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Engineering - Technical (Mechanical) - Diploma (MEM50212-04V04)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Career area: Mechanical Technology 
Study area: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology 
National code: MEM50212  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Part Time Day  1 Year 11-Feb-2020  Tue, Thu 
Wollongong  Part Time Evening  2 Years 3-Feb-2020  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 
Features: Traineeships, VET student loans 
Description: This course is for people wanting to work as an engineering technician carrying out tasks such as engineering design and quality control/assurance monitoring.

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 control/assurance, basic fluid power, basic mechanical design, production scheduling, cost estimating and 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 have the Certificate III in Engineering - Technical, or a NSW High School grades in Mathematics and Physics

It is also recommended that applicants be 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.

Units you achieve in the course count towards completion of MEM60112 Advanced Diploma of Engineering - Technical.

You may be eligible to apply to enrol in engineering courses at university and gain advanced standing. 
Career opportunities: Engineering Technician, at level C5 under the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award. 
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
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 code: 20WLG-240 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 1 Year
Scheduled attendance: This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday from 12.30pm to 4.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher. 
Hours per week: 14 
Starting from: 11-Feb-2020 
About: **INFORMATION SESSIONS**

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This is a face to face part time day course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 12 months. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self-directed study, reading and assessment preparation.

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**

This course offering is designed for people who:
- are Tradesmen looking to further their study or School Leavers looking for a pathway into University. 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 5 core units and of 15 elective units.

Future employment pathways may include:
Engineering Technician Leading Hand
Engineering Manager Engineering Drafting
Supervisor
Project Manager


**SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Scholarships
- Multicultural Support Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each Campus location.
Applying and enrolling: Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.



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.

If this course requires you to be assessed by a teacher, that process will need to be completed and you will need to receive an offer to enrol, before your application can be progressed. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 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: $5,750
Fee explanatory text: **ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- Scientific Calculator, 4GB USB Memory Stick, student software licences and text books as advised. Students are able to borrow a USB Memory stick and text books from the Library if required.
Other information: To successfully complete this course, you will need:
- to wear standard classroom attire with fully enclosed footwear
- in some classes, provide and bring to each session appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: safety glasses, gloves, safety footwear, suitable clothing such as cotton drill work wear and other equipment (e.g. ear protection or respiratory masks) in line with industry requirements for their workplace or worksite. 
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend the your first day of class on Tuesday 11 February 2020, from 12.30pm to 4.30pm at TAFE NSW Wollongong, Block E, Ground Floor. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

You will be provided with a timetable, assessment guides, advice about additional materials you may need to purchase and information on the support services available to you.

Activate your student portal account which allows you to check your results, see fees and payments, and download your timetable.

To activate your account, go to https://my.tafensw.edu.au and login with your username and password, which was created as part of the online enrolment process and/or included on your receipt. Call us on 131 601 if you need it to be reset.

Once logged in, change your password and create 3 secret questions and answers.

Speak with customer service staff on campus to get your TAFECard which gives you special access to printing, copying and other services. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
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 code: 20WLG-244 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 2 Years
Scheduled attendance: This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 5.00pm - 9.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher. 
Hours per week: 10 
Starting from: 3-Feb-2020 
About: **INFORMATION SESSIONS**

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This is a blended part time evening course. You will need to attend approximately 4 hours of class, 1 evening a week, for 2 years.
The minimum required attendence for this course is 1 x 4 hour session a week for 2 years. There may be an opportunity to attend up to 4 days a week to complete the course earlier.

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self-directed study, reading and assessment preparation.

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**

This course offering is designed for people who:
- are Tradesmen looking to further their study or School Leavers looking for a pathway into University. 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 5 core units and of 15 elective units.

Future employment pathways may include:
Engineering Technician Leading Hand
Engineering Manager Engineering Drafting
Supervisor
Project Manager


**SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Scholarships
- Multicultural Support Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each Campus location.
Applying and enrolling: Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.



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.

If this course requires you to be assessed by a teacher, that process will need to be completed and you will need to receive an offer to enrol, before your application can be progressed. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

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 131 601 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: $5,750
Fee explanatory text: **ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- Scientific Calculator, 4GB USB Memory Stick, student software licences and text books as advised. Students are able to borrow a USB Memory stick and text books from the Library if required.
Other information: To successfully complete this course, you will need:
- to wear standard classroom attire with fully enclosed footwear
- in some classes, provide and bring to each session appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: safety glasses, gloves, safety footwear, suitable clothing such as cotton drill work wear and other equipment (e.g. ear protection or respiratory masks) in line with industry requirements for their workplace or worksite. 
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend the your first day of class on Monday 3 February 2020, from 5.00pm to 9.00pm at TAFE NSW Wollongong, Block E, Ground Floor. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

Minimum required attendence for this course is 1 x 4 hour session a week for 2 years. There may be an opportunity to attend up to 4 evenings a week to complete the course earlier.

You will be provided with a timetable, assessment guides, advice about additional materials you may need to purchase and information on the support services available to you.

Activate your student portal account which allows you to check your results, see fees and payments, and download your timetable.

To activate your account, go to https://my.tafensw.edu.au and login with your username and password, which was created as part of the online enrolment process and/or included on your receipt. Call us on 131 601 if you need it to be reset.

Once logged in, change your password and create 3 secret questions and answers.

Speak with customer service staff on campus to get your TAFECard which gives you special access to printing, copying and other services. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601