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Courses to get you there - Engineering trades

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State ID: EAB93
Industry Engineering and Mining

2D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set

Use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings

This Skill Set will equip you with the skills needed to use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings for CNC processes in manufacturing.

Use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings

This 2D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set will equip you with the skills needed to use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings for CNC processes in manufacturing.

Successful completion of this skill set will see you achieve 2 units from MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical, North Metropolitan TAFE offers a specialised stream of this qualification, MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)(opens in a new tab)

Skill set
State ID: EAB94
Industry Engineering and Mining

3D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set

Gain 3D drafting skills to work in the Mechancial Engineering Drafting sector

This skill set focuses on creating and displaying 3D CAD models so you'll be well equipped to work in the sector.

Whether you are upskilling or looking for a career change, you'll gain 3D drafting skills to work in the Mechancial Engineering Drafting sector

North Metropolitan TAFE's 3D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set focuses on creating and displaying 3D CAD models so you'll be well equipped to work in the sector.

Successful completion of this skill set will see you achieve 2 units from MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical, North Metropolitan TAFE offers a specialised stream of this qualification, MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)

 

Skill set
State ID: SC-MFM-V1427
Industry Engineering and Mining

CNC Introduction

Cover all the basics for use and maintenance of CNC lathes and machining centres

CNC Machining is a method carried out by computerised devices to perform a broad range of manufacturing tasks in a wide variety of fields.

Cover all the basics for use and maintenance of CNC lathes and machining centres

CNC Machining is a method carried out by computerised devices to perform a broad range of manufacturing tasks in a wide variety of fields.

During this course you will cover:

  • Safety on and around CNC lathes
  • Start-up, shut-down and basic maintenance of CNC lathes
  • Setting of tools and jaws
  • Basic lathe programming (Fanuc)
  • Sample of repetitive cycles (rough turning, finish turning, threading)
  • Operation of the lathe with a small part project
  • Safety on and around CNC machining centres
  • Start-up, shutdown and basic maintenance of CNC machining centres
  • Setting of tools and work holding devices
  • Basic machining centre programming (Fanuc)
  • Sample of canned cycles (peck drilling, boring, tapping etc.)
  • Operation of the machining centre with a small part project

Please note classes are run subject to numbers (minimum 10 students)

Short course
National ID: 52873WA
State ID: BGQ97
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Advanced Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering

Advance your skills in the design and drafting of engineering plans to Australian and New Zealand standards

On completion of this course you could be working on projects ranging from skyscrapers to intricate road designs, locally, interstate or even overseas. You'll learn a range of engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to CAD programs.

Want to work on international engineering projects?

Gain advanced skills in the design and drafting of engineering plans to Australian and New Zealand standards and you could be working on local, interstate or international engineering projects.

This comprehensive qualification in civil and structural engineering could see you working on projects ranging from skyscrapers to intricate road designs.

This course will extend your study of the design and construction of civil works like dams, structures and pipe networks that is covered in the Diploma course.

While the emphasis is on producing working drawings for civil works which are used to communicate the engineers designs to the workers involved in constructing the works, you can participate more in the design decisions that are made.

You will learn a range of engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to CAD programs selected from autocad, Revit and 12D. You will extend your ability to address technical issues beyond what is achieved in the Diploma course.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: 52889WA
State ID: BGR66
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering

Gain the skills you need to begin or advance your career in civil engineering

Opportunities for strong career growth

You'll gain the skills you need to begin or advance your career in civil engineering with this Diploma course.

This course is aimed at school leavers, graduates of the Certificate III in Engineering - Technical, those wishing to gain employment in the field of Civil and Structural Engineering, and as trainee drafters.

You will be taught engineering drafting standards AS1100 and gain exposure to CAD packages selected from AutoCAD, Revit and 12D.

Students will be introduced to sustainability principles and produce civil construction drawings as part of their assessment.

 

Diploma
State ID: EAB96
Industry Engineering and Mining

Concrete Design and Drafting Skill Set (Civil and Structural)

Gain, upskill or consolidate skills in Concrete Design and Drafting

Upskill, or improve and consolidate CAD skills learned during your studies.

Gain, upskill or consolidate skills in Concrete Design and Drafting 

The training provided in this skill set will help you upskill, or improve and consolidate CAD skills learned during your university course, or gain new skills needed for redeployment within your organisation.

Skill set
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA50
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate II in Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

Give yourself a head start in gaining a heavy fabrication apprenticeship

You'll gain skills in using to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade and learn to operate heavy fabrication equipment.

Are you looking to apply new technologies to a traditional trade?

You will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to operate heavy fabrication equipment such as guillotines, metal rolls and brake presses. You will also be exposed to different welding and thermal cutting processes. You will receive instruction in the safe use of hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

Graduates can continue their studies in a metal fabrication apprenticeship. Metal fabricators and welders work in a diverse trade, applying a broad range of fabrication and welding skills to industries including, rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling.

Our pre-apprentices are exposed to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade, including computer-controlled metal plate cutting equipment.

Certificate II
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA52
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate II in Engineering (Light Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

Give yourself a better chance of gaining a light fabrication apprenticeship

Work in domestic or commercial settings making roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards, or hospitality equipment.

