This qualification provides a trade to become a qualified Mechanical Fitter tradesperson via our unique on-the-job workplace training and assessment model. This means no productivity loss for your employer because there’s no downtime to attend college!
Maybe you’re an existing worker, with the skills and knowledge but don’t have a qualification. Get recognised and get your trade qualification via our Government approved trades recognition service (RPL). We recognise the skills you have, and train you in the skills you need.
This qualification provides a trade outcome as an Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical in the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or other industries where Engineering Tradespersons – Mechanical (Fitters and/or Turners) work. Employment outcomes related to this qualification are found in a wide variety of manufacturing and engineering related sectors as well as Engineering Tradesperson – Mechanical roles in other industries.
Clients would generally be involved in:
- setting up of machinery to enable the manufacture of engineering products
- repair and replacement of components, parts or other items
- installation of plant and machinery
- design and manufacture of modifications to existing components parts and other items
- maintenance of plant and equipment, and construction and commissioning work.
Duties may also involve the repair of shipping machinery (ie: winches, glands, drive shafts, turbines etc) and power station maintenance.
The qualification has core units of competency requirements that cover common skills for the engineering industry, as well as a specialist field of work. Further training pathways from this qualification include MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering and MEM50105 Diploma of Engineering – Advanced Trade or other relevant qualifications.
HOW TO GET YOUR QUALIFICATION IN MECHANICAL TRADE (MECHANICAL FITTER)