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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade MEM30305

Overview

This program covers metal fabrication and welding skills that are required for employment within our local and regional industry. Participants will gain basic skills and knowledge in relation to welding and fabrication, e.g. drawing interpretation, job planning, quality control, communication skills, and computer aided-drafting, advanced welding and fabrication skills.

The Certificate III is for apprentices who are employed in the metals and engineering industry.

Qualification: Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade MEM30305
Program No: C3-2J103
Campus: CIT Fyshwick 
Duration: 6 semesters part-time (approx 8 hours per week).
Cost Info:

The 2019 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once.

Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance.

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Indicative Cost: $5,614
Apprentice/trainee $1,790
Likely Job Outcome: Employment in the Engineering industry that could include welding, heavy fabrication and/or light fabrication.

- Light Fabrication - Air Conditioning Manufacture, Stainless Steel, Cabinet Manufacture and General Manufacture

- Heavy fabrication - Welding, Structural Steel Fabrication, Mining industry
Enrolment Type: Apprentice/Trainee
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Additional Information

You must purchase the learning materials relevant to the units of competency chosen and protective clothing and equipment (PPE) to wear in the workshops, as directed.

From Semester 1 2019 you will be required to bring your own laptop or tablet to each class.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must:
be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10. Early in the program these skills will be assessed – any student who cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level needed will be enrolled into additional subjects to help them build the skills needed to successfully complete the program.
If you are entering this program as an apprentice/trainee you must:

- be employed in the metals industry

AND

- be an Apprentice or Trainee under the Australian Apprenticeship Scheme (AAS) and be registered with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment

Additional Information: This qualification may also be achieved through other pathways which do not involve a contract of training, such as recognition of prior learning. In all cases achievement or recognition of competence is necessary in all of the required units of competency to be awarded a national qualification.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Literacy Skills Information

    • We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete all (20) subjects

  • MEM16006A   Organise and communicate information
    • CIT Code: COMM153
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM16007A   Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
    • CIT Code: COMM157
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers operating in an interactive work environment. It covers contribution to a group effort in order to plan and carry out work. This includes identification of work roles, communication and cooperation with others.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM15024A   Apply quality procedures
    • CIT Code: ENGR107
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Apprentice $110.00
      Description: This unit covers applying established quality procedures to an employee's own work within a manufacturing, engineering or related environment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM15002A   Apply quality systems
    • CIT Code: ENGR108
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $110.00
      Description: This unit covers working within a quality improvement system, either individually or in a team situation.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM09002B   Interpret technical drawing
    • CIT Code: ENGR127
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers interpreting technical drawing applying to any of the full range of engineering disciplines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM14004A   Plan to undertake a routine task
    • CIT Code: ENGR136
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers a person planning their own work where tasks involve one or more steps or functions and are carried out routinely on a regular basis. It includes the concepts of following routine instructions, specifications and requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM18001C   Use hand tools
    • CIT Code: ENGR143
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers using a range of hand tools for a variety of general engineering applications.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM18002B   Use power tools/hand held operations
    • CIT Code: ENGR145
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers using a range of hand held power tools and fixed power tools for hand held operations for a variety of general engineering applications.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM12023A   Perform engineering measurements
    • CIT Code: ENGR201
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers performing measurement skills requiring straightforward use of mechanical measuring devices and associated calculations.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM12024A   Perform computations
    • CIT Code: ENGR202
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers estimating approximate answers to arithmetical problems, carrying out basic calculations involving percentages and proportions, and determining simple ratios and averages. The unit includes producing and interpreting simple charts and graphs.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSMENV272   Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    • CIT Code: ENVI143
      Cost: Standard $102.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with environmental regulations, identify environment issues and minimise the risks of negative impact on work and carry out improvements in own work area. This unit applies to operators and team members who are required to follow procedures to work in an environmentally sustainable manner. This unit applies to all sectors of the manufacturing industry and members of its value chain. It may also be applied to all sections of an organisation, including office and warehouse. This unit will need to be contextualised for the industry sector, organisation and section. This unit applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05049B   Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
    • CIT Code: MECH195
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05050B   Perform routine gas metal arc welding
    • CIT Code: MECH196
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers preparing materials and routine gas metal arc welding (GMAW).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05005B   Carry out mechanical cutting
    • CIT Code: MFAB110
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05007C   Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
    • CIT Code: MFAB119
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers performing manual heating, thermal cutting and gouging including the assembly and disassembly and operation of the equipment on a range of materials (ferrous, non-ferrous and non-metallic) using a variety of methods.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05051A   Select welding processes
    • CIT Code: MFAB153
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05052A   Apply safe welding practices
    • CIT Code: MFAB154
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05017D   Weld using gas metal arc welding process
    • CIT Code: MFAB181
      Cost: Standard $191.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the preparation, positioning, fixing, and manual welding techniques associated with general trade level welding using gas metal arc welding (GMAW) equipment including the selection and set up of the equipment appropriate to both the material and the weld to be performed, carrying out the GMAW to prescribed standards, and examining for and correcting defects, in a range of welded fabrications.
      Prerequisites: MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
      MEM05051A Select welding processes
      MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices
      MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
      MEM18001C Use hand tools
      MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
  • MEM05019D   Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
    • CIT Code: MFAB183
      Cost: Standard $191.00
      Apprentice $95.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the preparation, positioning, fixing, and welding techniques associated with general trade level welding using gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) equipment including the selection and set up of the equipment appropriate to both the material and the weld to be performed, carrying out the GTAW to prescribed standards, and examining for and correcting defects, in a range of welded fabrications.
      Prerequisites: MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
      MEM05051A Select welding processes
      MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices
      MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
      MEM18001C Use hand tools
      MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
  • MEM13014A   Apply principles of occupational health and safety in work environment
    • CIT Code: OHSS124
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Prerequisites: Nil

