Version Effective: 13th of September, 2021
Version Effective: 13th of September, 2021

MEM30319 - Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade

Course Details

Course Summary

This program provides the skills and knowledge required for engineering fabrication students in the areas of light/ heavy fabrication and welding.

Entry Requirements

Completion of the BKSB (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

This course is for apprenticeship training only. Students must be employed as apprentices in a relevant industry

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
Skill Area
  • Engineering
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This qualification is designed to provide an industry recognised skills profile related to trade work as an Engineering Fabrication Trade (Heavy) or Engineering Fabrication Trade (Light- Sheetmetal) dependent on the electives chosen.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 12 core units
  2. Complete 14 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Please select a course structure from the options below:
Standard Course Structure

Approximately 960 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives and study mode selected.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Employer Based (VET Providers Only)
  • On-campus
Core
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering More Information Training.gov Details
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information More Information Training.gov Details
MEM14006 Plan work activities More Information Training.gov Details
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology More Information Training.gov Details
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling More Information Training.gov Details
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices More Information Training.gov Details
MEM12024 Perform computations More Information Training.gov Details
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements More Information Training.gov Details
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing More Information Training.gov Details
MEM18001 Use hand tools More Information Training.gov Details
MEM18002 Use power tools/ hand held operations More Information Training.gov Details
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

Elective units will be outlined in your apprenticeship training plan.

MEM05049 Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05056 Perform routine flux core arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM10010 Install pipework and pipework assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05017 Weld using gas metal arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05015 Weld using manual metal arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05047 Weld using flux core arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05018 Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05037 Perform geometric development More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05010 Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05011 Assemble fabricated components More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05016 Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05019 Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05048 Perform advanced welding using flux core arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05036 Repair, replace and/or modify fabrications More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05013 Perform manual production welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM03003 Perform sheet and plate assembly More Information Training.gov Details
MEM08010 Manually finish/polish materials More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05052 Apply safe welding practices More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05051 Select welding processes More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting More Information Training.gov Details
MEM12007 Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
MEM03003 Perform sheet and plate assembly
MEM05011 Assemble fabricated components
MEM05016 Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05019 Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM05048 Perform advanced welding using flux core arc welding process
MEM05036 Repair, replace and/or modify fabrications
MEM05013 Perform manual production welding
MEM08010 Manually finish/polish materials
MEM05037 Perform geometric development
MEM05052 Apply safe welding practices
MEM05051 Select welding processes
MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM05010 Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
MEM05018 Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing
MEM14006 Plan work activities
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MEM12024 Perform computations
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements
MEM18001 Use hand tools
MEM05047 Weld using flux core arc welding process
MEM18002 Use power tools/ hand held operations
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training
MEM05049 Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05056 Perform routine flux core arc welding
MEM10010 Install pipework and pipework assemblies
MEM05017 Weld using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05015 Weld using manual metal arc welding process
MEM12007 Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes

RPL Course Structure

RPL only, as required by assessor.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core and elective RPL units

RPL units only

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering More Information Training.gov Details
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices More Information Training.gov Details
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information More Information Training.gov Details
MEM14006 Plan work activities More Information Training.gov Details
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05052 Apply safe welding practices More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05051 Select welding processes More Information Training.gov Details
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling More Information Training.gov Details
MEM12024 Perform computations More Information Training.gov Details
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements More Information Training.gov Details
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing More Information Training.gov Details
MEM18001 Use hand tools More Information Training.gov Details
MEM18002 Use power tools/ hand held operations More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting More Information Training.gov Details
MEM12007 Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05049 Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05056 Perform routine flux core arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training More Information Training.gov Details
MEM10010 Install pipework and pipework assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05017 Weld using gas metal arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05015 Weld using manual metal arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05047 Weld using flux core arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05018 Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05037 Perform geometric development More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05010 Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05011 Assemble fabricated components More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05016 Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05019 Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05048 Perform advanced welding using flux core arc welding process More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05036 Repair, replace and/or modify fabrications More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05013 Perform manual production welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM03003 Perform sheet and plate assembly More Information Training.gov Details
MEM08010 Manually finish/polish materials More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
MEM05010 Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
MEM10010 Install pipework and pipework assemblies
MEM05017 Weld using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05015 Weld using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05047 Weld using flux core arc welding process
MEM05018 Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05037 Perform geometric development
MEM05011 Assemble fabricated components
MEM05056 Perform routine flux core arc welding
MEM05016 Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05019 Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM05048 Perform advanced welding using flux core arc welding process
MEM05036 Repair, replace and/or modify fabrications
MEM05013 Perform manual production welding
MEM03003 Perform sheet and plate assembly
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training
MEM05049 Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MEM12024 Perform computations
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information
MEM14006 Plan work activities
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology
MEM05052 Apply safe welding practices
MEM05051 Select welding processes
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements
MEM12007 Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing
MEM18001 Use hand tools
MEM18002 Use power tools/ hand held operations
MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM08010 Manually finish/polish materials

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Third Party Verification
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
RPL
Project
Course Learning Outcomes
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