Certificate III In Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Certificate III In Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Course Code
:
MEM30205
Department
:
Construction & Engineering
Study Area(s)
:
Apprenticeship, Engineering
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Part-time(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

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course.

Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports.

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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 campus 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 HANDLING (MEM11.11B)20
MEM12.23APERFORM ENGINEERING MEASUREMENTS (MEM12.23A)30
MEM12.24APERFORM COMPUTATIONS (MEM12.24A)30
MEM12.6BMARK OFF/OUT (GENERAL ENGINEERING) (MEM12.6B)40
MEM12.7CMARK OFF/OUT STRUCTURAL FABRICATIONS AND SHAPES (MEM12.7C)80
MEM13.14BAPPLY PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT (MEM13.14B)10
MEM13.3BWORK SAFELY WITH INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS AND MATERIALS (MEM13.3B)20
MEM14.4APLAN TO UNDERTAKE A ROUTINE TASK (MEM14.4A)10
MEM14.5APLAN A COMPLETE ACTIVITY (MEM14.5A)20
MEM15.24AAPPLY QUALITY PROCEDURES (MEM15.24A)10
MEM15.2AAPPLY QUALITY SYSTEMS (MEM15.2A)20
MEM16.6AORGANISE AND COMMUNICATE INFORMATION (MEM16.6A)20
MEM16.7AWORK WITH OTHERS IN A MANUFACTURING, ENGINEERING OR RELATED ENVIRONMENT (MEM16.7A)10
MEM16.8AINTERACT WITH COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY (MEM16.8A)20
MEM17.3AASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF ON THE JOB TRAINING (MEM17.3A)20
MEM18.18CMAINTAIN PNEUMATIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS (MEM18.18C)38
MEM18.1CUSE HAND TOOLS (MEM18.1C)20
MEM18.2BUSE POWER TOOLS/HAND HELD OPERATIONS (MEM18.2B)20
MEM18.3CUSE TOOLS FOR PRECISION WORK (MEM18.3C)40
MEM18.55BDISMANTLE, REPLACE AND ASSEMBLE ENGINEERING COMPONENTS (MEM18.55B)30
MEM18.5BPERFORM FAULT DIAGNOSIS, INSTALLATION AND REMOVAL OF BEARINGS (MEM18.5B)40
MEM18.6BREPAIR AND FIT ENGINEERING COMPONENTS (MEM18.6B)60
MEM18.9BPERFORM LEVELLING AND ALIGNMENT OF MACHINES AND ENGINEERING COMPONENTS (MEM18.9B)40
MEM5.49BPERFORM ROUTINE GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING (MEM5.49B)20
MEM5.4CPERFORM ROUTINE OXY ACETYLENE WELDING (MEM5.4C)20
MEM5.50BPERFORM ROUTINE GAS METAL ARC WELDING (MEM5.50B)20
MEM6.7BPERFORM BASIC INCIDENTAL HEAT/QUENCHING, TEMPERING AND ANNEALING (MEM6.7B)20
MEM7.5BPERFORM GENERAL MACHINING (MEM7.5B)80
MEM7.6BPERFORM LATHE OPERATIONS (MEM7.6B)40
MEM7.7BPERFORM MILLING OPERATIONS (MEM7.7B)40
MEM7.8CPERFORM GRINDING OPERATIONS (MEM7.8C)40
MEM9.2BINTERPRET TECHNICAL DRAWING (MEM9.2B)40

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.

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Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2021 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
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A
Apprentice/Trainee
$3270.00
$650.00
$15810.00

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$0.00

# 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. 

2021 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 2021: $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
$0.0 $0.0 $0.0

^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 2021. 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.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course.

Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports.

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.