Learn valuable skills in a challenging but rewarding career. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to work as an Engineering Tradesperson - Mechanical within metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries. You develop skills in lathe work, grinding, milling, and machining of components, as well as computers in engineering, and robotics. A qualification developed for apprentices within the metal, engineering and manufacturing industries, you will learn the key competencies required to be employed in engineering (mechanical). This includes the design, assembly, installation, and manufacturing of mechanical equipment. This course will see your skills further developed during your apprenticeship.
Learning outcomes will vary greatly depending on the stream of study and employment engaged. Core outcomes involve:
- Perform computations and engineering measurements
- Apply quality systems and procedures
- Work with machinery and technology involved in the mechanical engineering field
- Interact with computing technology for engineering purposes
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024A Perform computations
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
Additional selectable units may apply.
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course and employer outcomes. A range of assessment strategies to meet different student’s needs will be selected, involving on-campus and workplace assessment.
The level of competency you develop from your training will be assessed using a combination of the following methods:
- Observation at work
- Observation in simulated environment (e.g. at TAFE)
- Practical assessment
- Interview/oral questioning
- Portfolio of your work
- Third party (workplace) report
Your teachers will provide you with more information on specific requirements at the start of each unit and they will assist with any support you may need.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive an AQF qualification.
- Mechanical tradesperson
- Fitter and turner
- Fitter and machinist
- Maintenance fitter
- Diesel fitter
- Plant mechanic
- Refrigeration mechanic
- 1st class machinist
- Apprenticeship – Teaching and assessment will be required to be conducted as part of an apprenticeship
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
APPRENTICESHIP, PART-TIME: 4 YEARS
Day release, block release, and blended classroom and workplace assessment. Classes run Tuesday-Thursday, 8am-4.15pm
- You must be a signed-up indentured apprentice.
- We recommend that you have basic language and literacy skills.
- We recommend that you complete Year 10 maths and science.
Government Funded $2,500.00 (Tuition $2,500.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $500.00 (Tuition $500.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $15,000.00 (Tuition $15,000.00, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the Enrol Now tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
Materials Included In Fees
- Reference books
How to apply
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