Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade
TAFE Queensland North
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
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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 NorthTAFE Queensland North is part of the TAFE Queensland network; they promote the vision of Queenslanders excelling in learning, skilling and work for personal, community and economic prosperity.
For more than 130 years they have been delivering education and training across the state. They are now the single largest provider in the state of Queensland.
With 17 campuses located across northern Queensland, TAFE Queensland North extends from the Whitsundays on the east coast of Queensland, west to the Mount Isa region and far north to Bamaga and Thursday Island at the tip of the Cape York Peninsula. The largest of all the regions in Queensland they cover an area of over 520,000 square kilometres.
TAFE Queensland North is the result of an amalgamation between Cairns, Mount Isa and Townsville TAFE organisations. By harnessing the strong reputation each of these organisations have had in their communities, they are able to improve education and training to the great western and northern region of Queensland as a collaborative force.
Provider CRICOS: 02012B RTO code: 0542
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.