Course Details - Engineering Trades Training (Le Fevre High School)

Course TitleEngineering Trades Training
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationLe Fevre High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
DescriptionRegarding this RTO it is the school's intent to deliver. South Australia is the national centre of naval shipbuilding and submarine sustainment, and the confirmed location for Australia’s next generation Future Submarines and Future Frigates. This course aims to provide students with skills and competencies required in Engineering Trades that will be in high demand. Students will learn skills that are applicable to a range of engineering trades, as well as required theory. Metal machining using a lathe and milling machine, together with a range of specialised equipment will be introduced during the course. Oxy/Acetylene and MMA welding techniques are used. Projects, design work and testing are integral components of the course. Students will be supported by local industry partnerships for visits and workplace learning.
PathwaysThis course may lead to an Engineering Trades, Automotive, Diesel, Plumbing or Electrical Apprenticeship. It may also lead to Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Engineering or Bachelor Degree in Engineering. The maritime content will highlight the history of both the school and the region in providing a highly skilled workforce for the maritime and allied industries.
PrerequisitesMetalwork at Year 10 is desirable.
Special RequirementsAppropriate footwear and clothing for a workshop area.
Delivery Location(s)Le Fevre High School - South Australian Maritime TTC, 90 Hart Street, SEMAPHORE SOUTH, SA, 5019
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Le Fevre High School on Wednesdays from 08:00 until 16:00
Commencement date 06/02/19
Work Placement20 days
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 40 SACE credits
QualificationCertificate I in Engineering (National code MEM10105)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
CompulsoryMEM11011B Undertake manual handling   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM05012CPerform routine manual metal ARC welding   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM05006CPerform brazing and/or silver soldering   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM16006AOrganise and communicate information   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM03003BPerform sheet and plate assembly   (40 nominal hours)
 MEM05050BPerform routine gas metal arc welding   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM16007AWork with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM07032BUse workshop machines for basic operations   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM12023APerform engineering measurements   (30 nominal hours)
 MEM13014AApply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM14004APlan to undertake a routine task   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM15024AApply quality procedures   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM18001CUse hand tools   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM16008AInteract with computing technology   (20 nominal hours)
Student Cost$100.00
This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee payable to your Home School.
Home School Cost$350.00
This consists of $300 (GST free) delivery fee and $50 (GST free) for resources and consumables. This will be invoiced to the Home School from Le Fevre High School.
Cost NotesSome costings will be subject to change.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   17
Selection ProcessResume and interview
Public TransportTrain – Outer Harbor Line, Ethelton Station. Bus stops directly outside the school. See for train and bus routes and timetables.
Contact PersonMr Chris Chrisakis, Phone 84497004, Email
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