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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

National Course Code: MEM30205

TAFE NSW Course Number: MEM30205-01V07

Mount Druitt

Study Type:
Part Time Day

Start Date:
22 Aug 2018


3 years

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $13,130
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,220

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Apprenticeship

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This course is for people employed as apprentice mechanical fitters and machinists in the manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas. You will gain the competencies required to work as a mechanical tradesperson in
these areas.

You will acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures, systems and planning, engineering measurement, computations and computer technology plus some industry-specific skills in mechanical fitting and machining that are relevant to your current or intended employment.

The course duration will vary depending on the training pathway agreed to between you, your employer and the TAFE college.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There is no qualification entry requirement. It is assumed that the learner is engaged as an apprentice under a Training Contract and that the learner is receiving appropriate structured on-the-job training while undertaking this

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Mechanical tradesperson (traditionally referred to as Fitting and Machining Tradesperson) at level C10 under the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award.

Students may enter this course directly. They would normally be expected to be in, or seeking, relevant employment. They may proceed to higher level qualifications within this training package as explained in Section 7.1.

If students have undertaken this qualification with the support of their employer it would be expected they be employed in positions at AQF III (Level C10 in the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award) in the workplace.

MEM05004C Perform routine oxy acetylene welding
MEM05019D Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM07006C Perform lathe operations
MEM12003B Perform precision mechanical measurement
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity
MEM17003A Assist in the provision of on the job training
MEM18006C Repair and fit engineering components
MEM05006C Perform brazing and or silver soldering
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM07007C Perform milling operations
MEM12006C Mark off/out (general engineering)
MEM15002A Apply quality systems
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18007B Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM07008D Perform grinding operations
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18009B Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components
MEM05015D Weld using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
MEM18004B Maintain and overhaul mechanical equipment
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MEM05017D Weld using gas metal arc welding process
MEM07005C Perform general machining
MEM09003B Prepare basic engineering drawing
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
MEM18005B Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05051A Select welding processes
MEM07021B Perform complex lathe operations
MEM12024A Perform computations
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM18003C Use tools for precision work
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$2,680
Second qualification$3,220
Non-government subsidised fee$13,130

Apprenticeships: To be eligible for the Smart and Skilled Apprentice fee you must be a registered Apprentice.

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 22 Aug 2018

Part Time Day: 8 hours per week x 3 Years

Wednesdays from 8 am for 8 hours per day (subject to change).

To register in this course, please use the Register option.

Once you have registered, please complete your enrolment by going to TAFE NSW - Mount Druitt, Building A, Administration Building, Cnr Mount Street & North Parade, Mount Druitt.

You will be provided with your timetable at this time and other additional information relating to this course.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI please visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI. Please advise TAFE NSW your USI number at the time of enrolment.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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