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MEM30219 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machining)

National ID: MEM30219 State ID: AD56
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Learn to create metal tools, parts and machines

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machinist) you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist, machinist (first class) or machinist CNC in industries such as mining, automotive, hydraulics or manufacturing.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machining) is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

  • Make machines, parts and tools
  • Use workshop machines, hand and power tools
  • Measuring and technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy technical work
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
  • Practical ability and an eye for detail

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

This course is an apprenticeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study, for example text books and stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.

Other job titles may include:

  • Machinist CNC

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred option below to get started with your application.

Semester 1, 2024

Midland - Apprenticeship

Duration 4 Years
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Midland
How Apprenticeship

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