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The MEM30219 Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade qualification is intended for the role of an engineering tradesperson – mechanical within metal, engineering, meanufacturing and associated industries. The qualification is specifically developed for apprentices in these trades, and must be undertaken through a formal training contract.

Training and assessment in this qualification requires access to facilities and equipment in a relevant work environment. Participants are therefore required to be currently employed in such an environment, and in a formal training contract with access available for training and assessment to be conducted at the workplace.


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, but a moderate to advanced English language, literacy and numeracy skill level is recommended. Participants will undertake a Language, Literacy, Numeracy and Digital (LLND) assessment prior to enrolment to identify any educational support needs.


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL may be available for participants with previous industry experience.

To be awarded the MEM30219 Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade qualification, participants must achieve competency to the value of ninety-six (96) points, consisting of:

  • Core units totalling thirty-three (33) points, and
  • Elective units to bring the total value to ninety-six (96) points.
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing Core
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling Core
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements Core
MEM12024 Perform computations Core
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering Core
MEM14006 Plan work activities Core
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information Core
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology Core
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training Core
MEM18001 Use hand tools Core
MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations Core
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable practices Core

A list of elective units is available upon request.


Qualification Pathways

Job roles and titles can vary across different industry sectors, however possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Mechanical Engineering Tradesperson
  • Maintenance Fitter

After achieving this qualification, participants may consider undertaking further study in MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering.

Mcdonald Goh
Mcdonald Goh
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Chris Lawrence
Chris Lawrence
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Scott Bayntun
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Nigel Walton
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