Course Details - Metal and Engineering (Henley High School)

Course TitleMetal and Engineering
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationHenley High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
DescriptionThe course allows students to learn and develop new skills which they would use in the metal engineering or related industries. Students will undertake a range of experiences involving welding, fabrication and machining whilst there being a comprehensive emphasis on health and safety instruction and responsibilities. Students will develop skills in using hand tools, power hand tools, Lathe & Mill machining, Gas Metal Arc, Manual Metal Arc and Oxy/Acetylene Welding which are significant tools and skills in supporting the student in what they would encounter in Industry. By undertaking this course students will have a sound understanding in the metal, metal trades and metal engineering industry before they begin their career.
PathwaysCareer pathways include: Production Technology Worker, CNC Operator, Equipment Maintainer, Equipment Repairer, Trade Machinist, Toolmaking, Mechanical Maintenance, Mechanical Fitter, Engineering Tradesperson, CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) Designer, Mechatronics Designer, Instrument Technician, Service Technician, Engineering Draftsperson, CNC/Robotic Cell Designer.
Special RequirementsStudents must conform to WH&S requirements and industry safety standards. High visibility (fluoro) tops, safety boots (lace up or pull on), gloves, hat, and safety glasses must be worn. Students will also need a USI number - please register at
Delivery Location(s)Henley High School, Cudmore Terrace, Henley Beach, SA, 5022
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Henley High School on Wednesdays from 09:00 until 10:40
Commencement date 06/02/19
36 weekly sessions at Henley High School on Fridays from 13:20 until 15:00
Commencement date 08/02/19
Work Placement5 days
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 35 SACE credits
QualificationCertificate I in Engineering (National code MEM10105)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
CompulsoryMEM16006AOrganise and communicate information   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM03003BPerform sheet and plate assembly   (40 nominal hours)
 MEM11011BUndertake manual handling   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM05004CPerform routine oxy acetylene welding   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM13014AApply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM16008AInteract with computing technology   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM12023APerform engineering measurements   (30 nominal hours)
 MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM18001CUse hand tools   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM14004APlan to undertake a routine task   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM15024AApply quality procedures   (10 nominal hours)

Units may change slightly due to updated training package release.
Student Cost$100.00
This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee payable to your Home School. Henley High School students will need to refer to the HHS Curriculum Handbook for costs.
Home School Cost$425.00
This consists of $300 (GST free) course cost, $25 (GST free) RTO Fee and $100 (including GST) for consumables and resources. This will be invoiced to the Home School from Henley High School.
Cost NotesSome costings will be subject to change.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    15
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessInterview
Public Transport City to Henley Beach (132, 137, 138 & 139) City to Henley Beach/West Lakes via Ashley Street (287, 288) City to Henley Beach South via Garden Terrace (130, 131)
Contact PersonMr Russell Watkin, Phone 83557000, Email
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