Gain the heavy-duty qualification you need for a job in the metal trades

If you enjoy working with your hands, are physically fit and able to visualise how an object should look from a drawing, you may have the aptitude for working as a fabricator. Fabricators work in either a domestic or commercial setting making roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards, hospitality equipment such as range hoods and benchtops; and you may specialise in stainless steel custom fabrication using the latest welding and polishing processes.

Once qualified you may find work in a broad range of industries including, rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling.

Many employers now prefer apprentices to have completed a pre-apprenticeship and this course will give you a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

 

Certificate II
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA49
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)

Make and fix all things mechanical

This course will help you to obtain a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship that includes making machines, parts, and tools.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to operate lathes and milling and drilling machines, make and assemble components, safely use hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering  drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

 
Certificate II
National ID: MEM30305
State ID: WT77
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH)

Forge a career in heavy metal fabrication

Our heavy fabrication apprenticeship course will teach you to safely manipulate metal and create objects using a variety of welding techniques, thermal cutting, workshop machines, and hand and power tools.

Forge a career in heavy metal fabrication

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) you'll be looking at a trades career as a boilermaker, welder, or fabricator in industries such as mining or construction.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to create and work with metal fabrications, using workshop tools and equipment and various welding techniques.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30305
State ID: WT78
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light Yc)

Well appointed workshops and expert lecturers will help you to succeed in fabrication

This apprenticeship course will teach you to safely create light metal fabrications such as roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards and hospitality equipment such as range hoods and bench tops.

Our well appointed workshops and expert lecturers will give you the skills you need to succeed in fabrication

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) you'll be looking at a trades career as a sheet metal worker or roof plumber in industries such as mining or construction.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to use workshop machines, and hand and power tools safely to create and work with light metal fabrications such as roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards and hospitality equipment such as range hoods and bench tops.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) is an apprenticeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation to study this qualification.  Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: WT83
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB)

A trades career making and fixing all things mechanical

This apprenticeship course will prepare you to make machines, parts, and tools; and work with pumps and hydraulics.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) is an apprenticeship. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: WT86
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA)

A trades career making and fixing all things mechanical

This apprenticeship course will prepare you to work with pumps and hydraulics, pneumatic systems, mechanical drives and transmissions.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) is an apprenticeship. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM50212
State ID: WB84
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)

Mechanical engineering is applied across a wide variety of employment areas

This course will teach you to produce engineering drawings and create 3D models using computer aided drafting. You will learn to set up basic hydraulic circuits, apply technical mathematics and coordinate engineering projects.

Gear up for a career in engineering

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge in electrical machinery, mechanical principles and mechanical equipment to produce drawings for design specifications.

Mechanical engineering is applied across a wide variety of employment areas including:

  • Mining and mineral processing
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Aviation and shipbuilding industries
  • Electrical power generation and distribution
  • Road and rail transport
  • Defence
  • Agriculture, fishing and food processing

The Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)  is geared toward mechanical design but does have some electrical, electronics and programming content.

Diploma
State ID: SC-PBC-V1312
Industry Building and Construction
Online

REVIT essentials for architecture

Skills in 2D & 3D modelling for architectural design and documentation

This course will give you an introduction to Autodesk REVIT and REVIT Architecture. You will learn the concepts of 3D computer modelling.

Develop new skills in 3D modelling

This course will introduce you to Autodesk REVIT, a building modeller for architectural design and documentation in 3D and 2D. You will learn the concepts of 3 dimensional computer modelling and gain an understanding of the tools required for parametric building design and documentation using REVIT Architecture.

This short course usually requires attendance on campus one day per week for four weeks, online delivery may also be available.

Short course
State ID: EAB95
Industry Engineering and Mining

Steel Design and Drafting Skill Set (Civil and Structural)

Gain, upskill, improve skills in Steel Design and Drafting

This skill set will help you further develop current skills in steel design and drafting for Civil Engineering, or improve and consolidate CAD skills for steel design drafting.

Gain, upskill, improve skills in Steel Design and Drafting 

The training provided in this skill set will help you upskill current skills in steel design and drafting for Civil Engineering, or improve and consolidate CAD skills for steel design drafting learned during your university course or gain new skills needed for redeployment within your organisation.

You'll gain skills in 3D modelling and drafting and designing in the civil engineering industry.

You may also like to consider study in the Concrete Design and Drafting Skill Set (Civil & Structural)(opens in a new tab)

Skill set
State ID: SC-PBC-V1299
Industry Building and Construction

Supervisors - Construction Course

Keen to take the lead in construction?

Gain a broad range of practical skills and knowledge needed for supervision in construction.

Keen to take the lead in construction?

You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to identify and assess a range of building and construction techniques, including concreting, brickwork, carpentry, electrical services, plumbing and drainage, tiling, ceiling fixing and painting. Once you successfully complete this short course running on Tuesday and Thursday evenings you'll receive a Certificate of Participation.

Dress requirements

You will need to have safety goggles, gloves and safety shoes but no previous experience is necessary. All tools and materials will be supplied.

Short course
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