CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING - MECHANICAL TRADE

COURSE CODE

MEM30219

CRICOS CODE

0101465

Duration

107 weeks

LOCATION

Brisbane (QLD), Sydney (NSW)

This qualification is designed to provide industry-recognised skills and knowledge required of a Mechanical Engineer.

Trade specialisations:

  • Machining
  • Fitting
  • Fitting/machining

Domestic students can develop their skills through an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. This includes a mix of on and off-the-job training that will be specified in the Training Plan associated with the Contract of Training between the employer and apprentice.

Engineers currently employed in the industry may be eligible to complete the program through:

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
English and Language and Literacy Skills

International Students
English Language Proficiency – must demonstrate minimum language skills.
Other criteria is determined by the Australian Department of Home Affairs (i.e. satisfying Visa requirements)

Apprenticeships and Trainees
See the eligibility requirements under QLD Funded Programs.

On-the-Job Learners
English and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Access to workplaces with all the necessary learning resources

RPL Students
Demonstrate previous and/or current work history.
QLD Government Subsidised RPL and Gap Training (QLD residents only).

Skillset and Micro Courses
English and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Attendance and work placement

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND RULES

To be awarded the MEM30219 Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade, the following units of competency must be achieved.

 

CORE UNITS:

MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024 Perform computations
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
MEM14006 Plan work activities
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training
MEM18001 Use hand tools
MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

 

PLUS ELECTIVE UNITS:

MEM12003 Perform precision mechanical measurement
MEM12006 Mark off/out (general engineering)
MEM18003 Use tools for precision work
MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM07005 Perform general machining
MEM07006 Perform lathe operations
MEM07030 Perform basic metal spinning lathe operations
MEM07007 Perform milling operations
MEM07008 Perform grinding operations
MEM18005 Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings
MEM18006 Perform precision fitting of engineering components
MEM18009 Perform precision levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components
MEM18004 Maintain and overhaul mechanical equipment
MEM11016 Order materials
MEM09003 Prepare basic engineering drawing
MEM09011 Apply basic engineering design concepts
MEM07032 Use workshop machines for basic operations
MEM18011 Shut down and isolate machines/equipment
MEM18055 Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components


INTERNSHIP/ ON-THE-JOB WORK PLACEMENTS:

Students are encouraged to seek industry work placement to gain the maximum benefit from the course. This is an opportunity to not only apply and practice the skills acquired in a formal work environment, but to improve their capabilities. As a result, the student will not only meet but exceed their learning outcomes.

 InTech may assist in securing industry work placements – Conditions apply.

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
As a domestic student, you will attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required.

International Students
As an international student, you will attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required under student visa conditions. InTech operates on a 10-week term. There are 4 terms per year. All classes are scheduled for 20 hours per week.

Apprenticeships and Trainees
See the eligibility requirements under QLD Funded Programs.

On-the-Job Learners
There are no class attendance requirements for on-the-job learners. All training and assessments are completed via work placement.

RPL Students
Attend workshops only if skills gaps identified.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops at InTech campus.

Resources Provided
Students attending full-time classes will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit, safety boots and Intech t-shirt on induction day.
We recommend students wear personal protective equipment suited to the automotive industry.

On induction /orientation day, students will receive:

  • Overview of each unit of competency
  • Methods of assessment
  • Student handbook
  • Training plan and schedule
  • Internship details and journal
  • Job placement logbooks
  • Textbooks and study materials
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) overview
  • Work placement support

Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification. InTech offers you the chance to transfer your skills and experience and turn it into a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade!

Candidates can demonstrate their skills through a combination of:

  • Portfolio of Evidence
    • Prior qualification (accredited and non-accredited)
    • Employment history (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    • Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    • References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    • Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop or classroom (if necessary)
  • Written/verbal testing (if necessary)

Apply for RPL or Credit Transfer today!

Potential Career Pathways:

  • Diesel Fitter
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Electrical Instrument Tradesperson – Engineering
  • Electronic Equipment Tradesperson – Engineering
  • Industrial Electrician

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
$10 000.00 (includes PPE, training and assessment resources)

International Students
$18 000.00 (includes PPE, training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)

InTech has Engineering Packaged Courses available with discounted fees. See packages on offer here.

On the Job Learners
Please contact us for a quote.

RPL Students
Please contact us for a quote.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Please contact us for a quote.

Payment Plan
If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan.
This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly installments.

Fee reduction applies for
Credit Transfer, RPL or Government Funding

Ready to get started?

Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with the Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check www.training.gov.au

Pathways into the qualification:

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed one of the following:

  • MEM10119 Certificate I in Engineering
  • MEM20413 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways
  • or other relevant qualifications.

Further Progression: Students can progress onto a higher level course within the college.

We offer the following qualifications:

  • MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering
  • MEM50119 Diploma of Engineering – Advanced Trade
  • MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering – Technical
  • MEM60112 Advanced Diploma of Engineering

Credits may also include units of competency contained within relevant skills sets and statements of attainment.