Full Time: 1 year, 3 days a week
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.
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.
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
Organise and communicate information
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Interact with computing technology
Assist in the provision of on the job training
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Perform manual production assembly
Perform routine oxy acetylene welding
Carry out mechanical cutting
Perform brazing and or silver soldering
Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
Perform routine manual metal arc welding
Perform manual production welding
Monitor quality of production welding/fabrications
Weld using manual metal arc welding process
Weld using gas metal arc welding process
Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
Perform geometric development
Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
Perform routine gas metal arc welding
Apply safe welding practices
Use workshop machines for basic operations
Interpret technical drawing
Install pipework and pipework assemblies
Undertake manual handling
Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes
Use power tools/hand held operations
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
- sheet metal worker
How to apply
APPLY VIA AGENT
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
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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