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If you have good maths skills, enjoy using computers and machinery, are handy at problem solving and want to be a part of an exciting industry that makes things work, our Mechanical Engineering qualifications are perfect for you. 

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EAB93 2D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
East Perth
CAD, AutoCAD, manufacturing, engineering, mechanical, Autodesk, CNC, 2D

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)

Gain these skills
  • Operate Computer Aided Design (CAD) System
  • Produce Basic Engineering drawings
EAB94 3D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
East Perth
3D, mechanical, drafting, engineering, modelling, modeling

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)

Gain these skills
  • Use CAD to create and display 3D models
  • Perform mechanical engineering design drafting

 

    SC-MFM-V1237 CNC Lathe Introduction
    Short course On campus
    Midland
    engineering, lathes, CNC

    Cover all the basics for use and maintenance of CNC lathes

    You'll learn all about:

    • safety on and around CNC lathes
    • start up, shut down and maintenance of CNC lathes
    • setting of tools and jaws
    • basic lathe programmimg (FANUC)
    • sample of repetitive cycles - rough turning, finish turning and threading
    • operation of the lathe with a small part project (screw jack)
    SC-MFM-V1238 CNC Machining centre introduction
    Short course On campus
    Midland
    CNC lathes, engineering

    A practical approach to computerised machining

    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 machining centres
    • start up, shut down 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)
    • operation of the machining centre with a small part project (turners cube)
    MEM40105 WB58 Engineering (Computer Numerical Control)
    Certificate IV On campus
    Midland
    U000000, U000001, U000003, metals, CAD, engineering, drafting, mechanical, wb58, mem40105, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, CNC, computer, numerical, control, engineering, machining, and manufacturing, manufacturing supervisor, production manager, team leader, Higher Engineering Tradesperson, Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II

    Are you looking to design a career in manufacturing?

    When you complete the Certificate IV in Engineering (Computer Numerical Control) you'll have specialist skills in engineering, machining, and manufacturing, opening up a career as a manufacturing supervisor, production manager, or team leader.

    You will gain the practical skills and knowledge to set up, program, inspect, and operate NC and CNC machines.

    This is a post trade qualification.

    Gain these skills
    • Create 2D and 3D models using computer aided design
    • Write 2D and 3D program code
    • Interpret technical drawing
    • Workplace health and safety
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Enjoy technical activities
    • Comfortable working in a physical environment
    • Able to work accurately and have good hand-eye coordination
    • Safety conscious
    MEM40105 WT44 Engineering (Fluid Power)
    Certificate IV On campus
    Midland
    U000000, U000001, U000003, metals, engineering, machining, fitting, fluid, power, hydraulics, wt44, mem40105, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, hydraulic, hydraulic systems, hydraulic fitter or technician, hydraulic systems designer, hydraulic equipment sales, Higher Engineering Tradesperson, Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II, Fluid Power Technician, Hydraulic Technician,

    Are you looking for a hydraulically or pneumatically powerful career?

    Hydraulics is a vast and diverse industry and the Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power) will give you the ability to work safely and confidently with hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components. When you complete this qualification you'll have specialist skills in hydraulic systems, hydraulic fitter or technician, hydraulic systems designer, or hydraulic equipment sales.

    This is a post trade qualification. You must have a current MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) or (Fitter and Machinist ZB) qualification, or equivalent to study.

    Depending on your Certificate III qualification you may be required to complete Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or a Credit Transfer process (costs apply) to meet the prerequisite units required for the Certificate IV. If you have been working in a trade for more than five years but do not have a Certificate III trade qualification you will need full RPL.

    Third and fourth year apprentices can enrol and be issued with a certificate when they complete their trade studies.

