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Engineering - Technical - Certificate III (MEM30505-01V04)
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Career area: Mechanical Technology 
Study area: MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY 
National code: MEM30505  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Flexible  1 Year 30-Jan-2017  Mon 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This course is for people entering the metal and engineering industry in technical (non-trade) occupations such as CAD drafter, production scheduler, engineering assistant or similar roles.

You will gain compulsory competencies in organising and analysing information and in interacting with computing technology. You will also gain a range of elective competencies in areas relevant to your current or intended employment such as CAD, drafting, quality assurance, basic fluid power, basic mechanical design, production scheduling, cost estimating and basic non-destructive testing.

The course duration will vary depending on the training pathway agreed to between you, your employer and the TAFE college. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

However, it is recommended that applicants are already employed, or seeking employment, in the Metal and Engineering industry. 
Learning pathways: When you finish this course you may be eligible to enrol in other courses at Diploma and Advanced Diploma level in the Metal and Engineering Training Package. 
Career opportunities: Engineering Technician at level C9 under the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award. 
Support for students: TAFE Illawarra has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children�s centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE Illawarra can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Wollongong
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Offering name: Certificate III in Engineering - Technical 
Offering code: 17WLG-124 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 1 Year
Scheduled attendance: Monday January 23 2017 4pm at Wollongong Campus Buliding E Room E.G.07 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
About: Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 360 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

Teaching staff will contact you to organise your specific class program

Flexible delivery allows students to select classes that meet their individual circumstances. You can select a full time study program (typically 16 hours per week over 6 months) or part time day and evening programs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling.



Application next steps: You will be contacted by teaching staff by phone or email to organise your study program. Alternatively you can attend an information session on Monday January 23 2017 4pm at Wollongong Campus Buliding E Room E.G.07. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute, Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,400
Second qualification $1,690
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $5,630
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Location: Building E, Ground Floor, Room E.G.07, Wollongong Campus

Resources required: students will need to have access to the following for this course: Scientific Calculator, 4GB USB Memory Stick, student software licences and text books as advised to approximate value of $300.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123