Certificate III in Engineering - Fixed & Mobile Plant Mechanic (MEM31419)

If you’ve had previous experience handling heavy machinery, a Certificate III in Engineering – Fixed & Mobile Plant Mechanic (MEM31419) might be the ideal course for you. With this course, you can use  your existing skills of maintaining and operating plant machinery and turn it into a national recognised qualification! 

With Gimbal Training, you can work and use your practical experience while completing your Certificate III in Engineering – Fixed & Mobile Plant Mechanic (MEM31419) via RPL. 

The Certificate III in Engineering – Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic (MEM31419) is a comprehensive qualification designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to maintain, repair, and service fixed and mobile plants. These skills are essential in various industries, such as construction, mining, and agriculture. 

This nationally recognised qualification combines theoretical and practical components to provide a well-rounded understanding of mechanical systems and their maintenance. With this qualification, you can become a qualified plant mechanic.

With a Certificate III in Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic (MEM31419), you can explore career pathways within the field of plant mechanics and maintenance. This includes roles like: 

  • Plant mechanic
  • Hydraulic technician
  • Mechanical fitter
  • Plant Equipment Inspector 

With Gimbal Engineering (RTO ID 31820), you can work on your engineering theory and practical skills with access to relevant theoretical

At Gimbal Training, we are focused on bringing you quality trainers and opportunities that help you excel in your field. 

Your key learning outcomes will include:

  • Developing a solid foundation in mechanical principles and systems, including hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical systems.
  • Gaining hands-on experience diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining fixed and mobile plant machinery and equipment.
  • Acquiring essential workplace safety and communication skills.
  • Learning to read and interpret technical drawings, manuals, and specifications.
  • Applying problem-solving and analytical skills to complex mechanical issues.

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 – Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic will depend on whether or not you are applying for government funding. Gimbal Training accepts flexible payment options for this course.

For details on prices, please download our fees here.

This course does not have any entry requirements.

ANZSCO Identifier
323211- Fitter (General)

Contact Us

"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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, Certificate III in Engineering (MEM31419), including the Fixed & Mobile Plant Mechanic specialisation, is a nationally recognised course in Australia. The Australian government endorses the qualification and adheres to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) standards. As a result, the qualification is widely acknowledged by employers and educational institutions nationwide, ensuring that graduates have a consistent and transferable skill set valued in various industries.

Here’s why you should be pursuing your mobile plant mechanic course: 

If you believe you need a little more training before you start, we recommend trying out Certificate II In Engineering (MEM20105)and alternatively you can expand on your skill set with Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119). 

Embark on a rewarding career as a fixed and mobile plant mechanic by enrolling in the Certificate III in Engineering – Fixed & Mobile Plant Mechanic (MEM31419) course RPL program at Gimbal Training. 

For more information, feel free to fill in this form with your details or give us a call

RPL Enquiry Form