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Engineering (Fluid Power) - Certificate IV (MEM40105-03V05)
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Career area: Mechanical Technology 
Study area: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology 
National code: MEM40105  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Moss Vale Campus  Part Time Evening  30 Weeks 17-Jul-2017  Mon, Tue 
Features: Apprenticeships, School trainees 
Description: This course is for people employed as apprentices in Higher Engineering Trade and for people who have completed a Certificate III in an engineering trade and who are seeking to expand their knowledge and skills and to achieve a higher level of qualification. You will gain the competencies required by a tradesperson working at higher levels in the manufacturing, engineering or related industries.

This course is for people who wish to specialise in fluid power (pneumatics or hydraulics) and covers the installation and maintenance of fluid power systems.

You will acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures systems and planning, engineering measurement, computations and computer technology. In addition to the fluid power skills you can gain competencies in welding, metal machining, maintenance and that are relevant to your current or intended employment.

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.

Pathways into the qualification
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While there is no qualification entry requirement, it is assumed that the learner is either already a tradesperson with access to structured on and off-the-job training, or is an apprentice under an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement where the mix of on and off-the-job training would be specified in the Training Plan associated with the Contract of Training between the employer and apprentice.

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Credit for relevant units of competency achieved should be granted towards this qualification for those who have completed MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade, MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering -
Fabrication Trade, MEM30405 Certificate III in Engineering -
Electrical/Electronic Trade, MEM30605 Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture, MEM30705 Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction, MEM30805 Certificate III in Locksmithing, MEM31010 Certificate III in Watch and Clock Service and Repair, or other relevant qualifications. 
Learning pathways: Pathways from the qualification
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Further training pathways from this qualification include MEM50105 Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade or other relevant qualifications. 
Career opportunities: Higher Engineering tradesperson or advanced engineering tradesperson at level C7 under the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award. 
Specialisation: (Fluid Power) 
Support for students: TAFE NSW 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 NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Moss Vale Campus
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Moss Vale Campus Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Engineering 
Offering code: 17GLB-237 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 30 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Classes will be offered two evenings per week on Mondays and Tuesdays 5.30-9.30pm 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
About: This course is only available to students who have completed a Certificate III apprenticeship in Engineering. MEM30205 or MEM30305 (Fitting and Machining or Fabrication)
Fees will be calculated on units required to complete the gap between Certificate III and Certificate IV. RPL and/or Credit transfer from previous study. This program can be undertaken as an Apprenticeship or under NSW Smart and Skilled Funding. Students undertaking this qualification will also be eligible for the Government STEM scholarships subject to current policy upon date of application. Classes will be offered 1 evening per week on Monday from 5.30-9.00 pm. Attendance will be at the Goulburn TAFE Campus, Corner Verner and View Streets, Goulburn NSW 2580. You will be contacted by your class teacher once enrolled to discuss your elective units of study and attendance.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 1188 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

Required student skills This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

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.

This course is only available to students who have completed a Certificate III apprenticeship in Engineering. MEM30205 or MEM30305 (Fitting and Machining or Fabrication) Fees will be calculated on units required to complete the gap between Certificate III and Certificate IV. RPL and/or Credit transfer from previous study. This program can be undertaken as an Apprenticeship or under NSW Smart and Skilled Funding. Students undertaking this qualification will also be eligible for the Government STEM scholarships subject to current policy upon date of application. Classes will be offered one day per week 8am-4.30pm or two evening per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5.30-9.30. Attendance will be at the North Wollongong TAFE College, Foley Lane 2500 in H Block (Metal Fabrication and/or E&M Blocks (Fitting and Machining). You will be contacted by your class teacher once enrolled to discuss your elective units of study and attendance.
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: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - 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 $3,280
Second qualification $3,820
NSW Apprenticeship $2,000
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $16,280
Other information: An information session will be held for participants Tuesday the 24th of January 2017 at 5pm-7pm in the Metal Fabrication and Welding section to address any concerns or questions from participants. Students will be required to bring any recognition of prior learning to this session so it can be assessed. 
Comments: An information session will be held for participants Tuesday the 18th of July 2017 at 5pm-7pm in the Metal Fabrication and Welding section room (Q Block) Goulburn to address any concerns or questions from participants. Students will be required to bring any recognition of prior learning to this session so it can be assessed.

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 partial 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