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Certificate III in Engineering - Technical

National Course Code: MEM30505

TAFE NSW Course Number: MEM30505-01V05

Mount Druitt

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Start Date:
6 Feb 2018



Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $6,190
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,690

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

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 entering the metal and engineering industry in technical (non-trade) occupations such as CAD drafter, production scheduler, engineering assistant or similar roles.

You will gain compulsory competencies in organising and analysing information and in interacting with computing technology. You will also gain a range of elective competencies in areas relevant to your current or intended employment such as CAD, drafting, quality assurance, basic fluid power, basic mechanical design, production scheduling, cost estimating and basic non-destructive testing.

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 are no entry requirements for this qualification.

However, it is recommended that applicants are already employed, or seeking employment, in the Metal and Engineering industry.

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.

Engineering Technician at level C9 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 would be employed in positions at AQF III (level C9 in the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award) in the workplace.

MEM30006A Calculate stresses in simple structures
MEM12024A Perform computations
MEM30025A Analyse a simple electrical system circuit
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
MEM30005A Calculate force systems within simple beam structures
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
MEM30033A Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment

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$1,400
Second qualification$1,690
Non-government subsidised fee$6,190

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: 6 Feb 2018


Attendance pattern may vary depending on student needs and section resources. Contact the Engineering Section directly to discuss timetable options as some students may opt for online or face to face.

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

To enrol in this course, you must contact the Engineering Section at TAFE NSW Mt Druitt directly on (02) 9208 6388 or (02) 9208 6496 to confirm your enrolment and obtain a timetable prior to the course start date.
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.

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