Complete all (6) subjects

Complete all (4) subjects

Complete all (20) subjects

  • MEM16006A   Organise and communicate information
    • CIT Code: COMM153
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM16007A   Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
    • CIT Code: COMM157
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers operating in an interactive work environment. It covers contribution to a group effort in order to plan and carry out work. This includes identification of work roles, communication and cooperation with others.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM15024A   Apply quality procedures
    • CIT Code: ENGR107
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Apprentice $110.00
      Description: This unit covers applying established quality procedures to an employee's own work within a manufacturing, engineering or related environment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM15002A   Apply quality systems
    • CIT Code: ENGR108
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $110.00
      Description: This unit covers working within a quality improvement system, either individually or in a team situation.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM09002B   Interpret technical drawing
    • CIT Code: ENGR127
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers interpreting technical drawing applying to any of the full range of engineering disciplines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM14005A   Plan a complete activity
    • CIT Code: ENGR135
      Cost: Standard $387.00
      Apprentice $95.00
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM14004A   Plan to undertake a routine task
    • CIT Code: ENGR136
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers a person planning their own work where tasks involve one or more steps or functions and are carried out routinely on a regular basis. It includes the concepts of following routine instructions, specifications and requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM18001C   Use hand tools
    • CIT Code: ENGR143
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers using a range of hand tools for a variety of general engineering applications.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM18002B   Use power tools/hand held operations
    • CIT Code: ENGR145
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers using a range of hand held power tools and fixed power tools for hand held operations for a variety of general engineering applications.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM12023A   Perform engineering measurements
    • CIT Code: ENGR201
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers performing measurement skills requiring straightforward use of mechanical measuring devices and associated calculations.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM12024A   Perform computations
    • CIT Code: ENGR202
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers estimating approximate answers to arithmetical problems, carrying out basic calculations involving percentages and proportions, and determining simple ratios and averages. The unit includes producing and interpreting simple charts and graphs.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSMENV272   Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    • CIT Code: ENVI143
      Cost: Standard $102.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with environmental regulations, identify environment issues and minimise the risks of negative impact on work and carry out improvements in own work area. This unit applies to operators and team members who are required to follow procedures to work in an environmentally sustainable manner. This unit applies to all sectors of the manufacturing industry and members of its value chain. It may also be applied to all sections of an organisation, including office and warehouse. This unit will need to be contextualised for the industry sector, organisation and section. This unit applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05050B   Perform routine gas metal arc welding
    • CIT Code: MECH196
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers preparing materials and routine gas metal arc welding (GMAW).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05005B   Carry out mechanical cutting
    • CIT Code: MFAB110
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05007C   Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
    • CIT Code: MFAB119
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit covers performing manual heating, thermal cutting and gouging including the assembly and disassembly and operation of the equipment on a range of materials (ferrous, non-ferrous and non-metallic) using a variety of methods.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05051A   Select welding processes
    • CIT Code: MFAB153
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05052A   Apply safe welding practices
    • CIT Code: MFAB154
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05012C   Perform routine manual metal arc welding
    • CIT Code: MFAB180
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Description: This unit covers preparing the materials and carrying out routine manual metal arc welding (MMAW).
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05017D   Weld using gas metal arc welding process
    • CIT Code: MFAB181
      Cost: Standard $191.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the preparation, positioning, fixing, and manual welding techniques associated with general trade level welding using gas metal arc welding (GMAW) equipment including the selection and set up of the equipment appropriate to both the material and the weld to be performed, carrying out the GMAW to prescribed standards, and examining for and correcting defects, in a range of welded fabrications.
      Prerequisites: MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
      MEM05051A Select welding processes
      MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices
      MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
      MEM18001C Use hand tools
      MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
  • MEM13014A   Apply principles of occupational health and safety in work environment
    • CIT Code: OHSS124
      Cost: Standard $22.00
      Apprentice $25.00
      Prerequisites: Nil

