Certificate III Engineering mechanical trade

Certificate III Engineering mechanical trade

Duration - 4 years
Study - TAFE

Tasks

  • Cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
  • Setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools
  • Diagnosing faults and repairing mechanical parts
  • Installing equipment on site
  • Checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy and fit using precision measuring instruments 

Future prospects

  • Certificate IV in Engineering
  • Diploma of Engineering

Also known as

  • Fitter machinist
  • Fitter
  • Fitter & turner

If you like

  • Mostly workshop based environment
  • Machining 
  • Assembling and fitting
  • Practical hands-on work
  • Working with metals and machines
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving

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We look after

  • Wages
  • Allowances
  • Annual leave & annual leave loading
  • TAFE/RTO fees
  • Mentoring & support
  • WHS/PPE

Fact

Over 77% of workers in this industry hold a Certificate III/IV. (Joboutlook.gov.au, Oct 2017)

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