MEM30405

Certificate III in Engineering - Electrical/Electronic Trade

Course code MEM30405
Start date(s) February/July
Course length Full time: 1 year
Campus Moorabbin
Study mode Full time
International course Yes (Full time only)
  • Course Overview

    This course provides you with the practical skills and knowledge required for a non-licensed engineering electrical/electronic tradesperson employed in the manufacturing, mining, oil and sustainable energy industries.

    The skills developed at this level include fault finding, service, modification of machinery and equipment, and maintenance programming. You will also learn about programming and commissioning of PLC, HMI screens, inventor drives and automation systems.

  • Course Structure

    To receive this qualification, you must complete 12 core units and a range of elective units to equal 113 points. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications. If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.

    Assessment

    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

    Subjects

    CodeName
    MEM09002BInterpret technical drawing
    MEM12023APerform engineering measurements
    MEM15024AApply quality procedures
    MEM13014AApply principles of occupational health & safety in the work environment
    MEM16007AWork with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
    MEM16006AOrganise and communicate information
    MEM15002AApply quality systems
    MEM17003AAssist in the provision of on the job training
    MSAENV272BParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    MEM16008AInteract with computing technology
    MEM14005APlan a complete activity
    MEM14004APlan to undertake a routine task
    MEM12024APerform computations

    Electives

    CodeName
    MEM12002BPerform electrical/electronic measurement
    MEM18049CDisconnect/reconnect fixed wired equipment up to 1000 volts A.C/1500
    MEM05001BPerform manual soldering/desoldering electrical/electronic components
    MEM10002BTerminate and connect electrical wiring
    MEM10003BInstall and test electrical wiring and circuits up to 1000Volts AC and 1500
    MEM18001CUse hand tools
    MEM18055BDismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
    MEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations
    MEM10011BTerminate and connect specialist cables
    MEM10004BEnter and change programmable controller operational parameters
    MEM18046BFault find/repair electrical equipment/components up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c.
    MEM18057BMaintain/service analog/digital electronic equipment
    MEM18054BFault find, test and calibrate instrumentation systems and equipment
    MEM18062BInstall, maintain and calibrate instrumentation sensors, transmitters and final control elements
    MEM12004BPerform precision electrical/electronic measurement
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.

    Prerequisites

    There are no formal prerequisites for this program. However, successful completion of year 12 literacy and numeracy is recommended.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed MEM30405 Certificate III in Engineering (Electrical/Electronic Trade).

    Pathways

    Graduates of the Certificate III in Engineering (Electrical/Electronic Trade) can pursue further study in the MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering or the Diploma of Engineering Technology at Holmesglen.

    If appropriate electives are undertaken, this qualification can be used as the basis when working in industry, and for an application in each state or territory for a restricted electrical worker's licence. It can also be used to credit electrical units in the refrigeration and air conditioning training programs.

    Always check local regulations and licencing requirements for details.

    Career Opportunities

    • Engineering electrical/electronic tradesperson
  • Dates

    Attendance

    Daytime attendance: 2-3 days per week (8am - 4.30pm)

  • How to Apply

    Direct

    Apply online now

    The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.

    To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    Electrical & Engineering Department
    eeit@holmesglen.edu.au
    03 9209 5690

    Recruitment

    Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

    Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.

  • Fees

    Program Fees

    TypeCost
    Full Fee$15520

    Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire program.

    These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.

    How do I pay my fees?

    VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.

    Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.

    To be eligible for a VET Fee HELP /  VET Student Loans you will need to meet the VET Student Loans entry requirements.

    Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.

  • Course Overview

    This course provides you with the practical skills and knowledge required for non-licensed engineering electrical/electronic tradesperson employed in the manufacturing, mining, oil and sustainable energy industries.

    The skills developed at this level include fault finding, service, modification of machinery and equipment and maintenance programming. You will also learn about programming and commissioning of PLC, HMI screens, inventor drives, and automation systems.

  • Course Structure

    Daytime attendance: 2-3 days per week (8am to 4.30pm)

    Assessment

    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

    Subjects

    CodeName
    MEM09002BInterpret technical drawing
    MEM12023APerform engineering measurements
    MEM15024AApply quality procedures
    MEM13014AApply principles of occupational health & safety in the work environment
    MEM16007AWork with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
    MEM16006AOrganise and communicate information
    MEM15002AApply quality systems
    MEM17003AAssist in the provision of on the job training
    MSAENV272BParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    MEM16008AInteract with computing technology
    MEM14005APlan a complete activity
    MEM14004APlan to undertake a routine task
    MEM12024APerform computations
    CodeName
    MEM12002BPerform electrical/electronic measurement
    MEM18049CDisconnect/reconnect fixed wired equipment up to 1000 volts A.C/1500
    MEM05001BPerform manual soldering/desoldering electrical/electronic components
    MEM10002BTerminate and connect electrical wiring
    MEM10003BInstall and test electrical wiring and circuits up to 1000Volts AC and 1500
    MEM18001CUse hand tools
    MEM18055BDismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
    MEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations
    MEM10011BTerminate and connect specialist cables
    MEM10004BEnter and change programmable controller operational parameters
    MEM18046BFault find/repair electrical equipment/components up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c.
    MEM18057BMaintain/service analog/digital electronic equipment
    MEM18054BFault find, test and calibrate instrumentation systems and equipment
    MEM18062BInstall, maintain and calibrate instrumentation sensors, transmitters and final control elements
    MEM12004BPerform precision electrical/electronic measurement
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. RPL Booklet

    Prerequisites

    Good passes at Year 11 level including a pass Mathematics or the overseas equivlaent plus relevant work experience; 

    AND

    English language proficiency level of IELTS 5.5 (Academic), ISLPR 2+, TOEFL 197 (CB) or 46 (iBT), PTE Academic Score of 42 (no communicative skill score less than 42), Cambridge English: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) of 47 or equivalent.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    On successful completion of all units students are eligible to receive the nationally endorsed Certificate III in Engineering (Electrical/Electronic Trade).

    Career Opportunities

    Graduates for Certificate III in Engineering (Electrical/Electronic Trade) can pursue further study in Certificate IV in Engineering, Certificate IV in Competitive Manufacturing and Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology.

    If appropriate electives are undertaken, this qualification can be used as the basis for an application in each state or territory for license to practice as an electrician. It can also be used to satisfy regulations regarding refrigeration and air conditioning work. Local regulations should be checked for details.

    Career Opportunities

    • Non-licensed engineering electrical/electronic tradesperson
  • How to Apply

    Other

    Holmesglen strongly recommends that International students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.border.gov.au/

    To locate an accredited agent within your country please refer to our agent listing at: https://www.holmesglen.edu.au/students/international/agent_list

    If you would like to apply directly, please download an application form and forward it to international.admissions@holmesglen.edu.au together with certified copies of your academic transcripts and the A$500 Application Fee. Please note that applying through an accredited agent of Holmesglen will waive this Application Fee.

    Note: Where necessary, Holmesglen reserves the right to refer students applying directly to an in-country accredited agent, to assist in adhering to the Australian Government's GTE assessment processes.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    +61 3 9564 1703

    intl@holmesglen.edu.au

  • Fees

    Fees for 2017: $14,000 per year

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