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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade
National Course Code: MEM30205
TAFE NSW Course Number: MEM30205-01V07
Part Time Day
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Government Subsidised
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
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.
||Weld using manual metal arc welding process
||Apply safe welding practices
||Interpret technical drawing
||Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
||Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
||Maintain and overhaul mechanical equipment
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
||Weld using gas metal arc welding process
||Perform general machining
||Prepare basic engineering drawing
||Plan to undertake a routine task
||Interact with computing technology
||Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings
||Perform routine oxy acetylene welding
||Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
||Perform lathe operations
||Perform precision mechanical measurement
||Plan a complete activity
||Assist in the provision of on the job training
||Repair and fit engineering components
||Perform routine manual metal arc welding
||Select welding processes
||Perform complex lathe operations
||Organise and communicate information
||Use tools for precision work
||Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
||Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
||Perform routine gas metal arc welding
||Perform grinding operations
||Perform engineering measurements
||Apply quality procedures
||Use power tools/hand held operations
||Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components
||Perform brazing and or silver soldering
||Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
||Perform milling operations
||Mark off/out (general engineering)
||Apply quality systems
||Use hand tools
||Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies
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.
|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.
18MTD-200 S:22/8/2018 E:5/5/2021
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