    Gain these skills
    • Analyse, inspect, and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic systems
    • Maintain fluid power controls
    • Monitor equipment condition
    • Workplace health and safety
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Qualified tradesperson
    • Comfortable working in a physical environment
    • Enjoy technical and engineering activities
    • Good problem solving skills
    • Good hand-eye coordination
    MEM20105 AA49 Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)
    Half price
    Certificate II On campus
    Midland
    U000000, U000003, TAFEADM, Fitting, Machining, Toolmaking, Metals, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, Mechanical Fitting, aa49, mem20105, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, U000002, Fabrication, fitter, machinist, YY000000

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Make machines, parts, and tools
    • Work with pumps and hydraulics
    • Use workshop machines, hand and power tools
    • Measuring and technical drawing
    • Workplace health and safety
     
    MEM30205 WT83 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB)
    Half price
    Certificate III On campus
    Midland
    U000000, U000003, metal, fabrication, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, fitting, machining, fitter, machinist, wt83, mem30205, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, U000006, Process Plant Operations/Technology

    lfls-logo-100x40.png 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 III in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist ZB) you'll be looking at a trades career as a machinist metal, 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.

    Gain these skills
    • Make machines, parts, and tools
    • Work with pumps and hydraulics
    • Use workshop machines, hand and power tools, mills and lathes
    • Arc welding
    • Measuring and technical drawing
    • Workplace health and safety
    Is this course right for me?

    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

     

    MEM30205 WT86 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA)
    Half price
    Certificate III On campus
    Midland
    U000000, U000003, metal, fabrication, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, fitting, machining, fitter, machinist, wt86, mem30205, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, U000006, Process Plant Operations/Technology

    lfls-logo-100x40.png 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 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.

    Gain these skills
    • Work with pumps and hydraulics, pneumatic systems, mechanical drives and transmissions
    • Use workshop machines, hand and power tools
    • Arc welding and thermal cutting
    • Measuring and technical drawing
    • Workplace health and safety
    Is this course right for me?

    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

     

    SC-MFM-V1302 Introduction to Solidworks
    Short course On campus
    Midland
    V1239, U000000, U000001, U000002, U000006, G000010, solidworks, CAD, 3D, geometry, design, short course, NMT16072, SOLIDWORKS, 3D, sketching, engineering, industrial design, sculpture, innovation, assembly, interface, manufacturing, 3D experience,

    A versatile software package with a wide range of uses

    SOLIDWORKS is a versatile software package that has a wide range of uses in the workplace and also in many hobbies.
    It can be used in small and large applications and across many fields and industries, such as engineering, industrial design, sculpture and architecture.

    This short introduction course held at North Metropolitan TAFE's Midland Campus takes you through:

    • touring the interface
    • the 3D workspace
    • basic sketching tools
    • relationships and sketching tools
    • sketch-editing tools
    • reference geometry
    • building 3D geometry
    • removing material
    • refining geometry
    SC-MFM-V1241 Laser shaft alignment
    Short course On campus
    Midland

    This course is designed for technicians and installers who need the skills to align industrial equipment

    If you have to align shafts, couplings, gear boxes and pumps and use laser alignment equipment, this one day course will explain shaft and coupling techniques and give you hands on use of laser alignment instruments including soft foot and blue tooth connection.

     

    SC-MFM-V1234 Metal machining for beginners
    Short course On campus
    Midland
    U000000, U000001, U000002, U000003, U000004, U000006, short course, milling, grinders, lathes, q000011, machining, metal, NMT16067

    Practical skills in basic machining

    Gain practical skills in basic machining on lathes, milling machines and ancillary machines such as pedestal drills and grinders by doing North Metropolitan TAFE's Metal machining for beginners course.
    You can bring in your own project to complete at our Midland campus workshop, discuss the suitability of your particular project with your lecturer.

    Dress requirements

    You will be required to wear personal protective clothing at all times which include steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long pants and cotton drill shirt.

     

     

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    North Metropolitan TAFE offers engineering qualifications in the areas of Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Mechatronics and Technical Engineering. Our courses will help you develop the high level of safety awareness and in-depth technical skills that the industry demands. 

    As you work on hands on projects, you will be introduced to mechanical, manufacturing and civil engineering concepts using hand tools and measuring techniques. You will study a wide range of disciplines including road, rail and drainage systems, dams, harbours, bridges, buildings and other structures.

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