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Manufacturing Technology (CAD/drafting) - Certificate III (MSA30208-02V05)
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Career area: Mechanical Technology 
Study area: PROCESS AND RESOURCES ENGINEERING 
National code: MSA30208  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Flexible  18 Weeks 30-Jan-2017  Mon 
Features: Traineeships, TVET 
Description: This course is designed to help you enter and maintain a career in the manufacturing industry. The course supports the Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology, specialising in CAD/Drafting. You will learn how to use and apply CAD/Drafting skills to assist in the design and making of manufactured products.

A career option in Drafting and Design covers both Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and traditional drafting principles as well as electives in information technology and manufacturing processes and operations. On finishing, you could be employed in a range of roles such as a CAD operator and/or detailed draftsperson.

This Certificate III course has been registered as a Technology Cadetship that should be completed over a one (1) year period. The Technology Cadetship allows you to be employed and to undertake training at TAFE NSW while you learn on the job.

After completing this course there are a number of Technology career opportunities and pathways available to reflect the diverse skills needed in the manufacturing enterprises. For more information contact your local TAFE College.

The ten (10) units required to achieve in the Certificate III qualification are recognised and given full recognition towards completion of the fifteen (15) units required for the Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology (CAD/Drafting) qualification. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Note:
The minimum requirements for the Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology can also be met by holders of the Certificate III in Engineering - Technician from the Metal and Engineering Training Package. 
Learning pathways: Students who complete the Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology, specialising in CAD/Drafting, can apply to enrol in the Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology (CAD/Drafting).

Students may then apply to enrol in the Diploma or Advanced Diploma and gain credit for any units achieved, provided they are valid in the qualifications you choose. 
Career opportunities: This Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology specialises in the use and application of CAD/Drafting skills to assist in the design and making of manufactured products. 
Specialisation: (CAD/drafting) 
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
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Manfacturing Technology (CAD Drafting) 
Offering code: 17WLG-007 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: The flexible delivery allows students to select classes that meet their individual circumstances. An individual study program can be organised in consultation with the head teacher. Monday January 23 2017 4pm at Wollongong Campus Buliding E 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 30 January 2017 
About: You can select a full time study program (typically of 16 hours per week over 1 year) or part time day and evening programs. You will need to have access to the following: Scientifica Calculator, 4GB USB, texts books as advised

Volume of Learning

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 400 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 III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.

Monday January 23 2017 4pm at Wollongong Campus Buliding E Room E.G.07
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 $5,770
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Thank you for your payment 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:
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