Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade (MEM30219)

For those looking to get ahead in the fields of engineering, manufacturing and associated pathways, you will need to complete a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (MEM30219). 

If you’re looking for a Registered Training Organisation where you can combine practical experience with online education, choose Gimbal Engineering (RTO ID 31820). We can provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or apprenticeship and traineeship pathways in the field of engineering.

The Certificate III in Engineering -Mechanical Trade (MEM30219) is a comprehensive program designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to maintain, repair, and service various mechanical components. These skills are essential in various industries across the engineering field, such as electricity distribution, gas drilling and HVAC services. With this course, you can get a well-developed understanding of mechanical trades.  

This qualification is a nationally-recognised qualification that combines practical experience and classroom education. If you have any prior experience in the field, you can apply for RPL to complete this qualification with Gimbal Training.

With a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (MEM30219), you will be qualified to apply for several jobs in the field of mechanical engineering. This includes roles like: 

  • Maintenance fitter
  • Toolmaker 
  • Boilerhouse operator 
  • Textiles mechanic
  • Fitter Machinist
  • Fitter and Turner

With Gimbal Engineering (RTO ID 31820), you can get qualified in engineering theory. Paired with work experience, you can become qualified to apply for any of these positions and more. You can even use this qualification as a pathway for further education.

Your key learning outcomes will include: 

  • Gaining a fundamental understanding of mechanical engineering principles and processes.
  • Acquiring skills in using tools, machinery, and equipment safely and effectively for mechanical tasks.
  • Developing proficiency in reading and interpreting mechanical drawings and specifications.
  • Enhancing problem-solving skills through understanding and troubleshooting mechanical systems.
  • Building a knowledge of the mechanical engineering industry’s quality standards, protocols, and safety regulations.

This apprenticeship will last about four years, depending on your progress. If you’re acquiring this qualification via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), it should take between 3 -6 months.

The cost of the Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (MEM30219) will depend on whether or not you are eligible for government funding and the number of credits that may apply through prior studies. Gimbal Training accepts flexible payment options for course fees.

For details on prices, please download our fees here.

This course does not have any entry requirements.

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How RPL Is Assessed

With our simple six-step process, you’ll have your formal qualification in a short period of time.

Step 1: Enquiry

Speak to one of our friendly team members and provide to get started on your consultation.

Step 2: Pre-enrolment

In this step, we ensure you are eligible for an RPL by asking you the necessary questions and giving you login details for our online platform. Collect and organise your experience for your assessor with a combination of workplace documents, interviews, videos and reports from previous employers. 

The assessor will then make contact to discuss your application, explain the process and let you know what further evidence is required including workplace documents, references and videos

Step 3: Enrolment

In this step you complete an online knowledge test, provide any additional video evidence and complete an interview with the Assessor on the technical aspects of your qualification

Step 4: Gap Training

After an assessment, your assessor may decide you need further training to address the gaps in your knowledge or practical skills and will advise you how to proceed.

Step 5: Assessment Outcome

The assessor creates a report with a recommendation based on the evidence you have provided, outcome of written test and interviews. This is submitted to the Compliance department for approval.

Step 6: Final Approval

You are issued your nationally recognised qualification and provided with the necessary documents.

Frequently asked questions

Yes, this Certificate III is a national qualification. With this, you can apply for relevant licences across states in Australia. All our qualifications at Gimbal Training are recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). If you’re looking for an apprenticeship that will give you the opportunity to learn, you will have to apply for a qualification like this one.

There are plenty of benefits of completing Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (MEM30219). Here’s what this qualification can do for you:

Principles Application: 

Understand and implement mechanical engineering principles in professional scenarios. Cover theories like thermodynamics and materials science and apply them in designing and manufacturing automated systems and components. 

Equipment Proficiency: 

Develop practical skills to safely operate machinery, tools, and equipment commonly used in the mechanical engineering industry. This includes lathes, milling machines, and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines while emphasising safety to reduce accident risks.

Specification Interpretation: 

Master the ability to interpret and execute technical mechanical drawings and specifications. Learn to decipher the symbols, notations, and details crucial for manufacturing or assembling mechanical components or systems, effectively translating paper information into functioning mechanical entities.

With this information in mind, you may also want to explore other qualifications like Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105) if you need an entry-level course or Certificate IV in Engineering(MEM40119) if you have more experience.

The duration of your course depends on how much previous experience you have and how long your apprenticeship is. Check out what qualification and pathway works best for you with Gimbal Training.

All of our theoretical modules are available online but apprenticeships and testing must be conducted in person. If you need more information, you can fill in this form or give us a call today!

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  • The qualifications we offer can only be undertaken through by an employed Apprentice or through the formal trade recognition assessment process (RPL) for those that have been in the industry for a minimum of 4 years