TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

MEM30219TAFE NSW (RTO 90003)
Institution rating
4.5
Duration
3 yearspart-time
Study mode
On-campus, Apprenticeship
Next start date
Anytime

Why study this course

This course is for people employed as apprentice mechanical fitters and machinists in the manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas. You will gain the competencies required to work as a mechanical tradesperson in these areas. You will acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures, systems and planning, engineering measurement, computations and computer technology plus some industry-specific skills in mechanical fitting and machining that are relevant to your current or intended employment.


Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
90%
Roles related to this course: Mechanical Fitter, Fitter, Maintenance Fitter, Diesel Fitter, and 5 more.

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

If you are entering this course as an apprentice, you must be employed in the industry and submit a training plan proposal with your application.

There may be options available to enrol as a non-apprentice.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Muswellbrook
  • Wagga Wagga
Available as an apprenticeship

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit TAFE NSW's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit TAFE NSW's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, TAFE NSW can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Visit TAFE NSW's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade
TAFE NSW
4.5
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Published Aug 2018
Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical TradeTAFE NSW
Graduation date2014
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The course was good, but I ask to complete the mechanical stream but they only had the mechatronics stream.
Published Aug 2018
Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical TradeTAFE NSW
Graduation date2010
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Tafe was in a transition stage of updating machinery around my 3rd year so that was a little disruptive but other than that it was a pretty good experience for myself.
Published Aug 2018
Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical TradeTAFE NSW
Graduation date2010
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Plenty of exposure to various equipment and machines during my time at tafe Teachers very knowledgable

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Find out more about this course

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical TradeMEM30219

You may wish to discuss the following with TAFE NSW:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
Course information on this page has not been endorsed by the education provider.

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade