Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade
TAFE Queensland East Coast
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Bundaberg||No||Part-time Block or Day Release||
No minimum education
|Fraser Coast||No||Part-time Block or Day Release|
This qualification is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. Apprentices may undertake a range of tasks including the design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing fault finding, commissioning, maintenance and service of all mechanical equipment, machinery, fluid power systems, diesel fitting, instruments, refrigeration/air conditioning and the use of related computer controlled equipment, (e.g. programmable logic controllers or PLCs), computer controlled equipment and computer numeric controlled machine tools, etc. This apprenticeship program is designed for a general occupational outcome. There are, however, specific programs in the following mechanical areas: fitting and turning, toolmaking, machining, diesel fitting, and refrigeration/air-conditioning.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Perform engineering measurements; Perform computations; Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment; Plan to undertake a routine task; Plan a complete activity; Apply quality systems; Apply quality procedure; 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; plus stream and specialisation units.
About TAFE Queensland East CoastTAFE Queensland East Coast is the premier provider of vocational education and training and the largest in the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay region with seven campuses and over 20,000 enrolments annually.
TAFE Queensland East Coast is the result of an amalgamation between Sunshine Coast TAFE and Wide Bay TAFE. By harnessing the strong reputation each of these Institutes had in their communities for providing exceptional training and education they are able to improve education and training to the region as a collaborative force.
Provider CRICOS: 02004B RTO code: 0418
Certificate IIICourse code: MEM30205
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 4 years
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 3.5 years
No minimum education
Life after Study
Mechanical engineering tradespersons carry out a range of mechanical work on machines, subassemblies and manufactured parts using a range of processes, tools and machines.
Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics select components, assemble, install, test, fault-find, service and repair industrial, commercial and domestic refrigeration and air conditioning systems in homes, shops, factories, office buildings, hospitals, supermarkets and cold stores.
Trade measurement officers monitor the marketplace with respect to goods sold by measure to ensure the accuracy of claimed or advertised measurements. Typical transactions using measurement include fuel purchased for motor vehicles and goods purchased by weight in supermarkets.