MEM30319 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade

Award Course

Overview

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade gives you the training you need to start your career as a qualified engineering tradesperson. You will develop your skills in metal fabrication, forging, founding, structural steel erection, electroplating, metal spinning, metal polishing, sheet metal work, welding and the use of related computer controlled equipment as well as worksite OH&S and communication.

Careers

Employment outcomes can be found in a wide variety of manufacturing and engineering related sectors as well as Engineering Tradesperson - Fabrication roles in other industries. Occupational titles may include metal fabrication tradesperson, boilermaker, 1st class sheet metal worker, 1st class welder, moulder, foundry tradesperson and patternmaker.

Pathways

Certificate IV in Engineering

Course Delivery

Apprentices are signed up for 4 years however this package is competency based meaning some apprentices may complete in less time. Practical tasks will be carried out in the workshop, practical tasks may be assessed on-site where appropriate for some units. The program will be delivered over a period of 208 weeks.

Entry Requirements

Students undertaking this course must be employed as an apprentice fabricator signed up with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

4 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing 40 $48.00
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling 20 $24.00
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements 30 $60.00
MEM12024 Perform computations 30 $36.00
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering 40 $40.00
MEM14006 Plan work activities 40 $48.00
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information 20 $24.00
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology 20 $24.00
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training 20 $24.00
MEM18001 Use hand tools 20 $24.00
MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations 20 $24.00
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 30 $36.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
MEM05004 Perform routine oxy fuel gas welding 20 $24.00
MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting 20 $24.00
MEM05006 Perform brazing and/or silver soldering 20 $24.00
MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting 20 $24.00
MEM05008 Perform advanced manual thermal cutting, gouging and shaping 20 $24.00
MEM05009 Perform automated thermal cutting 20 $24.00
MEM05010 Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques 80 $96.00
MEM05011 Assemble fabricated components 80 $96.00
MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding 20 $24.00
MEM05015 Weld using manual metal arc welding process 40 $48.00
MEM05016 Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process 40 $48.00
MEM05017 Weld using gas metal arc welding process 40 $48.00
MEM05018 Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process 40 $48.00
MEM05019 Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process 40 $48.00
MEM05020 Perform advanced welding using gas tungsten arc welding process 40 $48.00
MEM05037 Perform geometric development 60 $72.00
MEM05049 Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding 20 $24.00
MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding 20 $24.00
MEM05051 Select welding processes 20 $24.00
MEM05052 Apply safe welding practices 40 $48.00
MEM05053 Set and edit computer controlled thermal cutting machines 40 $48.00
MEM07032 Use workshop machines for basic operations 20 $24.00
MEM09003 Prepare basic engineering drawing 80 $96.00
MEM12007 Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes 40 $48.00
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck 40 $44.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Project
  • Written task
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2020
Government Subsidised $4,642
Concession $1,884
Apprenticeship $4,116
Apprenticeship Concession $1,785
RPL Government Subsidised $2,083
RPL Concession $417
RPL Self-funded $3,125
Self-Funded $5,684

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice