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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Overview

Accreditation: MEM30205

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade Flyer

This qualification is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. It is for apprentices in manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas. It is designed to provide apprentices with a high level of basic and advanced skills which they can build on through on-the-job training including marking out, use of hand tools, drawing, turning, milling and grinding.

A qualification in Engineering – Mechanical Trade will give apprentices the backing to work effectively in a range of mechanical areas. These areas include but are not limited to:

• CNC Machinist
• Metal Fitter
• Metal Machinist
• Plant Maintenance Fitter
• Toolmaker

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Course Units

Qualification Requirements

The minimum requirements for achievement of the Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade are completion of all of the Mandatory units of competency listed below, and completion of Mechanical Trade stream units from the list below to the value of at least 40 points, and completion of Specialisation units to bring the total value of Mechanical Trade stream and Specialisation units to at least 73 points.

Mandatory units

Code

Title

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

Mechanical Trade stream units

• select units from this list to the value of at least 40 points

Code

Title

Points

MEM07001B

Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment

2

MEM07005C

Perform general machining

8

MEM07006C

Perform lathe operations

4

MEM07007C

Perform milling operations

4

MEM07008D

Perform grinding operations

4

MEM07011B

Perform complex milling operations

4

MEM07015B

Set computer controlled machines/processes (On job only)

2

MEM07016C

Set and edit computer controlled machines/processes (On job only)

4

MEM07018C

Write basic NC/CNC programs

4

MEM07019C

Program NC.CNC machining centre

2

MEM07024B

Operate and monitor machine/process

4

MEM07028B

Operate computer controlled machines/processes (On job only)

2

MEM07029B

Perform routine sharpening/maintenance of production tools and cutters

4

MEM07032B

Use workshop machines for basic operations

2

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

4

MEM12003B

Perform precision mechanical measurement

2

MEM12006C

Mark off/out (general engineering)

4

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

2

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

2

MEM18003C

Use tools for precision work

4

MEM18004B

Maintain and overhaul mechanical equipment

4

MEM18005B

Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings

4

MEM18006C

Repair and fit engineering components

6

MEM18007B

Maintain & repair mechanical drives & mechanical transmission assemblies

4

MEM18009B

Perform levelling & alignment of machines & engineering components

4

MEM18012B

Perform installation and removal of mechanical seals

2

MEM18018C

Maintain pneumatic system components

4

MEM18020B

Maintain hydraulic system components

4

MEM18055B

Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

3

Specialisation units

• select units from the list of Specialisation units to bring the total value of Mechanical Trade stream and Specialisation units to at least 73 points, including any prerequisites

Unit code

Unit title

Points

MEM05012C

Perform routine manual metal arc welding

2

MEM05050B

Perform routine gas metal arc welding

2

MEM05051A

Select welding processes

2

MEM05052A

Apply safe welding practices

4

MEM05015D

Weld using manual metal arc welding process

4

MEM05017D

Weld using gas metal arc welding process

4

MEM07001B

Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment

2

MEM07005C

Perform general machining

8

MEM07006C

Perform lathe operations

4

MEM07007C

Perform milling operations

4

MEM07008D

Perform grinding operations

4

MEM07011B

Perform complex milling operations

4

MEM07015B

Set computer controlled machines/processes (On job only)

2

MEM07016C

Set and edit computer controlled machines/processes (On job only)

4

MEM11010B

Operate mobile load shifting equipment

4

MEM11011B

Undertake manual handling

2

MEM12003B

Perform precision mechanical measurement

2

MEM12006C

Mark off/out (general engineering)

4

Delivery Location

We deliver training at the following location:

Elizabeth East
29 Enterprise Road
Elizabeth East

Delivery Methodologies

Training Prospects is widely recognised as a leader in delivering flexible training solutions that are responsive to the individual and employer by offering training:

  • On Job
  • Off Job
  • Day Release
  • Block Release

Enrolment Condition

Enrolment in this course only for an apprentice with an approved training contract.

Training Prospects requires Photo ID by commencement of course. The following are acceptable sources of evidence: 

  • Current driver’s licence or learner’s permit
  • Current proof of age card (issued by Services SA)
  • Current Australian Passport in conjunction with evidence of residential address
  • Current School Student Card
  • Australian full birth certificate
  • Other (Please contact Training Prospects on (08) 8287 2566 for other acceptable sources of evidence)

Course Fees

This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

The total course fee is $1,950.00 ($650 will be invoiced per year for 3 years). Visit www.skills.sa.gov.au for eligibility criteria.

Further Information Contact Us

Please contact Training Prospects on (08) 8287 2566 or admin@trainingprospects.com.au