Qualification details

MEM30505 - Certificate III in Engineering - Technical (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 25/Jun/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced01/Dec/2005

Usage recommendation:
Current

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Code' columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Title' columnEssential
MEM05051A - Select welding processesSelect welding processes N/A
MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawingInterpret technical drawing N/A
MEM09201A - Work effectively in an engineering drafting workplaceWork effectively in an engineering drafting workplace N/A
MEM09202A - Produce freehand sketchesProduce freehand sketches N/A
MEM09203A - Measure and sketch site informationMeasure and sketch site information N/A
MEM09205A - Produce electrical schematic drawingsProduce electrical schematic drawings N/A
MEM09208A - Detail fasteners and locking devices in mechanical drawingsDetail fasteners and locking devices in mechanical drawings N/A
MEM09209A - Detail bearings, seals and other componentry in mechanical drawingsDetail bearings, seals and other componentry in mechanical drawings N/A
MEM09213A - Produce schematic drawings for hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power systemsProduce schematic drawings for hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power systems N/A
MEM12023A - Perform engineering measurementsPerform engineering measurements N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312500 Mechanical Engineering Draftspersons And Technicians 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 312 Building And Engineering Associate Professionals 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312500 Mechanical Engineering Draftspersons And Technicians 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 312 Building And Engineering Associate Professionals 25/May/2006 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 25/May/2006 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 01/Dec/2005 
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Modification History

Release 2 - Addition of new and updated elective units covering skills in computer-aided design/drafting (CAD) operations. Outcomes are equivalent.

Description

Not Applicable

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Read, interpret, follow and communicate information on written job instructions, specifications, standard operating procedures, charts, lists, drawings and other applicable reference documents
  • Produce detail drawings using standard engineering drawing symbols, references and terminology
  • Prepare drafts of functional and operational requirements
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Use communication and negotiation skills
  • Write reports

Teamwork

  • Work alone or as part of a team
  • Verify operational requirements with supervisor or team

Problem-solving

  • Analyse information according to enterprise and work requirements
  • Apply mathematical techniques to solve problems
  • Analyse manufacturing/ production system components
  • Apply engineering principles to translate designs into practical outcomes

Initiative and enterprise

  • Be capable of applying the competency in new and different situations and contexts
  • Implement OHS risk management procedures
  • Economise material use and minimise waste and energy use
  • Modify work plan to overcome unforeseen difficulties or developments that occur as work progresses
  • Participate in improvement procedures including procedures to improve processes, quality, environmental performance, and internal/external customer/supplier relationships

Planning and organising

  • Organise, categorise and sequence information
  • Plan and sequence work operations/complete activities/scheduled production
  • Source and organise required information from workshop manuals, customer specifications, product suppliers, designers or similar

Self-management

  • Take responsibility for work outcomes
  • Carry out work safely and in accordance with company policy and procedures, manufacturer's recommendations and legislative requirements

Learning

  • Use manuals, online help and other reference materials as required
  • Check and clarify task-related information
  • Assess and modify own work practices
  • Research equipment function and operational requirements
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable standards, legislation, codes of practice and product/process developments

Technology

  • Know functions and capabilities of various types of computing technology and software used in the workplace
  • Use a CAD program, computer and peripherals
  • Apply knowledge of basic mechanical components, drive components, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems

Packaging Rules

The minimum requirements for achievement of the Certificate III in Engineering - Technical are:

  • completion of the three (3) core units of competency listed below, and
  • completion of seven (7) elective units of competency from the list below to bring the total of units selected to ten (10).

Note that when selecting elective units any prerequisite units must also be completed and can be counted towards the required number of elective units (refer to units and prerequisites listing in Appendix 2).

Note also that additional requirements apply to the selection of non-destructive testing units. These additional requirements are listed at the end of the elective units.

Up to two (2) appropriate electives may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available in a Certificate III. Note that the elective units listed below include all of the units that are approved for selection from the MEM05 Training Package for use in this qualification. This meets the NQC requirement that one sixth of the total units must be able to be selected from other qualifications in the same Training Package.

Additional qualification descriptors 

There are no approved additional descriptors for this qualification.

Core units 

  • Select all of the units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

MEM16006A

Organise and communicate information

MEM16008A

Interact with computing technology

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Note : It is anticipated that many learners will have gained these skills through Year 12 school study and be eligible for recognition of prior learning. The actual awarding of the units will be subject to assessment by the Registered Training Provider offering the qualification.

Elective units 

  • Select seven (7) units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MEM05051A

Select welding processes

MEM09002B

Interpret a technical drawing

MEM09201A

Work effectively in an engineering drafting workplace

MEM09202A

Produce freehand sketches

MEM09203A

Measure and sketch site information

MEM09205A

Produce electrical schematic drawings

*

MEM09208A

Detail fasteners and locking devices in mechanical drawings

*

MEM09209A

Detail bearings, seals and other componentry in mechanical drawings

*

MEM09213A

Produce schematic drawings for hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power systems

*

MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

MEM12024A

Perform computations

MEM13013B

Work safely with ionizing radiation

MEM15001B

Perform basic statistical quality control

MEM16003B

Provide advanced customer service

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM24001B

Perform basic penetrant testing

*

MEM24003B

Perform basic magnetic particle testing

*

MEM24005B

Perform basic eddy current testing

*

MEM24007B

Perform ultrasonic thickness testing

*

MEM24009B

Perform basic radiographic testing

*

MEM30005A

Calculate force systems within simple beam structures

*

MEM30006A

Calculate stresses in simple structures

*

MEM30007A

Select common engineering materials

MEM30008A

Apply basic economic and ergonomic concepts to evaluate engineering applications

MEM30009A

Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems

*

MEM30010A

Set up basic hydraulic circuits

MEM30011A

Set up basic pneumatic circuits

MEM30012A

Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MEM30013A

Assist in the preparation of a basic workplace layout

MEM30014A

Apply basic just in time systems to the reduction of waste

MEM30015A

Develop recommendations for basic set up time improvements

MEM30016A

Assist in the analysis of a supply chain

MEM30017A

Use basic preventative maintenance techniques and tools

MEM30018A

Undertake basic process planning

MEM30019A

Use resource planning software systems in manufacturing

*

MEM30020A

Develop and manage a plan for a simple manufacturing related project

MEM30021A

Prepare a simple production schedule

MEM30022A

Undertake supervised procurement activities

MEM30023A

Prepare a simple cost estimate for a manufactured product

MEM30024A

Participate in quality assurance techniques

*

MEM30025A

Analyse a simple electrical system circuit

*

MEM30026A

Select and test components for simple electronic switching and timing circuits

*

MEM30027A

Prepare basic programs for programmable logic controllers

MEM30028A

Assist in sales of technical products/systems

MEM30031A

Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements

MEM30032A

Produce basic engineering drawings

MEM30033A

Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models

*

MSATCS301A

Interpret architectural and engineering design specifications for structural steel detailing

*

MSATCS302A

Detail bolts and welds for structural steelwork connections

*

Special requirements for the selection of Non-destructive Testing units 

In order to ensure that the Certificate III in Engineering - Technical aligns to occupational outcomes in industry the following additional rules apply to the selection of the following units -

Only two (2) of the following units can be selected within the qualification:

MEM24001B

Perform basic penetrant testing

*

MEM24003B

Perform basic magnetic particle testing

*

MEM24005B

Perform basic eddy current testing

*

And, only one (1) of the following units can be selected within the qualification:

MEM24007B

Perform ultrasonic thickness testing

*

MEM24009B

Perform basic radiographic testing

*

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