Certificate III in Engineering –
This qualification is offered to local students only.
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required for employment as an Engineering Tradesperson – Fabrication within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or other industries where Engineering Tradespersons – Fabrication work. The qualification has been specifically developed to meet the needs of apprentices in the above trade. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through an integrated combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal apprenticeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes.
The minimum requirements for achievement of the Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade are:
- completion of all core units of competency listed below, and
- completion of Group A Fabrication stream units, and
- completion of units from Group B Certificate III Trade specialisation units
Total number of units = 40
12 core units plus
18 Group A elective units
10 Group B elective units
|MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements||Core|
|MEM12024A Perform computations||Core|
|MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment||Core|
|MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task||Core|
|MEM14005A Plan a complete activity||Core|
|MEM15002A Apply quality systems||Core|
|MEM15024A Apply quality procedures||Core|
|MEM16006A Organise and communicate information||Core|
|MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment||Core|
|MEM16008A Interact with computing technology||Core|
|MEM17003A Assist in the provision of on the job training||Core|
|MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices||Core|
|Group A Units (46 pts)|
|MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM18001C Use hand tools (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM03003B Perform sheet and plate assembly (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05008C Perform Advanced manual thermal cutting, gouging and shaping (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05051A Select welding processes (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05004C Perform routine oxy acetylene welding (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05013C Perform manual production welding (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05015D Weld using manual metal arc welding process (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05016C Perform Advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05014C Monitor quality of production welding/fabrications (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05006C Perform brazing and/or silver soldering (2 pts)||Elective|
|Group B Units (28 pts)|
|MEM24001B Perform basic penetrant testing (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05017D Weld using gas metal arc welding process (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05018C Perform Advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM12007D Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05047B Weld using flux core arc welding process (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05048B Perform Advanced welding using flux core arc welding process (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM05019D Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process (4 pts)||Elective|
|MEM11016B Order materials (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM11011B Undertake manual handling (2 pts)||Elective|
|MEM13001B Perform emergency first aid (1 pts)||Elective|
|65 weeks including term breaks and holidays.
50 contact weeks (20 Hours per week).
|Local: Face-to-Face only.|
Course fees are paid on a 10 week fee structure.
Enrolment Fee: $100 (non-refundable)
Course Fee: Please contact ALTEC Admissions for more details.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
- Successful completion of year 10 or equivalent is the minimum qualification requirement for entry into this course. Also, some vocational experience in the field is preferred for student seeking entry into this program
- At least 18 years of age at the commencement of the course
Language Literacy and Numeracy: Students require language, literacy and numeracy relevant to the qualifications.
Local Students: Monthly intakes. Please contact ALTEC Admissions for more details.