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The Certificate III in Engineering is the course to undertake if you want to work as a welder, sheet metal worker or boilermaker.
The manufacturing and engineering area is the largest employment sector in Australia, with over one third of all job vacancies for trade qualified people.
Completing this course can provide a pathway to pursuing a highly rewarding career in these industries.International students
This course is not offered through an apprenticeship for international students. Please visit the international version of Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Perform engineering measurements
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
Plan to undertake a routine task
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Carry out mechanical cutting
Perform brazing and or silver soldering
Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
Perform routine manual metal arc welding
Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
Perform routine gas metal arc welding
Undertake manual handling
Use power tools/hand held operations
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
Weld using manual metal arc welding process
Weld using gas metal arc welding process
Perform geometric development
Interpret technical drawing
Organise and communicate information
Interact with computing technology
Assist in the provision of on the job training
Perform manual production assembly
Perform manual production welding
Monitor quality of production welding/fabrications
Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
Apply safe welding practices
Use workshop machines for basic operations
Install pipework and pipework assemblies
Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes
Perform routine oxy acetylene welding
| Code || Name |
|MEM12023A||Perform engineering measurements|
|MEM13014A||Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment|
|MEM14004A||Plan to undertake a routine task|
|MEM15024A||Apply quality procedures|
|MEM16007A||Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment|
|MEM05005B||Carry out mechanical cutting|
|MEM05006C||Perform brazing and or silver soldering|
|MEM05007C||Perform manual heating and thermal cutting|
|MEM05012C||Perform routine manual metal arc welding|
|MEM05049B||Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding|
|MEM05050B||Perform routine gas metal arc welding|
|MEM11011B||Undertake manual handling|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations|
|MSAENV272B||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MEM05010C||Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques|
|MEM05015D||Weld using manual metal arc welding process|
|MEM05017D||Weld using gas metal arc welding process|
|MEM05037C||Perform geometric development|
|MEM05051A||Select welding processes|
|MEM09002B||Interpret technical drawing|
|MEM14005A||Plan a complete activity|
|MEM15002A||Apply quality systems|
|MEM16006A||Organise and communicate information|
|MEM16008A||Interact with computing technology|
|MEM17003A||Assist in the provision of on the job training|
|MEM03001B||Perform manual production assembly|
|MEM05013C||Perform manual production welding|
|MEM05014C||Monitor quality of production welding/fabrications|
|MEM05019D||Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process|
|MEM05052A||Apply safe welding practices|
|MEM07032B||Use workshop machines for basic operations|
|MEM10010B||Install pipework and pipework assemblies|
|MEM12007D||Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes|
|MEM05004C||Perform routine oxy acetylene welding|
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but a training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
On completion, you will receive MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade.
After successfully completing the Certificate III in Engineering qualification, learners may choose to move into a Certificate IV level Engineering qualification, where they perform advanced and welds to higher codes, or specialist area of AutoCAD and basic design.
Further training qualifications suitable include studying higher level Certificate, Diploma, or Advanced Diploma qualifications; including, MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering, or Diploma of Engineering – Advanced Trade or other relevant Certificate IV or Diploma level qualifications from the MEM05 Training Package.
- Metal fabrication tradesperson
- Boilermaker welder
- sheet metal worker
- arc welder
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network website for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
03 9209 5690
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
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