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Engineering (Mechanical) - Advanced Diploma (MEM60112-04V01)
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Career area: Mechanical Technology 
Study area: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology 
National code: MEM60112  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Flexible  3 Years 17-Jul-2017   
Features: Traineeships, VET student loans 
Description: This course is for people aiming at employment in the metal and engineering industry in occupations at engineering associate level and carrying out tasks such as engineering design, engineering management and project management.

You will gain compulsory competencies in organising and analysing information, interacting with computing technology and selecting engineering materials. You will also gain a range of elective competencies in areas relevant to your current or intended employment, such as CAD, drafting, quality assurance, engineering design, engineering management, and project management.

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 the applicant have the Diploma of Engineering -
Technical, or a NSW Higher School Certificate (or equivalent), with assumed knowledge in Mathematics or Physics.

It is also recommended that applicants are already employed or seeking employment in the Metals and Engineering industry. 
Learning pathways: When you have completed this course you may be eligible to enrol in other courses in the Metal and Engineering Training Package. You may be eligible to apply to enrol in engineering courses at university and gain advanced standing. 
Career opportunities: Engineering Associate at level C3 under the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award. On completion you may be eligible to enrol in other courses in the Metal and Engineering Training Package, apply to enrol in engineering courses at university. 
Specialisation: (Mechanical) 
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: Wollongong
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Offering name: Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical) 
Offering code: 17WLG-078 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 3 Years
Scheduled attendance: Wollongong Campus Buliding E Room E.G.07 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 17 July 2017 
About: Teaching staff wil 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 to 20 hours per week over 18 months to 2 years) or part time day and evening programs.

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 1400 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 Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading and analysing material and resources, problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively

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.

You will learn the basic foundations and content to develop the skills and knowledge used in Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing industries to efficiently produce quality work.

You will also learn about safe work practices and about the context of Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing industries.

This qualification consists of 7 core units and of 23 elective units.
Target group: Pre-Employment 
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: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility. 
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.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The Unit of Study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Course fees: $6,380
Fee explanatory text: The Unit of Study fees below, apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study or experience. Make sure you talk to a teacher as soon as possible about applying for Recognition

UOS 1 MEM60112 17WLG-078 17WLG-004 $798.00
Start: Monday, 17 July 2017 Census Date: Monday, 4 September 2017

UOS 2 MEM60112 17WLG-078 17WLG-005 $798.00
Start: Monday, 27 November 2017 Census Date: Monday, 2 January 2018

UOS 3 MEM60112 17WLG-078 18WLG-004 $798.00
Start: Monday, 9 April 2018 Census Date: Monday, 7 May 2018

UOS 4 MEM60112 17WLG-078 18WLG-005 $798.00
Start: Monday, 20 August 2018 Census Date: Monday, 2 October 2018

UOS 5 MEM60112 17WLG-078 18WLG-006 $798.00
Start: Monday, 31 December 2018 Census Date: Monday, 4 February 2019

UOS 6 MEM60112 17WLG-078 19WLG-003 $798.00
Start: Monday, 20 May 2019 Census Date: Monday, 1 July 2019

UOS 7 MEM60112 17WLG-078 19WLG-004 $798.00
Start: Monday, 30 September 2019 Census Date: Monday, 4 November 2019

UOS 8 MEM60112 17WLG-078 20WLG-001 $794.00
Start: Monday, 10 February 2020 Census Date: Monday, 6 April 2020
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 $600.

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 
Next steps: You will need to have access to the following for this course; Scientific Calculator, 4GB USB Memory Stick and text books as advised to approximate value of $500. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123