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.

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Kangan Institute’s Vaccination Policy

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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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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
MEM12023APerform engineering measurements (MEM12023A)30
MEM12024APerform computations (MEM12024A)30
MEM13014AApply Principles Of Occupational Health And Safety In The Work Environment (MEM13014A)10
MEM14004APlan to undertake a routine task (MEM14004A)10
MEM14005APlan a complete activity (MEM14005A)20
MEM15002AApply quality systems (MEM15002A)20
MEM15024AApply quality procedures (MEM15024A)10
MEM16006AOrganise And Communicate Information (MEM16006A)20
MEM16007AWork with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment (MEM16007A)10
MEM16008AInteract With Computing Technology (MEM16008A)20
MEM17003AAssist in the provision of on the job training (MEM17003A)20
MSAENV272BParticipate In Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices (MSAENV272B)30

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
MEM05004CPerform Routine Oxy Acetylene Welding (MEM05004C)20
MEM05005BCarry Out Mechanical Cutting (MEM05005B)20
MEM05006CPerform brazing and or silver soldering (MEM05006C)20
MEM05007CPerform manual heating and thermal cutting (MEM05007C)20
MEM05012CPerform routine manual metal arc welding (MEM05012C)20
MEM05049BPerform routine gas tungsten arc welding (MEM05049B)20
MEM05050BPerform routine gas metal arc welding (MEM05050B)20
MEM05051ASelect welding processes (MEM05051A)20
MEM05052AApply safe welding practices (MEM05052A)40
MEM06007BPerform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing (MEM06007B)20
MEM07005CPerform general machining (MEM07005C)80
MEM07006CPerform lathe operations (MEM07006C)40
MEM07007CPerform milling operations (MEM07007C)40
MEM07008DPerform grinding operations (MEM07008D)40
MEM07011BPerform complex milling operations (MEM07011B)40
MEM07012BPerform complex grinding operations (MEM07012B)40
MEM07021BPerform complex lathe operations (MEM07021B)40
MEM07024BOperate and monitor machine/process (MEM07024B)40
MEM07028BOperate computer controlled machines/processes (MEM07028B)20
MEM07032BUse workshop machines for basic operations (MEM07032B)20
MEM09002BInterpret technical drawing (MEM09002B)40
MEM11011BUndertake manual handling (MEM11011B)20
MEM12003BPerform Precision Mechanical Measurement (MEM12003B)20
MEM12006CMark off/out (general engineering) (MEM12006C)40
MEM12007DMark off/out structural fabrications and shapes (MEM12007D)40
MEM12019BMeasure components using coordinate measuring machines (MEM12019B)40
MEM12020BSet and operate coordinate measuring machines (MEM12020B)20
MEM13003BWork safely with industrial chemicals and materials (MEM13003B)20
MEM18001CUse Hand Tools (MEM18001C)20
MEM18002BUse Power Tools/hand Held Operations (MEM18002B)20
MEM18003CUse Tools For Precision Work (MEM18003C)40
MEM18004BMaintain And Overhaul Mechanical Equipment (MEM18004B)40
MEM18005BPerform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings (MEM18005B)40
MEM18006CRepair And Fit Engineering Components (MEM18006C)60
MEM18007BMaintain And Repair Mechanical Drives And Mechanical Transmission Assemblies (MEM18007B)40
MEM18009BPerform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components (MEM18009B)40
MEM18011CShut Down And Isolate Machines/equipment (MEM18011C)20
MEM18012BPerform Installation And Removal Of Mechanical Seals (MEM18012B)20
MEM18018CMaintain pneumatic system components (MEM18018C)40
MEM18019BMaintain Pneumatic Systems (MEM18019B)40
MEM18020BMaintain Hydraulic System Components (MEM18020B)40
MEM18021BMaintain Hydraulic Systems (MEM18021B)40
MEM18055BDismantle, Replace And Assemble Engineering Components (MEM18055B)30
MEM30012AApply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment (MEM30012A)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 2022 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).

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
$3550.00
$710.00
$16205.25

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$2000.00

# 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. 

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

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 1000 $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 2022. 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.