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Overview

International course:

Not available for international students.

Course code:

MEM30305

Start date(s):

Various dates throughout the year

Course length:

Part Time: 3 years

Campus:

Moorabbin

The Certificate III in Engineering is the course to undertake if you want to work as a welder, sheetmetal 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.


Course structure

You will progressively undertake the incorporated units of learning, and will be required to demonstrate competency in the skills incorporated in each unit.

This enables the course to be delivered in a flexible learning format.

ASSESSMENT

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

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

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

MEM03001B

Perform manual production assembly

MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

MEM05005B

Carry out mechanical cutting

MEM05006C

Perform brazing and or silver soldering

MEM05007C

Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM05010C

Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques

MEM05012C

Perform routine manual metal arc welding

MEM05013C

Perform manual production welding

MEM05014C

Monitor quality of production welding/fabrications

MEM05015D

Weld using manual metal arc welding process

MEM05017D

Weld using gas metal arc welding process

MEM05019D

Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process

MEM05037C

Perform geometric development

MEM05049B

Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding

MEM05050B

Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM05051A

Select welding processes

MEM05052A

Apply safe welding practices

MEM07032B

Use workshop machines for basic operations

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

MEM10010B

Install pipework and pipework assemblies

MEM11011B

Undertake manual handling

MEM12007D

Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations


Entry requirements

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.

If you are undertaking this course as an apprentice, a training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice.

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.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

PATHWAYS

After completion of the course, you can undertake further study to specialise within a particular field, or may advance your studies within engineering to an advanced diploma level.

As a graduate, you will also receive substantial credits towards the MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering (Fabrication).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


How to apply

DIRECT

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Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

APPRENTICESHIP

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 australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:

If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:

ENG

03 9209 5690

engineering@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

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.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$15,666.00

Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship

$4,074.00

Concession

$814.80

Government subsidised

$4,074.00

Concession

$814.80

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.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Contact details

Engineering and Fabrication Open Days

Do you love work that is physical and technical? Consider a practical career in the fabrication trades and become an expert in welding engineering. At Holmesglen, we're all about hands on learning, so our fabrication workshops are equipped with industry standard machinery. Our continued investment in equipment means that you learn on the equipment you will find on the job, so when you finish your studies you are work safe and work ready. Visit us on Open Days and talk to our teachers about a career in Engineering. You will be shown around our workshop and possibly having a try at designing something with our computer controlled plasma machine that you can take home. After the tour our teaching staff will be available to answer any further questions about the courses and the industry. You can also come along to find out more about our VET in Schools course, the Certificate II in Engineering Studies. Our experienced teachers will provide you with information on how we can support you to successfully complete units towards your Year 11 and Year 12 studies as well as highlight future study pathways and career opportunities. Registrations are essential for sessions to go ahead.

- , Thu, 24 Jan - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

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