MEM31922 Certificate III in Engineering FabricationFind the full course information below
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required for employment as an Engineering Tradesperson – Fabrication within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or other industries where Engineering Tradespersons – Fabrication work. The duration of the MEM31922 Certificate III in Engineering is 8 hours per day, 1 day per week over 114 weeks.
Job Roles & Career Pathways
The qualification is designed for students wishing to enter the Metal and engineering industry for roles including Boilermaker, Welder, Sheet Metal Worker and Fabrication Engineer. This course covers relevant employability skills. Full details can be found at www.training.gov.au .
There are no formal course entry requirements into this qualification.
This course should be undertaking under an Australian apprenticeship arrangement which includes a mix of on and off the job training. Students must be able to undertake an Australian apprenticeship. Students are required to have a limited knowledge and skill base in a variety of Metal and Engineering contexts including making judgements, completing routine activities and taking limited responsibility in the Metal and Engineering workplace.
Students are required to have language, literacy and numeracy skills as required to undertake these workplace functions.
Course start dates are as listed on the RTO training schedule.
The MEM31922 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade is a prerequisite for several specialised courses in the Metal and Engineering Industry that will help you to further your career.
Students who complete the MEM31922 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade can continue their studies by advancing to the Certificate IV in Engineering or any other relevant Certificate IV level qualification.
This course covers all the required Core competency units and elective units totalling 150 elective points.
Assessment is structured throughout the course. If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in our policies and procedures. Assessment requires achievement across all tasks to demonstrate competence and includes:
- Written Assessment
- Portfolio of Evidence including Third party Report
- Simulated/Practical Assessment (demonstration of skills)
- Simulated Workplace observation and demonstration
Recognition Of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students with prior learning and work experience can apply for RPL. Students who have completed corresponding units of competency and/or units contained within the packaging rules can apply for Credit Transfer. RPL evidence must include some of the following:
- Work Experience
- Life Experience
- Previous Study e.g. qualifications, industry training
- Professional Development Programs and/or Courses
Students will be provided with an online learning facility and the following resource handouts required to complete the MEM31922 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade upon enrolment:
- Marking-Off Techniques for Metal Fabrication by CEC Cox and Graham Myer
- Welding and Metal Fabrication by Larry Jeffus
- Welding & Metal Fabrication study guide & lab manual
Units of Competency
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024 Perform computations
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and
MEM14006 Plan work activities
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training
MEM18001 Use hand tools
MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations
MSMEMEM05004 Perform routine oxy fuel gas welding
MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05010 Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
MEM05089 Assemble fabricated components
MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05090 Weld using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05091 Weld using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05073 Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05092 Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM05037 Perform geometric development
MEM05049 Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05085 Select welding processes
MEM05052 Apply safe welding practices
MEM08010 Manually finish/polish materials
MEM12007 Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes
NV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Relevant Industry Standards
Appropriate reference texts may include (such as standards and government policies)
• AS4100 Steel structures standard
• AS1100 Technical drawing
• AS/NZS 4600:2018 | Cold-formed Steel Structures
- Core units: 12
- Elective units: 16
- Course duration: 26 months expected
- RTO # 41122