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Manufacturing Technology (CAD/Drafting) - Certificate IV (MSA40108-01V05)
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Career area: Mechanical Technology 
Study area: Manufacturing Engineering and Technology 
National code: MSA40108  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Flexible  18 Months Anytime   
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This course is designed to help you enter and maintain a career in the manufacturing industry. The course supports the Certificate IV 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 Detail Draftsperson or CAD Operator.

This Certificate IV course has been registered as a Technology Cadetship that should be completed over a two (2) 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 manufacturing enterprises. For more information contact your local TAFE College.

The Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology, specialising in CAD/Drafting, course number 19070, is embedded within this Certificate IV qualification.
While the Certificate III requires ten (10) units for completion the Certificate IV requires fifteen (15) units. You can progress from the Certificate III course to the Certificate IV and receive full recognition for all units achieved in the Certificate IV course. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


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 IV in Manufacturing Technology, specialising in CAD/Detail Drafting, can apply to enrol in a Diploma or Advanced Diploma within the Manufacturing Technology framework of specialisations and gain credit for any units achieved, provided they are valid in the qualifications you choose. 
Career opportunities: A career option in CAD/Drafting and Design covers both Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and traditional drafting principles. The units of competence you achieve in this Certificate IV can be used to achieve a Diploma and/or an Advanced Diploma qualification. 
Specialisation: (CAD/Drafting) 
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 name: Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology (CAD Drafting) 
Offering code: 19WLG-999 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 18 Months
Scheduled attendance: Students will be provided with a course schedule when details are confirmed. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: Anytime 
About: It’s all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest, 24 - 28 June 2019.

At InfoFest you can attend information sessions to hear from teachers about specific course content and delivery, and have all of your questions answered. You’ll also get the opportunity to tour the campus and view our state-of-the-art facilities, guided by friendly and informative staff, happy to assist you with course information, help with your enrolment, or provide you with great career advice.

Registration for information sessions and tours opens in May, so please check back for listed options at each location.

To request further information, click on Enquire Now and we will advise you when a new offering is available. Courses are run subject to minimum student enrolments.
Applying and enrolling: Thank you for your interest in this course. To request further information click on Enquire Now. You can also contact TAFE NSW on 131 601 to speak with one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants.

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 July 17 2017 5pm at Wollongong Campus Buliding E Room E.G.07. 
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.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $3,280
Second qualification $3,820
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Course Fee $8,500
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Full Fee $8,500
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. In claiming the concession or exemption, students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: Students will be provided with a course schedule when details are confirmed. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601