|Qualification: Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade)
Training Package: Metal and Engineering
This qualification is designed to prepare people to work as mechanical engineering tradespersons. This includes occupations in areas such as mechanical fitting , tool making, maintenance work, machining, and mechatronics. It also provides suitable training for watch and clock repairers, for textiles mechanics working in textiles production, and engineering mechanical tradespersons in the marine sector.
Students will gain the competencies required to work as a mechanical tradesperson. Students will acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures, systems and planning, engineering measurement, computations and computer technology plus some industry-specific skills in mechanical fitting and machining that are relevant to their current or intended employment. The course is comprised of core / mandatory units of competency as well as mechanical trade and specialisation units, which can be selected to best support the needs of the occupation, enterprise or workplace.
These qualification details are indicative only and not comprehensive and may vary in different States and Territories. It is recommended that you confirm all qualifications and training details prior to commencement of any course.
Certificates III and IV
Certificates III and IV recognise more complex vocational skills and knowledge that meet nationally endorsed industry/enterprise competency standards as agreed for those qualifications by the relevant industry, enterprise, community or professional group. They include training at the apprenticeship level, as well as more advanced skills in: literacy and numeracy; communication skills; workplace technology; and industry specific competencies. VET qualifications are offered by TAFE Institutes, private providers and some universities.
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