MEM30205F Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machining)

The MEM30205F Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machining) qualification provides the knowledge and skills for an apprentice to create and modify components and parts made (primarily) of metal, plastic, or wood. This course also provides the skills to follow technical drawings, and design, assemble, manufacture and install components in mechanical equipment. Fault-finding, maintenance and servicing of the relevant equipment is also covered.

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Study ModeWorkplace Training
Total Units25 (12 Core + 23 Elective)
Duration of CourseUp to 48 months
RecognitionNationally recognised training
Start DateEnrol anytime

Entry requirements


Minimum age

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.


Computer requirements

In order to complete the online components of this course you will need regular access to the following:

  • Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points;
  • Internet: High speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL

Career outcomes

  • Fitter Machinist
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Maintenance Fitter

Course units

Pathways to further study

If your goal is to progress to higher level skills or management, this certificate course will provide a solid foundation upon which to progress into the following;

  • Certificate IV in Engineering