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Engineering - Technical (Mechanical) - Diploma (MEM50212-04V04)
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Career area: Mechanical Technology 
Study area: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology 
National code: MEM50212  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Part Time Evening  2 Years 23-Jul-2019   
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: 19WLG-157 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 2 Years
Scheduled attendance: Delivered 2 evenings per week, 5.00pm - 9.00pm in Block E Ground Floor, Room EG.07 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 23-Jul-2019 
About: Student will undertake RUReady testing prior to undertaking any study.

Students will be required to bring pens, pencils, paper, calculator and safety glasses.

For any students wishing to apply for Recognition of prior learning and/or credit transfer please provide this information to the teaching section prior to starting the course so that accurate fees can be calculated for this course. For any study completed more than 10 years ago, this will be treated as Recognition or Prior Learning not Credit transfer under Smart and Skilled guidelines.

Please note - subject to availablity, students may be eligible to apply for the NSW Department of Industry Jobs for Tomorrow Scholarship. https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/for-students/scholarships/jobs-of-tomorrow-scholarships
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.

Application next steps: Please attend the Orientation Session on Tuesday July 2 2019 from 5.00pm at TAFE NSW Wollongong, Lysaght Street, North Wollongong in Block E, Level G, Room EG.07.

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 eligiblity and to explain how to proceeed. 
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: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a fee exemption. In claiming the exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accordance with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

Delivered 2 evenings per week, 5.00pm - 9.00pm at TAFE NSW Wollongong, Lysaght Street, North Wollongong in Block E, Level G, Room EG.07.

This is a Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading, analysing and creating material and resources, advanced problem solving, the ability to be a self-direct student, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively.

Students will be required to undertake RU Ready testing.

Students should provide their own pens, folders and USB drive. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601