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.
PathwaysAllied metal fabrication trades.
PrerequisitesSome background in metal work would be an advantage.
Special RequirementsSteel capped safety boots.
Delivery Location(s)Henley High School, Cudmore Terrace, Henley Beach, SA, 5022
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Henley High School on Wednesdays from 08:45 until 10:25
Commencement date 05/02/20
35 weekly sessions at Henley High School on Fridays from 13:20 until 15:00
Commencement date 07/02/20
Work Placement0 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)
 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.
Training Cost FeeTo be advised
This fee consists of RTO costs, $300 TAFE site visit and $300 Stratco site visit (invoiced to the Home School by the Host School).
Department for Education (public) schools in Western Adelaide region (WASSN) will subsidise the training cost for students if it is part of the students’ genuine career pathway and SACE. Please check the level of subsidy with your Home School. Private school students and families please see your school’s VET Leader to find out about the VET Payment Policy in your school.
Consumables Fee$2,050.00 GST included
This fee consists of $1500 steel/sheet material $500 welding consumables and $50 photocopying (invoiced to the Home School by the Host School).
WASSN Gap FeeTo be advised
This fee will be invoiced to the family by the Home School. Please discuss this with your VET Leader.
Personal Equipment and MaterialsNone
Cost NotesThere is an administration fee of $100.00 (GST free) for all courses. This fee will be invoiced to the family by the Home School. Schools outside of the member and non-member school portfolio will have to pay an additional fee of $100.00 per student + GST based on administration fees. The student's Home School will collect this fee from the family directly.
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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