Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast
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No minimum education
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 Gold CoastTAFE Queensland Gold Coast has four campuses and an enrolment of over 16,000 students each year.
The Institute provides nationally recognised and accredited qualifications, including apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates and advanced diplomas. With partnerships across 45 industry reference groups and 9 Australian universities, all courses are designed to ensure graduates enter the workforce or university with relevant practical skills. Many of the Institute's courses offer a pathway to university.
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a dedicated international team servicing its international students, as well as an IELTS testing facility. Students completing a specialised English program can enter directly into a certificate or diploma course.
Free student support services and commercial training facilities are available.
The Gold Coast has beaches, national parks, rainforests and a cosmopolitan lifestyle. It is 45 minutes by road from Brisbane, Queensland's capital, and has excellent medical facilities, food, public transport and educational services. A wide range of accommodation options is available or, with a homestay arrangement, students can live with an Australian family and practice their English skills.
Provider CRICOS: 03037G RTO code: 0083
Certificate IIICourse code: MEM30205
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 4 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.