment.

How will I be selected for this course?

Applicants must be currently employed as an apprentice in the field of training.