Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Ai Group Training Services

This qualification is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. The apprenticeship provides broad-based skills and knowledge to work as a tradesperson in the metal and engineering industries. Specialist areas include toolmaking, maintenance, CNC and fluid power. The Certificate allows a trade classification of Engineering Tradesperson Level 1.

Course Fee:

Australian: $4,300

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education; employed in relevant field plus training contract and adequate literacy and numeracy skills; or registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre


11 core units; plus minimum 10 stream units; plus specialist units

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Perform engineering measurements; Perform computations; Apply principles of OHS in the work environment; Plan to undertake a routine task; Plan a complete activity; Apply quality systems; Apply quality procedures; 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. Streams: Perform precision shaping/planning/slotting operations; Perform lathe operations; Set computer-controlled machines/processes; Program NC/CNC machining centre; Manufacturing system; plus more and specialist units.

Further information:

The following additional descriptors are approved for use with this qualification: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning; Instrumentation; Maintenance; Patternmaking; Toolmaking; Watchmaking; Machining.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bendigo No info No 4 years
Bendigo No info No 4 years
Melbourne No info No 4 years
Melbourne No info No 4 years
Wollongong No info No 4 years
Wollongong No info No 4 years
Spring Hill No info No 4 years
Spring Hill No info No 4 years
North Sydney No info No 4 years
North Sydney No info No 4 years
Established in 1999, AI Group Training Services is a Registered Training Organisation and part of the Australian Industry Group. AiGTS offers training in the areas of engineering (mechanical and fabrication) management, business administration, flooring technology health and safety, warehousing operations, transport and logistics and competitive systems. The provider delivers training in regional areas, to see which areas we deliver you need to contact our office for exact locations as well as all major cities. A job placement service into apprenticeships and traineeships is also available through a Group Training Scheme at AiGroup Training Services. Apprenticeship and Traineeships positions are available in the fields of engineering, business administration, mechanical, customer engagement, work health and safety, leadership & management, competitive systems and practices, flooring technology, driving operations, warehousing and logistics. Training and assessment is conducted on site, public programs or via blended learning.

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