Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. It is for apprentices in manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas. It is designed to provide apprentices with a high level of basic and advanced skills which they can build on through on-the-job training including marking out, use of hand tools, drawing, turning, milling and grinding.

Entry Requirements:

There are no minimum academic qualifications for entry, however, students must have a contract of training in the engineering industry.

Structure:

11 core units; plus mechanical trade stream units; plus electives to a total of at least 76 points

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 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. Plus mechanical trade stream units and elective units.

Study Pathways:

At the completion of Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade apprentice training, students may articulate directly into further studies in Certificate IV in Engineering.

Further information:

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

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info No 3 years
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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