Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Apprenticeship)
- Course Code
- Course Level
- Apprenticeship / Traineeship
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Part Time: 3 years
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Phone: (03) 5127 0264
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
Engineering trades people use scientific knowledge and technology to solve problems and create practical solutions in all aspects of everyday life.
Completing your apprenticeship at GippsTAFE means you'll train under expert staff to develop current industry skills that are readily applicable to your workplace. An engineering apprenticeship could be your pathway to a career in the expanding manufacturing and engineering sector.
This course will teach you how to work with metal. As well as the core units you may also select subjects of your choice so you can tailor the course to your own interests or career goals.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Engineering Tradesperson
- Maintenance of Mechanical Equipment
- Trade Instructor
- Works Manager
- You must be at least 16 years old and currently apprenticed to an employer.
If you are not currently apprenticed, you may be eligible to enrol in the Diploma of Engineering Technology.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment is competency based and includes observation, written assignments, tests and practical application in simulated workplace conditions.
Opportunities For Further Study
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?No.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|MEM12023A||Perform Engineering Measurements|
|MEM13014A||Apply Principles Of Occupational Health And Safety In The Work Environment|
|MEM14004A||Plan To Undertake A Routine Task|
|MEM14005A||Plan A Complete Activity|
|MEM15002A||Apply Quality Systems|
|MEM15024A||Apply Quality Procedures|
|MEM16006A||Organise And Communicate Information|
|MEM16007A||Work With Others In A Manufacturing, Engineering Or Related Environment|
|MEM16008A||Interact With Computing Technology|
|MEM17003A||Assist In The Provision Of On The Job Training|
|MSAENV272B||Participate In Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices|
|MEM03003B||Perform Sheet and Plate Assembly
|MEM05010C||Apply Fabrication, Forming And Shaping Techniques|
|MEM05050B||Perform Routine Gas Metal Arc Welding|
|MEM06007B||Perform Basic Incidental Heat/Quenching, Tempering And Annealing|
|MEM07005C||Perform General Machining|
|MEM07006C||Perform Lathe Operations|
|MEM07007C||Perform Milling Operations|
|MEM07008D||Perform Grinding Operations|
|MEM07015C||Set Computer Controlled Machines/Processes|
|MEM07016C||Set And Edit Computer Controlled Machines/Processes|
|MEM07018C||Write Basic NC/CNC Programs|
|MEM07019C||Program NC/CNC Machining Centre|
|MEM07021B||Perform Complex Lathe Operations|
|MEM09002B||Interpret Technical Drawing|
|MEM12003B||Perform Precision Mechanical Measurement|
|MEM12006C||Mark Off/Out (General Engineering)|
|MEM18001C||Use Hand Tools|
|MEM18002B||Use Power Tools/Hand Held Operations|
|MEM18003C||Use Tools For Precision Work|
|MEM18005B||Perform Fault Diagnosis, Installation And Removal Of Bearings|
|MEM18006C||Repair And Fit Engineering Components|
|MEM18007B||Maintain And Repair Mechanical Drives And Mechanical Transmission Assemblies|
|MEM18009B||Perform Levelling And Alignment Of Machines And Engineering Components|
|MEM18020B||Maintain Hydraulic System Components|
|MEM18055B||Dismantle, Replace And Assemble Engineering Components|