Complete all (7) subjects

  • MEM05049B   Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
    • CIT Code: MECH195
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MEM05008C   Perform advanced manual thermal cutting, gouging and shaping
    • CIT Code: MFAB104
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $105.00
      Prerequisites: MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
  • MEM05011D   Assemble fabricated components
    • CIT Code: MFAB108
      Cost: Standard $176.00
      Apprentice $110.00
      Prerequisites: MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting
      MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
      MEM05015D Weld using manual metal arc welding process
      MEM05017D Weld using gas metal arc welding process
      MEM05019D Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
      MEM05022C PERFORM ADVANCED WELDING USING OXY ACETYLENE WELDING PROCESS
      MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
  • MEM05037C   Perform geometric development
    • CIT Code: MFAB116
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Apprentice $110.00
      Prerequisites: MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
      MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
      MEM12024A Perform computations
  • MEM05010C   Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
    • CIT Code: MFAB141
      Cost: Standard $176.00
      Apprentice $110.00
      Prerequisites: MEM05037C Perform geometric development
  • MEM05015D   Weld using manual metal arc welding process
    • CIT Code: MFAB150
      Cost: Standard $191.00
      Apprentice $95.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the preparation, positioning, fixing, and manual welding techniques associated with general trade level welding using manual metal arc welding (MMAW) equipment including the selection and set up of the equipment appropriate to both the material and the weld to be performed, carrying out the MMAW to prescribed standards, and examining for and correcting defects, in a range of welded fabrications.
      Prerequisites: MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
      MEM05051A Select welding processes
      MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices
      MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
      MEM18001C Use hand tools
      MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
  • MEM05019D   Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
    • CIT Code: MFAB183
      Cost: Standard $191.00
      Apprentice $95.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers the preparation, positioning, fixing, and welding techniques associated with general trade level welding using gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) equipment including the selection and set up of the equipment appropriate to both the material and the weld to be performed, carrying out the GTAW to prescribed standards, and examining for and correcting defects, in a range of welded fabrications.
      Prerequisites: MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
      MEM05051A Select welding processes
      MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices
      MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
      MEM18001C Use hand tools
      MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations

Complete all (5) subjects

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au