Course

MEM30205 - Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade - 2018

Course overview

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade is for apprentices in manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas.

They will acquire skills and knowledge to:

  • Perform engineering measurements
  • Perform computations
  • Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • Plan to undertake a routine task
  • Plan a complete activity
  • Apply quality systems
  • Apply quality procedures
  • Organise and communicate information
  • Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
  • Interact with computing technology
  • Assist in the provision of on the job training
  • Perform general machining
  • Perform lathe operations
  • Perform milling operations
  • Perform complex lathe operations
  • Interpret technical drawing
  • Use hand tools
  • Use power tools/hand held operations
  • Use tools for precision work
  • Repair and fit engineering components
  • Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies
  • Balance equipment
  • Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components
  • Gland packing
  • Maintain hydraulic system components
  • Maintain and repair hydraulic systems
  • Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
  • Carry out mechanical cutting, Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
  • Perform routine manual metal arc welding
  • Perform routine gas metal arc welding
  • Perform precision mechanical measurement 
  • Mark off/out (general engineering)

Note: This course may be updated in 2018. Please contact the relevant VET school/team for current course details and location.

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Career opportunities

Employment opportunities as engineering trades persons - mechanical can be in industries such as manufacturing, maintenance, repairs, jobbing and general engineering.

It also allows entry into Engineering (Post Trade), Certificate IV and Diploma of Engineering courses.

More details about this course

Please visit the Course Catalogue for more information.

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