Course Details - Engineering Academy - tradePATH (Mount Carmel College)

The information on this page has now been updated and confirmed for 2019. However, it is still possible that there may be some changes to this information prior to the commencement of the course.






Course TitleEngineering Academy - tradePATH
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationMount Carmel College
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
DescriptionThis qualification is intended for people interested in exposure to an engineering or related working environment with a view to entering into employment in that area. This qualification will equip graduates with knowledge and skills which will enhance their prospects of employment in an engineering or related working environment.
PathwaysStudents may continue VET training in selected units from Certificate II in Engineering - Production Technology or focusing on a specialist field under a Contract of Training (School Based Apprenticeship). Employment pathways include apprenticeships and work in metals engineering, manufacturing, civil construction, mining and toolmaking.
PrerequisitesInterest in Design and Technology and practical work, particularly in metal work skills is highly desirable.
Special RequirementsHigh visibility shirt and jumper and combination lock (for locker) will be ordered on behalf of the student (at cost) and provided at the start of the course. An itemised cost breakdown will be included in the cost to students. Black steel-capped boots and blue work trousers to be purchased by students prior to commencement.
Delivery Location(s)Rosewater Trade Training Centre, 33 Newcastle Street, Rosewater, SA, 5013
The Training Centre is located adjacent to Mt Carmel College on the corner of Russell Street and Symon Street. Student car parking is available.
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Rosewater Trade Training Centre on Mondays from 08:40 until 15:00
Commencement date 04/02/19
This course will also run on a Tuesday or Wednesday at 08:40 to 15:00 on 05/02/19 and 06/02/19 at Rosewater Trade Training Centre subject to enrolment numbers.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 3, 55 SACE credits
Stage 1 - 30 credits Stage 2 - 25 credits Additional 10 Stage 2 credits with optional unit MEM03001B Perform manual production assembly - 40 nominal hours. This course is semesterized and SACE credits are apportioned to Semester 1 – Stage 1 and Semester 2 – Stage 2.
QualificationCertificate II in Engineering Pathways (National code MEM20413)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
Competencies
CompulsoryMEMPE005ADevelop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry   (20 nominal hours)
 MEMPE001AUse engineering workshop machines   (60 nominal hours)
 MEMPE002AUse electric welding machines   (40 nominal hours)
 MEMPE004AUse fabrication equipment   (40 nominal hours)
 MEMPE007APull apart and re-assemble engineering mechanisms   (30 nominal hours)
 MSAPMSUP106AWork in a team   (30 nominal hours)
 MEM16008AInteract with computing technology   (20 nominal hours)
 MSAENV272BParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices   (30 nominal hours)
 MEMPE006AUndertake a basic engineering project   (80 nominal hours)
 MEM03001BPerform manual production assembly   (40 nominal hours)
 MEM13014AApply principles of occupational health and safety in a work environment   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM18001CUse hand tools   (20 nominal hours)
ElectiveMEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations   (20 nominal hours)

The additional unit: MEM03001B Perform manual production assembly - 40 nominal hours – 10 Stage 2 SACE will be offered as an evening class during Term 2 and Term 3.
Student Cost$540.00
This consists of a $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee and $440 (including GST) for Personal Protective Equipment and tools, payable to your Home School. These items will remain the property of the student, including take-home projects made during the course.
Home School CostTo be advised
TGSS – NIL FFS - $1,700 per semester.
For students ineligible for TGSS, the RTO Fee For Service cost of this course will be $1,700 per semester (GST free), invoiced to the Home School. For students who are following this career pathway, there may be an opportunity for students to complete this course under the Training Guarantee for SACE Students (TGSS), providing students meet the eligibility criteria. A TGSS Form A will need to be completed for all TGSS students and submitted to the RTO. A Form B must be received from the RTO prior to commencement of the course.
Cost NotesFee is subject to change and will be confirmed in December 2018.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   15
Selection ProcessStudents will be required to attend an interview during Week 6 ,Term 4, 2018
Orientation DetailsA comprehensive orientation will take place during the first week of the course.
Public TransportBus Stop 34 on Newcastle Street, Rosewater or Alberton Train Station (4 minutes walk).
Contact PersonMr Shane Gubbin, Phone 84470560, Mobile 0407261967, Email shane.gubbin@mcc.catholic.edu.au
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