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Engineering and Mining

Engineering is the branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures. Western Australia’s engineering industry is very closely linked to the mining and construction industries. It covers diverse areas including fitters, machinists, boilermakers, sheetmetal workers, and refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics.


National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
MAA71 Control Evacuation Short Course Bunbury
Narrogin

Description

This course applies to a person who is required to control the evacuation of personnel from the workplace to a muster point and includes moving mobility/sensory impaired people including persons with either temporary or permanent sensory impairment and casualties, or others who require assistance during an evacuation.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    PMAOMIR210 Control Evacuation to Muster Point

Pathways to further study

PMA30116 Certificate III in Process Plant Operations

MEM20105 W233 Engineering Certificate II Bunbury

This qualification will provide you with practical skills and knowledge in a range of metals and engineering industry areas. You will learn skills in using tools, measuring and calculating, technical drawing, load shifting, thermal cutting, using forging and casting equipment, and welding. You will also learn about safety in the workplace, computing and math. Trainees will learn and practice their skills on the job, in the workplace.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MEM20105-AA50 AA50 Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Albany
Bunbury

Are you geared up for a big career working on the big gears?

This qualification will provide you with practical skills and knowledge in a range of metals and engineering industry areas. You will learn skills in using tools, measuring and calculating, technical drawing and drafting, load shifting, thermal cutting, using forging and casting equipment, and welding. You will also learn about safety in the workplace, computing and math. You will practice the skills you have learned in a workshop environment.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MEM20105-AA49 AA49 Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Bunbury

This qualification will provide you with practical skills and knowledge in a range of metals and engineering industry areas. You will learn skills in using tools, measuring and calculating, technical drawing, load shifting, thermal cutting and the dismantling, replacement and repair of engineering components. You will also learn about safety in the workplace, computing and math. You will practice the skills you have learned in a workshop environment.

This course is Competitive and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MEM30305-WT76 WT76 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy Yg) Certificate III Esperance

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to work in the engineering fabrication industry. You usually have to complete an apprenticeship in fabrication trade, which involves both on and off the job training. The off-the-job training is provided through Registered Training Organisations. To enter you need to be employed. For more details on apprenticeships call the New Apprenticeships Referral Line on 1800 639 629 (FREECALL).

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MEM30305-WT77 WT77 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) Certificate III Albany
Bunbury

This qualification will provide you with trade level practical skills and knowledge in fabrication and welding, using industry standard technologies and techniques. You will learn skills in using tools, measuring and calculating, technical drawing, load shifting, thermal cutting, using forging and casting equipment, and advanced welding to trade standard. (NB. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can undertake this course). This course may also be available through Recognition of Prior Learning to eligible applicants.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

 

MEM30205-WT83 WT83 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) Certificate III Albany
Bunbury

This qualification will provide you with trade level practical skills and knowledge in fitting and machining, using industry standard technologies and techniques. You will learn skills in the maintenance and repair of machinery, including complex lathe and milling operations and precision measurement, levelling and alignment techniques. (NB. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can undertake this course). This course may also be available through Recognition of Prior Learning to eligible applicants.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MEM30205-WT86 WT86 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) Certificate III Bunbury

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

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter ZA) 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. You will gain the skills and knowledge to work with pumps and hydraulics, pneumatic systems, mechanical drives and transmissions, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, arc welding, thermal cutting, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) is an apprenticeship: you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MEM30205-WT90 WT90 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z) Certificate III Esperance

This is a generic qualification for the mechanical trade that provides a number of pathways for apprenticeship. Learners would identify trade training in Machinist Metal, Mechanical Fitter, Metal Plating and Plant Mechanic.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

52807WA BCX38 Industrial Skills (Entry Level Training) Certificate I Albany

This course is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to perform the following tasks associated with entry level workforce participation:

  • Self esteem (being able to complete a qualification)
  • Practical skills to do maintenance around communities where there is limited access to trades persons
  • Knowledge to effectively communicate with trades persons
  • Improved literacy through learning
  • Opportunities to participate in the Mining Industry workforce

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

AUR31216 BAD7 Mobile Plant Technology Certificate III Bunbury

This course will expand your knowledge and practical skills in mobile plant technologies, including steering, braking and hydraulic systems.  You will learn how to carry out diagnostic procedures and undertake appropriate repairs, identifying and applying safe work practices in the heavy automotive industry (NB. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can undertake this course). This course may also be available through Recognition of Prior Learning to eligible applicants.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

RII20515 AZB2 Resource Processing Certificate II Bunbury

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a metal processing facility or a coal preparation plant, performing mainly routine, operational tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge, in a defined context under direct supervision.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

RII30415 AZF3 Resource Processing Certificate III Bunbury

Are you ready to unearth a fine career?

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge necessary for employment as a processing technician in a resources processing facility. You will gain the knowledge and skills to operate and monitor equipment including conveyors and value systems in a metalliferous processing plant facility or a coal preparation and treatment plant.  You’ll learn how to conduct site sampling and testing of samples commonly used in the mine processing industry, and an insight into OHS, the mining industry and the equipment used in plant processing.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

CPP40216 BAJ4 Surveying Certificate IV Bunbury

This qualification reflects the role of surveying technicians who work under supervision to support a surveying team. They perform a range of duties using surveying tools and equipment, including total stations and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

 

CPP50116 BAI4 Surveying Diploma Bunbury

This qualification reflects the role of skilled surveying technicians. These people hold advanced surveying skills, and perform duties involving the performance of precise measurements and setting out structures using specialised surveying equipment.

This course has additional entry requirements, please enquire for details.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MAB05 Test and Inspect Fire Equipment Short Course Albany
Bunbury
Narrogin

Description

This short course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to conduct routine inspections and testing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets as well as select and use tools and equipment to install fire protection systems and products.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    CPPFES2006A Prepare for Installation & Servicing Operations
    CPPFES2020A Conduct Routine Inspection & testing of Fire Extinguishers and Fire Blankets

MAB26 Welding - General Short Course Albany
Bunbury

Description

This course covers the process of using a welding machine and the difference between MIG & Stick welding.

It is a great place to start if you have not done a lot of welding or have done a small amount and want to learn more.

Suited to beginners, hobby welders, home handy man and trades assistants wanting to up skill.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    MEMPE002A Use Electric Welding Machines

MAA66-68 Welding - TIG, MIG & Stick Short Course Bunbury

Description

These three separate short courses are suited to people who are in industry or have completed (or in the process of completing) an apprenticeship in the fabrication industry and are required to have skills in welding to a specific standard.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units, depending on which course is chosen.

    MEM05012C Perform Routine Manual Metal Arc Welding
    or
    MEM05050B Perform Routine Gas Metal Arc Welding
    or
    MEM05049B Perform Routine Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

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