This qualification covers the skills and knowledge to work as an Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical, within metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or other industries where Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical work. The qualification has been specifically developed for apprentices in the above trade. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through a combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal apprenticeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes.
Job roles /employment outcome
The Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade specifies the competencies required for employment as an Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical including the design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing, fault finding, commissioning, maintenance and service of all mechanical equipment, machinery, fluid power systems, stationary and mobile equipment, instruments, refrigeration, and the use of computer controlled machine tools.
Employment outcomes related to this qualification are found in a wide variety of manufacturing and engineering related sectors as well as Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical roles in other industries.
Training and assessment in this qualification requires access to facilities and equipment in a relevant workplace environment. Students are therefore required to be currently employed in such an environment, with access available for training and assessment to be conducted at the workplace.
Duration: 12 - 48 months*
*Duration may vary depending on learner's circumstances and previous experience.